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Health group sues e-cigarette makers
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The group said it’s also initiated legal action against four e-cigarette companies, including Logic, a division of Japan Tobacco, and Fin, a division of Electronic Cigarettes International. Prop 65 requires companies be given a 60-day notice before …

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When it comes to e-cigarettes, US adults have far less interest than teens
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Teens may prefer electronic cigarettes to regular cigarettes, but the same is not true for their parents. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 12.6 percent of U.S. adults have tried an e-cigarette at least once …

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Survey: Adults View Electronic Cigarettes as Harmful
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Based on an October phone poll of 1,014 U.S. adults, the Stat-Harvard survey showed 65% of respondents believe electronic cigarettes are harmful. Even more troublesome, many survey respondents expressed uncertainty about electronic cigarette’s …

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CDC Says E-Cigs Help You Quit Smoking
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While e-cigs have been marketed as a means to quit smoking conventional cigarettes, there’s been a distinct lack of studies supporting this claim. Additionally, critics are concerned that use of e-cigarettes will act as a gateway to actual smoking of …

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Yale study finds state youth e-cig bans lead to increased traditional …
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States that have banned the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by those under age 18 — including North Carolina — have experienced an increase in youth traditional cigarette smoking, according to a Yale University study. The paper by …

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Vaping 95% safer than smoking, UK Health Dept reiterates
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The most damning headline reported worldwide was that electronic cigarettes vapour could contain up to 15 times more cancer-causing formaldehyde compared to regular cigarettes, based on a research published in the New England Journal of Medicine in …

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E-cigarettes connected to problematic drinking, study finds
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Amsterdam, October 28, 2015 – Using e-cigarettes is related to problematic drinking, according to new research published in Addictive Behaviors. In a study involving around 1400 people, researchers also found that more women than men use e-cigarettes …

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Most E-Cigarette Users Are Current and Ex-Smokers, Not Newbies
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The survey of more than 36,000 U.S. adults marks the first time detailed federal data about e-cigarettes has become available, says Charlotte Schoenborn, a health statistician with the National Center for Health Statistics. The data were gathered as …

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New Rule Bans E-Cigarettes From Checked Baggage
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After more than 26 incidents in six years in which e-cigarettes have caused fires or explosions on planes, a new federal rule is set to go into effect banning the devices from being left in checked baggage. The Department of Transportation announced …

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FDA sends e-cigarette regs to White House for review
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent its final rule to regulate additional tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars, for White House review. The rule, which was first proposed more than a year ago, was sent to the White …

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FTC to Put E-Cigs Under the Microscope
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WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) plans to begin a study of the U.S. sales and marketing of electronic cigarettes. To conduct the study, the agency will issue information requests to e-cigarette marketers and will use the information as …

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Case report finds ‘popcorn lung’ in patient using e-cigarettes
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MONTREAL (October 19, 2015)– Researchers from White River Junction VA Hospital, in Junction, Vermont, will present a case report of acute inhalation lung injury related to the use of e-cigarettes and a flavored e-cigarette liquid containing diacetyl.

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