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CVA Urges Quebec Government To Focus On Education

CVA, the Canadian Vaping Association, is urging the government of Quebec to provide consumer education about vaping. Specifically, the CVA is advocating that the government clarify to consumers the difference between legal and safely manufactured nicotine vapor products and the…
John Castle
October 16, 2019
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FDA Commissioner Inspects Anti-Smuggling Efforts

Dr. Ned Sharpless in his role of Acting Commissioner of the United States Food & Drug Administration has inspected international mail facilities this past week. In its efforts to fight the introduction into black market counterfeit vapor products and other…
John Castle
October 13, 2019
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Toronto Considers Licensing Vape Shops

In a move said to give officials a more efficient way to ensure age verification at points of sale, the city of Toronto has put licensing for vape shops on the table for consideration. The recommendation has already passed committee.…
John Castle
October 11, 2019
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CDC Investigation Has Contributed Nothing to the Public’s Knowledge So Far – DR. M. Seigel – MD, MPH

This commentary also appears today on my tobacco blog, at: https://tobaccoanalysis.blogspot.com/2019/09/cdc-investigation-into-respiratory.html. CDC Investigation into Respiratory Disease Outbreak Has Contributed Absolutely Nothing to the Public's Knowledge So Far Before the CDC initiated its investigation of vaping-associated respiratory illness (VARI) on August 1,…
Daniel Eadie
September 23, 2019
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CDC and Health Organizations are only making things WORSE in the US. – DR. Michael Siegel

"By failing to explicitly warn the nation's youth not to vape marijuana, the CDC and other health agencies are actually helping to further spread the outbreak, not to curtail it." This op-ed appears today at: https://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Column/2019/09/22/Yes-FDA-should-regulate-e-cigarettes-to-limit-access-to-youths.html?ci=stream&lp=1&p=1. Michael Siegel, MD, MPH Professor…
Daniel Eadie
September 22, 2019
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U.S. Vaping Headlines Have Canadian Businesses Uneasy

As sensationalist and deceptive headlines roil the U.S. media after outbreaks of adverse health events in the U.S., a sense of unease may be growing among related Canadian businesses. The headlines ties these adverse health events to "vaping" broadly. Intentionally…
John Castle
September 13, 2019