Last updated on September 29th, 2020
Important E-Cigarette News Stories and Reports
Here is the E-Cigarette News report on recent scientific testing and electronic cigarette safety. Also included are FDA and Ecig advocate organization calls to action and ecig product safety standard updates.
1- Scientific Study shows toxicity levels in e-cigarettes are 100 times lower than tobacco cigarettes.
2- The FDA invites both consumers and other experts on e-cigarettes to submit comments to call attention to the enormous body of knowledge and expertise that exists in the consumer community. This link to the CASAA website includes an easy-to- use form letter, so consumers can participate and provide information supporting electronic cigarettes.
3- From Clive Bates, Director of Counterfactual Consulting Limited and former Director of the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change – A comprehensive list and important excerpts from studies and reports on Teen Vaping and whether Ecigarettes are a gateway to smoking.
4- SFATA, the largest trade group dedicated to advocacy, awareness and education for the vapor products industry announces its support of the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act which supports legislation to create a national standard for child-resistant e-liquid packaging.
5- More ELiquid Companies Are Using Third Party Labs to Test for Harmful Ingredients
6- March E-Cigarette Madness: Regional Results for Worst E-Cigarette Lies.
7- The Daily Telegraph supports e-cigarettes, calling them “greatest tool in the fight against lung cancer that the world has ever seen.”
8- A study of long-term tobacco users, led by Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry, Penn State College of Medicine determined that electronic cigarettes appear to be less addictive than tobacco cigarette.
9- The European Union ignores science and common sense by making proposals that will damage the health of smokers and vapers.
10- California Department of Public Health is running a campaign to keep smokers from switching to Electronic Cigarettes.
11- A study in the medical journal Inhalation Toxicology has found that 20 out of 21 electronic cigarette brands showed no signs of cytotoxicity (that is, toxicity that causes cell damage or death).
12- Dr. Ricardo Polosa’s study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health indicates Electronic Cigarettes improve asthma conditions.
13- An important study conducted by the US National Institute of Health shows that e-cigarettes help smokers quit, and are more effective than NRTs (e.g., nicotine patch or gum).
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