e-cigarettes

Health
10:13 am
Fri April 25, 2014

FDA proposes new rules for e-cigarettes

E-cigarette.
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The Food and Drug Administration proposed strict new regulations on e-cigarettes yesterday. The FDA plans to submit a regulatory blueprint to congress that will widen its authority over the electronic devices, as well as cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs.

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Complaints about vaping could lead to ban
11:14 am
Sat January 25, 2014

NFTA looks to extinguish e-cigarettes

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The NFTA is taking steps to eliminate the use of e-cigarettes on its buses and trains.

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Health
9:07 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Electronic cigarettes, are they safe?

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The use of electronic cigarettes appears to be growing - which raises the question are they safe? and should they be regulated?  WBFO's Chris Caya has reaction from a researcher at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

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Health
10:25 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Smokers turning to e-cigarettes to help them quit

An e-cigarette resembles a regular tobacco cigarette.
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As smoking bans become more widespread, some cigarette smokers have turned to so-called 'electronic cigarettes.' But health experts says it's too soon to say whether e-cigarettes are safe.

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