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CDC calls e-cigarettes an emerging public health concern

CDC calls e-cigarettes an emerging public health concern

| March 14, 2017

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) report on exposure to e-cigarettes has set off alarm bells, hinting at the need for tighter regulations of these devices. The CDC analyzed calls to poison centers and concluded that the liquefied nicotine in e-cigarettes can lead to adverse health effects. Manufacturers, however, have refuted charges […]

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Europe’s permissive e-cigarette laws worry the US

Europe’s permissive e-cigarette laws worry the US

| March 13, 2017

The European Parliament has rejected proposals for stricter e-cigarette laws from health officials who say e-cigarettes should be used for medical purposes only. This comparatively permissive approach has now raised questions about the Food and Drug Administration’s pending decision on e-cigarette laws in the U.S. The FDA may soon issue regulations on nicotine-delivery devices, and manufacturers […]

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