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03, Nov, 2014
THR Research Randomized control trial finds second generation e-cigs very effective for smoking cessation and for reducing cigarette consumptionhttp://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/11/11/11220/htmhttp://www.ecigarette-research.com/web/index.php/2013-04-07-09-50-07/2014/186-ecig-rct E-Research Foundation launched to fund and promote research on vapor productshttp...

25, Oct, 2014
Smoking and Vaping Research NSDUH finds 15% decline (from 6.6% to 5.6%) in “past month” cigarette smoking by youth (ages 12-17) from 2012-2013, and a 43% decline (from 9.9% to 5.6%) from 2007-2013 (as sales of e-cigs skyrocketed), disproving false claims by CDC’s Tom Frieden and others that e-cigs are gateways to cigarette smoking.  Cigar use declined 46% (...

16, Oct, 2014
Public Health Research 2014 follow-up survey (attached) of 695 smokers (in 2011/12) in Dallas & Indianapolis metro areas (the latter of which banned smoking and vaping in workplaces in 2012) finds: - smokers who used e-cigs daily (for at least a month) were 6 times more likely to quit smoking than smokers who never vaped or who vaped just once or twice...

06, Oct, 2014
European Union E-cig company wins first round of lawsuit to challenge cigarette protecting European Union Tobacco Product Directive on e-cigshttp://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-29507359 FDA Tobacco CEOs Push FDA to Adopt E-Cig Rules More Quickly (to create a Big Tobacco e-cig cartel by banning >99% of e-smaller e-cig competitors)http://www....

26, Sep, 2014
Employment Discrimination Carroll (MD) Hospital Center CEO Leslie Simmons incompetently claims “nicotine is the leading cause of death,” imposes discriminatory no-nicotine-use hiring policy (including for use of FDA approved NRT products), mandates nicotine testing of all job applicants, with those testing positive given a free 90 day supply of banned NRT...

26, Sep, 2014
Public Health Research CDC survey (attached) confirms that virtually all e-cig use in US has been by smokers and exsmokers (including many who quit with e-cigs), disproves false fear mongering claims by CDC, FDA and others that e-cigs are addicting nonsmokers, appeal to youth, are target marketed to youth, are gateways to smoking, and renormalize smoking....

19, Sep, 2014
Public Health Research and Advocacy New ASH UK survey (slides attached) of 11-18 year olds finds: - More than 80% are now aware of e-cigs (up from 70% in 2013), - 90.1% never used an e-cig, - 98% of never smokers never tried using an e-cig, - More than 90% of never smokers and never e-cig users have no intention to use either in the future, - Ever use of an...

03, Sep, 2014
E-cigarettes and Public Health Electronic cigarettes: Fact and Faction Robert West & Jamie Brown, British Journal of General Practicehttp://bjgp.org/content/64/626/442.full Royal Society for Public Health says e-cigs are “significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco, and despite some products being visually similar to cigarettes, they are essentially...

19, Aug, 2014
E-Cig Regulations Protect Cigarettes Berenberg report for stock investors says e-cig regulations protect cigarette markets: “In summary, our medium-term view is that regulators have reinforced the position of cigarettes for many consumers at the same time that the tobacco majors have developed, or are developing, RRPs that are better substitutes, improving...

31, Jul, 2014
THR Research and Public Health Scientific review of e-cigs (attached) by Hajek, Etter, Benowitz, Eissenberg, McRobbie concludes: “Regulating EC as strictly as cigarettes, or even more strictly as some regulators propose, is not warranted on current evidence. Health professionals may consider advising smokers unable or unwilling to quit through other routes...