Articles with tag: vaping
Lamentable Lung Coverage
British newspapers are reproducing baseless American claims that vaping has caused severe lung damage. Despite the facts being known about the true cause of EVALI, it appears to still be a popular way of attacking electronic cigarettes. It follows the slightly less well covered story that a teen who has a double lung transplant has now admitted it was due to drug use.
Oz Study Finds Success
Legalise Vaping Australia say a major study published in the prestigious Addictive Behaviours journal finds daily vapers are 100% more likely to quit smoking successfully. This is a problem for Australian smokers and current vapers because the federal government has banned over-the-counter sales and made accessing nicotine containing eliquid very difficult to do.
Secondhand Risk Claim Crushed
A new study from the University of Southern California claims to find secondhand vape and the researchers go on to state that this poses a risk to friends and family. It’s just one more in a line of shoddy anti-vaping studies that Jessica Barrington-Trimis has been linked to and has been attacked by experts and the American Council on Science and Health.
Vaping And The Environment
We’re all trying to be environmentally friendly these days, and for a lot of people that means cutting down on plastic waste. It's difficult to vape these days without encountering some form of single use plastic, although there are still some vape juice brands that use glass bottles. But what’s the likely impact of vaping on the environment, and how can we try to minimize the amount of plastic waste we produce while vaping?
Best Vaping Songs: Songs About and For Vaping!
Smoking and vaping are popular habits that hundreds of thousands of people participate in. It is such a widespread experience that music artists have created songs about the pleasures of smoking and vaping, as well as tunes that would be fun to vape to. Check out this compilation of top vaping songs
WVA Concerned About The War On Vaping
The World Vapers’ Alliance (WVA) is deeply concerned that politicians who don’t have enough knowledge and have not seen the evidence about the issue want to decide the future of vaping. It says that many European politicians have little or no knowledge of any type of new nicotine product but wish to regulate it nonetheless.
On August 30, the Centers for Disease Control issued a warning that
“bootleg and street cannabis and e-cigarette products” along with modified vaping devices could be the source of an “epidemic” of a vaping-related mystery illness.
It was this question that Brian MacMahon - the legendary Harvard epidemiologist - once posed to his audience in an effort to trigger them and make them contemplate about the problem.
Sadly, the biggest weight of this implicit criticism would be applied on the shoulders of Greeks, since according to WHO’s report: The Greek Tobacco Epidemics, they managed to slip from the top to the middle of the life expectancy ranking, largely on account of their persistently poor smoking habits.