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Vaping In The News – January 18th, 2020

Vaping In The News covers nicotine, smoking, vaping, snus, heat not burn, e-cigarettes, harm reduction, tobacco control, public health, government, regulations, policies & more worldwide.

The largest threat to Public Health is an informed consumer.


Dead Fish ~ What’s the deal with Snus – the smokeless nicotine in a pouch? ~ A Cocaine Nasal Spray Just Received FDA Approval ~ CDC Survey Shows Flavors Aren’t Driving Youth Vaping ~ U-Haul’s Hateful Policy of Barring Nicotine Users From Employment ~ What’s that? Prescribing smoking? ~ Trump told Azar he regrets involvement in vaping policy ~ Watch: Kat Timpf Warns FDA’s New Vape Ban ‘May Kill People’ ~ Professor “Puff-N-Stuff” Glantz said what? ~ What’s your story…We Vape We Write ~ THR4Life


Dead Fish

While “Truth” Initiative takes an idiotic stance to promote and encourage dangerous activities using vaping products, eighth grade students in Minnesota are being taught to – well, experiment with zebra fish and “lavender vape oil”.

“They just died” said one student….

Note: The word “oil” is mentioned at least 10 times, (like this one showing “teens said they have found ways around the temporary vaping ban” here) making me believe they’re purposely either trying to create a search engine hit scheme, or are riding the false ‘oil‘ claim on purpose.

Lincoln students test effects of vaping on zebrafish


What’s the deal with Snus – the smokeless nicotine in a pouch?

What is the deal? I wasn’t familiar with it until I’d started vaping…

What’s the deal with Snus – the smokeless nicotine in a pouch?


A Cocaine Nasal Spray Just Received FDA Approval

Nothing to see here, including: “weed-based nasal sprays have already been around for a few years, but none are FDA-approved.”

A Cocaine Nasal Spray Just Received FDA Approval


CDC Survey Shows Flavors Aren’t Driving Youth Vaping

They know it, you know it, I know it, they’re just not saying it.

CDC Survey Shows Flavors Aren’t Driving Youth Vaping


U-Haul’s Hateful Policy of Barring Nicotine Users From Employment

When a surcharge on your health premiums for ‘tobacco use’ just isn’t enough to control your use of a legal product, and personal behavior, enough is never enough. Hate and discrimination is still encouraged.

U-Haul’s Hateful Policy of Barring Nicotine Users From Employment


I’d like to welcome Sky Vapes as a new sponsor!


Now come the formalities… mark your calender! It’s coming, but not the way I thought. I was under the impression this would (still could) mandate all cigarettes on the market to ‘lower nicotine’ levels. This is a pre-approved decision, as combustion is still combustion, and the Master Settlement Agreement will apply. More about this below the tweet…


What’s that? Prescribing smoking?

Thinking of quitting smoking with cigarettes? That’s right. Soon you’ll be able to stock up on the prescription cartons six weeks at a time… Well – at least according to the graphic, that’s what 22nd Century “believes”… confidence is high…

In 2016, I predicted prescribing smoking. In 2018, I also realized over 100 million dollars was invested by FDA and other government agencies, and “public health” criminals would support it……. What’s the return on investment?

Here’s how they plan to submit their PMTA: (Note, I repeat, confidence is high – see if you notice the Chantix/Phizer reference once you’re in there…)

X-22: Smoking Cessation Aid In Development


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Trump told Azar he regrets involvement in vaping policy

What? This is about health, jobs, and personal choice for adults. There should be NO compromise with political front groups. I would encourage every citizen to ask WHY any health policy decision is deemed political. Seems we’re on some nerves, and by all means we’re loud, but I don’t believe we’re loud enough.

Trump told Azar he regrets involvement in vaping policy


Watch: Kat Timpf Warns FDA’s New Vape Ban ‘May Kill People’

When there are warnings, I would appreciate it if Kat would be in charge because she explains “the perfect example of what happens when government officials insist on legislating what they don’t understand“…. and that’s the truth.

