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An Australian vaping revolution: a talk with Dr. Colin Mendelsohn
Millions of smokers around the world usually talks to general practioners when they get the intention to quit smoking for good. And it happens everywhere. Vaping has the potential to help rejuvenate smoking cessation in Australia and improve public health if smokers are allowed easier and legal access to appropriately regulated products.
Australian GPs Association Endorses Vaping for Smoking Cessation
The RACGP has just released their latest edition of national smoking cessation guidelines, which in an unprecedented move supports the use of vaping products for smoking cessation. The GP organisation has been carrying out thorough reviews on the effectiveness and safety of the products, and has concluded that they are a legitimate quitting tool for adult smokers.
Health Department launches dodgy plan to stop nicotine vaping
Using the COVID-19 pandemic as cover, the Federal Department of Health has dramatically escalated its war on vapers by proposing draconian changes to the laws which govern where and how vaping products can be sold in Australia. Make no mistake, this is biggest attack on vapers, the vaping industry and small businesses yet and we have to get ready to fight back!
The CDC Is to Blame For More Americans Than Ever Being Misinformed About Vaping and E-Cigarettes
"Restricting access and appeal among less harmful vaping products out of an abundance of caution while leaving deadly combustible products on the market does not protect public health."
The Vaping Truth Survey – Final Analysis
Vaping, as an extremely viable choice to stop smoking as the survey will show below, is changing the world & is changing and saving lives by both reducing and eliminating tobacco from our very lives.
Vaping’ profiles and preferences: An online survey of electronic cigarette users
Aims: To characterize e-cigarette use, users and effects in a sample of Electronic Cigarette Company (TECC) and Totally Wicked E-Liquid (TWEL) users
A Qualitative Analysis of Maori and Pacific people’s Experiences of Using Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)
If electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) are to bring public health benefits, members of population groups most affected by smoking must find them an easily adopted and satisfying replacement for smoking. We explored experiences of ENDS uptake and use among Māori and Pacific peoples living in New Zealand and probed factors that assisted transitions from smoking to vaping.
Experts Urge Asian Authorities to Endorse Tobacco Harm Reduction
A panel of experts from CAPHRA, have sent a letter to the top ministers of nine Asian-Pacific countries, asking them to emphasise on the implementation of tobacco harm reduction policies at the Parties to the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to be held later this year.
Will Nicotine Be a Game Changer for COVID-19 Patients?
A clinical trial is set to begin in France, providing nicotine patches to hospital staff and COVID-19 patients and measuring the results. The trial has the backing of celebrated Pasteur Institute neurobiologist Jean-Pierre Changeux, an expert on the cholinergic system (which includes the nicotinic receptors).
FDA Admits There’s Actually No Evidence Vaping Makes COVID-19 Worse
The federal agency had previously stated that vapers were at an elevated risk of developing complications tied to COVID-19.
Misguidance – No studies have been conducted showing that a flavor ban will reduce underage vaping.
There is, however, evidence such bans will not achieve that goal. In late 2018, the major nicotine vaping company JUUL stopped selling fruit and dessert-flavored vape pods. JUUL sales did not drop. Most teens who continued to “juul” just switched to tobacco, mint, or menthol flavors. Adult customers (the majority of JUUL’s customers) did the same.
Celebrating World Vape Day & debunking the infamous Gateway Theory
Millions of vapers, e-cigarette users and harm reduction advocates across the globe, will be celebrating World Vape Day, tomorrow on the 30 of May 2020, a day before World No Tobacco Day.
An online survey of New Zealand vapers
Abstract: Using electronic cigarettes (vaping) is controversial, but is increasingly widespread.
NZ Vape Association Urges Govt. to Keep Vape Stores Open
As New Zealand’s Prime Minister is expected to announce further measures with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown in the coming days, the Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy (AVCA) is asking that specialist R18 vape stores are allowed to remain open on public health grounds.
