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January 2017

Report: E-Cigs Have “Very Encouraging” Tobacco Harm Reduction Potential

By C. Bosco January 31, 2017 861 Views No comments

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A scientific report that emphasizes the harm reduction potential of e-cigarette has been released by researchers at the University of Victoria, BC (Canada). Gateway effect, secondhand exposure and emissions are some of the topics addressed by the authors who conclude in a "very encouraging" harm reduction perspective for vaping devices.

Study Debunks "Vaping Gateway To Smoking" Theories

By C. Bosco January 26, 2017 798 Views No comments

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Another group of researchers is sounding the alarm on the supposed dangers of vaping, warning it’s “clear that e-cigarettes act as a gateway to smoking.”

A new study from the University of California, San Francisco claims to have found no evidence electronic cigarettes played a part in the youth smoking rate drop, and are actually converting vape users into full-time smokers.

The Truth About Exploding Batteries

By C. Bosco January 11, 2017 1281 Views No comments

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Each time an e-cigarette explodes, the information is the object of alarmist reports in the tabloid press and the source of concern for the general public and especially for users. This creates a litigious climate around vaping that serves the cause of anti-vaping communities. Let's clarify the risk and see what can be done for more safety.

Goverment Officials (& Smokey the Bear) Want To Ban Vaping In All National Parks

By C. Bosco January 9, 2017 996 Views No comments

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Officials at the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing a ban on all electronic cigarette devices throughout the U.S., claiming that the vapor exhaled by users is still potentially dangerous to bystanders.

Former CDC Director Applauds E-Cigs for Helping Smokers Quit

By C. Bosco January 5, 2017 892 Views No comments

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Last month in December, Michael Eriksen, who is the former Director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and is currently Dean and Regents' Professor at the Georgia State School of Public Health, attracted significant attention online by tweeting in favour of electronic cigarettes.