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Boston is considering a ban on electronic cigarette sales to minors.

FDA Proposes First Regulations For E-Cigarettes

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels.

04/24/2014

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Daily Talker: FDA To Propose E-Cigarette Regulations

For the first time, the federal government will regulate the booming electronic cigarette industry, under a proposal being released Thursday.

The Food and Drug Administration wants to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors, require approval for new products, and require health warning labels. Companies would also be banned from making health-related claims without scientific evidence.

04/24/2014

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Are E-Cigarettes A Safe Alternative?

There is growing concern that e-cigarettes are luring teenagers into addiction.

03/18/2014

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Scituate Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Products To 21

On May 1, Scituate will join a handful of other towns in the Commonwealth that have made cigarettes harder for young folks to get.

02/25/2014

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Massachusetts Medical Society Takes New Stands On E-Cigarettes, Antibiotics

The Massachusetts Medical Society has adopted new policies on electronic cigarettes and the the use of antibiotic medications in farm animals.

12/07/2013

Boston is considering a ban on electronic cigarette sales to minors.

Bill Regulating E-Cigarettes OK’d By Committee

A bill that would place electronic cigarettes under the state’s existing tobacco control law is making its way through the Massachusetts Statehouse.

10/30/2013

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Coakley Joins 39 Other AGs To Urge Tighter FDA Regulations On E-Cigarettes

Forty attorneys general are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.

09/24/2013

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Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/05/2013

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Bill Would Ban E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

Children and teens would be banned from buying electronic cigarettes under a bill being proposed on Beacon Hill.

08/13/2013

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A Cigarette With Health Benefits?

It’s the latest lure by cigarette makers. Companies say their electronic cigarettes offer a blast of vitamins with every puff.

08/16/2012

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