News: E-cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

E-Cigarettes on Rise Among Teenagers, Study Finds

The New York Times By Sabrina Tavernise WASHINGTON — A new federal survey has found that e-cigarette use among teenagers has surpassed the use of traditional cigarettes, even as smoking of traditional cigarettes has continued to […]

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posted on 12/16/2014

CDC: E-cigarette Use Rising in High School Kids

Associated Press By Mike Stobbe NEW YORK (AP) — Use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled over three years, according to a new government report released Thursday. In a large national survey last year, […]

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posted on 11/14/2014

Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking

New York Times By Matt Richtel Tobacco companies, long considered public health enemy No. 1, have suddenly positioned themselves as protectors of consumer well-being in the digital age. They are putting out among the strongest health […]

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posted on 09/28/2014

Risk Assessment of Exposure to E-cigarette Aerosol

In the June 2014 issue of ASHRAE Journal, Bud Offerman, an expert on indoor air published a well-done risk assessment of active and passive exposure to e-cigarette aerosol using standard methods. (ASHRAE is the American Society […]

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posted on 08/27/2014

E-cigarettes put up smokescreen, must be snuffed out

By Daniel M. Cook Special thanks to the Las Vegas Review Journal The Review-Journal’s June 21 editorial (“E-cigarettes and teen smoking”) concludes by asking, “If this business (e-cigarettes) is furthering the goal of reducing cigarette smoking, […]

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posted on 08/05/2014

School District Bans E-Cigarettes From Campuses

Las Vegas Sun By Paul Takahashi The Clark County School Board unanimously moved Thursday to begin banning e-cigarettes from its 357 school campuses and athletic fields. School and health officials have noticed a growing number of […]

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posted on 04/24/2014

John Packham: Should We Curb E-Cigs?

Reno Gazette Journal January 4, 2014 The regulation of electronic cigarettes will be one of the most hotly debated health policy topics in 2014. E-cigarettes are battery-powered nicotine-delivery devices that mimic the look and feel of […]

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posted on 01/04/2014