April 19, 2017

CDC report shows more smokers try to quit with e-cigs than nicotine replacement products

Federal health regulators continue to de-emphasize electronic cigarettes and vaporizers as smoking-cessation options even as they acknowledge increased use of the products for that purpose. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday a 26-month study of 15,943 adult cigarette smokers. It was published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. The goal was determining […]

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March 29, 2017

E-cigarettes will be legalised in New Zealand

E-cigarettes will be legalised – with one expert concerned at how widely products will be available and if children will see advertising in dairies. The Government announced today it will change the law to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. Products will be legally sold at some point next year. The change is a big […]

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February 9, 2017

E-cigarettes ‘are much safer than normal cigarettes, with a very low risk’ says study

Ex-smokers who switched to e-cigarettes or NRT had significantly lower levels of toxic chemicals and carcinogens in their body compared to people who continued to smoke E-cigarettes are “much safer” than conventional cigarettes, according to a landmark study. The devices are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to the research […]

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January 17, 2017

An enemy of vaping calls it quits!

Extremist anti-nicotine CDC chief Frieden has been called “a nanny’s nanny” A powerful figure in the Obama administration’s public health war on vaping will leave office on the same day Donald Trump is inaugurated. Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that he will resign on […]

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January 14, 2017

USA: Former director at CDC commends e-cigs for smoking cessation

Last month in December, Michael Eriksen, who is a former Director of the Office on Smoking and Health at 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. In his […]

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