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SULLUM: The New York Times Highlights U.S. Officials' Irrational Hostility Toward E-Cigarettes

New York Times science reporter Sabrina Tavernise highlights the tendency of American public health officials to view e-cigarettes as a threat rather than an opportunity, even though vaping offers a much less dangerous alternative to smoking. "A growing
Reason Magazine
added Nov 3, 2016 16:32

[California, Illinois, New York] In re Fontem US, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litig. Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Second Amended Complaint (PDF)

The FDA has stated that the heading was implemented “in order to clarify that part 1143 is not intended to prevent tobacco product manufacturers from including truthful, non-misleading warnings on their products’ packaging or advertisements voluntarily
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 2, 2016 19:52

Survey: Most Americans under age 35 believe e-cigarettes cause less harm than traditional cigarettes

showed that 44 percent of survey respondents reported believing that e-cigarettes are less harmful to the lungs than traditional cigarettes. Among men specifically, that number jumped to 54 percent who think e-cigarettes are safer.
added Nov 2, 2016 07:16

Safer to Puff, E-Cigarettes Can’t Shake Their Reputation as a Menace

Use of the devices is slumping because they are not as good as cigarettes at giving a hit of nicotine. Dealing another strike against them, the country’s top public health authorities have sent an unwavering message: Vaping is dangerous.
New York Times
added Nov 2, 2016 06:36

Documentary "A Billion Lives" Targets FDA Regulations on Vaping

Is the government wrong to regulate electronic cigarettes? That's one of the ideas presented in the documentary film "A Billion Lives," which puts forth the idea that vaping and e-cigarettes would help smokers quit, and it's a mistake to limit access to
added Oct 31, 2016 17:02

E-Cigs Aren’t Always E-ffective

There are many potential health concerns with e-cigarettes, but little data. Data shows that certain flavors that include diacetyl (buttery flavor) are related to significant lung problems. There have also been suggestions of other pulmonary problems, bu
added Oct 31, 2016 17:01

RODU: FDA tobacco director ignores 2.5 million ‘anecdotal reports’ about e-cigarettes

The FDA should also be required to acknowledge population evidence generated by federal surveys. I informed the SFATA audience that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has 2015 National Health Interview Survey data documenting that 2.5 million
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 31, 2016 16:58

E-cig studies provide more conflicting outcomes on potential harm

Another week, another release of studies that have conflicting outcomes on the attractiveness and potential risk of electronic cigarettes, particularly to young adults...until a universally accepted definitive study is released, the two reports add more e
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 31, 2016 16:50

Head in the clouds: The complete noob's guide to ecigs and vaping

Vaping is a great way to kick the cigarette habit, and is generally thought of as a healthier alternative to smoking. It may save you a good deal of money in the end, too, given today’s high cost of cigarettes. It’s not as easy as just picking up the lat
added Oct 31, 2016 01:52

[India] MORRIS: Smokers Keen to Break the Habit Get No Help From the WHO

If the WHO and its FCTC are genuinely committed to reducing the harm from smoking, they should change their approach to tobacco control and recognize the life-saving potential of new technologies. A decision in India next month to push for stringent reg
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 31, 2016 01:50
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