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UNIK Corporation Discusses the Electronic Cigarette.

UNIK Corporation Discusses the Electronic Cigarette.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - UNIK Corporation have found that electronic cigarettes are more popular than ever as smokers turn to these miracle products to get their fix of nicotine without the health risks that are associated with tar and tobacco. The "smoke-like" vapour emitted by an electronic cigarette vaporises within a few seconds, the odour does not linger so your clothes will not smell of tobacco,

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FDA Never ban Electronic Cigarettes

FDA Never ban Electronic Cigarettes

On Monday, April 25, 2011, FDA announced in a letter to stakeholders that it will not appeal the recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Sottera, Inc. v. Food & Drug Administration, stating that e-cigarettes and other products are not drugs/devices unless they are marketed for therapeutic purposes, but that products “made or derived from tobacco” can be regulated as “tobacco products” under the FD&C Act.  FDA is aware that certain products made or derived from tobacco, such as electronic cigarettes, are not currently subject to pre-market review requirements of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.  FDA is developing a strategy to regulate this emerging class of products as tobacco products under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.  Products that are marketed for therapeutic purposes will continue to be regulated as drugs and/or devices. 

FDA looks to regulate tobacco products -- but not electronic cigarettes

FDA looks to regulate tobacco products -- but not electronic cigarettes

Los Angeles Times

By late March, tobacco companies will have to reveal to the Food and Drug Administration what sorts of new additives they've recently put in their products. But the ruling doesn't apply to electronic cigarettes, whose makers are locked in legal battle with the FDA.

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Harm reduction: concepts and practices.

Harm reduction: concepts and practices.

[1.0] What is Tobacco Harm Reduction?
-anything that decreases the risks of using tobacco or nicotine.

Tobacco harm reduction describes actions taken to lower the health risks associated with using tobacco or nicotine. A very important part of tobacco harm reduction is simply educating people about the risks of different sources of nicotine. (Reading list.)

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