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Missouri Lawmakers Ban E-Cigarette Sales to Teens

Most 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.

09/11/2014

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Nixon Enlists Health Professionals on E-Cigarettes

Gov. 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.

09/03/2014

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Study: Electronic Cigarette Use Up 60 Percent Among Middle, High Schoolers

America’s cardiologists are growing increasingly worried about electronic cigarettes.

08/27/2014

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Health Groups Urge Veto of E-Cigarette Bill

The legislation would exempt electronic cigarettes from some tobacco sales restrictions while barring people younger than 18 from buying them.

06/12/2014

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FDA Proposes Regulations on E-Cigarettes for Minors

The Food and Drug Administration has proposed regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would include minors.

04/25/2014

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Missouri to Bar Teenagers from Buying E-Cigarettes

Opponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer restrictions.

04/17/2014

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Electronic Cigarette Poisoning Impacts Children

Nearly half of electronic cigarette poisoning cases in the area involve young children.

02/21/2014

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Chicago City Council Tightens E-Cigarette Rules

Chicago’s City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in areas where tobacco products are currently banned.

01/16/2014

Illinois, Missouri Attorneys General Seek E-Cigarette Regulations

In 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.

09/25/2013

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.”

09/09/2013

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