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Monthly Archives: January 2014

CASAA: Local Alert: City of Hayward, California, May Issue Moratorium on E-Cigarette Stores and Lounges.

Coming right on the heels of the South San Francisco “emergency Ordinance” last minute insertion into the regular Agenda, The City Council of Hayward, California will meet TUESDAY January 14th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. to consider an urgency ordinance which would impose a temporary moratorium on various e-cigarette businesses in […]

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draft Regulatory Science White Paper #2: The “gateway effect” | Anti-THR Lies and related topics

Why would someone who chose abstinence over smoking, upon discovering that they prefer a third alternative to either of those, be caused to make a change to their least-preferred option, smoking? Asking that question, rather than making affirmative arguments, is probably the best response to anyone who is claiming that […]

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BMC Public Health | Abstract | Peering through the mist: systematic review of what the chemistry of contaminants in electronic cigarettes tells us about health risks

There was no evidence of potential for exposures of e-cigarette users to contaminants that are associated with risk to health at a level that would warrant attention if it were an involuntary workplace exposures. The vast majority of predicted exposures are < <1% of TLV. Predicted exposures to acrolein and […]

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INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS AND TREATMENTS TO ACHIEVE ABSTINENCE FROM TOBACCO USE, REDUCTIONS IN CONSUMPTION OF TOBACCO, AND REDUCTIONS IN THE HARM ASSOCIATED WITH CONTINUED TOBACCO USE – UCM348930.pdf

The Impact of Sottera on FDA’s Regulatory Authority As discussed above, the definition of “tobacco product” explicitly excludes products that meet the legal definition of “drugs” or “devices.” In Sottera, Inc. v. FDA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit took up the question of whether electronic cigarettes […]

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