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Smokescreen of bad data obscures e-cigarettes
www.ocregister.com

It proceeds to cite a study that allegedly proved “e-cigarette users are a third less likely to quit cigarettes,” but failed to mention that the study was never intended to measure the effectiveness of e-cigarettes in doing so. Rather, the study aimed …

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E-cigarettes ban proposed for Republic of Ireland
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk

As Scotland mulls similar prohibitions on the increasingly popular devices, two Irish senators, cancer specialist Professor John Crown and Averil Power, have introduced a bill in the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) to tighten regulations on e-cigarettes …

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Bay Area Rapid Transit to ban e-cigarettes
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bay Area Rapid Transit is set to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on its trains and at stations. The Oakland Tribune reported Tuesday (http://bayareane.ws/1y4VBKD) that the BART board has scheduled a Feb. 12 final vote on the …

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Surgeon general: ‘Desperate need of clarity’ on e-cigarettes
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Daryl Cura demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations …

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California bill would ban use of e-cigarettes in public places
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California would ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and ramp up enforcement against selling them to minors under a bill introduced in the legislature on Monday. There is growing concern about the health risks from e-cigarettes, also …

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FAA Warns E-Cigarettes a Fire Danger in Checked Airline Bags
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E-cigarettes mainly use lithium cells to heat liquid nicotine into a vapor, and the FAA advisory is the latest to point out the dangers of battery-powered devices. It cited two recent fires started by e-cigarettes, including one in the cargo hold of a …

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Cuomo Wants To Ban E-Cigarettes From Public Indoor Places
www.wwnytv.com

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed banning electronic cigarettes from all the public indoor places where smoking tobacco is prohibited. In the budget proposal for the coming year, Cuomo would also prohibit e-cigarette marketing that targets children.

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Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor
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Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest. The research does not prove a health risk – it …

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Mexico Fights Electronic Cigarettes As Their Sales Increase
www.bernama.com.my

MEXICO CITY, Jan 20 (BERNAMA-NNN-EFE) –Health authorities have seized the biggest shipment of electronic cigarettes in Mexico’s history, more than 9,000 units of a product whose use is banned in this country but which, according to experts, …

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E-cigarette bills vetoed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who wants them defined …
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“Electronic cigarettes are nicotine-delivery devices that resemble traditional tobacco cigarettes and share a common ingredient, which is the highly-addictive chemical nicotine that is derived from tobacco,” Snyder wrote in a veto letter to lawmakers …

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Nicotine patch, gum sales drop with rise of electronic cigarettes
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GlaxoSmithKline is feeling the heat from the rapid growth in electronic cigarettes, with enthusiasm for the nicotine delivery devices dampening sales of the British drugmaker’s patches and gum, its chief executive said. In an interview with Reuters …

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Hawaii County limits electronic cigarettes in public spaces
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Opponents argue there’s no evidence that electronic cigarettes are harmful. They point to the increasing number of people using the devices as a way to wean themselves off traditional cigarettes and quitting nicotine altogether. They argue that if e …

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