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THRA Annual Vaping Survey

This is from http://thra.ca Tobacco Harm Reduction Association of Canada Open to all This survey is designed to enable us: *Understand what vapers and the vaping community know about vaping. *Understand what non-vapers know and understand about vaping. *Establish programs that will guide THRA in its communications. Help educate others about: […]

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Nix Prop 56-punitive vape gear tax in CA

On November 8th, when Californians vote for the next President, you will also vote on Proposition 56, which increases the tax on cigarettes ***AND*** vapor products. This could result in a new tax of 62-69% (or more) on vapor products.   This ballot proposition is not what it appears; government […]

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Satire Comedy about vaping points to real issues

Recently, both Portlandia and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee have done bits on the douchebaggery Bro-ham side of the vaping world. I’ve seen posts that were very dirisive, especially about Sam B’s piece on a vape expo. It’s made many earnest vape advocates upset. Personally, I am glad they were […]

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CEH Jumps The Shark

Mr Tully posted this in LinkedIn today. My comments are inline. Dr. Siegal’s take on JAMA’s article released on Sept. 1, 2015L http://tinyurl.com/pfqsxkv Dr. Siegel is a Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health. He has 25 years of experience in the field […]

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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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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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Memo to public health grandees: vaping, vapers and you « The counterfactual

[excerpt] 5. The relationship between vapers and public health people. Your relationship with vapers is asymmetric – and you really do need to understand this. They are the ‘public’ in public health. They should be a matter of professional interest to you. In your profession, you need to understand them […]

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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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Stmnts by ALA, ACS, AHA, et al.

Official statements | Anti-THR statements and efforts by American Lung Association & ACS, AHA, et al.. Courtesy of AntiTHR Lies sample of a statement: E-cigarettes have not been shown to be “safe” — in fact, they expose users to formaldehyde and other potentially hazardous chemicals. Public-health experts agree that more […]

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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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