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Monthly Archives: April 2015

E-Cigarettes Poised to Save Medicaid Billions

Conclusion Policymakers have long sought to reduce the economic damage due to the negative health impact of smoking. They have used tactics ranging from cigarette excise taxes to subsidizing nicotine replacement therapies. To be sure, smoking prevalence has fallen over time, but there is more that can be done, especially […]

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Propylene Glycol – low toxicity

Addendum for Propylene Glycol – propylene_glycol_addendum.pdf. “Propylene glycol has low toxicity, is not acutely toxic, and does not irritate the skin… Inhalation of the vapors of propylene glycol may present no significant hazard in ordinary applications”

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Distorted Messages Undermine Tobacco Control

| The Vitality Institute [excerpt] While adult smoking prevalence in the US has decreased from 42.4% in 1942 to 17.8% in 2013, we are not close to meeting the Healthy People 2020 goal of 12%. Almost 500 000 people die from tobacco across the US each year. Innovations are needed […]

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Dr Farsolinos- liquids for ecigs -far lower in toxins

March 2015 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25811768 CONCLUSIONS: NET liquids contained higher levels of phenols and nitrates, but lower levels of acetaldehyde compared to conventional EC liquids. The lower levels of tobacco-derived toxins found in NET liquids compared to tobacco products indicate that the extraction process used to make these products did not transfer […]

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