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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Electronic Cigarettes’

FDA’s E-Cigarette Regulations Manage to Disappoint People on All Sides

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently regulates your traditional forms of tobacco–cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, and smokeless tobacco. Of course, some new players have joined the nicotine party as of late-the most notable being the electronic cigarette, or e-cig (or vape pen), which has been unregulated for years now. We’ve all known it was coming for some time, and Thursday …

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L.A. E-Cigarette Ban Approved By City Council

The L.A. City Council unanimously voted in favor of banning the use of e-cigarettes in zones where smoking tobaccos is prohibited. The policy was first discussed by the council last December in order to change the city code to include e-cigarettes in the category of “smoking.” This means that “vaping,” as e-cigarette users call it, will be banned from areas …

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E-Cigarettes Have Been Banned In New York

On Thursday, the New York City Council voted nearly unanimously to ban the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in public places. The ban includes restaurants, bars, parks, and other public areas. E-cigarettes were developed to be an alternative to smoking natural cigarettes. They contain the nicotine, that smokers crave, however they do not omit the odor that comes from a …

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Quit Smoking With Cigarettes That Might Explode?

It’s hard to be a smoker in 2013. Law after law and policy after policy has severely limited the range of locations where those pressed for a nicotine fix can puff away in peace. Cigarette prices are higher than ever, and the product is routinely maligned and protested. After decades of traditional smoking cigarettes coming under attack, there has been …

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E-Cigarettes Have High Rate of Usage in Teen Market

The results of an e-cigarette study at UC San Francisco were recently released. In the study, conducted by postdoctoral fellow Sungkyu Lee, researchers focused on the data obtained in a national Web-based survey of 75,643 adolescents in Korea. The survey data comes from the Korea Youth Risk Behavior research completed in 2011 by the Korea Centers for Disease Control. In …

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