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Harm Reduction: Cliff Notes

I’ve been searching for quite a few years for someone louder in the tobacco control and public health sectors, for a hero. Someone to correct easily repeated disinformation and outright lies. Someone with balls. Cliff Douglas notes harm reduction with precision.

In a surprising tweet, Cliff Douglas did just that. How? He released a document titled “It is Time to Act with Integrity and End the Internecine Warfare Over E-Cigarettes” in a tweet (here) on March 4th, 2021. It’s about damn time.

In dealing with e-cigarettes, he explains the tobacco control community is “letting down tens of millions of adult smokers, their families and friends”, along with “healthcare providers, and government decision-makers.”

He calls to “pursue rational, social justice-oriented approaches to tobacco harm reduction” and later states: This is clearly a social justice issue.”

opposition to even considering positive scientific findings related to the promise of vaping for cessation and harm reduction is widely reinforced by confirmation bias“…

Crafted with direct language to his colleagues, he’s quick pointing out valid concerns for vaping products not being ‘approved’ by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but states the issue is “factually separate from whether these products are in fact helping a significant number of adult users quit smoking“. That’s harm reduction.

Also discussed is the rise in cigarette sales due to a massive “negative coverage on e-cigarettes” and bans on “all flavors” in e-cigarettes because of youth use (<– that’s an important link), while ignoring adults wanting to choose safer alternatives.

Not mincing words on the 2019 “Evali” fiasco, he states: “To be clear, EVALI is caused by vitamin E acetate added to illicit THC vaping products“, adding his niece returned to smoking because of the misleading headlines.

“Stop skirting the truth when it feels inconvenient”


Is this statement from Cliff Douglas too late?

I certainly hope not. During the middle of a real health crisis – the covid pandemic, politicians are distracted by pushing for a vape mail ban to restrict access to adult consumers, and because of pubic opinion of a fake ‘epidemic‘, outright flavor bans are still being pushed to ban less smoking by politicians like Senator Mitt Romney and Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi for products children cannot legally obtain.


Blackballing – Blacklisting

With the leadership Cliff Douglas portrays, I hope to see others willing to have the courage to speak out. I say that because fear of being shunned – literally blackballed by their professional peers for explaining data, research, and science, is a thing.

I say again, blacklisting that’s a thing in the public health sector. I’ll let two examples from professionals – where they will turn, with vile contempt, on themselves…

In 2009, Dr Michael Siegel explained his experience of stepping out of line with the anti-smoking narrative:

“Importantly, only one perspective on this issue was presented to us in the trainings. There was no room for disagreement or challenge. These ideas were presented as scientific facts, not subject to debate. In fact, if we were to challenge the ideas, the implication was that we – ourselves – might be accused of working for Big Tobacco or receiving secret payoffs.”

Dr. Siegel’s statement is found here.

Highly respected public health warrior, Dr. Marewa Glover, (Centre of Research Excellence, Indigenous Sovereignty & Smoking) – knows all too well how vindictive the community can be. After decades dedicating her life, well respected experience, the damage already done, she was eventually given an apology (here).

She also gave Patrick and I keen insight to fundamentalist anti-tobacco stigmatization – cynical optimists I call them, who use deliberate behavioral methods – to ‘help’ and manipulate smokers with cognitive dissonance, projecting a ‘spoiled identity’, “barbarian whipping school” style – on Smoke Free Radio last year (here).

What about employees of big, bad tobacco companies? Do they get their say? Well, personally, as much scrutiny as they’re always under, (and public health isn’t), I trust them way more than you might think.

Thanks to Skip for the next two links:

Speaking of being under a microscope, Dr. Gilchrist, the head of Scientific and Public Communications for Philip Morris International… Her twitter says she’s an “Advocate for “better”. Science Lady” (who I admire and follow on Twitter):

I can think of countless times when others in the scientific community have been afraid to support us publicly – despite supporting our smoke-free vision and the evidence – because they feared for their reputation, job or funding if they were to do so.

Dr. Gilchrist’s quote is found here:
Speaking out when it’s not safe – for your reputation

Next, from Nicotine Policy, Neil McKeganey and Christopher Russell:

There is a real danger here of creating an academic environment in which allegation or suspicion has supplanted proof when it comes to scientific misconduct.

This quote can be found here:
Tobacco Industry Funded E-Cigarette Research and the Rise of Academic McCarthyism

Like most of my regular readers, I’ve searched for – and found – a few individuals in the public health and tobacco control sectors willing to stand up, unabashedly state facts, call out the preposterous junk science, and stop the manipulation of information about vaping products.

Then they’ve been ostracized. Who wins? Certainly those valuing their pride overrides the very public’s health they’re paid by and employed to, to “protect”.

Consumers need the truth

If less smoking “at any cost”, is the “end game”, and is their only goal, they’ve done a piss poor job of trying to convince me and millions of smokers and families looking for answer(s) buried in their constant attempts to be the “popular kid” on campus spewing contrived sociopolitical and pseudo “science”. That’s not harm reduction.

My hope is this powerful statement by Mr. Douglas encourages others in all facets of leadership roles in public health, to do the same. I’ve revised my statement: “I’m for whatever works for the informed consumer. Patch, gum, Heat Not Burn, vaping, snus, acupuncture, books, hypnosis, counseling, Hale, Juul, etc. Do I “like” them all? No. It’s not about or me, or what “I” like. What may work as a choice for a consumer is first.” That’s harm reduction.

I implore EVERYONE in public health to consider what Mr. Douglas asks in his tweet below. His paper is linked for your convenience just below his tweet.

Here’s Cliff’s Paper:

It is Time to Act with Integrity and End the Internecine Warfare Over E-Cigarettes


I’ll repeat myself: If less smoking, “at any cost”, is the “end game” and is their only goal, the words in the tweet below should be used at all times. “No neighbor left behind”. That’s harm reduction.

