New CDC Study Blows Away Popular E-Cig Criticism
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has blown a major hole in the case against e-cigarettes. Many of the most vehement critics of e-cigarettes fear the devices could prove to be a gateway drug and will raise the risk of non-smoking vapers being lured into trying the ...Continue Reading...
Nicotine May Be An Effective Cognitive Enhancer
According to a Sept. 11 report by The Mind Unleashed, the nicotine in cigarettes is actually an effective drug for focusing attention and improving memory. The misconception that nicotine causes cancer has lead to viewing it in a negative light. The truth is, nicotine itself does not cause ...Continue Reading...
E-Cigarette Researchers Launch Kickstarter Campaign to Study Safety
A research group studying the long-term efficacy and safety of e-cigarettes has now launched a Kickstarter campaign to collect funds for the five-year follow-up study needed to provide solid data. Launched in 2013, the study was planned to last for five years. For the first two years, the ...Continue Reading...
E-Cig Vs. Patch
Denver Study The use of electronic cigarettes as a tool for smoking cessation led to short-term success, but the effect was not sustained over time, a systematic literature review found. At 1 month, the rate of smoking abstinence was significantly greater for e-cigarettes than placebo (RR 1.71, ...Continue Reading...
The Truth Behind Li-Ion Batteries
The battery powers our world: Li-ion battery’s inner workings revealed The Li-ion (lithium-ion) battery that we use to power our vaporizers and many other electronics we use daily can be dangerous and scientists are looking into how to make the batteries safer. Scientists said Tuesday they have ...Continue Reading...
Study Confirms E-Cigarettes Generate NO Toxins
Anti-smoking activists and public health officials who question the usefulness of electronic cigarettes in reducing tobacco-related disease often talk as if the content of the aerosol generated by these newfangled contraptions is utterly mysterious. While it may be plausible that the absence of ...Continue Reading...
World’s Top Scientist’s Issue Surprising Statement About E-Cigs
Fifty-three scientists have written to the UN’s World Health Organization Director General Margaret Chan cautioning her not to classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products, which would then lead to stricter regulatory controls on the nascent industry. The scientists say that e-cigarettes are ...Continue Reading...
Vapers Punch Formaldehyde Report In The Face
Electronic cigarette advocates are disputing the findings of a new study released this week in the New England Journal of Medicine about the risks of the smoking alternative. Those advocates say they blame over-simplified news reports and misleading headlines, not to mention questionable ...Continue Reading...
Researchers Gone Wild: Testing New Ways To Quit Smoking
A new study shows smokers may be able to kick the habit with a little help from psilocybin and three controlled trips Earlier this month, Johns Hopkins researchers published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology a stunning success rate in a pilot study using psilocybin, the psychedelic compound ...Continue Reading...
FDA Public Workshop For E-Cigarettes
Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health: A Public Workshop December 10, 2014 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. December 11, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FDA White Oak Conference Center Building 31, Room 1503, Section A 10903 New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20993 Workshop Objective: The purpose ...Continue Reading...
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