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A deeper look into addiction

I read the book Chasing The Scream not long ago. It brought up A LOT of food for thought. Everyone agrees cigarette smoking is one of the most addictive processes around. The chemical hooks in tobacco come from a drug inside it called nicotine. So when nicotine patches were developed […]

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Draft HIQA report says vaping is a cost-effective way to help smokers quit – IVVA

(excerpt) An analysis of Eurobarometer data recently published in the journal ”Addiction” found that across the EU, vaping has been responsible for 6.1 million smokers eliminating their tobacco use. Most notably, however is the recognition in the assessment that if the numbers of smokers switching to vaping increases, it will […]

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Historical Timeline of Electronic Cigarettes | CASAA

A Historical Timeline of Electronic Cigarettes 1930s  – 2016 1930: The first documented reference to an electronic cigarette is a patent granted to Joseph Robinson in 1930 (filed in 1927). It was never commercialized and it is not entirely clear that even a prototype of this primitive device was manufactured. 1960s: Herbert A. […]

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The Future of Vaping: 15 E-Cig Experts Share Their Predictions For 2017

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Vapor Industry Webinar Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:30 pm ET

Vapor Industry Webinar Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:30 pm ET 2017 is around the corner but vapor consumers and the vapor industry face continued uncertainty at the federal and state levels while manufacturers deal with and compliance issues and regulatory confusion. For up to the minute information on topics vital […]

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FDA PTMA update Dec 2016

Alex Clark This only changes the product registration deadline. August 8th, 2016 is still the cutoff for new products to be introduced w/out filing a PMTA right away. In fact, if you re-read the second to last sentence in this announcement, it says “…companies which begin manufacturing newly regulated tobacco […]

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Webinar Dec 5 on Mftr and FDA Rules

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Judge rejects anti-vaping claims as Senator Johnson calls for FDA climbdown 

The main grounds for dismissing the case was that federal law takes precedence; the judge ruled that, as long as products carry the federally-mandated warning about nicotine being addictive they meet legal requirements. Interestingly, he also dismissed a claim about “ultrafine particles”. The idea that e-cigarette vapour is loaded with […]

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E-Cigarette Summit 4: Vape Heavy Weights Debate

This summary of the summit condenses my five years of watching the vape issue unfold- I’ll jump straight to the panel discussion here as there was some criticism of the BMA.Sara Jakes of the New Nicotine Alliance pointed out in the panel discussion that e-cig companies are not allowed to […]

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Contact Congress – Stop the Vape Ban

This page will connect you with your correct legislative reps and remind them of the Cole-Bishop Bill that will change the grandfather date on liquid nicotine devices – otherwise 3+ generations of innovation will no longer be legally available to USA. Source: Contact Congress – Stop the Vape Ban

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