I’ll be covering You Don’t Know Nicotine again very soon.

I’ll paraphrase Skip Murray (I affectionately call her #CrankyOldBroad). None of this should be “us” against “them”. It shouldn’t be about who’s “winning”. It should be about helping one another. Period. That’s harm reduction.

Like my last blog, it’s a matter of public health, and it’s personal.

Let’s get to work, public health.



Added March 10th, 2021:

This is Philippines, not USA...

but gives insight to the obvious influence of “non-profit” “charitable” organizations…

“Suansing noted that in addition to receiving funds from the Bloomberg Initiative, the FDA also admitted to soliciting and accepting funding from another anti-tobacco and anti-vaping organization, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).”

Suansing calls ‘deplorable’ FDA’s premature issuance of vape, HTP regulations

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Flavor Bans Are Good for Smoking

Those in control are power tripping all over themselves trying to ban flavors in vaping products. Once a smoker, you shall never deserve pleasure derived from a less harmful alternative while you’re bullied to quit smoking their way by the same people having you by your short-hairs. Flavor bans are good for smoking.

Do they want less smoking?

Do “they” truly want less smoking, or control? The choice to impose any flavor ban is a choice to protect income derived from smokers (NOT tobacco companies as public health likes to imply) in the form of predicted and lucrative revenue in accordance with the Master Settlement Agreement.

Because officials are not in control, they are desperate to regain control of public opinion – and doing so fraudulently. Obviously vaping products work.

Why would anyone want to ban or tax a less harmful alternative to smoking? Why would you ban adult choice?


What do they know?

When someone stops smoking, food not only tastes better, sense of smell improves. The olfactory nerves from taste to smell are in overdrive within a few days. Senators, for example, are trying to ban flavors, but have enjoyed a “candy desk” since 1965. Really. In fact, surprise, now there are TWO.

With most, if not all examples of “stop smoking” programs comes the fact that taste buds return and will enhance the perception of flavors. That means flavors are pleasurable in the journey of a smoker choosing not to smoke. That means flavor bans are good for smoking.

You could take my word for it, or find examples of

  • “suggesting that the effects of smoking on olfaction may be reversible” here.
  • “The ability of olfactory stimuli to uniquely alter craving states and cognitive processes associated with smoking, and disrupt well-learned smoking routines, would offer a distinct and novel method for reducing cravings” here.
  • “Your damaged taste buds will recover relatively quickly and your ability to relish delicious food will be among the greatest rewards you will get for your efforts in quitting smoking.” here
  • “In two days, the blunted senses of smell and taste begin to sharpen again” here.
  • “Did u know quitting smoking can make food taste & smell better? Yum!” from National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) “SmokeFreeUS” here.
  • “A few days after someone quits smoking, their taste buds kick back in. Celebrate those strong taste buds with some delicious healthy treats!” (Another) found from NCI here.
  • ” Quitting smoking can help improve your sense of taste! Celebrate #NationalWatermelonDay by enjoying a smokefree afternoon & the delicious taste of watermelon.” from the Centers for Disease Control here.

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69,233 Former Smokers Show:

Fruit and dessert/pastry/bakery flavors were the most prevalent choices of the adult established, dedicated US e-cigarette users who participated to this study. The same flavors were also considered particularly important in their effort to quit smoking and to prevent relapse to smoking.

That is here, from Dr Farsalinos :

Patterns of flavored e-cigarette use among adults vapers in the United States


Also explained here:

Restricting Access To Flavored E-Cigarettes Should Be The Last Resort


Now comes another document from California:

“However, this doesn’t mean we don’t have plenty of peer-reviewed evidence that they’re invaluable tools. In fact, a new report concluded e-liquid flavors help adult smokers fight the urge to start smoking again far better than tobacco flavored e-liquids do.”

New Research Supports Something We’ve Said About Vaping For Years


Flavor bans are good for smoking.


Irony In Control

Is the number one priority actually reducing smoking rates? Either they want less harm, or they don’t. Either they want less smoking, or they don’t. Smoking rates for teens and adults are the lowest in history. Is that bothering them?

It’s clear “public health” has made their decision. They want to have fewer flavors – but keep “tobacco” flavor. Think about that. That means flavor bans are good for smoking. They want to ban choices that work at any cost.

To pretend banning flavors will not protect cigarette revenues means you live in a fantasy world. You can ponder that statement at one of over 30,000 Starbucks – while enjoying one or more of your 80,000 available flavors.

“Morals are standards set by those who want their standards met by others.”

After all, smokers, and former smokers do not deserve motivation or pleasure – only defeat, disapproval, and shame. How’s that feel?

The public officials (all) bleating they want less smoking is irony in control. They are still asserting their “authority” while trying to hold what little control they have left.

Less smoking, after all, really isn’t their goal. Quietly mentioning lowering nicotine on occasion, burying within press releases, without much fanfare, they are INVESTING over 100 Million Dollars for more cigarettes….. Flavor bans are good for smoking.

At the risk of sounding sound redundant, repetitive and repeating myself: Do they want less smoking? Those in control are power tripping all over themselves trying to ban flavors.

ASK THEM WHY they want to ban less smoking.



They are desperate.

Even Truth Initiative admits:

“Good public health policy must recognize this continuum and leverage this knowledge to move continuing smokers, as rapidly as possible, toward less harmful nicotine delivery products while simultaneously preventing the adoption of all nicotine containing or tobacco products among youth.“

The Truth Manipulative

Dave shows more lies:

The American Liars Association.


CONSUMERS go HERE.

Industry go HERE.



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Kevin

Vaping In The News – November 17th, 2018

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Vaping In The News covers media stories on smoking, vaping, snus, heat not burn, e-cigarettes, exposing tobacco control, public health, government, regulations, policies and more worldwide.

