Electronic Cigarettes

Missouri to Require Child-safe Packaging for Liquid NicotineMissouri soon will require child-proof packaging for liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes.
Missouri Lawmakers Ban E-Cigarette Sales to TeensMost Missouri teenagers no longer will be able to buy electronic cigarettes after state lawmakers voted Thursday to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill banning their sale to anyone under 18.
Nixon Enlists Health Professionals on E-CigarettesGov. Jay Nixon is eliciting support from health professionals as he tries to persuade Missouri lawmakers to sustain his veto of legislation dealing with electronic cigarettes.
Study: Electronic Cigarette Use Up 60 Percent Among Middle, High SchoolersAmerica's cardiologists are growing increasingly worried about electronic cigarettes.
Health Groups Urge Veto of E-Cigarette BillThe legislation would exempt electronic cigarettes from some tobacco sales restrictions while barring people younger than 18 from buying them.
FDA Proposes Regulations on E-Cigarettes for MinorsThe Food and Drug Administration has proposed regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would include minors.
Missouri to Bar Teenagers from Buying E-CigarettesOpponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer restrictions.
Electronic Cigarette Poisoning Impacts ChildrenNearly half of electronic cigarette poisoning cases in the area involve young children.
Chicago City Council Tightens E-Cigarette RulesChicago's City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in areas where tobacco products are currently banned.
Illinois, Missouri Attorneys General Seek E-Cigarette RegulationsIn a letter to the FDA, Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan called on the agency to impose the same age and advertising restrictions that exist for regular cigarettes.
SLU Toxicologist Warns of E-Cigarette Smoking in Children"Teens, adolescents, young brains are obviously quite bright in many cases but the connections between nerves, what are called synapses, have not completely developed."
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