News tagged with e cigarettes

E-cigarettes may promote illicit drug use and addiction

Like conventional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) may function as a "gateway drug"—a drug that lowers the threshold for addiction to other substances, such as marijuana and cocaine—according ...

Sep 03, 2014
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US lawmakers grill e-cigarette makers

US senators ripped at electronic cigarette makers Wednesday for their aggressive marketing campaigns to lure youths that have drawn parallels to those once used by Big Tobacco.

Jun 19, 2014
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Researchers question e-cigarette regulation

Public health specialists in the UK have urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to "control and suppress" e-cigarettes as it prepares to publish global guidelines on the devices.

May 30, 2014
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