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Youth tobacco and nicotine use – proportionate and responsible reaction ~ Lunar Rover ~ First Annual VapinGreek Consumer Advocate Award ~ Juul, because Juul ~ Nicotine and children ~ The political economy of vaping ~ VTA Executive Director, Tony Abboud, joins CNBC’s Power Lunch ~ FDA to Announce Ban on Sale of Most Cigarettes ~ Kids As Clickbait ~ Cranky Old Broad ~ Employers to discriminate against smokers




Youth tobacco and nicotine use – proportionate and responsible reaction

Written and submitted by

  • Thomas J. Miller: Attorney General of Iowa
  • David B. Abrams, Ph.D.: Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, NYU College of Global Public Health
  • Clive Bates: Director, Counterfactual Consulting, Former Director, Action on Smoking and Health UK
  • Thomas J. Glynn, PhD: Adjunct Lecturer, School of Medicine, Stanford University
  • Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.: Professor of Community Health and Health Behavior
  • Raymond Niaura, PhD: Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • David Sweanor: Chair of Advisory Board of the Center for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Youth tobacco and nicotine use – proportionate and responsible reaction


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VapinGreek

Speaking of Dimitris, I’m proud to have been honored with the first annual VapinGreek Consumer Advocate Award during the Vape Expo in Las Vegas last week – and was taken by complete surprise when it was presented by one of the very people I admire.  (Thank you also to Bill Tarling for telling me to watch it – but not telling me why).

In the vast and varied world of what is the ‘vaping community’, inspiration can come from many. One person I’ve listened to is Dimi on various platforms of advocacy since early 2015. I found a voice within the United States with educated opinions, predictions and warnings of the what was going on in the industry, explaining to consumers (me) what was going ON. I found someone who was “calling out those who attempt to stifle the truth” of something I personally fight for. No holds barred. Affiliations and status don’t matter.

My sincerest thanks to Dimitris for recognizing me in such a way – and creating an award to honor consumers in the future just like me. I’ve met a few of you. There are a lot of us.

Thanks also to Mike Peterson of ‘Vaping and the Mic’ for capturing the video of Dimitris presenting this award here.


Juul – because Juul.

If I were still smoking and it were the first experience to try, it would have worked on throat hit alone. I also understand why Juul attained the lions share of and threaten the “cigalike” market.

Just because ‘you’ don’t like Juul doesn’t mean they don’t work. This is my friends’ son below. I’ve known him his whole life. By his choice, I gave him a Juul a few weeks ago. HIS unsolicited testimony is exactly what shops need to be attentive TO – the smoker trying to make an informed choice.

With Gottlieb’s announcement of “voluntary bans” comes an opportunity.

For brick and mortar shops, by restricting or not carrying consumer choices such as starter kits and only low nicotine strengths with high powered (and complicated to some – think of the help asked for in your groups) mods is restricting an adult consumer choice, pleasure, and possible transition to not smoking…

👉JUST like Gottlieb intends to do.

JUUL


2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey

All the rage, e-cigarette use “among teens” is up. No surprise. In fact, I predicted it last year. I’m not going to link what you probably already know. Instead, I’ll babble a bit. What did they NOT talk about?

E-cigarettes have cut youth smoking by a gazillion percent from 22.7% to 6.3% in 8 years. No one said a word about actual tobacco use… Yet. Still. These are the “things” they’ll need to backpedal on:

  • “E-cigarettes lead to – or are a ‘gateway’ to smoking” – incorrect.
  • “We just don’t know” – incorrect.
  • “They don’t work” – incorrect.
  • “Synar Amendment” – intact.

Of course it’s complicated. Smoking rates at historic lows seize future revenues of funding, grants, state & federal budgets, along with “free” patches, gums, lozenges, prescriptions…and so on. And bullying. Who will take over bullying of smokers? “Think of the children™”.

Remember the “gateway theories” with 3X’s or 5X’s or 7X’s “more likely to smoke” claims innundating your lives. None of these teens have succumbed to smoking? None have gone on crime sprees for patches and gums…

Here’s how I explained it directly to Tobacco-Free Kids.

In a tweet.

I crack me up.

Along with that, I’ll give you the numbers.

Youth "tobacco" rates


Amelia Howard


Nicotine and children

I’ve asked…. “How many children are addicted to patches and/or gums? I’ve asked  the American Academy of Pediatrics and their Presidendt for stats, data case studies (and possible arrest records). They didn’t answer me (!), but Joe Gitchell of Pinny Associates did.

There were “perhaps 2 adolescents may have been never smokers who used NRT”.

Use of nicotine replacement therapy among never smokers in the 1999-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys.


The political economy of vaping

This is the “should not miss” part of my blog, because this isn’t about health. Or “children”. It is, however:

The political economy of vaping

Also:

The Harmful Campaign Against Vaping and E-Cigarettes


VTA Executive Director, Tony Abboud, joins CNBC’s Power Lunch

…and he did it properly.


FDA to Announce Ban on Sale of Most Cigarettes in Convenience Stores Due to Addiction of Hundreds of Thousands of Youth to Cigarettes

Oh boy…………….  I could not have written this better even if I tried.

FDA to Announce Ban on Sale of Most Cigarettes in Convenience Stores Due to Addiction of Hundreds of Thousands of Youth to Cigarettes


Kids As Clickbait: Tobacco Control & Its Unethical War on Vaping

Dr. Glover talks about extremism and exploitation – and – well, defines tobacco control.

Kids As Clickbait: Tobacco Control & Its Unethical War on Vaping


The Cranky Old Broad.

Wait, that’s not it. Skip. Yes. That’s her name. I affectionately and lovingly get away with calling her that. Because she is, but that’s not why you’re here.

Tobacco Harm Reduction Takes a Hit in Minnesota


Lawmaker pre-files bill that would allow employers to discriminate against smokers

DrMA echos my sentiments:

Lawmaker pre-files bill that would allow employers to discriminate against smokers




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Keep ON #Vaping On.

