E-Cigarette Survey News

Legacy Foundation survey (conducted January-April, 2010) found that 3.4% of American adults (about 8 million) reported ever using an e-cigarette, that cigarette smokers were 22.8 times more likely to have used an e-cigarette than never smokers (11.4% vs .5%), that 2% of former smokers had used an e-cigarette (including some/many/most who may have quit smoking with e-cigarettes) and that e-cigarette users self-reported better health status.  The online survey also […]

Worldwide E-Cigarette News

Electronic cigarette supplier poised to recruit after sales grow 1,000% (Scotland) http://www.scotsman.com/scotland-on-sunday/business/electronic-cigarette-supplier-poised-to-recruit-after-sales-grow-1-000-1-2399065 Survey of 973 smokers in Prague finds that 86% had heard about e-cigarettes, 26% had tried using them at least once, and 7% (i.e. 27% of those who ever tried them) were using them regularly. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03916.x/full Peter Hajek’s letter to Addiction defends and supports e-cigarettes http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03899.x/pdf […]

More E-Cigarette News – Worldwide

CBS News interviews smoker who quit by switching to e-cigarettes, exposes Polosa study finding e-cigarettes helped many smokers (who didn’t even want to quit) to quit and/or sharply reduce cigarette consumption. Drug industry funded ALA denies scientific evidence and health benefits of e-cigarettes, opposes smokers reducing lung disease risks by switching to smokefree alternatives, urges FDA to impose Chapter IX regulations that […]

Anti-Smoking Laws and Electronic Cigarettes

Some States within the US are currently creating and discussing laws regarding the use of electronic cigarettes in public places.  These usage bans on e-cigarettes are generally lumped in with bans on smoking tobacco cigarettes in workplaces, bars, and potentially any public places.  As of yet, Canada has not proposed any laws regarding the use […]