Regarding suspicions about e-cigarettes causing cancer, Kiklas said these fears are also unproved. E-smoke vapor contains just five chemicals, he said, compared with the up to 9,000 chemicals that have been identified in tobacco smoke.”Theapor is closer to regular water vapor than tobacco smoke, and poses no risk of any […]
the primary stakeholder, consumers, were just called “others”, while a bunch of non-stakeholders were identified specifically. (I was really the only consumer representative there, and I was mostly wearing my “research scientist” hat. But I did speak up several times on behalf of consumer interests, and my presentation was very […]
Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Vape Revolution announced today the launch of its #IMPROOF Movement initiative designed to help cigarette smokers switch to vaping and enjoy better health. Karen Lee is the first former smoker and current vape user to be showcased in the #IMPROOF Movement. Her inspirational story is […]
Chicagoans will be able to continue using electronic cigarettes in public places. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s attempt to ban the devices in venues where smoking is prohibited ran into opposition in the Chicago City Council Monday, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. via City Council Snuffs Out Rahm’s E-Cigarette Ban | NBC Chicago.
Some airports give green light to e-cigarettes.
history shows that harm reduction — the doctrine that many risks cannot be eradicated and that efforts are best spent on minimizing the resulting harm — has had an important place in antismoking efforts and suggests that regulation is better than prohibition. via The Case for Tolerating E-Cigarettes – NYTimes.com.
E Cigarette Final Letter w Florida.pdf. 40+ Attorney Generals signed this letter dated 10/23/2013 Read it for yourself and decide on which points you find relevant or not, logical, CURRENT research results, and so on.
Published guidelines generally claim that around 30-60 mg, or 0.8mg/kilo, would be enough to kill a person, leading to warnings that just five cigarettes could kill an adult. To put this in perspective it takes 3.3mg of nicotine per kilo to kill a mouse, and more than 50mg of nicotine […]
Rather, electronic cigarettes users exhale a vapor and a study conducted by Professor Igor Burstyn of the Drexel University School of Public Health concluded that claims regarding chemicals found in e-cigarette vapor were detected only “in trivial levels that pose no health risk” and are far below current “workplace standards […]
“The facts are that this isn’t smoking,” said Jesse Gaddis, a representative from Brooklyn-based Bedford Slims, an e-cigarette company, as he exhaled wasps of white mist during his testimony. “This is vapor.” via E-cig users out in force at City Council hearing | New York Post.