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Gov. Signs Bill Prohibiting Sale of E-Cigarettes to Minors
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HELENA, MT – Governor Steve Bullock signed Senate Bill 66 Tuesday, which prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, to minors. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Diane Sands of Missoula and introduced at the request of …

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Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21
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The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigarettes. “It’s definitely groundbreaking legislation,” said Jessica Yamauchi, executive director of the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii, which …

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Medical org urges FDA to ban e-cigarette flavorings, ads
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HealthDay News — Flavorings and television advertisements for e-cigarettes should be banned, according to a position paper released by the American College of Physicians in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), …

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Type, frequency of e-cigarette use linked to quitting smoking
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The research — welcomed by experts in a field marked by a dearth of good scientific evidence and intense lobbying — suggests daily use of so-called “tank” e-cigarettes, designed to be refilled with nicotine-containing liquids, is most likely to help …

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E-Cigarette Smokers Less Likely To Quit Smoking, Study Claims
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E-cigarettes allow the smokers to inhale nicotine while avoiding the harm of tobacco smoke. Estimates show that two thirds of e-cigarette smokers, commonly known as ‘vapers’ are current smokers – many of whom are trying to quit, and the remainder of …

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300% Spike in E-Cigarette Use Overshadows Smoking Rate Decline, CDC Warns
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New research suggests that while teen tobacco use is on the decline, electronic cigarette use among the same age group is accelerating at a much faster rate. Over a single year alone, vaping has exploded in popularity by an “alarming” 300%, according …

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Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study
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WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new study raises concerns about the levels of chemicals used to flavor some brands of fluids used in electronic cigarettes. Flavorings used in e-cigarette fluids are mostly the same as those used in food …

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Marijuana Flavored E-Cigarettes Hit US Markets Creating Questions about Liberty
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While the war over the use and taxation of electronic cigarettes wages, Dutch company E-njoint has started selling a new marijuana-flavored “e-joint” that will almost certainly lead to controversial legal battles over their distribution and use in …

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Electronic Cigarette Growth Re-Accelerates
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NEW YORK — Though much has been made of the recent deceleration of electronic cigarettes and vapor sales, the latest Nielsen data depicts optimistic numbers: over the four weeks ending March 21, 2015, convenience store dollar sales grew by 17.5% …

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E-cigarettes getting stronger: study
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Electronic cigarettes have gotten stronger but they are still less harmful than regular cigarettes, a new study shows. The study by Health New Zealand’s Murray Laugesen, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, analysed 14 electronic cigarette …

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CDC Ads Target E-Cigarettes
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ATLANTA — For the first time since its 2012 launch, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Tips from Former Smokers” campaign will target electronic cigarettes. Starting March 30, the CDC will start running print and radio ads featuring …

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California ads highlight vaping dangers
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California has taken another step in its campaign against electronic cigarettes, with the Department of Public Health on Friday releasing video advertisements calling the devices toxic and warning they are being marketed to kids. While cigarette use …

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