Tobacco

Policy statements from all over falsely accuse e-cigs/vapors of harm potential

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New policy statements from the WHO, the AHA, and the CDC spew baseless, distorted allegations, warning smokers not to try e-cigarettes and spreading false concerns about “second-hand vapor.” They should be ashamed for selling out. Continue reading

Health News Update: August 25, 2014

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The latest health news: India and China take many steps backward in GMO advancements, E-cig company fights back, and why eating or skipping breakfast may not affect your weight Continue reading

Totally Wicked e-vapor e-liquid company fights “city hall” in the EU

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An e-cig/vapor company takes on the misguided EU “Tobacco Products Directive”. They only have science, the EU’s own treaties, and common sense behind them, but it will still be an uphill battle to save smokers. Continue reading

Opposition by public health officials to e-cigarettes encouraging smokers to keep on smoking

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There are currently about 42 million American smokers. And smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death, with 480,000 people Continue reading

New survey says: e-cigs/vapor products becoming even more popular for quitters

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As discussed in a TIME magazine article, a newly-released survey (by Kantar Media, called their annual “MARS Consumer Health Study”) shows that smokers have taken to quitting by using e-cigarettes with a devotion that Continue reading

N. Car. docs suggest e-cigarettes for recalcitrant smokers, and support their use for quitting

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NCar docs are ignoring the dire warnings of “health” officials and politicians by suggesting to their smoking patients to try e-cigarettes to help them quit. Unlike those demagogues, docs have to actually try to help. Continue reading

Health News Update: August 11, 2014

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The latest health news: A malaria drug effective in infants, why physicians are recommending e-cigs to patients, and why you shouldn’t worry about a link between psoriasis and certain cancers

A WSJ op-ed debunks e-cig “gateway”; letter in JAMA-Peds refutes their prior junk study

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Two new additions to the growing scientific (as opposed to the ideological) literature on reduced-risk nicotine products (“e-cigarettes” in shorthand) show more clearly their high likelihood of benefiting smokers trying to quit smoking. Continue reading

Health News Update: August 4, 2014

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Catch the latest news on concerns regarding Gilead’s $84,000 hepatitis C treatment drug Sovaldi, the declining sales of traditional cigarettes, and why prior authorization could be hurting the health care system

Let the Free Market Kill the Combustible Cigarette

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Dr. Gilbert Ross and Dr. Michael R. Hufford in the National Review Online, August 5, 2014.

Today approximately 14,000 people will die of tobacco-related diseases around the world. The same will Continue reading




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