Watch: Kat Timpf Warns FDA’s New Vape Ban ‘May Kill People’


Professor “Puff-N-Stuff” Glantz said what? Before he steps down as UCSF Tobacco Center director, he’s got some ‘splaining to do.

The only way “combustion” happens with e-cigarettes is when researchers purposely set them on fire.


E-cigarettes and the creation of ignorance

“You will have noticed, of course, the complete and utter disregard for the use of proper scientific language here with my writing, and it is deliberate.”

Robert Innes will take you down a hole with ignorance, language, science, and quite a bit more…

E-cigarettes and the creation of ignorance


What’s your story…We Vape We Write

You can choose to join this Facebook group. Words are powerful.

What’s your story…We Vape We Write


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But… why?


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Kevin

Vaping In The News – December 21st, 2019


Vaping In The News covers nicotine, smoking, vaping, snus, heat not burn, e-cigarettes, harm reduction, tobacco control, public health, government, regulations, policies & more worldwide.

The largest threat to Public Health is an informed consumer.


E-Cigarettes: The HHS Smoking Gun ~ U.S. Prefers Mass Hysteria to Sound Policy on Vaping ~ America’s Strange Nicotine Regulations Somehow Just Got Even Weirder ~ Low Nicotine Cigarettes?….. what?! ~ Blame Anti-Tobacco Advocates for Youth Vaping “Epidemic” ~ Vapers: A Key New Addition to the ‘Leave Us Alone’ Coalition ~ Tobacco 21 Doesn’t Add Up ~ Trump Administration Must Balance Protecting Teens With Saving Adult Smokers ~ The State of Conversation ~ 2019 “Monitoring the Future” survey


E-Cigarettes: The HHS Smoking Gun

Did the “professionals” lie directly to the President on November 22nd? Yes, yes they did.

E-Cigarettes: The HHS Smoking Gun


U.S. Prefers Mass Hysteria to Sound Policy on Vaping

“If you had a product that addicted 45 million people and killed none of them, I would take that deal. Then you’d have coffee!” ~ Matt Myers

Assuming nicotine is addictive… That’s what “Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids” President Matt Myers said.👇

U.S. Prefers Mass Hysteria to Sound Policy on Vaping

✋ Wait – what did he say? 👇

From the 2016 original source (and another great article “pre-vaping”) from Joe Nocera is found here: 👇

If It’s Good for Philip Morris, Can It Also Be Good for Public Health?


America’s Strange Nicotine Regulations Somehow Just Got Even Weirder

Because you’re able to figure things out on your own, lower nicotine cigarettes were approved. But they’re not “approved”.

America’s Strange Nicotine Regulations Somehow Just Got Even Weirder


Low Nicotine Cigarettes?….. what?!

While I’ve covered these here, and here – oh, and here, um, and here and well other places… Grimm Green is tackling lower nicotine cigarettes….or… well, here’s the video.



Blame Anti-Tobacco Advocates for Youth Vaping “Epidemic”

This is how the “adults” gaslighting children, and parents went along with it.

Blame Anti-Tobacco Advocates for Youth Vaping “Epidemic”


Vapers: A Key New Addition to the ‘Leave Us Alone’ Coalition

Leave smokers alone. Leave vapers alone. Leave adults alone. LEAVE Us ALONE.

Vapers: A Key New Addition to the ‘Leave Us Alone’ Coalition


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Tobacco 21 Doesn’t Add Up

The “age of majority” just went UP, from Lindsey with an “E”…

Tobacco 21 Doesn’t Add Up


Trump Administration Must Balance Protecting Teens With Saving Adult Smokers

Mr. Conley was IN the White House on November 22nd of this year.

Trump Administration Must Balance Protecting Teens With Saving Adult Smokers


The State of Conversation

This one is from Cherry Lai and me. To you.

The State of Conversation


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2019 “Monitoring the Future” survey.

From some of the articles featured above, and living life in general, we already know curiosity and accessibility is the driving force behind the experimentation of adult products. (for any product a minor can’t purchase) with any adult product.

I like seeing the “daily use” numbers.

2019 “Monitoring the Future” survey.


