U.S. House bill would exempt e-cigarettes from tobacco regulations


U.S. House bill would exempt e-cigarettes from tobacco regulations By Toni Clarke and Jilian Mincer April 25, 2017 (Reuters)   A bill expected this week in the U.S. House of Representatives would weaken a Food and Drug Administration rule governing e-cigarettes and represent a major victory for the $4.4 billion U.S. vaping industry. The bill, [ ] The post U.S. House bill would exempt e-cigarettes from tobacco regulations appeared first on Brown & Charbonneau, LLP.
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E-cigarettes, a safer alternative for teenagers? A UK focus group study of teenagers’ views


E-cigarettes, a safer alternative for teenagers? A UK focus group study of teenagers views Click here to view Abstract of Study Abstract Objective Concerns exist that e-cigarettes may be a gateway to traditional cigarettes and/or (re)normalise teenage smoking. This qualitative study explores how teenagers in the UK currently perceive e-cigarettes and how and why they [ ] The post E-cigarettes, a safer alternative for teenagers? A UK focus group study of teenagers views appeared first on Brown & Charbonneau, LLP.
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Have combustible cigarettes met their match?


Great article! Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-generation and third-generation electronic cigarette users Research/Abstract done by Theodore L Wagener1,2, Evan L Floyd2,3, Irina Stepanov4, Leslie M Driskill1,2, Summer G Frank2, Ellen Meier2,5, Eleanor L Leavens2,6, Alayna P Tackett2,6, Neil Molina1,2, Lurdes Queimado2,7 http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2016/10/11/tobaccocontrol-2016-053041.abstract Abstract Introduction  Electronic cigarettes’ (e-cigarettes) viability as a public health strategy to [ ] The post Have combustible cigarettes met their match? appeared first on Brown & Charbonneau, LLP.
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E-Cigarettes And The Values Behind The Evidence


It is becoming increasingly difficult to make the case against e-cigarettes on the basis of scientific evidence. A second Cochrane Review—the gold standard when it comes to assessing the state of the evidence on hot topics from salt to fat to smoking—has concluded that these nicotine-delivering devices that involve no combustion may help smokers quit [ ] The post E-Cigarettes And The Values Behind The Evidence appeared first on Brown & Charbonneau, LLP.
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