December 17, 2014

HealthCanal.com December 12, 2014 More than 300 million Americans live in states without protection against indoor e-cigarette aerosol exposure. Forty states have enacted laws prohibiting the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes, to minors, but 10 states and the District of Columbia still permit such sales, according …

April 29, 2014

UCSF — By Stan Glantz After years of inaction, just last week, the Obama Administration finally let the FDA issue its long-awaited (and disappointing) proposal to “deem’ that it had authority to regulate e-cigarettes as well as cigars and other tobacco products. The FDA’s proposed rule is weak — and …

April 28, 2014

Berkshire Eagle — By Dick Lindsay Local health officials applaud federal plans to keep electronic cigarettes away from minors, yet they believe a grassroots effort is still needed to regulate tobacco alternatives. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to extend its authority over the sale of tobacco products to …

April 14, 2014

The New York Times — By Sabrina Tavernise  An investigation by Democratic members of Congress into the marketing practices of electronic cigarette companies has found that major producers are targeting young people by giving away free samples at music and sporting events and running radio and television advertisements during youth-oriented …