[excerpt] If the text service seems like it was written for teenagers, that’s because it was. The National Institute of Health developed the program in 2011 as a way of cutting back on the teen tobacco rate. Texts saying “We know it’s not easy but it’s totally worth it,” “your […]
Unbelievable response from McKee,Chapman,Glantz and Daube in response to the Lorien Jollye Lancet article. Factually inaccurate, playing the victim complete with veiled Astroturf accusations: via The Lancet – Electronic Cigarettes | vapers.org.uk.
A number of excellent blog articles have already been written in response to the McKee / Chapman / Daube / Glantz letter, including those from @JoLincoln2, @TheRandomVaper and @VapeMeStoopid. via Tobacco Control leaders and e-cig victimhood with tweets · JonFell73 · Storify. The assbackwards attitude and handling of the […]
ChangeLab has been working tirelessly spoonfeeding misleading and counterfactual information to municipalities in order to get them to amend their existing anti-smoking ordinances to include vaping devices. They supply the template for the city council members/staff to use. They show up at the public meetings and speak about the evils […]
[EXCERPT] by Clive Bates The public health proposition is that e-cigarettes can substitute for cigarette use and provide a satisfactory alternative to smoking, with e-cigarette use expected to be at least 20 times safer than smoking tobacco cigarettes. A survey published by Action on Smoking and Health in July 2014 […]
Stefan Didak – Berkeley City Council – Too afraid to have their lies corrected on the record!.
Note the recycling of pre-formatted ordinance language supplied by the ANTz and the overreach into private property/lives. >>Bay Area, are you f’king paying attention YET??!!<< [excerpt] Burlingame Vice Mayor Terry Nagel said that the city plans to follow San Mateo County’s lead when it comes to implementing e-cigarette restrictions. “We […]
Shortly after the comment period for the FDA’s proposed deeming tobacco products regulations closed, it was reported that a group of state Attorneys General had submitted a comment to the docket. In their comment, they recommend that the FDA implement regulations that are more strict than what’s proposed in the […]
These(my excerpts) are not a very good synopsis of the article regarding the FDA’s interpretation of the Significant Equivalency requirements and I heartily urge those reading this to put their grown-up pants on and read it all the way through at least once. Carl has done the hardest part: unraveling […]
[excerpt] The three London-based analysts who wrote the review say they are “more bullish on global tobacco than ever,” citing a variety of factors. One is that the threat to conventional cigarettes from e-cigarettes seems to be shrinking, partly because public-health officials are casting doubt on their safety and restricting […]