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Tobacco harm reduction

Tobacco harm reduction

Tobacco harm reduction

Smokers who aren’t willing or simply cannot quit smoking face a future of pain and suffering50. As health professionals, you have a responsibility to help these people with the best available strategies to improve health outcomes51.  
Learn how smokers are made

The biggest myth: there isn’t enough evidence

Health professionals are busy people, working long shifts in high stress environments. We understand that research is the last thing you want to do on your days off. VAEP was developed to make learning about tobacco harm reduction easy for health professionals and the public. This image is a screen shot from a medical data base. The search results for “e-cigarettes or vaping or vape or electronic delivery systems” provided over 22,000 published articles on vaping.
Eliquids are regulated

Keeping harm reduction safe

“If you are a smoker, vaping is a less harmful option than smoking.” Health Canada41. In May 2018, the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act came into effect and regulates eliquid manufacturing42. The government limits what can be put into eliquids to promote safety42.
Myth 2

We don’t know if vaping is less harmful than smoking

The multiple-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) is a decision-making tool that takes into account multiple factors and enables comparison of related subjects. Twelve experts compared sources of nicotine using 14 criteria of harm. Cigarettes are the most harmful source of nicotine at 100%. Vaping was assessed at less than 5% the harm52.
Myth 3

Second hand vapour is dangerous

Over 9000 observations of the constituents of vapour were compared to universally recognized workplace exposure standards known as Threshold Limit Values (TLVs). All constituents were valued at <1% TLV, except two constituents acrolein amd formaldehyde were <5%53. It’s important to note  that acrolein and formaldehyde are normal constituents of exhaled breath54.
Myth 4

Nicotine causes disease

Nicotine is an addictive mild stimulant. It elevates mood, stimulates cognitive function and increases energy55. It’s physiological effects and therefore addictive effects are similar to caffeine56. It is not a carcinogen and without the adjunct chemicals, nicotine presents as less additive than cigarette smoke55. Nicotine is so safe you don’t need a prescription or to be age of majority to buy nicotine patches, gums etc.
Further

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP)

RCP has been an authority in medicine for 500 years. ‘Nicotine without Smoke’, released by RCP in 2016, is a 200+ page report investigating the scientific research on vaping. Some of their key recommendations: “… the hazard to health arising from long-term vapour inhalation from the e-cigarettes available today is unlikely to exceed 5% of the harm from smoking tobacco…in the interests of public health it is important to promote the use of e-cigarettes57…”
Myth 5

Vaping is a gateway to smoking

During the last 6 years, vaping has been mainstream in Canadian society58. This is the first generation of youth that have experimented with vaping58. It is normal adolescent behavour to experiment with adult taboos59. 20% of youth have tried vaping in the last 30 days60. If vaping was a gateway to smoking we would observe an increase in youth smoking prevalence. As per the biennual Canadian Student Tobacco and Drug Survey, grade 12 smoking prevalence has decreased 63% in the last 6 years58,60.
Further

The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research

at the University of Victoria released in January 2017 ‘Clearing the Air: a systematic review of the harms and benefits of e-cigarettes and vapour devices’61. Tim Stockwell, an investigator on this review, stated: “The public has been misled about the risks of e-cigarettes. Many people think they are as dangerous as smoking tobacco but the evidence shows this is completely false62.”
Myth 6

Flavours are to attract youth

Considering that one in four Canadians are obese, and that alcohol comes in thousands of flavours we can deduce that adults like flavours63. This is why nicotine gum, lozenges and sprays come in flavours64. When smokers are detoxing off the 7000 chemicals found in cigarette smoke and transitioning to just pharmaceutical grade nicotine, pleasing flavours encourage continuation of harm reduction65. Further, the novelty of flavours encourages the continued compliance with vaping65.
Myth 7

Vaping’s ineffective for cessation

Considering that Canadian public health officials have utilized millions of our tax dollars to only oppress tobacco harm reduction by disseminating fear-based narratives about vaping66, the vaping industry has been driven solely by consumer demand; smokers’ demand for an alternative that reduces harm67. If vaping was ineffective it would not exist. From 2015 to 2017, the preferred smoking cessation method for Canadian smokers was vaping at 32% vs 24% with patches and 16% with gum68. In the United States, 54% of successful smoking cessation attempts were with vaping69.
Further

