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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Proposed e-cigarette regulation conflicts with personal choice | Daily Bruin

Like consuming alcohol, which many people find distasteful and which carries its own health risks, smoking an e-cigarette is a personal choice. Until the federal agency in charge of regulating tobacco products makes rules dictating the use of e-cigarettes, individual cities should not either, especially if their efforts essentially amount […]

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“Nicotine absorption from electronic cigarettes”: Smoking Cessation Community – Support Group

Yesterday an important new study of nicotine absorption from different types of electronic cigarettes was published in the journal Scientific Reports, by Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos and colleagues of the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center in Greece. This study recruited 23 experienced electronic cigarette users (used for an average of 19 months […]

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Nicotine absorption from electronic cigarette use: comparison between first and new-generation devices : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group

Data on nicotine absorption are scarce. Initially, EC use commonly called vaping was found to deliver minimal amounts of nicotine to the user as measured by plasma nicotine levels8, 9. However, there has been a fast evolution of new, more efficient devices, and devices used at the time of those […]

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First US troll lawsuit/NJoy

Eric McGovern claims that Njoy of Scottsdale, Ariz. avoids federal regulation of its cancer-causing products by stating on cartons that it is not a smoking cessation product. Yet it implies in its marketing that Njoy cigarettes help smokers quit, McGovern says in the lawsuit. Also named as a defendant is […]

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Stier Speaks Against E-Cig Strictures in City of Angels – Amy Ridenour’s National Center Blog – A Conservative Blog

Jeff Stier, director of the National Center’s Risk Analysis Division, testified before the Los Angeles City Council on February 24 against putting unnecessary restrictions on the use of e-cigarettes. via Stier Speaks Against E-Cig Strictures in City of Angels – Amy Ridenour’s National Center Blog – A Conservative Blog.

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Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee > April 16-18, 2014 Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting

April 16-18, 2014 Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee April 16-18, 2014The meeting will be held on April 16 and 17, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on April 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Food and Drug AdministrationCenter for […]

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Alarm Bells for E-Cigarettes Premature and Misguided, Siegel Says » SPH | Boston University

What to make of the conflicting reports? According to Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences at the BU School of Public Health, the negative effects of electronic cigarettes have been wildly overblown, clouding the important benefits of e-cigarettes as quit-smoking devices. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that look like cigarettes […]

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