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Mr Bates – Comments on Canadian Vape Framework

Mr Bates is tireless in his ongoing analysis of regulatory moves across the globe. North American health professionals are still learning the difference between smoke v. vapor; nicotine extract v. tobacco leaf. Low and behold, our neighbors to the North are drafting a common sense approach. ——– Some good news […]

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SoCal SFATA- Line In The Sand

E-cig bigwigs reveal plan to SILENCE health critics after raising $110,000 fightback fund in THREE HOURS – Mirror Online [excerpt] The electronic cigarette industry is preparing to launch a legal bid to silence critics who raise “misleading” health concerns about the safety of “vaping”. At a fundraising event in California […]

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Nic receptors in the brain as theraputic targets

Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors as Therapeutic Targets: Emerging Frontiers in Basic Research and Clinical Science—Editorial Perspective.   My own experience is that nicotine calms me, helps me focus, stay focused and gives me the mental pause when my thoughts are running too fast or I just need to zone out for […]

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Dependence levels in users of ecigs, nicotine gums- PubMed – NCBI

ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: To assess dependence levels in users of e-cigarettes, and compare them with dependence levels in users of nicotine gums and tobacco cigarettes. DESIGN: Self-reports from cross-sectional Internet and mail surveys. Comparisons of: (a) 766 daily users of nicotine-containing e-cigarettes with 30 daily users of nicotine-free e-cigarettes; (b) 911 […]

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The efficacy of PG as a germicide

[excerpt] http://www.news-medical.net/news/20091104/Propylene-glycol-in-e-cigarettes-might-keep-us-healthy-says-researchers.aspx Propylene glycol, the primary ingredient in the electronic cigarette cartridge, may be a powerful deterrent against pneumonia, influenza, and other respiratory diseases when vaporized and inhaled according to a study by Dr. Oswald Hope Robertson. Decades before the e cigarette was invented, a study was conducted by Dr. […]

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