Controlled clinical trials

In 2014, smokers that did NOT want to quit smoking were given eliquid and vape pens (which aren’t as effective at nicotine delivery as the current devices). At 2 months,  34% of the subjects reported smoking cessation. eCO levels decreased significantly and continine (nicotine metabolite) remained the same. At six months, 21% remained exsmokers compared to 6% cessation with patches70.
Myth 8

Approved cessation methods are effective

Prior to vaping, only 2.5% of smokers quit long term even though 52% attempted cessation annually71,72. They had a 4% success rate with cold turkey; 8% success with nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) such as patches or gum; if adjunct counselling was added, success can reach 16%71,73. Smoking cessation methods currently approved by Health Canada have an 84% failure rate at best! Of those successful ‘quitters’ 80% relapsed in the first month74. Psychoactives have adverse effects such as suicidal ideation, violent outbursts, depression and psychotic episodes75.
Myth 9

Vaping is ineffective for smoking cessation

A significant aspect of smoking is the ritualistic behaviour of bringing a smoke to the mouth; tasting the smoke with a drag; feeling sensations in the throat and lungs with a full inhale; and observing the visible exhale76. The behaviour is repeated 240 times a day for a pack-a-day76 smoker; 87,600 times a year! This physical ritual is coupled with an immediate increase in serum chemicals61.  Further, smokers are proficient at maintaining therapeutic nicotine serum levels through inhalation77. Vaping uniquely satisfies this ritual and provides nicotine through the same route76.
Myth 10

Dual user isn’t quitting smoking

Utilizing vaping to transition from the most addictive product in Canada to nicotine-free is a process consisting of 4 stages61. The first stage is dual use which is when the smoker becomes familiar with how to use their vaping device to achieve therapeutic nicotine serum levels61. This may include trying different devices and eliquids to find what is right for them78. Stage two is smoking cessation and continued vaping61. Invariably, after a few months to adjust to the decrease of serum chemicals, vapers decrease their nicotine dose and some then titrate off of nicotine completely61.

Listen to the experts

Quotes from those that have done the research

“The most important

toxins in cigarette smoke are missing – those that remain are orders of magnitude lower.” Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos

“Vapers should

be more concerned of the air they breathe in polluted cities rather than their vaping!” Dr. Riccardo Polosa

“Saying e-cigs

are 95% safer is not a medical claim, it’s a truth.” Professor Hajek

“People smoke

for nicotine but they die from the tar.” Professor Michael Russell, 1976

Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos

“The most important toxins in cigarette smoke are missing – those that remain are orders of magnitude lower.”

Riccardo Polosa

“Vapres should be more concerned of the air they breathe in polluted cities rather than their vaping!” Dr.

Professor Hajek

Saying e-cigs are 95% safer is not a medical claim, it’s a truth.” 

Professor Michael Russell, 1976

“People smoke for nicotine but they die from the tar.” 

50. Polosa, R., Rodu, B., Caponnetto, P., Maglia, M., & Raciti, C. (2013). A fresh look at tobacco harm reduction: the case for the electronic cigarette.

51. Canadian Nurses Association. (2017). Code of ethics for registered nurses.

52. Nutt, D. J., Phillips, L. D., Balfour, D., Curran, H. V., Dockrell, M., Foulds, J., Fagerstrom, K., Letlape, K., Milton, A., Polosa, R., Ramsey, J., & Sweanor, D. (2014). Estimating the harms of nicotine-containing products using the MCDA approach.

53. Burstyn, I. (2014). Peering through the mist: systematic review of what the chemistry of contaminants in electronic cigarettes tells us about health risks.

54. Filipiak, W., Ruzsanyi, V., Mochalski, P., Filipiak, A., Bajtarevic, A., Ager1, C., Denz1, H., Hilbe W., Jamnig, H., Hackl, M., Dzien, A., & Amann, A. (2012). Dependence of exhaled breath composition on exogenous factors, smoking habits and exposure to air pollutants.

