Category Archives: Studies

Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries.

Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries.

Farsalinos KE, Poulas K, Voudris V, Le Houezec J British Medical Journal (BMJ) Source:  Click Here Abstract AIMS: To assess prevalence of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use, reported changes in smoking status due to e-cigarette use and correlates of e-cigarette use in the European Union (EU) member states in 2014. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey of EU citizens…

Cohort study of electronic cigarette use: effectiveness and safety at 24 months

Cohort study of electronic cigarette use: effectiveness and safety at 24 months

Lamberto Manzoli, Maria Elena Flacco1, Margherita Ferrante, Carlo La Vecchia, Roberta Siliquini, Walter Ricciardi, Carolina Marzuillo, Paolo Villari, Maria Fiore the ISLESE Working Group British Medical Journal (BMJ) Source:  Click Here Abstract Objective To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of e-cigarettes, by comparing users of only e-cigarettes, smokers of only tobacco cigarettes and dual users.…

New Study Finds Exhaled E-Cigarette Vapour Particles Disappear Within Seconds

New Study Finds Exhaled E-Cigarette Vapour Particles Disappear Within Seconds

A new study being presented today at the 4th Workplace and Indoor Aerosols conference in Barcelona shows, for the first time, that exhaled e-cigarette particles are liquid droplets that evaporate within seconds. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 20 April 2016 – A new study being presented today at the 4th Workplace and Indoor Aerosols conference in Barcelona…

A Qualitative Approach to Understanding Real-World Electronic Cigarette Use: Implications for Measurement and Regulation

A Qualitative Approach to Understanding Real-World Electronic Cigarette Use: Implications for Measurement and Regulation

Maria Cooper, PhD; Melissa B. Harrell, PhD; Cheryl L. Perry, PhD Center for Disease Control (CDC) Preventing Chronic Disease 2016;13:150502 Source: Click Here Introduction “An understanding of the real-world use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is needed to inform surveillance efforts and future state and federal regulation. This study investigates the behavioral aspects of e-cigarette use.”…

CASAA ecig survey results

CASAA ecig survey results

Phillips C. Anti-THR Lies and related topics Source: Click Here 27,343 members of CASAA (Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association) completed an online survey collecting data on their smoking and vaping behavior, vaping preferences, and also quit attempts. For instance 87% reported having quit smoking entirely after taking up vaping. 94% had previously tried to…

Effect of variable power levels on the yield of total aerosol mass and formation of aldehydes in e-cigarette aerosols

Effect of variable power levels on the yield of total aerosol mass and formation of aldehydes in e-cigarette aerosols

I.G. Gillman, Ph.Da, K.A. Kistlerb, E.W. Stewarta, A.R. Paolantonioa ScienceDirect / Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 2015 Dec 29 Source: Click Here Highlights Five, variable power, e-cigarettes devices were evaluated for aerosol yield and formation of aldehydes in the aerosol. The mass of aerosol produced, on a per puff basis, ranged from 1.5 to 28 mg. 750-fold…

Electronic cigarette use in France in 2014

Electronic cigarette use in France in 2014

Andler R, Guignard R, Wilquin JL, Beck F, Richard JB, Nguyen-Thanh V, Czoli CD, Reid JL, Rynard VL & Hammond D. Int J Public Health. 2015 Dec 2 Source: Click Here In 2014, 25.7 % of 15-75-year-olds had tried e-cigarettes. Among these, 23.4 % were current vapers (6.0 % of 15-75-year-olds). Among vapers, about half…

A randomised, crossover study on an electronic vapour product, a nicotine inhalator and a conventional cigarette.

A randomised, crossover study on an electronic vapour product, a nicotine inhalator and a conventional cigarette.

Tanvir Walelea, Girish Sharmac, Rebecca Saviozd, Claire Martind, Josie Williams ScienceDirect / Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology Dec, 2015 This is a two part study published in the Journal of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology which found that e-cigarettes share a similar short-term safety profile as Nicorette® products and are comparable in reducing tobacco withdrawal symptoms.  Part A: Pharmacokinetics  Dec…

Flavoring Chemicals in E-Cigarettes: Diacetyl, 2,3-Pentanedione, and Acetoin in a Sample of 51 Products, Including Fruit-, Candy-, and Cocktail-Flavored E-Cigarettes

Flavoring Chemicals in E-Cigarettes: Diacetyl, 2,3-Pentanedione, and Acetoin in a Sample of 51 Products, Including Fruit-, Candy-, and Cocktail-Flavored E-Cigarettes

Allen JG, Flanigan SS, LeBlanc M, Vallarino J, MacNaughton P, Stewart JH & Christiani DC. Environmental Health Perspectives Source: Click Here CONCLUSION Our findings confirm the presence of diacetyl and other high priority flavoring chemicals in flavored e-cigarettes. Due to the associations between diacetyl, bronchiolitis obliterans and other severe respiratory diseases among workers inhaling heated…