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Reducing the harm to smokers and society caused by lighting and inhaling tobacco.
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E-cigs: Santa Clara County OKs vaping restrictions - San Jose Mercury News

E-cigs: Santa Clara County OKs vaping restrictions - San Jose Mercury News | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
E-cigs: Santa Clara County OKs vaping restrictions
San Jose Mercury News
Also on Tuesday, the American Medical Association urged greater restrictions on e-cigarettes at the federal level.
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E-Cigarettes May Get Advantage for Not Containing Tobacco

E-Cigarettes May Get Advantage for Not Containing Tobacco | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Electronic cigarettes may be closer
to smoking cessation devices than regular smokes and regulators
are keeping “an open mind” on their potential health benefit,
said the top U.S. official overseeing their use.
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U.S. lawmakers urge ban on e-cigarettes on airplanes

U.S. lawmakers urge ban on e-cigarettes on airplanes | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - E-cigarette use should be banned on domestic flights and those to or from the United States, seven U.S.
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Japan Tobacco to Buy E-Cigarette Maker Zandera - Wall Street Journal

Japan Tobacco to Buy E-Cigarette Maker Zandera - Wall Street Journal | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
The Times (subscription) Japan Tobacco to Buy E-Cigarette Maker Zandera Wall Street Journal "Our investment in Zandera provides the JT Group with an excellent entry-point in to the fast-growing e-cigarette category," Masamichi Terabatake, Japan...
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E-cigarette ban for Louisiana minors applauded by bill's author, group - Alexandria Town Talk

E-cigarette ban for Louisiana minors applauded by bill's author, group - Alexandria Town Talk | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
E-cigarette ban for Louisiana minors applauded by bill's author, group
Alexandria Town Talk
Some makers of the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes are using notable brand names like Thin Mint and Tootsie Roll.
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US lawmakers urge ban on e-cigarettes on airplanes - Chicago Tribune (blog)

US lawmakers urge ban on e-cigarettes on airplanes - Chicago Tribune (blog) | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
US lawmakers urge ban on e-cigarettes on airplanes
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Regulators first proposed a ban on "vaping" on U.S. flights in September 2011.
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Washington – FDA Aims To Develop e-Cigarette Standards; Nicotine Policy | KosherPress.com

Washington – FDA Aims To Develop e-Cigarette Standards; Nicotine Policy | KosherPress.com | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Washington – FDA Aims To Develop e-Cigarette Standards; Nicotine Policy http://t.co/4iMCGByd9T
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E-Cigarettes Don't Look Anything Like You Think They Do - Motherboard

E-Cigarettes Don't Look Anything Like You Think They Do - Motherboard | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
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E-Cigarettes Don't Look Anything Like You Think They Do
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By now you're probably seeing e-cigs for sale in convenience stories, kiosks, and wherever else a plexiglass display case might sit well next to a cash register.
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Arlington Heights might regulate e-cigarettes in public places - Chicago Daily Herald

Arlington Heights might regulate e-cigarettes in public places - Chicago Daily Herald | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Arlington Heights might regulate e-cigarettes in public places
Chicago Daily Herald
Health department head James McCalister and board of health officials cited studies about the vapors and chemicals in e-cigarettes.
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Supervisors consider restrictions on e-cigarette use - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Supervisors consider restrictions on e-cigarette use - Santa Rosa Press Democrat | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Supervisors consider restrictions on e-cigarette use Santa Rosa Press Democrat The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes, especially among young people, is spurring a crackdown with Sonoma County poised to become the latest jurisdiction to...
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El Paso, Texas Considers Ban On E-Cigarettes - Daily Caller

El Paso, Texas Considers Ban On E-Cigarettes - Daily Caller | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
El Paso, Texas Considers Ban On E-Cigarettes Daily Caller Similar hearings are being conducted simultaneously around the country, with some cities considering the harm a ban would cause to small businesses, as well as reforming smokers, who would...
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Swedish Match Seeks FDA OK to Label Snus 'Modified Risk' - CSPnet.com

Swedish Match Seeks FDA OK to Label Snus 'Modified Risk' - CSPnet.com | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
CSPnet.com Swedish Match Seeks FDA OK to Label Snus 'Modified Risk' CSPnet.com Snus--teabag-like pouches that users stick between their cheek and gum to get their nicotine fix--are popular in Scandinavian countries and are part of a growing...
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Santa Clara County Cracks Down on E-Cigarettes, Joining Other US Cities - NBC Bay Area