55. Laugesen, M. (2013). Nicotine and health. New York, NY: American Council on Science and Health.

56. Royal Society for Public Health. (2015). Nicotine “no more harmful than caffeine”.

57. Royal College of Physicians. (2016). Nicotine without smoke: Tobacco harm reduction: A report by the Tobacco Advisory Group of the Royal College of Physicians.

58. Government of Canada. (2015). Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

59. Jackson, C. A.,  Henderson, M., Frank, J. W., Haw, S. J. (2012). An overview of prevention of multiple risk behaviour in adolescence and young adulthood.

60. Government of Canada. (2019). Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

61. O’Leary, R., MacDonald, M., Stockwell, T., & Reist, D. (2017). Clearing the Air: A systematic review on the harms and benefits of e-cigarettes and vapour devices. Victoria, BC: Centre for Addictions Research of BC.

62. University of Victoria: UVic News. (2107). Clearing the air around e-cigarettes. Retrieved Feb. 19, 2020 from https://www.uvic.ca/news/topics/2017+e-cigarettes-carbc-macdonald-stockwell+media-release

63. Statistics Canada. (2017). Canadian Health Measures Survey.

64. Aslani, A., & Rafiei, S. (2012). Design, formulation and evaluation of nicotine chewing gum.

65. Russell, C., McKeganey, N., Dickson, T., & Nides, M. (2018). Changing patterns of first e-cigarette flavor used and current flavors used by 20,836 adult frequent e-cigarette users in the USA.

66. Government of Canada. (2019). The risks of vaping.

67. Institute of Economic Affairs. (2013). Free market solutions in health: The case of nicotine.

68. Government of Canada. (2017) Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS).

69. Farsalinos, K., Polosa, R., Cibella, C., & Niaura, R. (2019). Is e-cigarette use associated with coronary heart disease and myocardial infarction? Insights from the 2016 and 2017 National Health Interview Surveys.

70. Adriaens, K., Van Gucht, D., Declerck, P., & Baeyens, F. (2014). Effectiveness of the electronic 
cigarette: An eight-week Flemish study with six-month follow-up on smoking reduction, 
craving and experienced benefits and complaints.

71. Nides, M., Leischow, S.J., Bhatter, M., & Simmons, M. (2014). Nicotine blood levels and short-term smoking reduction with an electronic nicotine delivery system.

72. Polosa, R., Rodu, B., Caponnetto, P., Maglia, M., & Raciti, C. (2013). A fresh look at tobacco harm reduction: the case for the electronic cigarette.

73. Shahab, L., Brose, L.S., & West R. (2013). Novel delivery systems for nicotine replacement therapy as an aid to smoking cessation and for harm reduction: Rationale, and evidence for advantages over existing systems.

74. Polosa, R., Rodu, B., Caponnetto, P., Maglia, M., & Raciti, C. (2013). A fresh look at tobacco harm reduction: the case for the electronic cigarette.

75. Institute for Safe Medication Practices. (2008). QuarterWatch Report: Strong Safety Signal Seen for Chantix (Varenicline).

76. Dawkins, L. (2013). Why is it so hard to quit smoking?

77. Farsalinos, K., Spyrou, A., Tsimopoulou, K. et al. Nicotine absorption from electronic cigarette use: comparison between first and new-generation devices.

78. Farsalinos, K., Spyrou, A., Stefopoulos, C. et al. Nicotine absorption from electronic cigarette use: comparison between experienced consumers (vapers) and naïve users (smokers).

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Kellie Ann

Kellie Ann

Our founding member

I started smoking before my teens. I didn’t enjoy smoking. It harmed my health, made me stink, but what bothered me most was I was powerless over my addiction.

I tried everything to quit. Sometimes, I would quit for a few months or even a few years, but one drag and I was a pack-a-day smoker within a week.

I bought a $30 vaporizer online and I haven’t had a single urge to smoke since. Vaping freed me from the grip of tobacco addiction!

