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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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‘Vape’ Store to Get Commendation From Supervisor Miley, Chamber

This is a “best case” example of getting a city onboard with vape shops [excerpt] At noon today, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley is set to offer a commendation to Castro Valley business Ready Set Vape – a store that sells electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, the “juices” that are used in […]

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Quit and smoking reduction rates in vape shop consumers: a prospective 12-month survey. – PubMed – NCBI

March 2015 AIMS: Here, we present results from a prospective pilot study that was aimed at surveying changes in daily cigarette consumption in smokers making their first purchase at vape shops. Modifications in products purchase were also noted. DESIGN: Participants were instructed how to charge, fill, activate and use their […]

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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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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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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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Important Update – NOT Blowing Smoke

Dear Vaping Community, I am thrilled that NotBlowingSmoke.org has taken on a life of its own. To ensure that our campaign maintains and grows its momentum myself along Mark Burton and Doug Hughes are working feverishly to formulate our ongoing strategic plan. We will be calling upon members of the […]

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Vetted E-cigarette Research

E-cigarette Research. Bookmark that one. Dr Farsolino is among a host of medical professionals who are confident in their statements about the safety of using personal vaping devices. This page will help you find the the data to confront the publicized opinions (Google Stanton Glantz), commentary and downright false claims […]

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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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Mr Bates – Comments on Canadian Vape Framework

Mr Bates is tireless in his ongoing analysis of regulatory moves across the globe. North American health professionals are still learning the difference between smoke v. vapor; nicotine extract v. tobacco leaf. Low and behold, our neighbors to the North are drafting a common sense approach. ——– Some good news […]

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