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Reducing the harm to smokers and society caused by lighting and inhaling tobacco.
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AHA e-Cigarette Guidance Backs Proposed FDA Regulations - Medscape

Medscape AHA e-Cigarette Guidance Backs Proposed FDA Regulations Medscape DALLAS, TX — "Electronic" cigarettes, the increasingly popular oral conveyances for nicotine vapor, usually along with mass-appeal flavorings, should be regulated as a...
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FDA fails to account for e-cigarettes' health benefits - Las Vegas Review-Journal

FDA fails to account for e-cigarettes' health benefits - Las Vegas Review-Journal | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Toronto Sun FDA fails to account for e-cigarettes' health benefits Las Vegas Review-Journal Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto joined 28 other state attorneys general last week in a letter supporting the Food and Drug Administration's...
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Tupelo City Council passes e-cigarette ban - The Commercial Dispatch

Tupelo City Council passes e-cigarette ban
The Commercial Dispatch
TUPELO -- The Tupelo City Council has approved an ordinance that bans the use of e-cigarettes at most restaurants and businesses.
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It's Political, Julie Woessner and Alex Clark CASAA after the comment period.

Dimitris talks advocacy with Julie Woessner and Alex Clark from CASAA and what vapers can do now that the FDA comment period has ended.
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The Feds Really Don’t Want You to Smoke at Work

The Feds Really Don’t Want You to Smoke at Work | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking to ban all tobacco use at every work place in the country, including businesses that operate primarily outdoors.
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I've read this and it includes vaping and snus for those interested. There is still time for the public to comment on this proposed ban in all workplaces.

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Streamwood considers restricting electronic cigarette sales - Chicago Daily Herald

Streamwood considers restricting electronic cigarette sales - Chicago Daily Herald | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Streamwood considers restricting electronic cigarette sales Chicago Daily Herald Fearing that electronic cigarettes pose health risks, Streamwood officials plan to ban the sale of the controversial product to minors before a similar state law takes...
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St. Anthony looks at e-cigarette code amendment - Lillie News

St. Anthony looks at e-cigarette code amendment
Lillie News
With the first reading of an amendment to city code Aug. 12., St. Anthony is on its way to making its regulation of electronic cigarettes official and permanent.
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Jails could sell e-cigarettes to inmates - WRAL.com

Jails could sell e-cigarettes to inmates - WRAL.com | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Jails could sell e-cigarettes to inmates
WRAL.com
But it would no longer be a crime for an inmate to possess an e-cigarette as long as he or she bought it from the jail commissary.
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UNC Study: NC Doctors Suggest E-Cigarettes to Quitting Smokers

UNC Study: NC Doctors Suggest E-Cigarettes to Quitting Smokers | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
UNC physicians have published a survey stating that more research must be done about the practice that physicians have t...
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7-Eleven first big battleground for e-cig market share

7-Eleven first big battleground for e-cig market share | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
The first significant fight for electronic cigarette market share between the Big 3 tobacco manufacturers features a national convenience store chain as a key battleground.
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NCPPR's Comments to the FDA Regarding E-Cigarette Regulations - Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog - A Conservative Blog

NCPPR's Comments to the FDA Regarding E-Cigarette Regulations - Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog - A Conservative Blog | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Today the National Center for Public Policy Research submitted comments to the Food and Drug Admin... (RT @JeffaStier: Read @NationalCenter's comments to the #FDA on proposed #Ecig regulations.
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The Devil In the Details: Oscar Wilde and Motivating Vapers and Cigar Smokers

The Devil In the Details: Oscar Wilde and Motivating Vapers and Cigar Smokers | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
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Con: E-cigarettes haven't been proven to be harmful; bans premature (w/video)

Con: E-cigarettes haven't been proven to be harmful; bans premature (w/video) | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Nicol Frederick said she'd think twice about eating at a restaurant that banned e-cigarettes. (TX: Con: E-cigarettes haven't been proven to be harmful; bans premature (THIS!
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WHO calls for limits on e-cigarettes

The World Health Organization is calling for strict regulations on e-cigarettes.
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Save Our Careers! Ban E-Cigs!

Save Our Careers! Ban E-Cigs! | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Boy, are there some shocking people in Canada's chapter of the tobacco control sect.
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Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking

Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
The number of people turning to the NHS for help to stop smoking has fallen for the second year in a row, according to a new report.
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Calling for a different approach to tobacco and nicotine regulation - EurActiv

Calling for a different approach to tobacco and nicotine regulation - EurActiv | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
EurActiv Calling for a different approach to tobacco and nicotine regulation EurActiv Examples of lower risk products include smokeless tobacco such as swedish style snus, increasingly popular e-cigarettes, and next generation products such as...
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Public Health Officials Should Embrace E-Cigarettes

Public Health Officials Should Embrace E-Cigarettes | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
It’s time for public health officials to advise smokers that electronic cigarettes are a worthy alternative to smoking that can help them quit the tobacco habit.
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New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes - Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic

New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes - Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Timmins Press New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has outpaced available scientific data – especially when it comes to answering two...
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California lawmakers kill measure to ban sale of e-cigarettes in vending machines - Sacramento Bee

California lawmakers kill measure to ban sale of e-cigarettes in vending machines - Sacramento Bee | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
California lawmakers kill measure to ban sale of e-cigarettes in vending machines Sacramento Bee A proposal to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes in California vending machines died in an Assembly committee Wednesday as both sides accused the...
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A critical commentary on the Glantz and UCSF e-cigarette submissions to the FDA

A critical commentary on the Glantz and UCSF e-cigarette submissions to the FDA | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
  It was a dire (though mercifully short) experience: I decided to provide a brief response to each of the many submissions to FDA issuing from UCSF under the direction of Professor Stanton Gl...
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Health groups push FDA on e-cigs regulations

Health groups push FDA on e-cigs regulations | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
Health groups push FDA on e-cigs regulations (Health groups push FDA on e-cigs regulations (When they should be embracing harm reduction) WS Journal http://t.co/nKKt7ffmZW @JournalNow)...
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Let the Free Market Kill the Combustible Cigarette - National Review Online (blog)

Let the Free Market Kill the Combustible Cigarette National Review Online (blog) One category of tobacco-related products not addressed by the TCA, however, is reduced-harm nicotine-delivery products, including e-cigarettes and dissolvable tobacco...
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CASAA: Podcast: CASAA Director Jan Johnson on "How and Why YOU Should Submit A Comment to the FDA"

CASAA: Podcast: CASAA Director Jan Johnson on "How and Why YOU Should Submit A Comment to the FDA" | Tobacco Harm Reduction | Scoop.it
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How To Submit Your Comments To The FDA -Video Instructions

In this video I go show you on my computer how to submit your comments on regulations.gov and freetovape.org. Plus there's some pretty badass giveaways! Ever...
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