Kevin

Vaping In The News – August 18th, 2018


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Submitting to the FDA the findings of the largest ever survey on e-cigarette flavors use by US vapers ~ VTA ~ This Tweet ~  E-cigarettes Seventh Report of Session 2017–19 ~ E-Cigarettes Are Toxic Chemical Free Says US Government ~ A Billion Vapers ~ FDA Claims There’s Market Freedom


Submitting to the FDA the findings of the largest ever survey on e-cigarette flavors use by US vapers

 

Submitting to the FDA the findings of the largest ever survey on e-cigarette flavors use by US vapers

Dr. Farsalinos and Dimitris Agrafiotis also went over THE largest survey extensively – here on Facebook.


Vapor Technology Asssociation

 


This tweet:

I saw Danielle’s tweet the other day and I remember vividly – as a consumer – exactly how she felt. Her tweet reminded me of my journey. Inspired, I introduced her to (some of you) my twitter followers…

Her tweet (not mine) is now up to 28 retweets, 68 comments and 230 likes later… I imagine Danielle now realizes it means a lot to a lot of people. Keep on vaping on, Danielle.

 


E-cigarettes Seventh Report of Session 2017–19
Fresh off the presses from the UK:
“E-cigarettes present an opportunity to significantly accelerate already declining smoking rates, and thereby tackle one of the largest causes of death in the UK today. They are substantially less harmful—by around 95%—than conventional cigarettes. They lack the tar and carbon monoxide of conventional cigarettes—the most dangerous components. It has also proven challenging to measure the risks from ‘second-hand’ e-cigarette vapour because it is negligible and substantially less than that of conventional cigarettes.”

If you don’t want to read the whole thing, Mawsley already wrapped it up nicely here:

Jim McDonald has done the same here:

The United States is ignoring it, again:



Well… one organization did tweet about it:


Silly observations.


E-Cigarettes Are Toxic Chemical Free Says US Government

A STUDY by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has finally debunked claims vape contains toxic formaldehyde.

E-Cigarettes Are Toxic Chemical Free Says US Government


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FDA Claims There’s Market Freedom

While Blocking Tobacco Harm Reduction Products

Our friend Lindsey Stroud:

How does FDA justify its regulations on the THR industry?

FDA Claims There’s Market Freedom While Blocking Tobacco Harm Reduction Products





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Kevin

Vaping In The News – March 31st, 2018

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Vaping In The News covers media stories on smoking, vaping, e-cigarettes, snus, heat not burn, tobacco control, public health, government regulations, policies and more.

“The largest threat to Public Health is an informed consumer.”



FDA WANTS COMMENTS ~ E-cigarettes and the obsolescence of combustion ~ Petition ~ Topeka “Tobacco 21” Ordinance Turned Down by Judge ~ The difference between a snafu, a shitshow, and a clusterfuck ~  The Road To Criminalizing Tobacco Product Users ~ Chef Stan’s Cookbook ~  U.S. Health Groups File Suit To Expedite More Smoking ~ An Open Letter ~ Rethinks Attitude… ~ Keep Smoking We Need The Money ~ California Catastrophe ~




FDA wants comments

Comments are being accepted on the regulation of flavors….on their (in my opinion) already decided rules.

Submit yours, then have everyone in your email list do it as well. Then, have them have everyone on their email list do that as well…

Regulation of Flavors in Tobacco Products


E-cigarettes and the obsolescence of combustion

“…substantial proportions of the population wrongly believe that e-cigarettes are as dangerous as combustible cigarettes…. Unfavorable press coverage, negative campaigns by e-cigarette opponents, and lack of training of health professionals may explain this situation.”

E-cigarettes and the obsolescence of combustion


Topeka “Tobacco 21” Ordinance Turned Down by Judge

Adult choices are adult choices. I wonder why the “Tobacco 21” movement isn’t going state by state rather than each individual local city/town… 50 times rather than hundreds of times… publicity – public opinion – wasting valuable time for those opposed?

A #CrankyOldBroad whispered in my ear – if they get the towns, they can manipulate the states… and most – if not all – of these “Tobacco 21” moments are including e-cigarettes… take all the time you need with that…… Either way, Topeka said “NO“.

Topeka “Tobacco 21” Ordinance Turned Down by Judge


Petition:

Reject Proposed 75% Tax on NJ Vapor Industry – it’ll take you less than 2 minutes.

Reject Proposed 75% Tax on NJ Vapor Industry

Directly related:

Have you ever wondered WHY they wanted to classify nicotine as “tobacco”? Because smokers paid that tax, not tobacco companies. Now, not that I like smokers still paying tax, I DON’T. Not any more than liking people NOT smoking paying the tax.

However, because they can impose tobacco taxes on a NON-tobacco product like e-liquid…. (and tops, and batteries according to National Tobacco Day)

Nothing says #KeepSmokingWeNeedTheMoney, #PonziScheme and “return on investment” like bonds that “were based on assumptions that cigarette smoking declines would not exceed 4 percent annually.”

Sounds like it’s about health, eh? 👇

New Jersey to refund junk tobacco bonds for $3.2 billion of high-grade paper

Kentucky is doing the same thing.

Tobacco taxes are just part of the conversation…. We have holes in state revenue that we have to fill. How we do that is going to be how we get out of the session.”

Sounds like it’s about health, eh? 👇

Kentucky lawmakers meet privately with tobacco lobbyist as cigarette tax discussions continue


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The difference between a snafu, a shitshow, and a clusterfuck

This explains the nature of the e-cigarette fight to a “T”.

I don’t normally use “cuss” words on my blog – because it seems to me I can get my point across without them – allowing new readers to see the point and cuss themselves….

