Reasons to vape: 67% of smokers die from smoking-related illness, says study

For those who might be considering a switch to vaping, a new study is now indicating that two-thirds of smokers will eventually die from smoking-related illnesses.  Even light smokers of ten cigarettes per day can double their chances of an earlier death while the risks…

House votes next week to ban flavored vapes – including online sales

A bill that aims to curtail the alleged teen vaping epidemic appears to be heading for a floor vote any day now in the democratic-controlled House of Representatives.  HR 2339 will not only ban the sales of flavored vapor products by non-age-restrictive retailers, but it…

House Will Vote Feb. 27th on a Nationwide Flavor Ban

A bill that would ban flavored vaping products and online sales in all 50 states will come to the House floor for a vote on Thursday, Feb. 27. House bill HR 2339—the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act— was introduced almost a year ago by…

Medical journal retracts ‘vaping causes heart attacks’ for being ‘unreliable’

The American Heart Association (AHA) and researcher Stanton Glantz are both under fire this week after a federally-funded anti-vaping study was retracted by a prominent medical journal.  The study published by the AHA, co-authored by Glantz, and widely reported upon by mainstream media incited national…

Bogus Vaping Study Retracted

Stanton Glantz Caught Red-Handed Once Again  Scientific evidence has routinely demonstrated vaping to be an effective smoking cessation aid and reduced harm alternative to tobacco. Disingenuous attempts to portray vaping as dangerous continue to be retracted after facing even the lightest scrutiny by fellow researchers….

Journal Retracts “Unreliable” Glantz Study Tying Vaping to Heart Attacks

A study claiming that vaping increases the chance of having a heart attack has been retracted by the Journal of the American Heart Association after nearly a year. The retracted paper was co-authored by Stanton Glantz, the University of California-San Francisco medical professor who runs…

Misguided Vape Ban Proposal Fails After Pushback

Vape Ban After Vape Ban Face Political And Legislative Challenges” Despite the prevalence of vape ban proposals throughout the United States, political and legislative challenges continue to stop many of them from even emerging out of committee. This week, another major vape ban proposal was…

Did FDA Create a Regulatory Loophole for Puff Bars?

When the FDA issued new guidance defining current Deeming Rule enforcement priorities on Jan. 2, it exempted disposable e-cigarettes in flavors other than tobacco and menthol. As we explained at the time, that was intended to allow cigalike products like the NJOY Daily and blu…

Study: Switching to nicotine vapes can reverse asthma lung damage

People living with asthma tend to experience a gradual deterioration of respiratory functions as they age, and the damage only progresses faster if the patient is a smoker.  Quitting smoking is usually very challenging, even for the healthiest of individuals.  However, the added stress that…