 

 I wanted to understand what I was inhaling, so I accessed a medical data base and read hundreds of published articles on vaping. As a result of my Bachelor of Science in Nursing, I am trained to conduct research to form an educated opinion. I am satisfied that vaping is not only exceedingly less harmful than smoking but it is an appealing alternative to current smokers for very sound reasons.

After talking with people about vaping, it became clear that what they thought they knew about vaping was either incomplete or just outright incorrect. They were learning misinformation, half truths or information out of context. I became concerned that the public and my colleagues lacked the facts to make informed decisions about the health improving potential of tobacco harm reduction.

During my years as a hospital RN, I have provided care, including palliative, to hundreds of  patients with smoking-related diseases. These diseases destroy the patients’ of quality of life. The consequences of these diseases adversely effects their friends, family and society.

 

Smoking-related diseases are 100% preventable.

I formed VAEP to help people learn about vaping as an effective harm reduction option for smokers and future smokers. Smokers have a right to know the truth, and so do you.

 

 

Kellie Ann BScN

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Education

Education

You have a right to make informed decisions

Learning sections

Quickly gain comprehensive understanding of the major areas in vaping. Sections consist of several pages, each on a  specific topic. You choose which topics you want to learn about.

Basic Vaping Info

Learn from the science, everything you need to know about vaping as a harm reduction strategy. This section covers cigarettes, quitting smoking , tobacco harm reduction, vaping outcomes, flavours and nicotine.

Vaping & Lung Injuries

From August to September 2019, an outbreak of vaping related lung injuries occurred in the USA. The cause was illegal THC cartridges and had nothing to do with vaping nicotine. Authority and media did not tell the truth.

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Health Professionals

If, despite your efforts to help your smoking patients, smoking cessation is not being achieved, the next best strategy for your patient is harm reduction. We invite you to look at the credible evidence to ensure best practice.

Adolescents and Adult Activities

It’s normal teenage behaviour to experiment with adult taboos. This is the first generation to encounter vaping. We explore the reasons youth try vaping, the consequences and unintended harm reduction in regards to smoking uptake.

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About us

About us

We are driven by ethics
Our vision

To make the truth about vaping common knowledge throughout the general population

Our vision

To make the truth about vaping common knowledge throughout the general population

VAEP is a grass roots nonprofit founded by a registered nurse to help people learn the truth about vaping.

After reviewing the scientific evidence, we format the information in a way that anyone can understand it.

VAEP is founded on nursing principles such as:

    • self-directed learning from credible resources.

    • teaching others so they can make informed decisions.

    • respecting a person’s right to make their own decisions.

Our Mission

Through advocacy and education, disseminate to the general population accurate and comprehensive information about vaping. Ensure smokers can make an informed decision about vaping as a smoking alternative.

Our objectives

Unify the growing numbers of knowledgeable vapers and their passion for vaping by engaging them in the development and implementation of a population education campaign.

Create support for the effective utilization of vaping within non-vaping populations such as government, non-profit organizations and healthcare agencies by providing access to vaping information and facilitating informed decision making within those  groups.

Our Mission

Through advocacy and education, disseminate to the general population accurate and comprehensive information about vaping. Ensure smokers can make an informed decision about vaping as a smoking alternative.

Our objectives

Unify the growing numbers of knowledgeable vapers and their passion for vaping by engaging them in the development and implementation of a population education campaign.

Create support for the effective utilization of vaping within non-vaping populations such as government, non-profit organizations and healthcare agencies by providing access to vaping information and facilitating informed decision making within those  groups.

Our team

 

Mark Prociuk DC, BN
Vice chairman

Rick Siba
Secretary

Chrissy Marshall
Facebook group host

Luke Marshall
IT consultant

In keeping with nursing principles, our corporate code of ethics is based on medical bioethics.

Nonmaleficence

to not cause harm or minimizing the possible harm to reach a beneficial outcome. It prohibits causing offence, suffering, or deprivation. Nonmaleficence includes respect for confidentiality and privacy. VAEP considers potential harm and its effects in the decision-making process and in the outcomes of its actions.

