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E-Cigarettes as Safe as Nicotine Replacement in Real-World Study

(excerpt) The researchers analyzed urine and saliva samples for biomarkers of nicotine: tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines (TSNAs), including the established carcinogen 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1 butanol, or NNAL, and a number of different metabolites of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Both TSNAs and VOCs are well-known to contribute to cigarette-related carcinogenic risk. “The NRT-only and e-cigarette–only […]

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FDA-CTP Vape Shop clarification Jan 13 2017

The guidance explains that the FDA does not consider certain activities performed by vape shops to “modify the tobacco product” and, consequently, vape shops that perform these activities are not required to obtain premarket authorization for their products. In addition, the FDA does not intend to enforce the other four […]

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Latest FDA-CTP bombshell

drugs, devices, combination products, and tobacco products Today, the FDA pre-released another confusing missive, this time aimed at widening their determinations of evidence of medical claims; ENDS as a medical device. Around page 26 is some telling verbage regarding theraputic claims- not just from marketing/manufacturers, but from anywhere they see […]

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A deeper look into addiction

I read the book Chasing The Scream not long ago. It brought up A LOT of food for thought. Everyone agrees cigarette smoking is one of the most addictive processes around. The chemical hooks in tobacco come from a drug inside it called nicotine. So when nicotine patches were developed […]

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Historical Timeline of Electronic Cigarettes | CASAA

A Historical Timeline of Electronic Cigarettes 1930s  – 2016 1930: The first documented reference to an electronic cigarette is a patent granted to Joseph Robinson in 1930 (filed in 1927). It was never commercialized and it is not entirely clear that even a prototype of this primitive device was manufactured. 1960s: Herbert A. […]

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Vapor Industry Webinar Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:30 pm ET

Vapor Industry Webinar Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:30 pm ET 2017 is around the corner but vapor consumers and the vapor industry face continued uncertainty at the federal and state levels while manufacturers deal with and compliance issues and regulatory confusion. For up to the minute information on topics vital […]

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