E-Cigs Banned from Checked Bags on Flights

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E-Cigs Banned from Checked Bags on Flights

Tossing an e-cigarette into your checked bag at the airport before you take flight is no longer legal.

A new federal rule, which is set to go into effect this November, does the following:

1. Prohibits passengers and crew members from carrying battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices (e.g. e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, personal vaporizers, electronic nicotine delivery systems) in checked baggage.


2. Prohibits passengers and crew members from charging the devices and/or batteries on board the aircraft.

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Federal Trade Commission Hoping to Put E-Cig Makers Under Microscope

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Federal Trade Commission Hoping to Put E-Cig Makers Under Microscope

The U. S. Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment regarding its proposed review of how e-cigarettes are sold and advertised in the U.S.

The commission this week said it is seeking government permission to reach out to e-cigarettes makers and collect information about their sales, marketing activities and expenditures. The commission, which works to protect consumers from fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices, hopes to be given a three-year window to collect the data... more >

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Study Shows E-Cig Users Feel the Devices Are Safer

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Study Shows E-Cig Users Feel the Devices Are Safer A U.K. study released last month reveals interesting data about how e-cigarette users perceive the device’s impact on their health and its role in helping them quit traditional tobacco smoking. 

Led by Christopher Russell, Ph.D., the Centre for Drug Misuse Research in Glasgow conducted the “Vapers Helping Smokers” global survey this past summer. The survey’s findings were released last month at the VapExpo in Paris
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New Research Shows E-Cig Users Can Play An Important Role in Helping Traditional Smokers Quit

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New Research Shows E-Cig Users Can Play An Important Role in Helping Traditional Smokers Quit Researchers in the United Kingdom believe that with some effort and support, current e-cigarette users can help traditional cigarette smokers make the switch to vaping.

Led by Christopher Russell, Ph.D., the Centre for Drug Misuse Research in Glasgow conducted the “Vapers Helping Smokers” global survey this summer. The survey’s findings were released Sept. 20 at the VapExpo in Paris
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