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Is the FDA-CTP significantly changing its attitude to vaping?

Holey Smokes, Batman! August 3, 2018: Our plan recognizes that nicotine isn’t directly responsible for the morbidity and mortality from tobacco, but creates and sustains addiction to cigarettes. It’s the delivery mechanism for nicotine that’s more directly linked to the product’s dangers. That’s why our plan focuses on minimizing addiction to the most harmful products […]

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Rebuttal to flawed “study”

Read the full article for complete breakdown of this report “The authors use some phrasing that a careful reader could charitably interpret as saying, “merely being a vaper does not mean that someone is will soon quit smoking,” which is a valid interpretation of their results. But a few bits of subtle language is not […]

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Health impact of E-cigarettes: a prospective 3.5-year study of regular daily users who have never smoked | Scientific Reports

Abstract Although electronic cigarettes (ECs) are a much less harmful alternative to tobacco cigarettes, there is concern as to whether long-term ECs use may cause risks to human health. We report health outcomes (blood pressure, heart rate, body weight, lung function, respiratory symptoms, exhaled breath nitric oxide [eNO], exhaled carbon monoxide [eCO], and high-resolution computed […]

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Comment NOW to FDA on Deeming Regs and Flavors

FDA Grants a 30-day Extension for Comments on Flavor Regulation The FDA is extending the comment period for the advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) regarding a product standard for flavored vapor and tobacco products to July 19, 2018. The unpublished version of the announcement is below. CASAA and many other groups submitted requests for a […]

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