Tags : Vaping

Scientific studies

Juul spends $7.5 million to finance vaping study

Meharry Medical College has just announced a massive study on vaping, tobacco, and other products containing nicotine. The study’s research funds are not insignificant: $7.5 million, and the financier is one of the biggest e-cigarette manufacturers in the world, Juul Labs Inc. The medical school in Nashville is known for mainly teaching the black community, […]En savoir plus

Trends

New Zealand: vaping recommended by the government

Electronic cigarettes are one step closer to becoming a smoking cessation tool officially recommended by the Ministry for Health in New Zealand. While vaping is still banned in public spaces, electronic cigarettes have been studied extensively and conclusions are clear that they represent a safer alternative to tobacco. A campaign is scheduled for launch in August encouraging smokers, in […]En savoir plus

Scientific studies

Study: are vape products petri dishes for bacteria?

A recent study by the Harvard Chan School may worry electronic cigarette enthusiasts. Vaping products appear to contain non-negligible quantities of toxic bacteria and fungi. These living creatures potentially entering our bodies may have serious health consequences. The experiment focused on a large, representative sample of e-cigs, including single-use products such as pods and e-liquids. Of the 75 products […]En savoir plus

Tobacco

Imperial Brands is having a difficult year 2019

Imperial Brands, a titan in the world of tobacco products, has just released its sale and revenue forecasts, and it’s not looking good… The groups had been banking on an increase in revenues before the end of the year. The group’s main threat is simply electronic cigarette competition. Founded in 1901, the British company Imperial Brand’s […]En savoir plus

Scientific studies

USA: irrational suspicion towards vaping is growing

A study organised by Georgia State University has produced some alarming figures. From 2012 to 2017, the number of Americans who perceive electronic cigarettes to be dangerous has grown by a factor of 3. The principal author, Jidong Huang, offered various explanations to this surprising development. Jidong Huang’s work was based on a sample of 5,000 testimonies by American […]En savoir plus

Miscellaneous

French Minister AGNÈS BUZYN does not believe vaping is a

During an interview on RTL, the French health minister said that smokers should look towards nicotine substitutes and not vaping if they want to quit smoking. According to her, prescriptions for nicotine substitutes have the advantage of being reimbursed through France’s social security since 2018. Furthermore, the long-term health effects of vaping remain unknown. Agnès […]En savoir plus