Santa Clara County Cracks Down on E-Cigarettes, Joining Other US Cities - NBC Bay Area | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
NBC Bay Area Santa Clara County Cracks Down on E-Cigarettes, Joining Other US Cities NBC Bay Area Santa Clara County on Tuesday cracked down on "e-cigarettes" so that they nowfall under the same restrictions as traditional tobacco products - in an...
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Smokeless Tobacco as Harm Reduction for Smokers | American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)

Smokeless Tobacco as Harm Reduction for Smokers | American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Brochure summarizing research into tobacco harm reduction, which involves the use of alternative sources of nicotine, including smokeless tobacco products (@MLFelberbaum We'll have to agree to disagree: but $2.5B must have come from somewhere!
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CTA bans electronic-cigarettes at rail stations

CTA bans electronic-cigarettes at rail stations | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Another place has been added to a place you can't smoke, but this time it's e-cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes were banned Tuesday from CTA rail stations.
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Industry Is Winning the E-Cig Regulation Battle

Industry Is Winning the E-Cig Regulation Battle | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
It's a critical time for the e-cigarette industry. (Industry Is Winning the E-Cig Regulation Battle http://t.co/YiRauIU64V via @TIMEHealth)
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Possible e-cigarette policy sparks concern - Forsyth County News Online

Possible e-cigarette policy sparks concern - Forsyth County News Online | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Possible e-cigarette policy sparks concern Forsyth County News Online FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County commission is considering an ordinance that would prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in county buildings and parks and recreation...
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E-Cigarettes To Be Banned In Areas Of Sonoma County - CBS Local

E-Cigarettes To Be Banned In Areas Of Sonoma County - CBS Local | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
CBS Local E-Cigarettes To Be Banned In Areas Of Sonoma County CBS Local Proponents of electronic cigarettes say the devices enable tobacco smokers to quit by gradually reducing the percentage of nicotine in the fluid, and the vapors do not contain...
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Retailers Lash Out at Christie's E-Cig Tax - CSPnet.com

Retailers Lash Out at Christie's E-Cig Tax - CSPnet.com | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Retailers Lash Out at Christie's E-Cig Tax
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"Imposing such taxes on e-cigarettes could have devastating effects on New Jersey small businesses," said CASAA.
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Health Groups Urge Veto of E-Cigarette Bill - CBS Local

Health Groups Urge Veto of E-Cigarette Bill - CBS Local | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
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Health Groups Urge Veto of E-Cigarette Bill
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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Health advocacy groups are urging Missouri Gov.
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Questions for the Candidates: E-cigarette regulation - Boston Globe

Questions for the Candidates: E-cigarette regulation - Boston Globe | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Questions for the Candidates: E-cigarette regulation Boston Globe As e-cigarettes rise in popularity, public health concerns have also grown, and some states and municipalities have started issuing restrictions, banning sales to minors...
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Franklin schools table e-cigarette, religion policies - The Tennessean

Franklin schools table e-cigarette, religion policies - The Tennessean | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Franklin schools table e-cigarette, religion policies The Tennessean The policy changes touched upon a range of topics, from attendance and the use of electronic cigarettes to the posting of testing information and approved textbooks on the...
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Modest good news on smokeless tobacco use

Modest good news on smokeless tobacco use | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
by Carl V Phillips I'm back.  I'll start with something quick and easy and try to dive into the backlog of difficult topics shortly. The CDC has belatedly reported some statistics on U.S. smokeless...
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E-cigarettes more effective than patches to help quit smoking, says study

E-cigarettes more effective than patches to help quit smoking, says study | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Study challenges negative views of health experts who argue that allowing use of e-cigarettes risks re-normalising tobacco (E-cigarettes more effective than patches to help quit smoking, says study http://t.co/Qag5xudp35...
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Supervisors considers restrictions on e-cigarette use - Petaluma Argus Courier

Supervisors considers restrictions on e-cigarette use Petaluma Argus Courier The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes, especially among young people, is spurring a crackdown with Sonoma County poised to become the latest jurisdiction to...
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