Saturday, September 19, 2020
  • Ombudsman asks government to include citizens’ voice on Thailand e-cigarette policy

    THAILAND: The Office of the Ombudsman has asked relevant government agencies to listen to the voice of the public objectively in deciding on whether the ban on electronic cigarettes in Thailand should be lifted or extended. Representatives of the Ends Cigarette Smoke Thailand (ECST) and administrators of the Facebook page “What is e-cigarette” attended the…

  • E-cigarette use is strongly associated with smoking cessation in the European Union

    By Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos A study published recently in the journal Tobacco Control examined the association between e-cigarette use and smoking in the Eurobarometer 2017 survey. Last year, another study analyzed the 2014 Eurobarometer, finding that e-cigarette use prevents smoking cessation in Europe. But the study design and conclusion was flawed since the 2014 survey…

  • E-cigarette flavors and aldehyde emissions: another failure to verify findings from a previous study

    By Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos A 2017 study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology reported that aldehyde emissions from e-cigarettes are derived from thermal degradation of flavoring compounds rather than the main liquid ingredients (propylene glycol and glycerol). The study found non-detectable levels of aldehydes in unflavored liquids, but up to 10,000-fold higher levels…

  • Things that make you go hmm…

    The World Health Organisation has been under a lot of pressure recently; first with the issuance and eventual revision of its Q&A Detail on E-Cigarettes and then with the Coronavirus outbreak in China that is spreading globally. For the purposes of this blog, we are going to focus on the WHO FCTC and the implications…

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- September 19, 2020

@ColinMendelsohn: VAPING WORKS A new meta-analysis of 3 studies (n=1498) finds that #vaping is 70% more effective than nicotine replacement therapy This supports evidence from observational and population studies and declines in national smoking rates https://t.co/R94GU00zgP @Lungfoundation
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- September 18, 2020

Medical professionals agree it's time to ramp up harm reduction efforts to mitigate the dangers of smoking - #smokefree4life #livelifesmokefree https://t.co/ubi43Xv8D1
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- September 17, 2020

FACT: Vaping saves lives. FACT: Nicotine is not the enemy. FACT: Proud to be #smokefree. FACT: We have the right to make informed decisions. #voices4vape #smokefree4life https://t.co/s4BAwS4zkI
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- September 16, 2020

We all have a right to make informed decisions. We DO NOT want to smoke tobacco,. We demand the right to be #smokefree4life and #livelifesmokefree. #Voices4Vape https://t.co/F5BVz2kSes
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- September 12, 2020

There is no vaping health crisis. Get the facts, not fake news & junk science. Vaping is 95% less harmful than tobacco smoking. Informed decisions must be made. #smokefree4life #voices4vape #ecigarettes https://t.co/pqXtsx68Fy via @YouTube
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