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Press Release Claims Vaping Could Cause Cardiovascular Disease

It seems all you need to successfully attack vaping these days is a superficial press release. Never mind scientific evidence, research methodology and all that other boring stuff, just state some negative impacts of using electronic cigarettes and you're all set for heavy media coverage. We've covered Read More...

Researcher Replicates Two Controversial E-Cigarette Studies, Exposes Serious Methodology Problems

Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos, a pro-vaping researcher from Greece, has been exposing poor quality e-cigarette studies for over six years now, but he recently took a step further to prove that often times such research is completely inaccurate. Farsalinos spent months replicating two scaremongering studies that had reported huge levels of aldehydes in e-cigarette vapor in order to prove exactly how the authors came up with the outrageous results. Read More...

New Study Suggests That E-Cigarette Use Causes Immune Response in the Lung Associated with COPD

According to a new scientific study from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, vaping increases the levels of innate defense proteins in the lung associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In an attempt to determine the effects of e-cigarette use on the human airways, researchers at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill conducted a small study...

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New Study Finds That Consistent E-Cigarette Use Can Help Smokers Quit

There has been a lot of debate surrounding the efficacy of e-cigarettes as tools for smoking cessation, with some studies showing that it is at least as effective as other quit smoking aids like nicotine patches and gum, and others finding that it has absolutely no effect. Now, a comprehensive research from the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University claims that the efficacy of electronic cigarettes in smoking cessation largely depends on the frequency of...

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Major UK Study Shows That E-Cigarettes Are Not a Gateway to Smoking for Kids

The so-called "gateway theory" has already been debunked several times, but it still remains one of the main arguments of vaping opponents all around the world. Despite evidence showing the opposite, lawmakers, anti-smoking activists and even some scientists still claim that e-cigarette use pushes children and teenagers to smoking tobacco cigarettes. The Read More...

French Study Shows That E-cigarettes Help Smokers Cut Down on Tobacco Cigarettes

Public Health France recently published an observational study which shows that using electronic cigarettes can help smokers decrease their daily intake of tobacco cigarettes by more than half. Conducted over a period of six months, between September 2014 and March 2015, the study followed a group of 2057 smokers - 252 of whom were also regular e-cigarette users - aged...

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New Study Claims E-Cigarettes May Be Just as Bad for You as Unfiltered Tobacco Cigarettes

Scientists at the University of Connecticut (UConn) recently published research that suggests electronic cigarettes may be just as dangerous as unfiltered tobacco cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage. Forget all those studies that found e-cigarettes to be up to 95% safer...

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E-Cigarettes Have Helped 1.5 Million Brits Quit Smoking, National Survey Shows

British non-profit Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) recently published the finding of its annual Smokefree GB survey into the use of electronic cigarettes in Great Britain, announcing that 2.9 million people currently use electronic cigarettes, 1.5 million of which no longer smoke. The research, conducted by YouGov on behalf of ASH, shows that the number of electronic cigarette...

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CDC Report Shows That More Smokers Try to Quit with E-Cigarettes Than FDA-Approved Cessation Aids

U.S. health regulators continue to downplay the importance and effectiveness of electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation tools, but a recent report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) clearly shows that smokers believe that they have a much better chance of quitting with e-cigs than with FDA-approved aids like nicotine patches and gum. Last Thursday, the CDC published a Read More...

Harsh Regulations Make E-Cigarettes Less Effective for Smoking Cessation, Study Finds

We didn't really need scientific research to reach this conclusion, but a study published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research reveals that excessive regulations on electronic cigarettes may impact their effectiveness as a tool for quitting smoking. Study authors analyzed data from a longitudinal cohort survey carried out between 2010 and 2014, which...

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