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 […]

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 […]