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Health ministry fumes as Air India lights e-cigarettes
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National carrier Air India's decision to sell electronic cigarettes on flights has left the health ministry fuming. It has written to the aviation ministry saying Air India's act violates the law against smoking and defeats the government's purpose in …

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In landmark FDA tobacco study, e-cig questions likely to linger
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is poised to release initial data from a landmark study into how Americans use tobacco products, but researchers expect many key questions about e-cigarettes to remain unanswered. The five-year …

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New York City May Ban Vaping Because It Looks Like Smoking
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The New York City Council is considering a ban on the use of electronic cigarettes in bars, restaurant, and other “public places”—not because there is any evidence that the devices pose a hazard but because they look too much like regular cigarettes.

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Senate panel backs keeping e-cigarettes away from kids
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E-cigarettes rise in popularity, controversy: Electronic cigarettes are helping people kick the habit of cigarette smoking, but some places want to regulate the ecigs just like cigarettes. By Tim Shortt, Lee Nessel and Tim Walters Posted Sept. 13, 2013 …

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Alachua mulls county e-cig ordinance
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Last December, the Alachua County Commission voted 4-1 in favor of an ordinance outlawing the sale of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, to minors. The controversial aspect of the ordinance also prohibits using the devices anywhere smoking a …

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New Florida law bans e-cigarette sales to minors
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It was already illegal for minors to buy tobacco cigarettes, cigars or pipe tobacco. The new law, which takes effect on July 1, prohibits the sale to minors of any “nicotine dispensing device,” including the electronic smoking devices, known as e …

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New Study Shows US Minors Can Easily Purchase E-Cigarettes Online
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The teens were asked to try to buy e-cigarettes from 98 internet-based vendors. In North Carolina, buying e-cigarettes as a minor is illegal, but out of the 98 websites, only five rejected the teens for buying underage. 18 of the 98 orders were …

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Market for e-cigarettes grows in Tulsa area as vapor stores get popular
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Cynthia Powers, COO and owner of Palm Beach Vapors, stands by the VaporJusice Bar, inside the Bixby electronic cigarette retailer, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. She said the store's mission is to help real cigarette users to quit the habit. CORY YOUNG …

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Electronic cigarettes: the culture and the future
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While cigarette users are called "smokers," the people using the electronic version call themselves "vapers." "It's very exciting," said Glenn Cate, a former smoker-turned-vaper. "The community in this area just keeps growing and we've had a lot of …

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E-cigs wafting into workplace
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E-cigs heat liquid nicotine into an inhaled vapour, dissipating faster than cigarette smoke. So workers more worried about being seen than smelled puff e-cigs in empty offices and bathrooms, according to posts on the E-Cigarette Forum website, where …

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Legislative roundup: E-cigarettes, OSH assaults, vulnerable adults and …
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E-cigarettes are electronic devices that allow users to inhale a vaporized solution of nicotine, flavors and other chemicals. They are not yet regulated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, and their long-term health effects are in debate, but they …

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E-cigarette fault blamed for fire
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A faulty electronic cigarette is believed to have been the spark for a fire at a South Perth apartment complex that caused $150,000 damage last night. Firefighters responded to an emergency call just after 7pm as the blaze engulfed a ground- floor …

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