Also, this would be the first time I’ve had all out “PG” rating to a link on my blog, and because of the nature of it, I’m happy to do so.

The difference between a snafu, a shitshow, and a clusterfuck


The Road To Criminalizing Tobacco Product Users

Sounds like it’s about health, eh? 👇

The Road To Criminalizing Tobacco Product Users


Chef Stan’s Cookbook

Again…. overcooked!

Chef Stan’s Cookbook


Anti-Vaping Groups Sue the FDA to Reinstate the 2018 PMTA Deadline

Recommended reading from Jim McDonald here:

Anti-Vaping Groups Sue the FDA to Reinstate the 2018 PMTA Deadline


And Carl:

Anti-Tobacco Groups Sue FDA Over Vape Ban Timing. But Why?


U.S. Health Groups File Suit To Expedite More Smoking

Admittedly, Jim and Carl were better, now via… me:

U.S. Health Groups File Suit To Expedite More Smoking


An Open Letter

Via David Dorn

An Open Letter to PHE and other “supporters” of ecigs and TRR. (Tobacco RISK Reduction)

AND from David:

David was someone who emailed me early on while conducting my survey (2014) explaining I had nicotine strength (and addiction) all wrong… I didn’t have any higher than 24… he explained strengths went higher…much higher. He explained why.

From the “pleasure principle” to many other things, I learn from this man, I appreciate this man.

Rethink attitudes…


Californian Catastrophe

In the world of funny, this is sad, and this is funny. Not because I was one mentioned within –  because it shows the power of a headline and the lack of intelligence from anyone immediately involved taking it upon themselves to jump on the stupidity bandwagon… and this is why we can’t have nice things.

It is also why, when I as a consumer, do not understand something, I ask someone smarter than I am to explain it. Of course, that practice is evidently not a familiar thing to do among professionals….they just toss it out and… well, I’ve taken up way too much of your time:

Californian Catastrophe


Please, tell the FDA what you think.




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Flavors & E-Cigarettes. Taking Adults AWAY From Tobacco.

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Holidays are coming up. Good times. Friends. Family. Gatherings. Social events.

I’ll bet my last tweet, there may, just may, be flavors involved in these festivities. Cookies. Candy. Pies. Cakes.

Grandma’s secret confections.

As a child, I LOVED anise cookies. LOVE them now. Mom doesn’t make them much any more, but MMMmmm. They were made with an anise extract, but damn they were GOOD.


Then along with the above goodies, adults will like alcohol at their respective get-togethers. I’ll bet there’ll be flavors in alcohol as well.

The recent photo below was via Pat McKone of the American Lung Association

liking FLAVOR. Imagine that. Damn adults. Hope that drink wasn’t consumed during official

Lung Association “business”.

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Thanks, Jerry!


Part of the success of using e-cigarettes IS a selection of flavors.

No? They’re marketed toward children, they say.

Like my friend and pal, Tom Frieden of the Centers For Disease Control who has no integrity.

cdctomfriedenLike Senators who, despite the word “children”, have been seeing their ponzi scheme crumble. They are figuring out a way to replenish their MSA funds with NON-Smokers.



I want to be VERY clear.

E-cigarettes are not tobacco. They want it to be deemed tobacco.

To restrict, regulate, TAX and possibly ban. They want CONTROL.

They are wanting tax money for their states. It’s NOT about health. it’s NOT about children.

It’s a ploy saying children.


They’re addicting a whole new generation to nicotine, they say, when they lump e-cigarettes in with tobacco.


Well- guess what big tobacco wants to do:

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If “big tobacco” has their way, they will keep menthol and tobacco flavors. Nothing else, and like above, they like the regulations…. it benefits them.

Here’s the goal in my opinion of tobacco companies and their play in the e-cigarette market:

#1. Try this e-cigarette. Flavors? NOPE! Just tobacco & menthol. Sorry.

#2. Didn’t work? Wasn’t effective? That’s too bad. Welcome back to smoking!


If children aren’t allowed to buy tobacco – or e-cigarettes, then there are serious problems worldwide with access by both retail shops allowing the purchase of said products, and parenting skills worldwide. Just for a moment, think about that.

If the tobacco control industry was doing it’s JOB by teaching children the dangers of tobacco effectively instead of passively, there would be less smokers eventually if they were DOING their job, and their job would become irrelevant.

The claims to children is actually becoming more dangerous.

Don’t try too hard, tobacco control expert, you’ll find yourself out of a job –

or maybe you could work at a vape shop!

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Let us get to adults liking flavors, shall we?


Donuts have flavors. Liquor/Beer/Wine have flavors. Nicorette has flavors. Coffee shops have flavors- latte’s plateas’ fataees…. (sorry – I’m a straight coffee man). Ice cream has flavors….

And what about these adults at the Senate and their claims of children and flavors…

Ronald Reagan LOVED jellybeans. Those had flavors. Ronnie – by some accounts was an adult!

Do adults not like flavors? What about SENATORS?

The Candy Desk.

GASP!


ADULTS like flavors. Flavors are just a part of the success with e-cigarettes. They take us AWAY from Tobacco.

See Randy’s Survey on Nicotine & Flavors!

I hear you asking – Kevin, with all this going ON, What can I DO?

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I asked the question again…..

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These are just the last 100 answers. Unedited.


