Tag Archives: e-cigarette industry

Research Needs And Approaches for e-cigarette

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Imperial Tobacco Group in Talks With U.K. for E-Cigarette License

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LONDON—A subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group IMT.LN -0.69% PLC is in advanced discussions with the U.K.’s health-care authority over a license for an electronic cigarette, marking the latest attempt by Big Tobacco to secure government backing for its products.

Safe or not? The risk of electronic cigarettes

More studies are examining the risk of electronic cigarettes, according to the Winston-Salem Journal.

E-Cigarette or Drug Delivery Device?

Washington, D.C. – Devices marketed as “electronic cigarettes” are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts.

Electronic Cigarettes Revisted: Public Health and Medical Opinion

A few weeks ago I posted a little essay here on “electronic cigarettes,” alleging that this relatively new nicotine delivery device might be more dangerous in various ways than some of the aggressive marketing of “e-cigs” might portray. Given the nefarious history of tobacco and smoking wars in this country and beyond, that one seemed fairly innocuous at the time.

Regulation of E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

April 25, 2011

New York bill would ban e-cigarettes until FDA action

A key New York Assembly committee has advanced a bill that could make the state the first to ban electronic cigarettes.e-cigarette

Electronic Cigarettes Require More Suction Than Conventional Brands

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Stronger suction is required to smoke “electronic cigarettes” – marketed as tobacco-free nicotine delivery systems – than conventional brands, with possible adverse effects on human health, researchers at the University of California, Riverside report.

E-cigarettes need FDA regulation, limits on sales

Chicago — Testing and safety information on electronic cigarettes is limited, the American Medical Association said, and the devices