Tag: Popcorn

Everybody is talking about vaping and “popcorn lung” again

A previous version of this article showed a wildly inaccurate graph*. I had previously calculated the density of diacetyl in popcorn factory air using its density in a liquid state (0.990 g/ml) rather than its density in a gaseous state (.0036 g/ml) …

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Much ado about nothing

Harvard’s diacetyl scare – Fergus Mason Yet again there’s a new study out on vaping, and as usual it’s stuffed full of scary words like diacetyl. However a closer look suggests that the researchers have found little that’s new and …

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Monday’s News at a glance: Our Job Is Difficult, So The World Must Change – Lies, damn lies and public health misinformation – More nonsense about vaping – Take the VApril Challenge – Prisoners to be banned from smoking – Junk Science of the Week Award – Does Vaping Cause Popcorn Lungs? – Tobacco Control Desperately Fears Dialogue – FDA Creates Cigarette Confusion – New Global Survey Points to Key Issues – Banishing vaping to outdoor smoking areas ‘not acceptable’ – Did Cosmic Fog Sell Out to Big Tobacco? – Attack of the Vapours – Solons told: e-cigarettes need new rules – Vaping In The News – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Monday’s News at a glance: Sarah Jakes keynote speech at the E-Cig Summit 2017 – E-Cig Summit Round Up – Vaping Causes ‘Popcorn Lung’? – Most Vape User Are Former Smokers Who Quit – Landmark Long-Term Study – Latest vape-related studies – Vaping helps reverse smoking harm – Vaping In The News November 18th, 2017 – Bay Area flavored tobacco bans  – Asia’s First Harm Reduction Meet in Indonesia – Trade minister severely restricts imports – Vape advocates organize protest in Cobourg – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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