Bbc news — meps tighten anti-tobacco laws aimed at young smokers

Packs of 10 cigarettes, considered popular among younger smokers, will also be banned. Fourteen EU states already have 20 as the minimum, four stipulate a minimum of 19, and in the UK and Italy the minimum is 10. Smaller than normal packs of roll your own tobacco will still be allowed under the new rules. It was the European Parliament’s first reading of a draft tobacco directive which could become law in 2014. It would then take two more years to become law in each of the 28 EU member states. There has been intense lobbying of MEPs by the tobacco industry and health campaigners. The Commission... Read More.

Март 4, 2014

E-cigarettes: sending the wrong smoke-signal

Europe United States Health care Smoking and tobacco Health and fitness E cigarettes are not entirely risk free. Little research has yet been done about their long term health effects. Nicotine is, in implausibly large doses, a poison. Even in small ones it is addictive and the amount of the chemical dispensed by e cigarettes varies from one brand to another. But it is already clear that whatever health risks may emerge in studies of e cigarette use, they are vastly less lethal than traditional smokes. Given the prospect of weaning the world s billion or so smokers onto something much less harmful,... Read More.

Март 4, 2014

Cigarette tax hike in chicago makes a pack of smokes in the windy city the priciest in the nation

Taxes on cigarettes are rising yet again in Chicago with a 50 cent increase that makes smokes in the Windy City the most highly taxed in the country. Chicago’s City Council overwhelmingly approved the cigarette tax hike as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2014 budget on Tuesday. In combination with state and local taxes, the city tax increase pushes the total taxes on cigarettes sold in the city to $7.17 a pack, WGN reports. Chicago’s per pack cigarette tax will be 31 cents higher than New York City s $6.86 per pack making them the priciest cigarettes tax wise in the nation. According... Read More.

Март 4, 2014

5 facts about e-cigarettes — abc news

The decision in a 2011 federal court case gives the Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate e smokes under existing tobacco laws rather than as a medication or medical device, presumably because they deliver nicotine, which is derived from tobacco. The agency has hinted it will begin to regulate e smokes as soon as this year but so far, the only action the agency has taken is issuing a letter in 2010 to electronic cigarette distributors warning them to cease making various unsubstantiated marketing claims. For now, the devices remain uncontrolled by any governmental agency, a... Read More.

Март 4, 2014

Nyc council bans e-cigarettes, foam containers

NEW YORK New York City lawmakers paved the way Thursday for an eventual ban on plastic foam containers, added electronic cigarettes to the city’s already stringent smoking bans and approved the creation of a website that will help the public track federal dollars budgeted for Superstorm Sandy related damages. The flurry of activity more than two dozen introductions and resolutions were passed came on its last legislative session of the year. Twenty outgoing council members cast their final votes on high profile bills only after spending hours making tearful farewell addresses in what one... Read More.

Март 4, 2014

Mayor bloomberg signs indoor e-cigarette ban among final bills as smokers light up — ny daily news

Mayor Bloomberg held his last bill signing Monday as opponents literally blew smoke. Two protesters lit up cigarettes in the City Hall Blue Room as Bloomberg signed a ban on indoor use of e cigarettes and a raft of other measures on his next to last day in office. Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News City Council Member James Gennaro (right), of Queens, and his daughter, Christina, 18, present Mayor Bloomberg with going away gifts, including a cake, at his final bill signing in City Hall Monday. Good people disobey bad laws, said Audrey Silk, founder of the group Citizens Lobbying Against... Read More.

Март 4, 2014

Bbc news — tough eu smoking rules approved

«The new rules will help to reduce the number of people who start smoking in the EU. «These measures put an end to products which entice children and teenagers into starting to smoke in the European Union.» Simon Clark, the director of the pro smoking campaign group Forest, said banning menthol cigarettes was a ban on consumer choice that «will do little» to deter children from smoking. He also questioned the need for plain packaging legislation to remove any branding from packs, which is being considered in some EU countries, including the UK. Uniform or plain packs... Read More.

Март 4, 2014

Premium electronic cigarette brands, vapor cigarette, premium e cigarette safe: redd vapor

YOU MUST BE OF LEGAL SMOKING AGE TO BUY AND/OR USE ANY REDD PRODUCTS. WARNING This product is not intended for use by persons under legal smoking age, nonsmokers, women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, or persons with or at risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or taking medicine for depression or asthma. This product contains nicotine. If you are allergic to nicotine, propylene glycol, or any combination of inhalants, if you are pregnant or breast feeding, or if you have a heart condition, diabetes, high blood pressure or asthma, consult your physician before using any redd... Read More.

Март 4, 2014

Electronic cigarettes — e cigarettes — e cigs

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Февраль 28, 2014

Electronic cigarettes

An electronic cigarette, also known as an e cig or e cigarette, is a device which heats liquid containing nicotine to produce vapor. This vapor is then inhaled by the user and acts as a nicotine delivery system. E cig enthusiasts enjoy the act of smoking without the smoke, ash, combustion or odor of traditional tobacco cigarettes. Famed for receiving the best electronic cigarette reviews in the industry, V2 Cigs provides their dedicated clientele with a product which has stellar performance the best throat hit of any brand on the market. E cig starter kits The V2 Cigs Starter Kit comes complete... Read More.

Февраль 28, 2014