Study finds e-cigarette vapor contains exponentially less particulate matter (PM) than secondhand cigarette smoke
VPLive Vape Team replays Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos’ e-cigarette heart study presentation at European Society of Cardiology, and interviews him.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=e2rqYp-yPPA (begins at 24 minutes)
Dr. Melissa Walton Shirley – The e-cigarette: should cardiologists add this to our bag of tricks?
Dr. Seth Bilazarian – Smoking electronic cigarettes: A reasonable harm-reduction and smoking-cessation strategy?
PMI series- Reduced exposure evaluation of an Electrically Heated Cigarette Smoking System. Part 1: Non-clinical and clinical insights
PMI series – Reduced exposure evaluation of an Electrically Heated Cigarette Smoking System. Part 2: Smoke chemistry and in vitro toxicological evaluation using smoking regimens reflecting human puffing behavior
PMI series – Reduced exposure evaluation of an electrically heated cigarette smoking system. Part 3: Eight-day randomized clinical trial in the UK
PMI series – Reduced exposure evaluation of an Electrically Heated Cigarette Smoking System. Part 4: Eight-day randomized clinical trial in Korea
PMI Series – Reduced exposure evaluation of an electrically heated cigarette smoking system. Part 5: 8-Day randomized clinical trial in Japan
PMI series – Reduced exposure evaluation of an electrically heated cigarette smoking system. Part 6: 6-day randomized clinical trial of a menthol cigarette in Japan
PMI Series – Reduced exposure evaluation of an Electrically Heated Cigarette Smoking System. Part 7: A one-month, randomized, ambulatory, controlled clinical study in Poland
PMI Series – Reduced exposure evaluation of an Electrically Heated Cigarette Smoking System. Part 8: Nicotine Bridging – estimating smoke constituent exposure by their relationships to both nicotine levels in mainstream cigarette smoke and in smokers
Abstract presented at European Respiratory Society (ERS) confirms previous study finding that e-cigarettes modestly reduce airway resistance for ten minutes.
But abstract author Christina Gratziou, Chair of the ERS Tobacco Control Committee, issues press release misrepresenting her own abstract’s findings by claiming: “Experts warn that e-cigarettes can damage the lungs”
February 2012 ERS policy opposes “the use of all tobacco and unapproved nicotine delivery products such as cigarettes, chewable tobacco, and emerging products that include electronic cigarettes (e-cigs), snus, dissolvable tobacco and waterpipes.”
News media repeats and further embellishes unsubstantiated claims in Gratziou’s press release
Mike Siegel: “Experts” from University of Athens Tell the Public They Are Not Sure if Smoking is Any More Hazardous than Vaping, Despite Lack of Demonstration of Clinically Significant Effects on Airways and Improvement in Respiratory Symptoms in Many Vapers
Mike Siegel: Commentary and Responses in Addiction Consider the Potential Role of Electronic Cigarettes in Smoking Cessation and Harm Reduction
Mike Siegel: Electronic Cigarette Opponents Fail to Disclose Relevant Conflicts of Interest to the Public
Mike Siegel: More Conflicts of Interest Being Hid by Electronic Cigarette Opponents: Funding of their Organization by Big Pharma Not Disclosed
CASAA sends letter to Univ. of Kentucky President and KY AG urging investigation of Ellen Hahn
NY legislature sends bill to Cuomo that would ban e-cigarette sales to minors
Riverside County (CA) Supervisors ignore facts and reality, ban e-cigarette use in county owned buildings due to false fear mongering allegations.
Naples (FL) gets vapor lounge for patrons to share electronic cigarette comaraderie
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