More unfounded e-cigarette fear mongering from the Globe and Mail

In Why doctors are raising the alarm over e-cigarettes published yesterday in the Globe and Mail tobacco control extremism rules the day. “Many physicians, however, do not welcome the trend. A Canadian Medical Journal editorial published this week warned that e-cigarettes may be a “slippery slope to tobacco addiction.” A recent study in the journal The […]

International smoking news roundup

While we are putting the finishing touches on a discussion of the press release out of Star Scientific on their reduced nitrosamine smokeless product, here’s some of the more entertaining (and exasperating) developments in the world of smoking. First of all, out of Spain, two stories. The first out of Time Magazine reports on the […]

Biggest public health advance of the century: new nicotine products could virtually wipe out smoking related disease!

If a doctor’s obese patient starts exercising a little and eating less, and losing some weight, that doctor will be pleased. And if they have a smoker who has cut their smoking in half, they will praise that patient. And if on a national scale obesity levels dropped by half, it would be cause for […]