Tag: Research

Local Vaping Bans Undermining Public Health, Permits Smoking

Localities across the country are attempting to curtail access to electronic cigarettes in the name of protecting public health, but experts are warning such policies undermine gains made in reducing the smoking rate. Steve Birr | October 19th, 2017 The R Street Institute, a free-market think tank based in Washington, D.C., argues in a report published Monday that policies restricting vaping will result in less smokers ditching the habit for alternative, and safer, technologies. While researchers argue legislation aimed at cutting down on the use of combustible cigarettes is admirable, they caution against policies that falsely conflate nicotine-based devices with tobacco products. […]

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Study Shows Rise In E-Cig Users Vaping Illicit Drugs

E-Cigarettes are being adapted to use heroin, crack cocain, ecstasy, and cannabis which could lead to more overdoses, sources say. By Richard Gray | October 16th, 2017 Electronic cigarettes are being used to vape illegal substances like cannabis, crack cocaine, ecstasy, and heroin as part of a disturbing new drugs culture. A study by public health experts has revealed alarming numbers of e-cigarette users are modifying their vaping devices so they can inhale vapor from banned drugs. The research found 39 percent of people with electronic vaping devices admit to using them to take illegal drugs or former ‘legal highs’ […]

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Four Research Studies That Are Shut-Up Calls For Vape Haters

You will find news headlines, social media posts, viral website stories and a lot more bashing vaping in one way or the other. By Sam Allcock | June 5th, 2017 There are so many common lies people tell you about e-cigarettes. Now it’s up to us to start changing the public perceptions of vaping. You don’t need to believe in just one poorly done study and its finding lashing at vaping and totally ignoring how vaping is bringing changes in lives of public. We are bringing you some studies here that are to silence the vaping haters. All of the […]

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Vaping Vs. Smoking: Cancer Risk Lower For Vapers, Study Found

Vaporizers and e-cigs may seem like dorky alternatives to old-fashioned cigarettes- By Miles Klee | February 22nd, 2017 but here’s something undeniably cool about them: They expose users to far fewer carcinogens. This month, Cancer Research U.K. published one of the only long-term studies to date comparing vaping to smoking cigarettes, and their conclusions certainly seem like good news for anyone who has made or is thinking of making the switch from smoke to vapor. According to the analysis of saliva and urine from 181 participants with varying nicotine habits over a time period of at least six months, e-cigs can drastically cut the amount of toxins absorbed by the body — while delivering roughly the same […]

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Critical Thinking 101: Source Evaluation

I think we live in an unscientific age in which almost all the buffeting of communication and television–words, books, and so on–are unscientific. As a result, there is a considerable amount of intellectual tyranny in the name of science. ~ Richard Feynman, 1966   Refuting unscientific anti-e-cigarette commentaries takes a lot of work these days. …

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