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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…

Health Effects and Demographics of Electronic Cigarette Users. A Comparison of Health Events in Previous Smokers With Three or more years of Electronic Cigarette Experience.

Health Effects and Demographics of Electronic Cigarette Users. A Comparison of Health Events in Previous Smokers With Three or more years of Electronic Cigarette Experience.

Robert L. Cranfield MD Source: Click Here Abstract Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess not only the demographics of e-cig users, but to assess health effects on users with 3 or more years of experience of use. Methods: Anonymous online surveys as well as some local paper surveys were distributed to electronic cigarette social…

Correlation of volatile carbonyl yields emitted by e-cigarettes with the temperature of the heating coil and the perceived sensorial quality of the generated vapours

Correlation of volatile carbonyl yields emitted by e-cigarettes with the temperature of the heating coil and the perceived sensorial quality of the generated vapours

Otmar Geiss, Ivana Bianchi, Josefa Barrero-Moreno Science Direct – International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2016.01.004 Source: Click Here Abstract “E-liquids generally contain four main components: nicotine, flavours, water and carrier liquids. The carrier liquid dissolves flavours and nicotine and vaporises at a certain temperature on the atomizer of the e-cigarette. Propylene glycol and…

Hormonal contraception among electronic cigarette users and cardiovascular risk: a systematic review

Hormonal contraception among electronic cigarette users and cardiovascular risk: a systematic review

Halley E.M. Riley, Erin Berry-Bibee, Lucinda J. England, Denise J. Jamieson, Polly A. Marchbanks, Kathryn M. Curtis Contraception – an international reproductive health journal, doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2015.11.003 Source: Click Here Abstract Background Women who use combined hormonal contraceptives and cigarettes have an increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) events. We reviewed the literature to determine whether women who…