Saturday, December 16, 2017

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Italian study: No health concerns observed in medium term e-cig users

Prof Riccardo Polosa, pulmonologist, University of Catania, ItalyProfessor Polosa is Director of the Institute of Internal Medicine and Antismoking Center at the University of Catania. Last June he received the INNCO Global Award, an...

“I have bad news for you, you can’t use tobacco products on our property”

It was around 11am and I was walking around an outdoor used car lot, We will call it CarLax!  I was walking around looking at cars for about 25 minutes, the big car lot had almost...

Canada: Proposed bill would impose e-cig marketing restrictions

Canada: Ontario delays ban on vaping in public spacesA bill that is being proposed by Ontario’s Health Ministry would regulate vaping in the same way as smoking, hence placing restrictions on where vapers can...

US Senator urges FDA to regulate e-cigarettes immediately

The Senator who is a member of the Democratic Party, claimed that he is concerned about the increased popularity of e-cigarettes amongst adolescents, and said that a recent study indicates that 20%of New York’s...

Kieran Cartharn Columbus City Council Candidate Defends Vape Shops

Interviewing City Council Candidate Kieran CartharnIn a recent interview, Columbus City Council candidate  Kieran Cartharn said to me, “We need sensible policies for our communities and this can only be done by sensible local...

FDA Announces Another Extension for Manufacturers Product Listing

This was surely a recipe for disaster. That is not nearly an ample amount of time given for all vaping industry manufacturers in the U.S. to be able to comply with.Therefore, with many tobacco...

Experts re-analyse the data on which the Surgeon General’s report was based

Last December, the former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, released a report saying that increased e-cigarette use amongst young people is a “major public health concern”, and urged lawmakers to implement even harsher regulations...

NZ study compares the effectivity of e-cigs and patches for smoking cessation

The study titled Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial, was published on The Lancet earlier this month. The research was conducted between Sept 6, 2011, and July 5, 2013 by recruiting...

US study : The advent of e-cigs corresponds to decreased smoking rates

The study called E-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation: evidence from US current population surveys, was carried out by researchers from the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, and Moores...

Stanton Glantz – Expert, or Extremist?

Glantz is a professor of medicine in the cardiology division at the University of California, San Francisco, and one of the most influential anti-tobacco activists in the world.It’s hard to overstate how influential Glantz...