Below are the comments Smokefree DC has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding the proposed rule to regulate e-cigarettes and other tobacco products:
Amid the debate over the regulation of e-cigarettes, one key question looms: How dangerous to nonsmokers is the aerosol that emanates from e-cigarettes?
Initial research shows that it might be quite [...]
A move is afoot on Capitol Hill to protect nonsmokers from the unknown effects of the chemicals emitted by e-cigarettes.
According to a recent Politico story, some Democrats are calling for e-cigarettes to be included in the Capitol’s smokefree policy.
That’s absolutely the right thing to do, for two reasons:
1) We know that visible, smoke-like vapor comes [...]
Flickr photo of Phil Mendelson courtesy of mar is sea Y
Last week, the D.C. Council voted unanimously to make all D.C. parks and bus shelters smokefree.
There’s just one hitch: The bill was weakened by the Council Chair, Phil Mendelson, who amended it on the floor.
His amendments, which we didn’t get until well after the [...]