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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Study Shatters Idea to Include Vaping In St Louis Ordinance

The article reports findings of the 2015 Monitoring the Future Survey, which surveyed 15,000 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students about their vaping experiences.  For the first time in the survey’s history, students who reported prior usage of a vapor product were asked what substance they inhaled the last time […]

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FDA: Innuendo and hidden plans revealed

In its cross-motion for summary judgment, the Agency asked the Court to simply reject the case. An action that, depending on Judge Jackson’s decision, would put a term to the legal action of the vaping industry against the FDA’s deeming regulation of e-cigarettes but not necessarily to any action against the FDA, especially those […]

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Vaping may lead to fewer respiratory infections for ex-smokers 

The on-line survey of 941 respondents assessed subjective changes in respiratory symptoms in smokers who switched to vaping for at least two months. The results, published in the Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy, show that 66 per cent of respondents reported an improvement in respiratory symptoms, 29 per cent […]

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Smokers Who Switch to E-Cigarettes Exposed to Same Levels of Nicotine, Lower Carcinogen Levels | Roswell Park Cancer Institute

(excerpt) To our knowledge, this is the first study with smokers to demonstrate that substituting tobacco cigarettes with electronic cigarettes may reduce exposure to numerous toxicants and carcinogens present in tobacco cigarettes,” says lead author Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Oncology in the Department of Health Behavior at […]

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Nix Prop 56-punitive vape gear tax in CA

On November 8th, when Californians vote for the next President, you will also vote on Proposition 56, which increases the tax on cigarettes ***AND*** vapor products. This could result in a new tax of 62-69% (or more) on vapor products.   This ballot proposition is not what it appears; government […]

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15 years of suppression of Tobacco Harm Reduction products

Bill Godshall on August 9, 2016 at 7:06 pm Unfortunately for science, ethics, humanity and public health, Mitch Zeller and Matt Myers known exactly what they’re doing. In fact, they’ve been conspiring and lobbying to ban the manufacture and sale of all NEW low risk smokefree alternatives (but not deadly […]

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 Sen Ron Johnson v FDA 

Monday, August 8, 2016 WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, had this to say regarding the FDA’s regulation of e-cigarettes. The rule went into effect Monday.“Today, costly and time-consuming regulations will go into effect against hard-working small business owners and […]

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