After listening to the Oregon Senate this morning during a presentation about vaping (by Wells Fargo no less!), it is abundantly clear that the word addiction being bandied about is need of a reality check. As a person who has experienced experimentation, use, and abuse of licit and illicit products, […]
[EXCERPT] by Clive Bates The public health proposition is that e-cigarettes can substitute for cigarette use and provide a satisfactory alternative to smoking, with e-cigarette use expected to be at least 20 times safer than smoking tobacco cigarettes. A survey published by Action on Smoking and Health in July 2014 […]
Stefan Didak – Berkeley City Council – Too afraid to have their lies corrected on the record!.
[excerpt] An ASU professor is challenging widely held conceptions about smoking, including challenging the view that nicotine is addictive. Peter Killeen, emeritus professor of psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, presented his research findings for the National Institute on Drug Abuse on the Tempe campus Wednesday afternoon. […]
This is a post for the archives – one of those moments of stupidity, heaped on the reaches of Bullshit Mountain. If this man doesn’t get reassigned to a less public position, his superiors are ripe for the plucking. Mr. Puddlecoat is a great writer and this is can’t miss […]
WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 2, 2014 – The American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the health benefits of e-cigarettes, criticized Big Tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds for attempting to ban most e-cigarettes in comments made to the Federal Drug Administration, which is mistakenly considering classifying e-cigarettes as tobacco products. R.J. Reynolds […]
Shortly after the comment period for the FDA’s proposed deeming tobacco products regulations closed, it was reported that a group of state Attorneys General had submitted a comment to the docket. In their comment, they recommend that the FDA implement regulations that are more strict than what’s proposed in the […]
The WHO event mentioned in the article mentioned below triggered my decision to make the above graphic. Especially since at the same time other WHO personnel are risking their lives and even dying to defend the world from Ebola. via Who is WHO? | Gratitude. Grr! Attitude!.
THE LIMP WICK AWARD The movie industry has the “Razzies” and the literary world its “Bad Sex in Fiction Awards”. The scientific community has “Ig Nobel Prizes” and lawyers once had the “Stella Awards”. And the electronic cigarette and vaping community now has… the annual DRY HIT awards a.k.a. “The […]