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Flavor Bans – who and how

Welcome to the first in the series of Not Blowing Smoke Educational Content. In this presentation titled “Anatomy of Flavor Bans”, our founder and president, Stefan Didak, will take you through an in-depth look of all things pertaining to flavor bans, also more commonly referred to as restrictions on the sale […]

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Military health officials: No deaths from vaping

In Monday’s warning, the Army said synthetic cannabinoid oils have been associated with serious medical effects ranging from headache, nausea, vomiting and palpitations to dizziness, disorientation and seizures. The Army prohibits soldiers from using cannabidiol and other substances derived from marijuana, so many soldiers have turned to synthetic oils instead. […]

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Vaping Litigation – Pacific Legal Foundation

What’s at stake? Rule-makers need to follow the rules: Under the Constitution, issuing regulations is the job of appointed officials who answer to the democratic process, not unelected career bureaucrats. This vaping rule was issued by such a bureaucrat in violation of the Constitution. The vaping edict flouts the First […]

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Reasoned responses to common vaping myths

Carl Phillips has been taking the time to parse the Studies, Reports, and media regarding the use of e-cigarettes for years. He’s a great person to “go-to” and get thoughtful insights into the backstories and methodologies.

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Current Flavor Ban ordinances in CA

View this email in your browser Welcome to Let’s Be Real California’s first newsletter of 2018! This is sure to be a very busy year as we are watching several active attempts at flavor bans, tobacco retail license ordinances, and other attempts to restrict or prohibit tobacco sales. Be sure […]

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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

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 […]

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Vaping Causes ‘Popcorn Lung’?

Snopes updated it’s article on the mythical Popcorn Lung syndrome (from vaping) on Nov 12, 2017 Moreover, a separate study about occupational popcorn lung published in 2012 paradoxically held that non-smokers may be at higher risk for popcorn lung than smokers are: The 2015 research from Harvard omitted comparison to a […]

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Is misinformation giving you the vapors about vaping?

The conflation of droplets with actual particulate matter and its harmful properties seems to trace back to gross negligence rather than malice. Researchers whose favorite equipment cannot detect the difference between liquids in solids in aerosols mistakenly reported seeing “particulates” in the vapor. (E-cigarette “vapor” is really mostly an aerosol, not technically vapor.) […]

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