Upon starting E-cigs I used Fruity and Sweet flavour Eliquid as I did not want to associate Vaping with Smoking, I now enjoy Tobacco flavoured as I know The flavour will not draw me back to Cigarettes.
Tuesday, Sep 29th 6:40PM


I think I would have had success without the flavors, but they helped. Another aspect of flavors during the quit process is I didn’t have food in my mouth at all times. Previous quit attempts, I used food to try to ease the absence of cigarettes. But with vaping, it replaced that need to snack. This sounds crazy, but I know overweight people who are addicted to food as bad as I was addicted to cigarettes, and I’ve contemplated if vaping 0 mg would help them.
Wednesday, Sep 23rd 11:29AM


Without that initial, satisfying flavor, vaping could/would have been unappealing.
Sunday, Sep 20th 10:16AM


Daily I typically have 6 different tanks with variety of flavors to keep the taste buds awake !
Sunday, Sep 13th 3:58PM


I made a decision to not use tobacco flavours to best distance myself from cigarettes, a few months after I started vaping I was given a chance and tried a tobacco flavour once so I could compare and decide if I’d made a good decision, I didn’t much like it so it was a good decision.
I have some certain areas of flavours I like more than others but I really like being able to try other flavours to see if I like them more and some flavours don’t work with some other tastes from foods etc so having a choice is very beneficial.

More choice is always a good thing, it allows people to find something they personally like as what they like others quite possibly will not. It would be very bad if we lost that ability to choose flavours like we can now.
Sunday, Aug 16th 3:11AM




Taste is so subjective, I believe it’s very important for a lot of options to exist so each individual can find what works for them in regards to keeping them off of combustibles.
Friday, Aug 7th 11:05AM


I never liked tobacco flavors, I started off with a mocha flavor and as more flavors became available I realized I prefer desert flavors above all others. Apple pie, custards, sugar cookie etc. I don’t believe I could have quit smoking with tobacco only flavors.

Sunday, Aug 2nd 8:43PM


I am a flavor junkie
Monday, Aug 3rd 4:16AM


Flavours in e liquids are what makes this product so successful. At first, most start out with a e-liquid similar to their favourite cigarette brand. Once you move to flavours, the desire to cheat is greatly diminished. Flavours keep us from carving cigarettes, much like personal taste, each person has their own favourite flavour palette. I prefer fruit, dessert and candy flavoured e-liquids. Another person may like custards, or sour type candy flavours.

Friday, Jul 31st 11:26PM


I did not want anything that tasted like tobacco once I decided to stop smoking. I don’t think I would have been able to stop smoking if I did not have the choice of many different flavors. It took a while to find the flavor that was just right for me so that I was able to completely get off of cigarettes.
Wednesday, Jul 29th 10:49PM


Always changing flv
Tuesday, Jul 28th 3:02PM



tobacco flavors are my favorites
Monday, Jul 27th 4:49PM


I tend to gravitate towards different flavors depending on my mood/etc. For example, currently I’m on a fruit kick but a couple weeks ago, I was vaping custards. Variety of flavors is important as many people don’t want to vape tobacco flavored products.

Monday, Jul 27th 3:30AM


without the option of various flavors i dont think i would have been able to stop smoking it took trying several to find one that worked and now i enjoy having choices of flavors.
Sunday, Jul 26th 4:30PM


I started with a tobacco flavor that was absolutely terrible. It took a dragonfruit flavor and a coffee flavor that I rotated back and forth to finally get me to quit.
Saturday, Jul 25th 8:46PM


I never enjoyed the flavor of tobacco! If I had to choose between tobacco flavor and flavorless, I would go with flavorless!
Sunday, Jul 19th 11:12AM



Flavor is key.
Sunday, Jul 19th 9:50AM


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Sunday, Jul 19th 5:43AM


I LOVE the flavor thing. When I was on my trip, I had a vape pen with a berry e-juice. I only had the pen for convenience–not for intentional quitting. I found myself craving the flavored vape, even though I mentally thought I wanted a cigarette at first. When I realized the variety of flavors available, I knew I found a brand new way to enjoy having a vice whereas all the other smoking cessation products are so medicinal or they require the person to stop enjoying themselves. I didn’t start smoking just for the nicotine, and I certainly didn’t start with the expectation that I’d be chain smoking. Ever. I started because I wanted to enjoy an occasional
Saturday, Jul 18th 11:10PM


The flavor that helped made me quit cigarettes was a blueberry honey flavor and the flavor that i vape the most is a pear mint flavor.
Friday, Jul 17th 6:19PM


I love the wide variety of flavors I can obtain. Tobacco cigarettes have only a small handful of options.
Friday, Jul 17th 5:46PM


I hav an every day flavor that is my go to that I have been using for atleast 1.5 years now though I do try new flavors as there may be a new one that I like more.
Monday, Jul 13th 4:45PM



LOVE to try what’s new in flavors. just because I am an adult doesn’t mean I lost my taste buds
Monday, Jul 13th 2:11PM


As the sense of taste returned flavors were the greatest part of vaping and still are. On a side note, I know many users that vape flavors because they are Diabetic and it helps them with cravings.
Monday, Jul 13th 12:55PM


I pretty much have one special flavor I use consistently but get free samples with my orders, which is fun to try. Flavor was a big part of being able to quit.
Monday, Jul 13th 12:37PM


I mostly use the same flavour, but occasionally switch just for a change
Monday, Jul 13th 1:07PM


Flavours helped me enormously. I love trying new flavours. As my taste and sense of smell has returned, flavours are even more important. I’m addicted to flavour!
Monday, Jul 13th 11:54AM


I started with tobacco flavors initially, but found that just increased my desire for a cigarette. Part of wanting to quit smoking was also to get away from the smell. Why would I use a tobacco flavored/smelling e-liquid when I can use grape or raspberry, or other pleasant tasting and smelling e-liquid? I also found that removing the tobacco flavor/smell helped decrease my urge to have a cigarette.
Monday, Jul 13th 9:36AM



I absolutely LOVE the flavors that are available now! I have a major sweet tooth and have found the sweet flavors to not only curb my cigarette cravings but also satisfy my sweet tooth.. I have been able to lose a few pounds because I am not eating junk food as I was with cigarettes.. Another additional benefit? I’ll take it!
Monday, Jul 13th 7:10AM



I mainly use tobacco flavors but sometimes enjoy other flavors for variety.
Monday, Jul 13th 6:31AM



