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1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

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Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

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Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
Shots - Health Blog
1:22 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Electronic Cigarettes Get Boost From Federal Court Ruling

Galen Kipe puffs on an electronic cigarette in Ashboro, N.C., in August.
Gerry Broome AP

Originally published on Wed December 8, 2010 10:54 am

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Read more
The Two-Way
9:15 am
Thu December 2, 2010

World Cup Goes To Russia In 2018, Qatar In 2022

11 a.m. ET: Now that we know Russia will host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar will be the site of the 2022 tournament, it's time to ask why those nations' bids won.

England was a finalist for the 2018 Cup, and the BBC writes that:

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Digital Life
3:19 pm
Mon November 22, 2010

Wipeout: When Your Company Kills Your iPhone

A few weeks ago, Amanda Stanton's iPhone suddenly went black.

She had been talking on it and navigating with a GPS app during a work trip to Los Angeles. Then, without any warning or error message, the phone quit.

Everything was gone -- all her contacts, photos and even the phone's ability to make calls.

It was only after she got home to Silicon Valley that she found out that her phone had been killed by her employer, a publishing company.

Destruction Via E-Mail

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Shots - Health Blog
8:41 am
Thu November 11, 2010

States Move To Ban Four Loko And Similar Drinks, As Feds Sit On Sidelines

Cans of Four Loko on the shelf of a convenience store in Miami. One can contains about as much caffeine as a six-pack of Diet Coke and as much alcohol as a bottle of wine.
Joe Raedle Getty Images

Originally published on Thu November 11, 2010 5:41 am

Almost a year ago the Food and Drug Administration started nosing around the companies that combine alcohol and caffeine into drinks like Four Loko.

In letters to almost 30 companies, the agency pressed for a justification of the safety of the combination. What's happened since? Not much.

The regulator still hasn't made a decision about whether it's OK for the drink makers to mix loads of alcohol and caffeine in a single can. Yet reports of health problems on college campuses keep piling up.

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