Monthly Archives: January 2016

E-cigarette: A state-of-the-art for caregivers and health professionals

In a word of controversies around the e-cigarette, what do we know for sure? When browsing through scientific publications, one realizes that most of them only address a very...

Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015: Signed

The Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 has been signed by the US President Obama on January 28, 2016. The Child Packaging Requirements of the...

Study: Tank-type atomizers more efficient than cartomizers

Beside this finding, the authors also aimed at establishing a robust protocole to evaluate the consistency in nicotine delivery to the aerosol of different types...

Vapor differs in composition from e-liquid

The Swiss team of the Prof. R. Zenobi from the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, established protocols to investigate...

The Gateway Effect of vaping: A hot topic in Hawaii

The CDC qualifies the gateway effect of vaping as "potential", using conditional tense in its official documents. The scientific proof of it remains to be...

France: Health law promulgated and published in the Official Journal

The government is now able to transpose the European tobacco Directive by way of ordinances. Bans on advertising and propaganda for the electronic cigarette will apply...

Insights in expert vaping patterns, a compensation mechanism for nicotine

Experimenters, users, expert users... where are the differences? For most experimenters the first contact with vaping is by trying a model of the first generation and advertised...

Germany might prohibit some aromas in e-liquids

Ban on menthol, vitamins, taurine, caffeine, diacetyl and other substances in e- liquids The European tobacco directive (EU TCD) is leaving a certain latitude to the EU...

Belgium: Minister of Health urged to take action against smoking

"If the law allows young people to have sex at 16, why prohibiting cigarettes? At 16, they are adult." -M. De BlockThe opposition is...

US regulation: Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015

The Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 bill has passed different steps for approbation, from the House to the Senate, before ending on President Obama's desk for signature,...
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