In the News 5th March
Thursdays News at a glance:
Study Confirms That E-Cigarettes Generate Virtually No Toxins … The liars lexicon of the anti e-cigarette campaign … Vaping Advocate of the Year 2015 … Does vaping put men off breasts? … Public Policy Maker Becomes the First to Embrace Vaping … Breakthrough On E-Cigarette Bans: How British Adoption Authorities Regained Their Sanity … Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Thu, 5 March 2015
Anti-smoking activists and public health officials who question the usefulness of electronic cigarettes in reducing tobacco-related disease often talk as if the content of the aerosol generated by these newfangled contraptions is utterly mysterious. While it may be plausible that the absence of combustion makes e-cigarettes safer than the conventional kind, they say, we can’t know for sure without more information about exactly what vapers are sucking into their lungs. That stance is misleading and disingenuous, since we already have a pretty good idea…..
Nothing is burned. The liquid is simply heated; it has no similarity with tobacco smoke and all its harmful outcomes; it leaves no odour on your clothes; no tacky deposits on your furnishings and TV screen; no dirty ash trays; no eye-watering smell of smoke.
The UK Government’s own tobacco tsar has described e-cigs as the greatest breakthrough in public health this century, with the potential to save millions of lives….
Jens Mellin was born in Germany, in 1971 and is a married father of two. He left school in 1990 and spent the following 12 years as a seafarer. He then undertook professional training in nautical law and physical sciences and is now an instructor in post-graduate education, specialising in global distress and safety systems….
Bernd Mayer was born in Austria, in 1959 and is a married father of four. He graduated in Chemistry and Physics, in 1981 and received his PhD, from the University of Graz, in 1983.
He remained at the university, as a research assistant, until 1987, when he moved to the free University of Berlin, where he undertook post-doctoral research in the Department of Pharmacology…..
…as a Public Health Strategy to Combat Cigarette Smoking
I have waited a long time for this, but it has finally happened. A public policy maker has become the first to publicly embrace vaping as a public health strategy to combat cigarette smoking. Alameda County Board of Supervisors member Nate Miley was present at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a new vaping store called Ready, Set, Vape in Castro Valley.
“We studied trends of men’s tastes over the years, and it seems that younger men these days have developed more of a penchant for what we scientists commonly refer to as “Booty”, to the detriment of their former fixation with jubblies,” said Dr. Kenneth Wrong, Granthore’s resident Professor of Clickbait…..
How British Adoption Authorities Regained Their Sanity
In late February British tabloids carried the bizarre story of would-be adoptive parents, Abigail, 33, and Brian, 45 who were denied the chance to adopt by the Staffordshire County Council because Brain had been observed using (“vaping”) an electronic cigarette….