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Propylene Glycol – low toxicity

Addendum for Propylene Glycol – propylene_glycol_addendum.pdf. “Propylene glycol has low toxicity, is not acutely toxic, and does not irritate the skin… Inhalation of the vapors of propylene glycol may present no significant hazard in ordinary applications”

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Glycerin—produced by hydrolysis of fats and oils – getfile

Glycerin—produced by hydrolysis of fats and oils – getfile. A 2-year study, established the overall “no observable effects limit (NOEL)” after prolonged 613 treatment with glycerin of 10,000 mg/kg body weight (20% in diet), which is in agreement with the 614 findings in other studies. At this dose level, no […]

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Dr Farsolinos- liquids for ecigs -far lower in toxins

March 2015 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25811768 CONCLUSIONS: NET liquids contained higher levels of phenols and nitrates, but lower levels of acetaldehyde compared to conventional EC liquids. The lower levels of tobacco-derived toxins found in NET liquids compared to tobacco products indicate that the extraction process used to make these products did not transfer […]

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Use v Addiction

Myself, a good cup of coffee is part of my morning ritual. I like caffeine- in fact, I used to imbibe quite a lot in my younger years in coffee, soda, even No Doz for a cheap high. Was I addicted to caffeine? I certainly would get a “coffee headache” […]

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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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10 Facts That Everyone Gets Wrong About Vaping 2014

10 Facts That Everyone Gets Wrong About Vaping – Listverse. Mike Floorwalker November 12, 2014 10: Two Completely Different Products Are Referred To As “E-Cigs” 9: E-Liquid Ingredients Are Not A Mystery 8: Many Vapors Use Very Little To No Nicotine 7: Nobody Wants Minors Buying These Products 6: The […]

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The comparative efficacy of first- versus second-generation electronic cigarettes in reducing symptoms of nicotine withdrawal – Lechner – 2015 – Addiction – Wiley Online Library

The comparative efficacy of first- versus second-generation electronic cigarettes in reducing symptoms of nicotine withdrawal – Lechner – 2015 – Addiction – Wiley Online Library.   Design Twenty-two mildly to moderately nicotine-dependent individuals were randomized to a cross-over design in which they used first- and second-generation e-cigarettes on separate days […]

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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 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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Smoke-free surface ships in the Navy? – Pacific – Stripes

Last summer when I heard about the USS Washington’s Commander added a Vape Deck to gently move seamen from the infamous Smoke Hole, I’ve been waiting to see if other vessels will do the same. (He had good reason to!)This article shows how BT embedding itself it their rules for […]

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