What do scientists think about vaping? – Riccardo Polosa at Vapexpo 2016, Paris 0

The Vapexpo 2016 event in Paris hosted a debate with four well-known figures who addressed the scientific actuality of vaping. In this third and last part, Riccardo Polosa starts with questions: “Is the e-cigarette good for me, does it have any impact on my health?" – This talk is for those asking these questions.

Jacques Le Houezec, Konstantinos Farsalinos, Jean-François Etter and Riccardo Polosa were on stage at Vapexpo 2016 to highlight current trends in e-cigarette research.

“Is the e-cigarette good for me, does it have any impact on my health?” – This talk is for those asking these questions.

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Ecigs and therapeutic claim, what is the risk and where do we go? 0

A Stanford University School of Medicine study shows that cessation themes are prevalent across advertising by e-cigarette brands with implicit messaging predominating over explicit quit claims.

Over 6 months (January – June 2015) advertising by 23 leading e-cigarette brands through social media channels and blogs as well as user-generated content (testimonials) appearing within brand-sponsored Web sites were analyzed by Stanford researchers. They isolated an explicit claim of cessation efficacy with unambiguous statements in favor of smoking cessation success. They also point out implicit claims that use euphemisms such as “It works”.

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BAT claims Ecig emissions 92-99% safer than cigarettes 0

Opinion: A scientific publication by the Tobacco leader BAT claims that the vapor emitted by their products is 92-99% less toxic than tobacco smoke. A myth or a reality?

 The Global Forum on Nicotine, held in Warsaw last June 2016, was the opportunity for stakeholders to meet and discuss on diverse subjects and especially about e-cigarettes. It was also the occasion for recognized scientific figures to present their last results about vaping, and the occasion for Big Tobacco companies to promote the most recent outcomes of their R&D department.

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NCBI: Substituting tobacco cigarettes with electronic cigarettes may substantially reduce exposure to tobacco toxicant. 0

From the The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Report:


We found that the e-cigarette vapors contained some toxic substances. The levels of the toxicants were 9 to 450 times lower than in cigarette smoke and were, in many cases, comparable to trace amounts found in the reference product.


Our findings are consistent with the idea that substituting tobacco cigarettes with electronic cigarettes may substantially reduce exposure to selected tobacco-specific toxicants....

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Reasons Why Smokers Turn to E-Cigarettes

Reasons Why Smokers Turn to E-Cigarettes 0

The e-cigarette market ballooned to more than $3 billion dollars in profits. It would seem that more and more traditional smokers are turning to vapor devices in an effort to stop smoking tobacco cigarettes and to also try something new. There are many different reasons why “vaping” has become so popular.

Vaporizer Pen with Small Cloud

Technological Advancements

Technology continues evolving daily and involves almost every aspect of human existence. It was only a matter of time that someone would invent the means to smoke electronically. The simple technology involved in making e-cigarettes and the e-juices or aerosol liquids enable former tobacco smokers the leisure of getting nicotine in a modern and much cleaner method.

Cost-Effective Vaping Devices

Compared to conventional cigarettes and tobacco products in general, the tools needed for vaping come at a fraction of the cost. While the price of tobacco continually rises, smokers literally save thousands of dollars annually by converting to electronic smoking. Additionally, the savings become immediate once a smoker makes the conversion.

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BBC News: E-cigarettes should be offered to smokers, say doctors 0


Smokers should be offered and encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit, says a leading medical body.

The UK's Royal College of Physicians says there is resounding evidence that e-cigarettes are "much safer" than smoking and aid quitting.

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