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A woman tries electronic cigarettes at a store in Miami.
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April 24, 2014 If the agency has its way, it will ban sales to minors and keep e-cigarettes out of vending machines. People also would be warned that the nicotine vapor the devices emit is addictive.
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November 25, 2013 Everybody knows that you're not supposed to smoke while you're pregnant because it's bad for the baby. But nicotine patches often used to help women quit may pose a risk, too, researchers say. Other forms of nicotine replacement may do less harm.
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There are new questions about the value of nicotine patches and gum in helping people quit smoking.
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January 11, 2012 A study out this week raises questions about just how effective nicotine replacement is over the long haul. How does a new study that suggests gum and patches are no better than going cold turkey square with previous studies that showed a benefit?
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