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E Cigarette Laws

It's Time to Regulate America's Latest Addiction

Ronald A. DePinho, M.D | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Ronald A. DePinho, M.D

As a science-based organization, we applaud any and all instances where sound data informs public policy. So let's examine what we do know about e-cigarettes.

E-Cigarettes Could Face Major Bans In California

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living

On the heels of a study that found electronic cigarettes may expose users to high levels of formaldehyde, the California senate has introduced a bill ...

Loose E-Cigarette Laws May Cripple Future Regulation

AP | By SUMMER BALLENTINE and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 12.04.2014 | Business

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a rush to keep electronic cigarettes out of children's hands while the federal government creeps forward with a propos...

Tell Young People the Truth: E-Cigarettes and Vaping Flavors Help People Quit Smoking

Tony Newman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Tony Newman

It seems like every day we hear a new attack - yet these products are actually helping some people quit or cut back on the much more dangerous alternative of smoking tobacco.

Senators Raise New Concerns About Safety Of E-Cigarettes

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight members of the U.S. Senate are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine new research suggesting that some elec...

Can Smokers Save on Insurance by Switching to E-Cigarettes?

PolicyGenius | Posted 05.31.2014 | Money
PolicyGenius

Insurers may warm to e-cigarettes in the coming years, but for now most of them will still think of you as a smoker even if you don't. In today's world of semi-privacy, it might be harder than you think to hide evidence of this should an insurer decide to look more closely.

Another City To Ban E-Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Electronic cigarettes are set to be as restricted in San Francisco as all other tobacco products after the city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously a...

Another Major City Passes E-Cigarette Ban

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Get ready to take that habit outside, e-cigarette smokers. The Chicago City Council on Wednesday moved to ban the smoking of e-cigarettes in most i...

States Move On E-Cigarettes As Washington Delays

Pew's Stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Chicago Could Become First Major U.S. City To Ban E-Cigarettes

Posted 11.25.2013 | Chicago

Chicago may soon take a first step toward becoming the first major U.S. city to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Ma...