Thursday, February 25, 2021
  • AVCA disappointed with lack of smokefree progress

    New Zealand’s leading vaping consumer group is deeply disappointed there remains no action plan to achieve the ambitious national goal of Smokefree 2025. “Back in 2011 when Smokefree 2025 was launched, it was viewed as doable albeit requiring serious and deliberate government programmes and intervention. However, nine years on we’re still sadly miles off,” says…

  • 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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- February 24, 2021

The evidence is in ... Studies show that tens of thousands of smokers stopped as a result of vaping #thr #smokefreelife #right2switch #right2choices https://t.co/aSs8yVokcf
h J R

- February 22, 2021

How Wording Increases or Decreases The Perceived Risk of Vapour Exposure https://t.co/08HwT8uSRS via @vaping_post
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- February 19, 2021

MALAYSIA: Vast potential for vape industry if regulated, says MEVTA #smokefreelife #thr #caphra https://t.co/qYLkcRppFu
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- February 18, 2021

@vapeindia: Nancy Loucas from CAPHRA unpacks the motivations behind attacks on consumers in recent scientific papers — from ideological and funding biases to state ownership of tobacco trade and the resultant vested interests. #SayYesToTHR https://t.co/aBiysFJu5w
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- February 17, 2021

UK Teens as Young as 11 Given Nicotine Patches to Quit Smoking #quitsmoking https://t.co/AhRDDooNTO via @vaping_post
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The Advocates Voice - Episode 4youtu.be/47s2-Yem1eYNew Episode premiering on 25 Feb at NOON Hong Kong Time.Stories in Depth: Starts at:Vietnam :40Philippines 1:56New Zealand 3:28Summary Review: Starts at:WHO "Commit to Quit" 6:46Europe: Netherlands 8:14Upcoming V4V Webinar 9:15 ... See MoreSee Less

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The Advocates Voice - Episode 4youtu.be/47s2-Yem1eYNew Episode premiering on 25 Feb at NOON Hong Kong Time.Stories in Depth: Starts at:Vietnam :40Philippines 1:56New Zealand 3:28Summary Review: Starts at:WHO "Commit to Quit" 6:46Europe: Netherlands 8:14Upcoming V4V Webinar 9:15 ... See MoreSee Less

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}#vapingsaveslives #vapingToday the Victorian Legislative Council supported a Liberal Democrats motion calling on the Government to legalise vaping as a consumer product. While some members were still cautious, and others are awaiting the outcome of the Senate Select Committee on Tobacco Harm Reduction currently underway, there did seem to be a shift. I believe that the tide is turning on this issue and more people in our parliament are recognising the potential benefits of vaping to further reduce smoking rates in Victoria. ... See MoreSee Less

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