The dissociation of the nicotine intake and the taste and smell of tobacco was vital. I use fruity and bakery type flavors, and now the taste and smell of tobacco is disgusting to me.
Sunday, Jul 12th 10:39PM


I used exclusively tobacco at forster and then moved to fruit
Sunday, Jul 12th 9:19PM


I like my flavors, they are and always have been what keeps me vaping instead of smoking.
Sunday, Jul 12th 7:18PM


I have flavor-ADD. I like switching flavors because it keeps things new and fresh for me. Having a variety of flavors, especially dessert and drink flavors, really helped me get away from tobacco because they tasted so much better.
Sunday, Jul 12th 7:33PM


I’ve stopped smoking. I can’t see myself stopping vsping. Even if it’s 0 nic. It’s kind of like a hobby and I enjoy the clouds and flavour.
Sunday, Jul 12th 7:03PM


I have one or two flavors that I use predominantly, but occasionally “mix it up” – The variety of options makes staying away from tobacco easier.
Sunday, Jul 12th 5:12PM


The variety of good flavors is what helps keep me away from cigarettes.If I were only limited to a few then I would resent the restriction and feel once again as if my choices were being controlled by something other than my own free will.
Sunday, Jul 12th 4:06PM


I love having all the flavors to choose from. I don’t use any that are tobacco flavored. I enjoy having the candy, fruit, and drink flavors. I always have several tanks and several flavors to choose from.
Sunday, Jul 12th 4:42PM


For me…I would go back to smoking without flavirs…Period Full stop
Sunday, Jul 12th 1:57PM


I have 2 or 3 regular flavours but like to try others as often as I can in case I find something I like even more!!
Sunday, Jul 12th 2:19PM


My husband and I now make our own flavors!
Sunday, Jul 12th 2:41PM


I stayed away from ANY tobacco flovored e juice.
Sunday, Jul 12th 2:04PM


Favourite is vimto flavour.
Sunday, Jul 12th 12:50PM


The variety of flavors is what held my interest in the beginning. There is a learning curve to different equipment. I think if flavors were limited there wouldn’t be as big of an incentive to work through all of the fiddling and fixing the equipment
Sunday, Jul 12th 10:50AM


In the beginning, I didn’t want anything that would taste like my smoke. It’s always been about what taste good. I did NOt have much choice when I used fire to smoke. Now I use tobacco flavors as well as other flavors.
Sunday, Jul 12th 7:20AM


Variety of flavors is one the best parts of vaping!! Absolutely!
Sunday, Jul 12th 5:38AM


Once one can taste again, between 3 days and 2 weeks from quitting smoking flavors become extremely important as that is where one derives much of their pleasure from vaping. Restricting people to only menthol or “tobacco” flavors would be detrimental to vapers everywhere.
Sunday, Jul 12th 3:06AM


At the very beginning, Ry4 helped to satisfy the flavor craving for tobacco. Since, I’ve not wanted a tobacco flavor.
Sunday, Jul 12th 12:18AM


I used tobacco, bakery and candy flavors.
Saturday, Jul 11th 9:32PM


I prefer fruit and berry flavors, although I have an arsenal of flavors including dessert, nut and candy flavors that I will occasionally try for a change.
Saturday, Jul 11th 1:23PM


Like many new vapers I had (mistakenly I now realise) thought I would only be able to use an ecig if it was as close to the smoking experience as possible (better the devil you know?) After trying a few different tobacco flavours – none of which tasted anything like real rollie tobacco – moved onto a mix of tobacco and chocolate. Now vape berry and chocolate flavours. It is important to me now after over 1 year of vaping that I do not inhale anything that tastes or reminds me even remotely of tobacco. Have no desire to try confectionery, dessert, menthol, mint, overly sweet or alcohol flavours.
Saturday, Jul 11th 11:10AM


Trying delicious new e liquids is so much fun and has become a hobby/treasure hunt for me find new vapors.
Saturday, Jul 11th 6:28AM


After trying different flavors, I came to realize how nasty tobacco tastes.
Saturday, Jul 11th 1:13AM


When I quit buying tobacco flavors I quit thinking about having a cigarette. Without flavors, I would probably have gone back to tobacco.

Friday, Jul 10th 11:48PM


I love fruit flavours, dessert flavours and the occasional tobacco flavour if it has caramel or vanilla overtones.
Friday, Jul 10th 10:34PM


I have three different flavors a day. and when I change liquid I change flavors. I have about 12 flavors to choose from. some sweet some caramel and some minty fruity.
Friday, Jul 10th 10:13PM


If there wasn´t no flavours I think I wouldn´t be interested. Flavours were the interesting part.
Thursday, Jul 9th 2:23PM


best to get away from tobacco flavour as fast as possible, once done you don’t like the taste of it anymore very fast and wouldn’t dream of smoking a real cigarette
Thursday, Jul 9th 10:03AM


Flavors played/plays a huge part for my sucess!
Tuesday, Jul 7th 11:55PM


I like spice flavors. My big 3 are clove, cinnamon and peppermint. I DIY my own juice, and am thinking about ordering some citrus flavors to see what I can make.
Tuesday, Jul 7th 10:58PM


Flavours are paramount
Sunday, Jul 5th 10:54AM


On day three of this switch, without a fruit flavoured juice, I would have gone back to smoking.
Friday, Jul 3rd 8:50AM


I went straight to the eGo-style vapor pen and my first flavors were vanilla and red cinnamon. I didn’t want anything that looked, felt, smelled, or tasted like a tobacco cigarette!
Tuesday, Jun 30th 8:49AM


Thanks to the flavors of e-cigs, I actually dislike the taste of real tobacco so much now, that I can never enjoy smoking tobacco again.
Tuesday, Jun 30th 3:22AM


Flavors are hugely important. I try 5 or 6 new flavors each month and have 4 regular flavors that I always keep on-hand. Without flavors I do not believe I would have quit smoking.
Monday, Jun 29th 3:10PM


I have my favourite, but I like to try others as well, if I hadn’t been able to try a range of flavours in the shop vaping would never have worked for me, what I like bears little resemblance to what I expected to like.