About One in Five Novice Vapers Buying Their First E-Cigarette in a Vape Shop Are Smoking Abstinent after Six Months
Background: E-cigarette use is rising with the majority of vapers purchasing their e-cigarettes in vape shops. We investigated the smoking/vaping trajectories and quit-smoking success rates of smokers deciding to start vaping for the first time and buying their e-cigarette in brick-and-mortar vape shops in Flanders.
Changes in the Frequency of Airway Infections in Smokers Who Switched To Vaping: Results of an Online Survey
Results: Among 941 responders, 29% reported no change in respiratory symptoms, 5% reported worsening, and 66% reported an improvement. Among qualitative comments, 232 elaborated on positive and 15 on negative experiences. Conclusion: The switch from smoking to vaping was associated with a reduced incidence of self-reported respiratory
E-cigarettes or vaping: is there any difference in perceptions of use and associated harm among the current users between a developed and a developing country?
Background: E-cigarettes or vaping are currently increasing in popularity among smokers globally. This study aims to compare e-cigarette users between a developed country and a developing country to identify similarities/differences regarding perceptions of use and associated harm.
E-cigarettes: Comparing the possible risks of increasing smoking initiation with the potential benefits of increasing smoking cessation
The public health community is divided regarding electronic cigarettes. Skeptics emphasize potential vaping-induced increases in smoking among children and possible health hazards for adults.
Tobacco Harm Reduction
International experts in tobacco policy say WHO is blocking innovation and wasting opportunities to save millions of lives
“We know beyond reasonable doubt that vaping and other smoke-free nicotine products are very much less risky than smoking, and that those who switch completely see rapid improvements in their health."
Nicotine without smoke: fighting the tobacco epidemic with harm reduction
The rapid rise of smoke-free nicotine products, especially vaping, is the most disruptive influence on smoking in decades.
Vaping products should be labelled essential, says British MP
AN MP has lobbied the Government to label stop smoking products as essential, so that people who have quit smoking can better access vaping products.
Anti-Vaping Zealots Find Opportunity in the Pandemic
“We have to seize this moment,” said Laurie Rubiner, executive vice president of the Bloomberg-funded Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Groundbreaking survey highlights vaping’s role in tobacco control
A Filipino vaping group welcomed the results of a groundbreaking study in India which highlight the potential of e-cigarettes as an additional option for tobacco control and how vaping can have a substantial impact on public health.
Prof. Glantz’s study claiming vaping causes heart attacks is not just flawed, it was false, says doctor
So claims Dr. Brad Rodu professor of medicine and tobacco control expert from the University of Louisville.
Vaping benefits not a lot of hot air
Vaping is a relatively new phenomenon; it has only been around for about 10 years. In that time there have been up to 60,000 deaths due to cigarette smoking in this country and seven million deaths in Europe.
Vaping groups: Retracted study on e-cigs validates concerns
Vaping groups in the Philippines lauded the decision of the Journal of the American Heart Association to retract the publication of a study, which implied that e-cigarette use is associated with increased risk of having a heart attack. The JAHA editors said they were “concerned that the conclusion is unreliable.”
Vaping ideal in tobacco control – expert
GENEVA: The results of a first-of-its-kind survey highlighted the potential of electronic cigarettes as an additional option for tobacco control and how vaping could have a substantial impact on public health, according to a vaping group.
WHO warning on vaping draws harsh response from U.K. researchers
New warnings about vaping issued ... by the World Health Organization have prompted strong pushback from public health experts in the United Kingdom ....
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The World Health Organization’s misguided effort to stop Americans from vaping
While the WHO claims it wants to reduce smoking, its actions contradict its goals. WHO continues to turn a blind eye to new harm-reduction technologies, such as vaping or heat-not-burn products ....
World Health Organization Worries More About Vaping Than the Coronavirus
At the same time the World Health Organization was dithering about the dangers of the coronavirus, it was perpetuating another public health threat of greater magnitude.
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