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E-Cigarettes No Longer Considered Tobacco Products Under Alaska Law – ChurnMag

When the committee went back and looked at the evidence for themselves, they concluded that there is legitimate value to vaping as a smoking cessation tool. Representative Gabrielle LeDoux, the committee chairperson, primarily cited the recent comprehensive report published in the National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. While she was still skeptical of […]

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ACS tepid update on vaping

Full post here: http://vaporadvocacy.org/2018/02/american-cancer-society-publishes-new-position-statement-electronic-cigarettes/   Technically, when reading the new and somewhat improved position statement, you could easily argue that ACS will support your quit attempts using e-cigarettes while they ensure they are taxed to the point of industry destruction, only available to those 21 years or over, are only available in tobacco flavors, and may […]

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On vape pens, are health advocates finally wising up about the nature of risk? – Orange County Register

There are two different ways to deal with risk, from a policy standpoint. One is to insist on abstinence. That approach has dominated regulations toward tobacco, especially in California with its Nanny State mindset. The other — known as “harm reduction” — accepts that people do dangerous things, but helps them make safer choices.Everything we […]

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Report Recognizes that Vapor Products Are Significantly Less Harmful than Traditional Combustible Cigarettes | The Continuum of Risk

The Report, which was the result of the Committee’s review of over 800 articles identified from a massive literature search of six different databases, noted that the Committee found sufficient literature to suggest that, “while there are risks associated with e-cigarettes, compared with combustible tobacco cigarettes, e-cigarettes contain fewer toxicants; can deliver nicotine in a […]

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