Posts tagged: Media Misinformation

Vaping

Electronic cigarette use among U.S. middle and high school students tripled in 2014 while cigarette use fell to record lows, according to provocative new data that is likely to intensify debate over whether e-cigarettes are a boon or bane to public health.
The data sparked alarm among tobacco control advocates who fear e-cigarettes will create a new generation of nicotine addicts who may eventually switch to conventional cigarettes.
“Nicotine exposure at a young age may cause lasting harm to brain development, promote addiction, and lead to sustained tobacco use,” Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, said in a statement.

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Two Completely Different Products Are Referred To As “E-Cigs”
E-Liquid Ingredients Are Not A Mystery
Many Vapors Use Very Little To No Nicotine
The Vapor Is Far Less Harmful Than Cigarette Smoke
Vaping Does Help Smokers Quit
Meanwhile, some of the actual guardians of public health are already coming around on the issue. Many of the links I’ve used are compiled here, http://onvaping.com/the-ultimate-list-of-studies-on-e-cigarettes-and-their-safety/ and this database is added to regularly—the ever-growing pile of evidence that the media is only giving you one side of the story.

Another take is vaping can be used to take drugs such as hash oil and make no odor so police and others can not know what is going on.

Dansette