Harm reduction benefits of vaping may be allowed to be promoted according to Health Canada

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Our federal government is considering allowing vape companies to promote the health benefits of their products. Examples of these approved statements may include “switching completely from smoking to E-cigarettes will reduce harms your health” and “if you are a smoker switching completely to vaping is much less harmful option”. This may come as a surprise … Read more

CDC Report – Over 50% decline in smokers aged 18-24 shows no ‘gateway effect’ of vaping

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A recent study released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention shows some interesting data. The CDC reports that between 2014 and 2018, the percentage of young adults aged 18-24 who currently smoke cigarettes in the United States has gone from 16.7% to 7.8%.  This is an overall reduction of over 50% in smokers … Read more

E-cigarettes could save hundreds of millions of lives, scientists tell WHO

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Health authorities continue to view e-cigarettes as a threat, but experts cite potential for harm reduction More than 50 public health experts and nicotine experts, including five Canadians, are urging the World Health Organization not to classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products, because they say doing so could jeopardize a “significant health innovation” that could save hundreds … Read more