January 27th, 2015

Big Tobacco’s Little Helpers

Public health disinformation encourages regulation that protects the cigarette trade

This is a guest post by David Sweanor, Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Ottawa and lifelong public health campaigner,  Starts here…

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January 26th, 2015

Keep calm it’s only poison

AAPCC

American Association of Poison Control Centers graphic

A quick update on the e-cigarette and e-liquid poison scare stories.. >> read the full post

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January 21st, 2015

Spreading fear and confusion with misleading formaldehyde studies

formaldehyde

Another alarmist and deeply misleading story about formaldehyde and e-cigarettes has now emerged in the New England Journal of Medicine: Jensen et al Hidden Formaldehyde in E-cigarette Aerosols.  I have written to the corresponding authors, and I would like to share my open letter. >> read the full post

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December 24th, 2014

Annual quiz on e-cigarettes and harm reduction

quizFun with a purpose – twelve thought experiments in the form of a quiz designed to interrogate your views on e-cigarettes and harm reduction. >> read the full post

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December 21st, 2014

The Worst Letter of 2014 – a review

Click to view letter on The Lancet web site

Winner! The Worst Letter of 2014

The 13 December letter by Professors Glantz, McKee, Champan and Daube published in The Lancet wins my prestigious Worst Letter of 2014 award. There now follows a detailed review…

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