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CASAA Podcast Update April 20, 2015

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E-Cigarettes Poised to Save Medicaid Billions

Conclusion Policymakers have long sought to reduce the economic damage due to the negative health impact of smoking. They have used tactics ranging from cigarette excise taxes to subsidizing nicotine replacement therapies. To be sure, smoking prevalence has fallen over time, but there is more that can be done, especially […]

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State health agency does Big Tobacco’s dirty work on e-cigarettes – The Orange County Register

[This is an ASTOUNDING editorial considering that the OC PHS spent no small amount on their own misinformation campaign aimed at young adults last year. I am writing to thank them for doing their OWN research to reach their own conclusions.] March 26, 2015 War was declared in early January, […]

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Important Update – NOT Blowing Smoke

Dear Vaping Community, I am thrilled that NotBlowingSmoke.org has taken on a life of its own. To ensure that our campaign maintains and grows its momentum myself along Mark Burton and Doug Hughes are working feverishly to formulate our ongoing strategic plan. We will be calling upon members of the […]

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Immediate Call To Action : SB140 and SB24, April 8th in the Senate Health Committee – Northern California

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Tobacco Truth: Memo to the CDC: Tell the WHOLE Truth About E-Cigarettes

Tobacco Truth: Memo to the CDC: Tell the WHOLE Truth About E-Cigarettes. Feb. 2015 By Brad Rodu (excerpt) E-cigarette use increased, as did dual use, but in no way does the data suggest that e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking among teens.  In fact, this chart, along with the Monitoring […]

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Long-term effects of inhaled nicotine-1996

Long-term effects of inhaled nicotine. – PubMed – NCBI. Abstract Tobacco smoking has been reported to be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, particularly of the lungs. In spite of extensive research on the health effects of tobacco smoking, the substances in tobacco smoke exerting these negative […]

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The war of FUD upon smokeless alternatives

The media campaign of misinformation to malign and kill off smokeless alternatives <<Note: I didn’t bother with citations, since everything I mention is either right on this site or within a simple search with the search engine of your choice>> [FUD: Fear, Uncertainty, & Doubt] Since at least 2013, a […]

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Government funded useless studies–on tweets!

If you take a gander through the Tobacco Control Reviews and studies, much of the material for e-cigs/vaping is damn near pointless. How much did all this cost to pay some poor intern to do a google search/twitter search and make a spreadsheet? ========== Abstract Tweeting for and against public […]

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More non-fact checking by media

The USA Today has published a piece on the hypocrisy of the NGO’s that have been voting against legislation re-enforcing the ban on selling vape gear to minors younger than 18. AS ALWAYS, FOLLOW THE MONEY. http://tinyurl.com/ldgfvmw (I won’t get into the Bills out there that RAISE the age limit […]

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