Electronic Cigarettes Featured On SNL

The time has come when e-cigarettes have made it into pop culture via Saturday Night Live.  Although in the past, such icons as Johnny Depp in The Tourist and Katherine Heigl on David Letterman have introduced the electronic cigarette to the masses, SNL holds a special place when it comes to shaping and displaying pop […]

Testing Shows Electronic Cigarette Vapor OK

Ever wonder if that vaper next to you blowing out plums of vapor is effecting you?  The scientific answer is no.  A study recently peer reviewed and published in the journal Inhalation Toxicology concluded that “Non-cancer risk analysis revealed “No Significant Risk” of harm to human health for vapor samples from e-liquids” and “For all byproducts measured, […]

Leaked: European Union May Be Planning To Ban E-Cigarettes

According to Michael Siegel from “The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary” blog, the Tobacco Journal International received information indicating that the European Union may have plans to ban the electronic cigarette unless it is marketed by a pharmaceutical company as a nicotine replacement therapy product.  This was the same position that the FDA in the United […]

More E-Cigarette Studies and Articles

Study finds e-cigarette vapor contains exponentially less particulate matter (PM) than secondhand cigarette smoke http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22913171#   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? http://blogs.theheart.org/melissa-walton-shirley-blog/2012/8/25/the-ecigarette-should-cardiologists-add-this-to-our-bag-of-tricks   Dr. Seth Bilazarian […]

E-Cigarette Controversy

European Society of Cardiology: Electronic cigarettes do not damage the heart http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/greek-study-finds-e-cigarettes-no-threat-to-heart/ http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-08-25/e-cigarettes-pose-no-risk-of-heart-disease-study-finds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poOP9skjaxM (5/17/12 interview/presentation by Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos) Hayden McRobbie presents on e-cigarettes at the 2012 UK National Smoking Cessation Conference http://www.uknscc.org/uknscc2012_presentation_108.php?show=archive Gizmodo: The Best E-Cigarette http://gizmodo.com/5936968/the-best-e+cigarette#13457600338433 Brad Rodu: E-Cigarettes Awareness and Use http://rodutobaccotruth.blogspot.com/2012/08/e-cigarettes-awareness-and-use_22.html Mike Siegel: Electronic Cigarette Opponents Now Making Up, Not Just Lying About […]

USA Today Article on E-Cigarettes and More

In USA Today article, e-cigarette prohibitionists continue to misrepresent evidence about e-cigarettes, TVECA estimates 5 million e-cigarettes will be sold in the US in 2012. http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/story/2012-08-18/electronic-cigarettes-smokeless-vaping-risks/57121894/1?csp=34news Promote harm reduction for smokers and let’s prevent 100,000 dead bodies! http://www.pjonline.com/news/promote_harm_reduction_for_smokers_and_let%E2%80%99s_prevent_100000_dead_bodies Latest studies confirm e-cigarette vapor safety http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/12776603-latest-studies-confirm-ecigarette-vapor-safety Barbados Ministry of Health protects cigarette markets by taxing e-cigarettes same as cigarettes and by banning […]

The Latest E-Cigarette News

E-Cigarettes a Wake-Up Call for Big Tobacco http://www.csnews.com/top-story-tobacco-e_cigarettes_a_wake_up_call_for_big_tobacco_-61663.html Big Tobacco bets on e-cigarette future http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/cb76997e-e0a5-11e1-b465-00144feab49a.html#axzz23R1o0Kva On the E Train Disposables or rechargables: Which e-cigarette should you stock? http://www.cspnet.com/sites/default/files/magazine/article/pdf/F8_CSP_0812.pdf Being Modern: E-cigarettes http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/healthy-living/being-modern-ecigarettes-8026627.html Dr. Michael Gough at Kenmore Mercy Hospital (NY) claims “using an e-cigarette is very similar to using a regular cigarette” http://tonawanda-news.com/feature/x585465265/The-jury-is-still-out-on-safety-of-e-cigarettes E-cigaretttes – […]

The Good, The Bad, and The Junk Science About E-Cigarettes

MA legislative session ends without enactment of proposed e-cigarette tax or tobacco tax hikes http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2012/08/01/flash-beacon-hill-swings-into-action/tq7z4iKtcxzRIIogZawaSP/story.html UK Health Minister Simon Burns protects cigarette markets and threatens public health by claiming e-cigarettes contain “potentially toxic substances” and pose “potential danger to consumers” without providing any evidence to justify his fear mongering claims demonizing the far less hazardous smokefree alternatives for smokers. http://www.dailymail.co.uk:80/news/article-2184014/Ministers-warn-electronic-cigarettes-unsafe-lead-health-problems.html http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/politics/4471959/E-cigs-a-risk-fear-may-see-law-move.html Study […]

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 […]