Beneficence

to act in a way that aims to benefit others. Examples would be preventing harm, reducing harm, protecting rights or improving a situation for others. Beneficence also means to create a safe, inclusive and supportive environment on our social media. Beneficence is the objective of all of VAEP planning and actions.

Autonomy

to respect a person’s right to make their own decisions and support their decisions. This prohibits manipulation and coercion. Autonomy includes giving people all of the information they need to make an informed decision. Promoting autonomy requires VAEP to stay current in credible evidence and providing that evidence without bias.

Justice

to treat people fairly without discrimination or prejudice. It’s a respect for people’s rights and distribution of resources evenly. Justice prohibits favoritism towards individuals or groups; bullying of anyone at any time; and abuse of any nature. We at VAEP are mindful to communicate respectfully and to facilitate inclusiveness whenever possible.

Cigarettes

Cigarettes

Cigarettes

The most deadly form of nicotine

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The reality

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Smoking kills

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Smoking is everyone’s problem

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Youth and smoking

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Gov’t and MSA payments

Gov’t and MSA payments

State governments & the MSA

On November 23, 1998, all but 4 states entered into the Master Settlement Agreement with the 4 big tobacco companies.

 

The tobacco companies committed to pay out around $200 billion over twenty years to the state governments… based on annual cigarette sales.

Money.

Vaping has been proven successful at getting smokers off of cigarettes and keeping them off.

If smoking rates drop because of vaping then the states get less money.

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In the first section of the MSA, this agreement was made “to avoid the further expense, delay , incovenience, burden and uncertainty of continued litigation” by the state against the tobacco industry for expenses occured to Medicaid as a result of smoking.

Unfortunately, the MSA did not make provisions for how the MSA money is to be spent.

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Since the 4 tobacco giants entered an agreement to pay the state though the MSA, other tobacco companies are to be penalized by the state for doing business. So, since vaping helps smokers get off of cigarettes (which would lower MSA payments) the states catigorized vaping as tobacco.

Vaping is no more tobacco than vitamin C is an orange.

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Some of the state governments issued bonds based on the projections for future MSA payments. Unfortunately, they underestimated the rate at which smokers would stop smoking which means the payments were lower than they banked on. Those payments were short to pay the bonds when due.

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MSA backed bonds at risk for default

The S & P securities ratings assessed the immerging vaping industry as reducing the amount of smokers. Therefore they anticipated a drop in cigarette sales and the amount of MSA payouts. This means the governments that issued the bonds would have to find money elsewhere to pay them out when due.

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What went wrong in the USA

What went wrong in the USA

What went wrong in the USA

During the investigation into the cause of EVALI, governments, health-related nonprofits, health authorities, medical professionals, anti-smoking groups and media repeatedly claimed that vaping was injuring people without specifying that the injuries were caused from illegal THC cartridges.

Over and over again, they included nicotine eliquid in their conversations, statements and announcements. A false narrative that blamed tobacco harm reduction (vaping nicotine eliquid) for the lung injuries spread throughout the public and the health community.

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For over 20 years, RealClearPolicy has been reviewing US domestic policy and analyzes “the most pivotal information on the day’s need-to-know issues”. They reviewed how the CDC handled EVALI in their article titled, Heads Should Roll at CDC after Botched Vaping Investigation.

Filter is a nonprofit, their mission is to …”advocate through journalism for rational and compassionate approaches to drug use, drug policy and human rights”. Their critique of how CDC handled EVALI is titled, Vapes and Lung Disease: The CDC’s Lesson in How Not to Handle an Illness Outbreak.

Expert warnings

Expert warnings

Expert warnings from the UK

Since the 2016 publication of Nicotine Without Smoke, UK health authorities have been promoting vaping as a smoking cessation aid for their citizens.

 

Scientists, health authorities and doctors in the UK issued statements and reports to help people see the deception about the 2019 vaping related lung injuries (EVALI).

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Repeated fear provoking narrative

The pervasive message in North America is that we have to ban vaping because their is a ‘youth vaping epidemic’.

In Great Britain, vaping is recognized as a significant harm reduction strategy and is promoted by their public health. Yet, less than 2% of 11-18 year olds vape more than once a week.

