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Health Experts Angry FDA Still Doesn’t Regulate E-Cigarettes

“It’s no wonder use of e-cigarettes by youth has skyrocketed,” the letter reads. “This process has already taken far too long. We cannot afford more delays that allow tobacco companies to target our kids with a new generation of tobacco products.” Healt
TIME Magazine
added May 4, 2015 11:39

9 Things to Consider Before You Try E-Cigarettes to Stop Smoking

A recent study suggests they might lower smokers’ ability to quit. We talk with the CDC’s Tim McAfee about e-cigarettes and why more young people are giving them a try With little regulation and many unknowns, m
U.S. News & World Report
added May 1, 2015 13:44

Announcements: World Asthma Day — May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015, marks the 17th annual observance of World Asthma Day and the kickoff to Asthma Awareness Month. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States. One in 14 Americans lives with asthma,* experiencing repeated episodes of
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:28

SATEL: Why The CDC Has It Wrong About The Rise In Teen Vaping Comment Now Follow Comments

It is shameful that the CDC, the nation’s leading institute of public health, doesn’t acknowledge the value of e-cigarettes as a substitute for cancer-causing cigarettes. In an ad campaign launched three weeks ago, Dr. Frieden, a longtime critic of vapi
added Apr 28, 2015 08:16

[UK-Wales, USA] SULLUM: E-Cigarettes Are Not Tobacco Products / The CDC misleads the public about the hazards of vaping.

Siegel argues that the CDC "is misleading the public not only through its outright lies, dishonesty, and deception about e-cigarettes, but also by its failure to ask the right questions to actually test its pre-determined conclusions."
Reason Magazine
added Apr 27, 2015 11:29

[California] EDITORIAL: State should butt out of the war against tobacco

an antiscience crusade against vaping and e-cigarettes launched in coordination by the California Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the FDA...countenancing the government’s continued overreach into every marke
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 27, 2015 11:12
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[Connecticut] Secondhand smoke exposure remains high among kids, adults in poverty

exposure remains especially high for children ages 3 to 11, African-Americans and those who live in poverty or rental housing, according to a recent report. Jessica Hollenbach, the director of asthma programs at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center,
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Apr 27, 2015 09:03

SULLUM: Why Is The CDC Lying About E-Cigarettes?

opponents of vaping have escalated their prevarications by implying, in defiance of all scientific evidence, that there is no important difference between the two kinds of nicotine delivery devices.
added Apr 24, 2015 14:24

SIEGEL: CDC is Running a Dishonest Campaign Against E-Cigarettes Which is Re-Normalizing Smoking

almost the entire tobacco control movement has fallen for the CDC's lies and dishonesty about electronic cigarettes hook, line, and sinker. These groups are now helping to widely disseminate this inaccurate information to the public. I don't recall any pr
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 23, 2015 13:14

CDC’s latest survey on teen “tobacco” use conflates vaping with smoking. But it’s not the same.

Another day, another fraud perpetrated by our “public health” leaders at the CDC. Their latest report, Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2014, was released to much hype yesterday, the main news hook was the spectacula
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 23, 2015 12:59
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