December 10, 2018

Can e-cigarettes help people quit smoking?

Electronic cigarettes and novel tobacco products have emerged as alternatives to traditional smoking, which is responsible for nearly 700,000 deaths every year in the EU. Advocates of the so-called “next generation products” insist they are much less harmful than smoking. They also refer to studies saying that these products can help smokers kick the habit […]

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November 28, 2018

Vaping announcement may not support 2025 goal

The Associate Minister of Health’s announcement on regulating and legislating vaping finally gives some direction to retailers and users, but its regulations may go too far and reduce the availability of vaping products for smokers, National list MP Nicky Wagner says. “It’s good to finally see some direction from the Minister on vaping regulations, because […]

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March 7, 2018

Dr. Farsalinos Discredits “Toxic Metal” Study For Being Misleading

Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos has built a respected reputation over the last several years by replicating and rebuking poorly designed vaping studies. In his over ten years of research on e-cigarettes, Dr. Farsalinos has never been afraid to call out misleading analysis, generally by pointing out exactly how they’re, intentionally or not, disseminating false or incomplete […]

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February 26, 2018

American Cancer Society Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes

The American Cancer Society Board of Directors approved the following position statement on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in February 2018. The position statement will be used to guide ACS’s tobacco control and cessation efforts as it relates to these products. ACS Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes Combustible tobacco products, primarily cigarettes, are the single greatest cause […]

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January 9, 2018


A leading expert in the field of tobacco harm reduction is criticizing a wave of recent studies claiming electronic cigarettes are a “gateway” to smoking as “bad science in service of bad theories.” The media is currently saturated with headlines decrying alternative smoking technologies as “gateway” products that are hooking a new generation on combustible […]

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January 4, 2018

Vaping a cheaper and healthier option for smoker Lesley

If quitting smoking feels impossible, vaping is a cheaper and healthier alternative. While e-cigarette use isn’t without its own affects on people’s health, Leicester’s Stop Smoking Service actively encourages people struggling to kick a tobacco habit to try it. And it proved surprisingly effective for hairdresser Lesley Heggs, who switched over five months ago and […]

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December 16, 2017

Vaping better than smoking, Ministry of Health tells MPs

Vaping is a far healthier alternative to smoking, health officials have told MPs. It is much safer than smoking, and there is emerging evidence it helps people quit, the Ministry of Health said during a briefing at Parliament on Wednesday. Vape, don’t smoke – expert Data has shown the risks of second-hand vapour are small […]

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November 14, 2017

Smokers should switch to vaping: experts

Australian lives could be saved if smokers are encouraged to switch to vapes or e-cigarettes, leading health experts say. Health professionals gathered in Melbourne on Monday to hear how the smoke-free technology could help smokers move away from deadly cigarettes. “For those smokers who won’t or can’t quit, the next best thing would be to […]

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