All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘E-Cigarette’

E-Cigarette, Hookah Use Growing Among Teens

The U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released a report showing that the popularity of so-called “emerging tobacco products” is rising among middle and high school students. The CDC considers emerging tobacco products to include hookahs, little cigars, and e-cigarettes (though they are not technically tobacco products). The report shows that 5.4% of high schoolers used a …

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E-Cigarette Use Rising Among Teens, Says CDC

As the e-cigarette industry begins to mature from an unregulated, entrepreneurial enterprise to big business, governments around the world are now beginning to pay attention. The U.K. just this summer announced that the devices will soon be regulated as a medicine alongside products such as nicotine gum and nicotine patches. Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) …

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E-Cigarettes to Get New Regulations in the U.K.

The U.K.‘s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) this week clarified that nicotine-containing products (NCPs) such as electronic cigarettes will soon be regulated as medicines. The agency states that the move will help to make the products safer and “more effective.” E-cigarettes are personal vaporizers that take a liquid solution that contains nicotine and heat it into a vapor …

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Big Tobacco To Join E-Cigarette Revolution

If the giants of a particular industry adopts a new and up-and-coming item, does that bring legitimacy to the product? In the case of e-cigarettes, we’re about to find out. According to reports, companies that are immediately associated with Big Tobacco–Philip Morris USA (Marlboro) and Reynolds American (Camels)–are throwing their collective hat into the growing industry of electronic cigarettes, a …

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