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SFATA ISSUES STATEMENT ON NEW CDC DATA REVEALING SMOKING DECLINES – SFATA | Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 1, 2015 — The Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) today issued the following statement on the release of new data from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s (CDC) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), revealing that smoking by adults declined to a historic low of 15.2 percent […]

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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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E-cigs & smoking cessation: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis. – PubMed – NCBI

[excerpt] RESULTS: Six studies were included involving 7,551 participants. Meta-analyses included 1,242 participants who had complete data on smoking cessation. Nicotine filled e-cigarettes were more effective for cessation than those without nicotine (pooled Risk Ratio 2.29, 95%CI 1.05-4.97). Amongst 1,242 smokers, 224 (18%) reported smoking cessation after using nicotine-enriched e-cigarettes […]

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Articles – NOT Blowing Smoke

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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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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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E-cig ban is a victory for public health

E-cigarette ban is a victory for public health — Gazette.Net. Maryland 2015 Steven Weiss, Kensington The writer is a resident of Kensington and a senior director at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Same BS being published as fact. Infotainment… [excerpt] E-cigarette companies claim their products are intended for […]

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FDA Picture Sparks Huge Response From Vaping Community | Guide To Vaping

FDA Picture Sparks Huge Response From Vaping Community | Guide To Vaping. The launch of the media campaign by California Department of Public Health on Monday is a $75 million boondoggle spreading misinformation, confusion. and scaring folks into believing that vaping is as bad as smoking. Nothing could be further […]

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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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