E-cig study in EU finds little use by non-smokers

From: Winston-Salem Journal

By Richard Craver

A study on the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers in the European Union determined that nonsmokers rarely use them and that 67 percent of smokers who do use them either quit or smoked fewer traditional cigarettes.

The study, with researcher Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos of the University of Patras in Greece serving as principal investigator, involved 27,460 EU residents at least 16 years of age. It included representatives from all 28 member states.

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E-Cig Associations Suing FDA Over Deeming Rule

From: Convenience Store News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Right to Be Smoke-Free Coalition, American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standards Association, American Vaping Association and the Electronic Vaping Coalition of America are among several trade associations and state associations to file a lawsuit June 20 against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its recently released final deeming rule.

The deeming rule extends the FDA’s authority to all tobacco products, allowing it to now regulate electronic cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco, pipe tobacco and more, in addition to cigarettes and smokeless tobacco, which have fallen under its authority since Congress passed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009.

The CDC Joins FDA in Misleading Attack on Life-Saving E-Cigarettes

From: MRCtv

P. Gardner Goldsmith


Evidently, their Orwellian behavior wasn’t crazy enough, so the feds went full Terry Gilliam on us, pulling the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) into the circus. On April 14, the CDC announced this rousing headline: “No Decline In Tobacco Use Since 2011”.

This was, of course, insultingly false, which the CDC itself had already admitted, if one recognizes the distinction between tobacco products and non-tobacco products.

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Debate Over E-Cigarettes Heightened After Sweeping FDA Rules

From: Inside Sources


What if the Food and Drug Administration’s crackdown on e-cigarettes actually leads to more smokers?

That was one of many concerns raised during Thursday’s vaping forum at the American Enterprise Institute, one of the Washington’s top conservative think tanks.

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