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[California] GLEASON: Electronic Cigarettes Remain Top Tax Target For Politicians

The fraudulent movement to ban, tax, and over-regulate e-cigarettes says...they’re more interested in protecting the state’s monopoly on cigarette sales than they are in public health.
added Jan 30, 2015 14:38

California Dept. of Public Health’s War on Vaping Continues / Alarmist, government-funded report relies on cherry-picked evidence to lobby for more state regulations

Despite the health officer’s false claims, there is ample evidence that vaping helps smokers quit and is far less hazardous than smoking. “Smokers deserve truthful and accurate information about the relative risks of different nicotine products, not overh
American Vaping Association
added Jan 29, 2015 01:12

Not so safe after all? California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be regulated as strictly as tobacco

'E-cigarettes are not as harmful as conventional cigarettes, but e-cigarettes are not harmless' said California Health Officer Ron Chapman. 'They are not safe.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 00:48

[California] State Health Officer’s Report on E-Cigarettes: A Community Health Threat (PDF)

First and foremost, education is needed to counter the marketing of e-cigarettes which is often misleading and highly appealing to teens. Second, there is a need to treat e-cigarettes in a comprehensive manner that is consistent with how we approach tra
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 29, 2015 00:09

Hoping to snuff e-cigarette use, California declares vaping a public health threat

In a report and advisory released by the California Department of Public Health, researchers found that more than twice as many 8th- and 10th-graders reported vaping, or using e-cigarettes, than smoking traditional cigarettes in 2014. Among seniors in hi
Los Angeles Daily News
added Jan 28, 2015 23:48

The Meanings of Smoking to Women and Their Implications for Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Women-centred approaches that include harm-reduction, motivational interviewing and trauma-informed elements are the new frontiers in interventions to encourage smoking cessation for women. Such approaches are linked to the meanings of smoking to women, t
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 27, 2015 06:45

NOCERA: Is Vaping Worse Than Smoking?

The Portland State study fits right into this dynamic. It is, on the one hand, factually true that vaping at an extremely high voltage will cause formaldehyde-releasing agents to develop. But this conclusion is highly misleading. People don’t vape at a
New York Times
added Jan 27, 2015 06:38

LETTER: Unsafe E-Cigarettes

Sally Satel writes: [FDA] “should allow companies to tell smokers about the benefits..." It is not likely that e-cigarettes are safer, because their use may lead to increased and not decreased tobacco smoking in young people.
New York Times
added Jan 26, 2015 11:20

New York Joins E-Cigarette Regulation Push as Cuomo Backs Bans

joining a nationwide push to regulate electronic cigarettes by seeking to treat them like their combustible counterparts. The proposal, included in the $141.6 billion budget Cuomo submitted Wednesday, would ban the devices, which burn liquid nicotine, fr
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:26

LETTER: Regulating E-Cigarettes

Many of the “burdensome” regulations that Sally Satel expresses concern about in her essay on electronic cigarettes are necessary to help ensure that these untested, unregulated nicotine delivery devices are in fact safe. Asking the tobacco industry to f
New York Times
added Jan 23, 2015 11:16
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