E-Cigarettes Pose Public Health Concern, California Says

E-Cigarettes Pose Public Health Concern, California Says
The $ 3 billion e-cigarette market dominated by traditional tobacco companies — including Lorillard Inc., Reynolds American Inc., and Altria Group Inc. — has been under increasing fire from states in the absence of federal regulation. While states …
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Altria Sales Grow as Cigarette Prices Rise but Volumes Fall
The tobacco industry has been plagued by a decline in demand as consumers opt to avoid smoking altogether or use smokeless e-cigarettes, prompting cigarette makers to seek deals and boost prices. Altria, like the market and the rest of the cigarette …
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New Fears Surface on E-Cigarettes; Transit Bans Go into Effect

New Fears Surface on E-Cigarettes; Transit Bans Go into Effect
California health officials issued a health advisory this week on the dangers of electronic cigarettes. This warning coincides with a state Senate bill that would regulate the devices as tobacco products. At the same time, a ban on “vaping” on San …
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This Morning from CBS News, Jan. 28, 2015
Drone security. The drone that crashed onto the White House South Lawn has raised questions about the threats posed by small flying drones. CBS News correspondent Chip Reid spoke to Brian Hearing, founder of Drone Shield, which is trying to keep up …
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White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes recognized for outstanding recycling
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today recognized White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes for "outstanding recycling in 2014," recycling over 72 percent of its solid waste.
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The smoke around e-cig science
E-cigarettes can look like ordinary smokes but are metal and plastic battery-powered gadgets that heat flavored liquids into a cloud which users suck in, then exhale as dense white plumes. Invented in their present form in China about a decade ago, …
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E-cigarettes: Are they safe? BBC News

BBC News programme Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while we unwrap the arguments surrounding them.

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