Hello world! This week has seen a lot of talk about vaping regulations, this has been the norm this year, we just can’t seem to catch a break. There was some good news though from CDC. Read on to find out!
New CDC Data Suggest E-Cigarettes Are Helping Smokers Quit
New survey data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that top officials at that agency are wrong to believe that e-cigarettes encourage smoking among non-smokers by getting them hooked on nicotine. According to the e-cigarette study titled: 2014 National Health Interview Survey, 13 percent of American adults have tried an e-cigarette, including 48 percent of current smokers, 55 percent of “recent” quitters, 9 percent of “long-term” quitters , and just 3 percent of people who have never smoked. This is evidence that never-smokers rarely become regular vapers.
For more details on this e-cigarette study check out reason.com.
E-Cigarette Suppliers Fear FDA Rules Could Shut Them Down
Federal Drug Administration (FDA) move to regulate electronic cigarettes has the owners of e-cigarette stores fuming. The store owners claim that such a move will ultimately shut-down their stores and leave thousands of people who use e-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes with nowhere to go. The FDA wants all e-cigarettes manufactured prior to 2007 to be tested. The proposed regulations are currently under review by the White House. One store owner, James Jarvis, fears that if the FDA has its way, he’ll be put out of business.
We are saving people’s lives every day and they want to take that away from us?
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