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Siegel to Frieden: No Data for Gateway
21 Aug 2014

Siegel to Frieden: No Data for Gateway

Michael Siegel of Boston University's School of Public Health chides the chief of his former workplace, the Centers for Disease Control, Thomas Frieden, for making unjustified claims that e-cigarettes have been demonstrated to lead to smoking on the part of children and adults...

Docs Recommend Vaping to Quit Smokes
14 Aug 2014

Docs Recommend Vaping to Quit Smokes

A study recently published in the scientific and medical journal PLOS One, based in North Carolina, indicates that 67% of the doctors interviewed consider e-cigarettes to be an effective smoking cessation method, and 35% recommend them to their patients.

NPR passes errors along
14 Aug 2014

NPR passes errors along

ational Public Radio reported recently on the letter sent to the FDA by 29 US state Attorneys General, advocating tight restrictions on electronic cigarettes...

70,000 is a lot of comments
14 Aug 2014

70,000 is a lot of comments

The Hill reports that 72,000 comments were submitted to the FDA in its feedback period for the deeming regulations on electronic cigarettes. Of course the bulk of this large number consisted of suggestions made by thousands of vapers around the US, organized by CASAA, the AVA, and local vaping organizations.

The quest for the coolest cloud
12 Aug 2014

The quest for the coolest cloud

Remember bubble-blowing contests? A line of kids masticating gargantuan gobs of bubble gum to answer the eternal question, "Who's got the biggest?"