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Dr. Gilbert Ross in the Detroit Free Press, May 5, 2014. As the nation continues its fight against smoking
FDA finally issues proposed regulations on e-cigarettes. The complex, 241-page report has something for everyone: good bad and otherwise. The key for America s smokers: e-cigs will remain accessible indefinitely to help them quit.
Dr. Gilbert Ross in The Star-Ledger, April 10, 2014 What a breath of fresh air it was to read
Another scare story about toxic nicotine poisonings: another epidemic without any actual victims. But yes, do be careful! Some day, someone will be poisoned we re only human after all.
More fearmongering hype about e-cigarettes: Minnesota Dept. of Health trumpets alarming increase in children s poisoning from e-cigarettes. Let s look at the data: nothing actually happened, but let s be very afraid anyway.
Dr. Gilbert Ross in the National Review Online, March 12, 2014.
It s true, sad to say: By the time the truth awakens and puts its boots on, the lie has spread around the world. Such it is with the JAMA article by Dr. Stanton Glantz and his media acolytes with one exception.
The e-cigarette industry is now valued at about $1.7 billion, a number more than double what it was in 2012. And accompanying this growth is the emergence of many new products, not
EU passes stringent e-cigarette regulations. While obvious age limits on sales and marketing and appropriate consumer product safeguards are included, other sections will do great harm to public health but could have been even worse.
NY Times article on the future of e-cigarettes paints a Good vs. Evil scenario. Unfortunately, there is little guidance therein to detect who is whom. Those of us devoted to science-based public health policy know, however: find out here.
Dr. Gilbert Ross op-ed in The Daily Caller, February 19, 2014. The most important, devastating yet preventable public health problem in the western world is cigarette smoking. How bad is it? The W.H.O. predicts one billion lives cut short worldwide this century, if current trends continue. In America alone, the...[Read more].
CVS Caremark, the national pharmacy chain, announced that it will eliminate sales of tobacco products over the next year. The announcement was met with approval by Drs Schroeder and Brennan (from CVS Caremark and the