e-cigarettes

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Sellers of faulty vape devices may be liable

This week’s question comes from Lisa in Petaluma, who writes: Q: “I…

 

On Thursday, May 5, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration released long-awaited rules that bring the burgeoning electronic cigarette industry under federal oversight. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

WASHINGTON — Vape away. Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be…

 

An Academy of Art University graphic design student Shantih Cannon, 18, smokes a cigarette in front of his school on New Montgomery Street, Monday, February 29, 2016. “I feel like going to be a backlash, lot of people of my age will be upset,” Cannon said. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco raises tobacco purchase age to 21; voters to decide affordable housing requirements

San Francisco became the first major California city Tuesday to raise the…

 

UCSF study shows e-cigarettes may not help quit smoking after all

Electronic cigarettes may not actually help smokers quit smoking cigarettes after all,…

An E-Cigarette and E-Liquid are displayed during an Assembly committee hearing on a measure to regulate E-Cigarettes at the Capitol Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in Sacramento,Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo)

California bills to regulate e-cigs, raise smoking age stall

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a victory for Big Tobacco, two California bills…

An E-Cigarette and E-Liquid are displayed during an Assembly committee hearing on a measure to regulate E-Cigarettes at the Capitol Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in Sacramento,Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo)
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Move to ban e-cigs stifles innovation

California lawmakers aren’t afraid of innovation, or so they say. Members of…

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BART board votes to ban e-cigarettes

BART directors voted unanimously Thursday to give final approval to an ordinance…

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SF launches nation’s first e-cigarette health education campaign

San Francisco this week began rolling out what is being called the…

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BART closer to banning e-cigarettes

BART is set to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on its…

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Surgeon general: 'Desperate need of clarity' on e-cigarettes

Public health officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes…

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Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photoA proposal being discussed today by a Board of Supervisors committee would limit the number of permits to sell tobacco in each of the 11 supervisor districts to 45. Other restrictions

SF leaders to debate 50 percent reduction in tobacco-selling businesses

There are no limits on the number of businesses that can sell…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photoA proposal being discussed today by a Board of Supervisors committee would limit the number of permits to sell tobacco in each of the 11 supervisor districts to 45. Other restrictions
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Neighbors fight new SF e-cigarette shop and hookah lounge

A young couple might want to call their new Ocean Avenue business…

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Daly City amends smoking law to include e-cigarettes

In a decision hailed by local health activists, the Daly City City…

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SF schools seek to extinguish e-cigarette use on campuses

It’s no secret that cigarettes are both bad for your health and…

Brendan P. BartholomewCouncilman Mike Guingona

Daly City considers regulations on electronic cigarettes

Daly City could soon join San Francisco and other Bay Area cities…

Brendan P. BartholomewCouncilman Mike Guingona
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New e-cigarette restrictions will limit sales, permitted sites

The practice of smoking electronic cigarettes without any restrictions may soon end…

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