A new study from the researchers at British American Tobacco, working with MatTek Corp., found that up to six hours of cellular exposure to e-cigarette vapor left the lung tissue unaffected. Cigarette smoke damaged the same tissue with a dose-response effect: at 6 hours of exposure, only 12 percent of the cells remained alive.
California gets a lot of criticism from us for often not being on the side of science. But in the past few months, they ve done some serious good for the public health.
A new Reuters survey confirms what those interested and involved in smoking and tobacco-related issues have observed: more and more Americans are using e-cigarettes and vapor products (vaping), to quit or reduce their consumption of deadly cigarettes.
Good news: New York State s smoking rate continues to decline, according to a news release from the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Not-so-good-news: the source of these data and their reliability are suspect, and the reasons for any decline are unclear
The long and winding road which led to 2009 s Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA, or TCA), which bestowed regulatory authority over tobacco products to the FDA, had many bizarre twists
The New York Times tag-teams e-cigarettes, part of the media crusade orchestrated by the top levels of America s public health and abetted by willing lackeys such as The Times, Matt Myers and ex-FDA head David Kessler.
The American College of Physicians, the governing body for internists across America, issued a position statement calling for strict regulation of e-cigarettes, including bans on flavors and advertising.
ACSH friend Dr. Sally Satel s Forbes article exposes the sleaze behind the CDC s campaign against e-cigs/harm reduction. She explains how our public health leaders have adopted the tactics of Big Tobacco to lie to the public.
Another set of expensive campaigns, funded by your government s tax dollars, aimed at falsely demonizing e-cigs and keeping smokers afraid to try them. Result: CDC and CA spending your money to kill smokers. Does anyone care?
Dr. Gilbert Ross in Science 2.0, March 20, 2015 Our nation s most influential, respected and powerful public health officials and academics are engaged in a vast,corrupt and fraudulent conspiracy to keep
One of the many baseless concerns flung about by agenda-driven opponents of e-cigarettes is that they might cause respiratory impairment. A: Compared to what? Cigarettes? Really? B: a new review by an expert says there is nothing to worry about.
The American Council on Science and Health, a public health education and consumer advocacy nonprofit devoted throughout our 35 year history to the promotion of sound science in public health policy, urges the FDA to promote