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Medical, Research, Science Professionals:

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You Don’t Know Nicotine

A Billion Lives


#ChangeTheConversation

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Consumers:

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Your comments are NEVER filtered, always encouraged and welcome at the bottom this blog. There is definitely more to come.

Keep ON #Vaping On.

Kevin

Vaping In The News – August 10th, 2019

Vaping In The News covers nicotine, smoking, vaping, snus, heat not burn, e-cigarettes, harm reduction, tobacco control, public health, government, regulations, policies & more worldwide.

The largest threat to Public Health is an informed consumer.


FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb’s bad recommendations ~ Americans Can’t do Math, But Policymakers Can and This Could Vaporize Tobacco Harm Reduction ~ First they came for the smokers… ~ The effect of e-cigarette aerosol emissions on respiratory health: a narrative review. ~ How Regulators Misunderstand The Toxicity Arguments About E-Cigarettes ~ Understanding Nicotine, Stigma, and Public Health’s Use of Scare Tactics ~ Vaping Seizures, Part 2: The Power of Suggestion ~ Long-term Vaping Effects Unknown? Separating Science From Hype as E-Cigarette Debate Rages ~ Tobacco Harm Reduction: Evidence Update ~ Smoke Free Radio


FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb’s bad recommendations

Just from the title – do you honestly need to read it? Rules are rules. Michelle Minton.

FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb’s bad recommendations


Americans Can’t do Math, But Policymakers Can and This Could Vaporize Tobacco Harm Reduction

Lindsey with an E.

Americans Can’t do Math, But Policymakers Can and This Could Vaporize Tobacco Harm Reduction


First they came for the smokers…

If discrimination and hate was ever at its peak… well.

First they came for the smokers…


The effect of e-cigarette aerosol emissions on respiratory health: a narrative review.

YOU have the right to be informed about relative risks.

The effect of e-cigarette aerosol emissions on respiratory health: a narrative review.


How Regulators Misunderstand The Toxicity Arguments About E-Cigarettes

Good or bad, I want to know the truth, you want to know the truth. Good or bad.

In accordance with VITN rules, you will now see the latest from Michael McGrady.

How Regulators Misunderstand The Toxicity Arguments About E-Cigarettes


Understanding Nicotine, Stigma, and Public Health’s Use of Scare Tactics

Good or bad, I want to know the truth, you want to know the truth. Wait, I just said that.

“I, with the those mentioned or interviewed, stand to believe that one of the most reliable tools in the tobacco harm reduction toolbox is accurate information.”

Again, with Michael McGrady.

Understanding Nicotine, Stigma, and Public Health’s Use of Scare Tactics


Dr. Gottlieb decided to block me. Hard to believe. How will I learn?


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Vaping Seizures, Part 2: The Power of Suggestion

When I think there’s literally nothing left for the government to claim negatively about vaping products…

The ability for the government to create propaganda is causing me to have seizures. Jim McDonald explains.

Vaping Seizures, Part 2: The Power of Suggestion


Long-term Vaping Effects Unknown? Separating Science From Hype as E-Cigarette Debate Rages

Science keeps coming, hype stays the same.

Long-term Vaping Effects Unknown? Separating Science From Hype as E-Cigarette Debate Rages


Tobacco Harm Reduction: Evidence Update

Speaking of evidence, with this link, it isn’t the link. It’s the PDF within.

Things like this catch my eye:

“The same review suggested that if the rate of successfully quitting in a population without any assistance is 2-3 percent, the rate would only increase by 3-5 percent even if everyone used NRT. In fact, in order to produce only one additional successful cessation from tobacco, 56 people would need to be treated with NRT.

Tobacco Harm Reduction: Evidence Update


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I proudly joined David Goerlitz on his latest podcast: David G Model Citizen.

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Your comments are NEVER filtered, always encouraged and welcome at the bottom this blog. There is definitely more to come.

Keep ON #Vaping On.

