Thursday 23 Oct 2014

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While FDA considers e-cigarette regulation, states and cities continue to act

While the Food and Drug Administration proposes to regulate the sales, marketing and product quality of e-cigarettes, states and cities are moving forward with their own regulations to restrict e-cigarette exposure. While the FDA already regulates cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own […]

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Top ten things to know: AHA e-cigarette policy statement

This paper reviews the latest science around one of the newest classes of products entering the tobacco control landscape – electronic cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems

AHA: E-cigarettes threaten to addict next generation of smokers; regulation, further study needed

While much is still unknown about the rapidly growing electronic cigarette industry, e-cigarettes are dangerous because they target young people, can keep people hooked on nicotine, and threaten

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FDA asked to extend its jurisdiction to all tobacco products

With the 5th anniversary of the landmark tobacco law looming, the American Heart Association called on the Food and Drug Administration to do much more. Nine public health groups

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FDA proposes regulation of electronic cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules Thursday that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and require health warnings on the nicotine-delivery devices. The move has long been

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E-cigarettes should be kept from minors, convenience store group says

U.S. convenience stores should sell electronic cigarettes only to adults, following the same ID procedures used for tobacco sales, according to a position statement issued by a national association of stores

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AHA joins others urging federal tobacco oversight

The American Heart Association is among 16 leading national health organizations who have signed a joint letter to President Obama asking for faster adoption of new tobacco regulations that

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FDA agrees menthol cigarettes are a risk, stops short of recommending ban urged by American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is among many organizations that have long supported the ban of menthol cigarettes. The Food & Drug Administration today agreed that menthol cigarettes likely