Sunday, Jun 28th 10:19PM


one of the main factors in me quitting was after being a dual user for a couple of weeks i couldnt handle the taste of a cigarette anymore even my normal brand that i smoked two packs at day of at one point tasted awful to me and since my cravings were taken care of i stopped.
Sunday, Jun 28th 12:40PM



Flavors are the reason I don’t use tobacco
Sunday, Jun 28th 10:34AM


I normally switch between 3 flavors but im always willing to try new ones
Sunday, Jun 28th 10:47AM



Hate tobacco flavors
Sunday, Jun 28th 11:00AM



Flavors are so important. Fact is cigarettes do not taste good to me and that was the first thing I wanted rid of was the taste of one.

Sunday, Jun 28th 9:46AM


Vaping is good and the flavors help alot. Flavors are basically oral fixation that help neglect my craving for cigs.
Sunday, Jun 28th 4:47AM


Mainly mint toffee, don’t do tobacco flavours any more
Sunday, Jun 28th 3:01AM



I stick to the fruity or candy flavors mostly.
Saturday, Jun 27th 11:45PM


Yes we adults do like nice flavours ! Strange that all public health organisations claim it’s all aimed at the kids ! get real people .
Saturday, Jun 27th 10:36PM



Love the choices of flavors & all the different tanks & mods to choose from
Saturday, Jun 27th 9:18PM


I love the candy, fruity, bakery flavored e-liquids.
Saturday, Jun 27th 7:05PM



Lemon Cotton Candy! Who knew? I love it!
Saturday, Jun 27th 2:25PM


I have found that finding the right flavor(s), plus the right nic level allowed me to quit smoking, once and for all.
Saturday, Jun 27th 2:57PM


I like my naturally extracted tobaccos but different flavors help break up the monotony
Saturday, Jun 27th 11:57AM


When I first started I used a tobacco flavor and it was good but it didn’t replicate the flavor of a cigarette completely so it just made me want actual tobacco so I switched to fruit flavors and it was much easier to quit and not think about cigarettes anymore.
Saturday, Jun 27th 10:15AM


I HATE tobacco flavours, they are awful. Hate the tobacco co flavours too, so artificial and nasty.
Saturday, Jun 27th 5:27AM


Vaping a strawberry cream right now. AMAZING. This, and cinnamon rolls are my favorites. Blueberry muffin…
Saturday, Jun 27th 1:19AM


I try out new flavors all the time
Saturday, Jun 27th 12:28AM


I have found both for myself and others that I know, it is much easier to quit on a non tobacco flavor.
Friday, Jun 26th 11:44PM


Reduced flavor over time, now i use almost none flavor.
Friday, Jun 26th 11:38AM


I started out with tobacco flavors, and once I tried fruit and others flavors couldn’t stand the taste of tobacco flavors anymore
Thursday, Jun 25th 8:08PM


One of the best and most immediate results achieved when quitting is not having to taste or smell tobacco smoke anymore.
Thursday, Jun 25th 3:55PM


I found it fascinating that I could vape banana, waffle, cotton candy, and so many others. I have to say that if I could no longer vape them I think it would be a very sad day for me. As if somebody said I could no longer eat my favorite foods and could only eat gruel for nourishment.
Thursday, Jun 25th 1:59PM


I did not stop smoking until I tried cherry flavor. That got me to throw away the cigarettes, now I use lots of flavors everyday

Thursday, Jun 25th 2:37PM


I enjoy vaping many different flavors. If I had only one flavor to vape it would be very boring.
Thursday, Jun 25th 11:37AM


I still have most of a bottle of “tobacco-flavored” liquid going unused, because it tastes awful. It was flavors like grape and caramel apple and vanilla and cupcakes that helped me get past smoking. I don’t think I could have done it without them.
Thursday, Jun 25th 12:18AM


I enjoy bakery, fruit, and drink flavors (coffees and teas mostly)
Thursday, Jun 25th 12:26AM


I ONLY vape FRUIT flavor e-liquids.

I find all others unpleasant including tobacco, menthol, desserts, custards, beverages and candy.
Wednesday, Jun 24th 10:02PM


At first, I used tobacco flavors when I was a dual user but when I quit smoking all together I didn’t want to even taste the tobacco so the variety of flavors made it easy to keep vaping. If I get bored with one I pick another. If I had the small options of cherry, vanilla, tobacco or menthol (like the 1st generations offer) I’d still be smoking cigarettes.
Wednesday, Jun 24th 1:21PM


I switch flavors constantly though the day. I found early to start with switching flavours when I felt like smoking stopped the desire for tobacco. Later I found switching flavours also helped when I got vapers tongue. Vapers tongue is when vaping and it starts to lose flavour.
Wednesday, Jun 24th 7:58AM


Once I find a flavor I love, I keep it with me at all times. If Im searching for the next flavor I’ll keep a few different ones handy.
Wednesday, Jun 24th 9:01AM


I have 3 flavors that I stick with. I do not really go looking for new ones.
Wednesday, Jun 24th 6:32AM


I started with tobacco flavours but now I never use a tobacco flavour which I think helps
Wednesday, Jun 24th 12:32AM


Here, added for importance 12/13/15

“Popcorn” lung came up again in the news.

I suggest a tall glass of liquid to hydrate due to the high salt

The WONDERFUL folks over at Vapers.Org.UK

released a Special Edition on 12/12/15:

I suggest a tall glass of liquid to hydrate due to the high salt content!

A Bucket Of Popcorn.


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