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AHA e-cigarette policy emphasizes caution when using devices to quit smoking

Electronic cigarettes might help some people quit smoking, but the American Heart Association recommends them only as a last resort and only with several notes of caution. AHA President Elliott Antman, M.D., underscored the careful approach Tuesday, a day after […]

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Health advocates say supporters need to reach out to FDA since tobacco industry mobilized

The public has only a couple of weeks to tell the Food and Drug Administration what it thinks about the proposed plan to regulate all tobacco products, including

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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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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