Without additional, common-sense measures going forward, we risk repeating the public health nightmare caused by cigarette smoking. We must ensure that the progress represented by the safety-cap legislation is only a first — not the last step we take together. After all, the safety of our children and the health of our community are at stake.
Judge Stephen Williams, writing on behalf of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, said that the plaintiffs lack standing because they must show an injury that is “actual or imminent, not conjectural or hypothetical” and that all three of their cited injuries did not meet that test.
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TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many electronic cigarettes contain flavoring chemicals that may cause lung disease, researchers say. One such flavoring chemical, acetoin, was detected in 46 of the flavors while another, called 2,3-pentanedione, was found in 23 of the flavors, the findings showed. There are currently more than 7,000 varieties of flavored e-cigarettes and liquid, the researchers said, but there’s a lack of information on their potential health effects.
Paul Hopkins, who worked for BAT, a British company, in Kenya for 13 years, said he had begun paying bribes after being told it was the cost of doing business in Africa.