Chicago Tribune – Opinion: E-cig debate going off the rails.
There was no evidence of potential for exposures of e-cigarette users to contaminants that are associated with risk to health at a level that would warrant attention if it were an involuntary workplace exposures. The vast majority of predicted exposures are < <1% of TLV. Predicted exposures to acrolein and […]
The Impact of Sottera on FDA’s Regulatory Authority As discussed above, the definition of “tobacco product” explicitly excludes products that meet the legal definition of “drugs” or “devices.” In Sottera, Inc. v. FDA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit took up the question of whether electronic cigarettes […]
Take a collaborative study from researchers in New York and Poland. Researchers measured nicotine in the vapor produced by 3 brands of electronic cigarettes. Although they found nicotine in all vapor samples, it appears around 10 times lower than in cigarette smoke. Medical Daily covered the study claiming that electronic […]
There are a lot of "self loathing" smokers out there, people genuinely ashamed that they are chained to tobacco. When I was a smoker, I was the complete opposite of that. I loved being a smoker, celebrated it even. Walking around the Las Vegas strip, sitting at the blackjack table […]