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Editorial: E-liquids: Bill on child-resistant packaging good idea – Editorials – WS Journal

This is the kind of misinformation/ignorance the media spreads these days. No understanding of what they are “reporting” on. Capsules? Cartridges? No mention of e-liquid for open systems. At least they use “child-resistant” E-cigarettes, which run on batteries, heat a disposable cartridge composed of liquid nicotine. These cigarettes create a […]

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CASAA Podcast Update April 20, 2015

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CASAA Podcast Update April 20, 2015

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‘Vape’ Store to Get Commendation From Supervisor Miley, Chamber

This is a “best case” example of getting a city onboard with vape shops [excerpt] At noon today, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley is set to offer a commendation to Castro Valley business Ready Set Vape – a store that sells electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, the “juices” that are used in […]

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Distorted Messages Undermine Tobacco Control

| The Vitality Institute [excerpt] While adult smoking prevalence in the US has decreased from 42.4% in 1942 to 17.8% in 2013, we are not close to meeting the Healthy People 2020 goal of 12%. Almost 500 000 people die from tobacco across the US each year. Innovations are needed […]

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Articles – NOT Blowing Smoke

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Memo to public health grandees: vaping, vapers and you « The counterfactual

[excerpt] 5. The relationship between vapers and public health people. Your relationship with vapers is asymmetric – and you really do need to understand this. They are the ‘public’ in public health. They should be a matter of professional interest to you. In your profession, you need to understand them […]

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A New Flavor of Tobacco Bonds – WSJ 2012

I’ve posted this article because it illustrates what States are facing now: Debt from Big Tobacco. The compensation to States comes in yearly, relying on tax on tobacco products. As fewer smokers in the US is the trend, those States that borrowed on future revenue are in big trouble. Now […]

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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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