Kevin

Vaping In The News–May 27th, 2017

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Vaping In The News – May 21st – 27th, 2017

Nicotine Has Caused Millions Of Deaths ~ Is vaping sticky enough? And how can we tell?~ Vape Shop Air: Exposure Is Minimal ~ Health Departments Lobbying Against E-Cigs Are Robbing Taxpayers, Harming Public Health ~ Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos, M.D. ~ The Burning Truth About Tobacco Bonds ~ Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking ~ Australia & Canada ~ Gottlieb Tells Congress FDA Will Base E-Cig Regulations on Science ~ Vaping Links ~


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Nicotine Has Caused Millions Of Deaths

Dick Puddlecoat, who I both admire and adore- has written this.

Once you read it, you will admire and adore Mr. Puddlecoat as well.

“Nicotine Has Caused Millions Of Deaths”


Excellent Read

From Oliver Kershaw & Amelia Howard

Is vaping sticky enough? And how can we tell?


Vape Shop Air – Exposure is minimal.

Once again, another sampling of air. Lots of “not detected” in the list within:

Vape Shop Air Sampling by California State Health Department Suggests that Secondhand Vape Exposure is Minimal


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Health Departments Lobbying Against E-Cigs Are Robbing Taxpayers, Harming Public Health

Health Departments Lobbying Against E-Cigs Are Robbing Taxpayers, Harming Public Health


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Another from Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos, M.D.

E – Cigarette Safety & Risk Profile


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The Burning Truth About Tobacco Bonds

The Burning Truth About Tobacco Bonds


Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking

BY BRAD RODU, DDS, MATTHEW GLANS, AND LINDSEY STROUD

Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking BY BRAD RODU, DDS, MATTHEW GLANS, AND LINDSEY STROUD


My Aussie Friends:

Inquiry into the Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporisers in Australia

My Canadian Friends:

Senate bill proposes to allow limited promotion of vaping as ‘tobacco cessation method’


Gottlieb Tells Congress FDA Will Base E-Cig Regulations on Science

“Almost all of the research into e-cigarettes shows they are less harmful than traditional tobacco products—because the nicotine-liquid is heated and not burned—are effective smoking-cessation devices.”

Gottlieb Tells Congress FDA Will Base E-Cig Regulations on Science


Vaping Links.

I have prided myself in providing links to valuable websites, studies, science and information on this blog. I’ve had a website about the same amount of time and decided to redesign it to make it more user-friendly.

It’s a work in progress that may never end. Let me know what you think. Thanks in advance.

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A Billion Lives : The Fight Continues

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A Billion Lives, the award-winning documentary film – is making a global impact on policy, politics, and regulations.

The Fight Continues

The fight for A Billion Lives continues in Iceland where their Parliment must weigh their options on the evidence for a safer alternative to smoking.

Included was a live-stream from the conference with Linda Bauld, Prof Peter Hajek, Prof John Britton, Clive Bates, Director Aaron Biebert and more.


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In New Zealand

Do NOT dismiss the power of this film.

This film is already a history-making documentary.

In New Zealand earlier this year, the film helped CHANGE the DIRECTION on legislation of e-cigarettes with combined efforts from Dr. Marewa Glover and the team at Aotearoa Vape Community Advocacy (AVCA).

Here’s a few links pertaining to New Zealand: New Zealand – Special Edition


MUCH More Than A Film

The Village of Hartland, Wisconsin is challenging the deeming rules set by the Food & Drug Administration for not coordinating with the Hartland government.

Both the film and Director Aaron Biebert’s testimony are on public record from the hearings and are headed to Washington.




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Much More Than A Movement

This brand new consumer group formed on Facebook  – has grown quickly to over 3,000 folks in under a week and show no signs of slowing down.

Here’s that group:  A Billion Vapers

To rent or purchase the film online,

please go here.


Find A Billion lives:

On their website at:

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Facebook:

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Twitter:

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Related:

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My latest:

Vaping In The News May 13th, 2017

Nicotine Is Not Addictive.

Health aspects of e-cigarettes – Short information for physicians


NEWS from my friends across the pond: Vapers.org.uk.

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Research:


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More to come.

Keep ON #Vaping On.

Kevin

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