WHERE is the youth vaping epidemic in Great Britain?

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Youth experiment with adult activities, this is why 52% vaped “to give it a try”. Cigarette smoke is far more addictive than nicotine vapour and far more harmful. Since smoking tastes gross, perhaps the flavours in eliquid are preventing them from becoming smokers.

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CALL TO ACTION

Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs wrote a referenced paper about EVALI. It is the perfect document to enlighten health professionals about how they have been deceived about tobacco harm reduction.

Canada gov’t THC cartridges

Canada gov’t THC cartridges

Canada gov't THC cartridges

The Canadian federal government controls the sale of cannabis products and taxes the sales.

 

On October 19, 2020, during the EVALI outbreak, THC cartridges were approved for sale. The fact that EVALI was caused by illegal THC cartridges could have an adverse effect on legal THC cartridges sales revenue.

Nicotine eliquid was blamed.

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Due to the deception that nicotine vaping was the cause of EVALI, sales of the new cannabis products were not interupted but how many vapers switched back to the most lethal form of nicotine: tobacco cigarettes?

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What went wrong in Canada

What went wrong in Canada

What went wrong in Canada

During the investigation into the cause of EVALI, governments, health-related nonprofits, health authorities, medical professionals, anti-smoking groups and media repeatedly claimed that vaping was injuring people without specifying that the injuries were caused from illegal THC cartridges.

Over and over again, they included nicotine eliquid in their conversations, statements and announcements. A false narrative that blamed tobacco harm reduction (vaping nicotine eliquid) for the lung injuries spread throughout the public and the health community.

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What happened

What happened

What happened

Suddenly, there were hundreds of cases of severe lung injuries in areas around the USA. All the patients had vaped.

Yet, millions of smokers had been vaping nicotine for more than a decade without any cases of these lung injuries.

In August of 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced they were investigating an outbreak of lung injuries.

Over 2800 cases were identified, causing 68 deaths in the USA; in Canada there were 19 cases and no deaths.

76% of the patients were under 35 and 66% were male.

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Vaping nicotine eliquid is a harm reduction strategy used by millions of smokers all over the world. Since the injuries only occurred in North America, it was clear the injuries were being caused by something other than standard nicotine eliquid.

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Almost 100% of the injured patients reported using illegal THC cartridges. Despite the evidence, the injury was named EVALI (E-cigarette or Vaping product use-Associated Lung Injury) implying the cause was nicotine eliquid.

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To identify the substance causing the injuries, lung samples from the patients were analyzed. The fat based substances identified as causing the injuries can not be disolved in nicotine eliquid because they would separate in the container.

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Vaping products used were analyzed

The patients submitted the products they were vaping to help identify the cause of the injuries. Nicotine eliquids contained no unexpected or harmful chemicals but 9 out of 10 illegal THC carts contained vitamin E acetate which is used as a cutting agent.

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More on what happened

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Basic Vaping Info

Basic Vaping Info

Basic vaping information

The facts will surprise you

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This 30 second video explains the  epidemic that is related to vaping.

Learn how vaping compares to smoking in this two minute video.

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Smoking is the most preventable cause of disease and death in North America.

Vaping satisfies the habit of smoking without the devastating consequences.

The simple ingredients in eliquid have been thoroughly analyzed for safety.

By reducing the toxins that enter the body, health has been shown to improve.

The transition to harm reduction is easier if it is pleasurable.

Nicotine is a stimulant that can cause dependency but does not cause disease.

Start here:

Flavours

Flavours

Flavours

Adults like flavours

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Essential to success

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Harm promotion

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Nonprofits benefit from smoking-related diseases

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Youth and flavours

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Youth are seeking a head buzz from abusing JUULs by inhaling too much nicotine. Teens call it a “heady” and 8.3% of grade 8-12 students are “JUULing” to get high. JUUL has less than 5 flavours. Banning 1000’s of eliquid flavours will make harm reduction unattractive to adult smokers.

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Outcomes

Outcomes

Outcomes

Reducing harm improves health.

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Health improvements

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Smokers are profitable for pharmaceuticle companies

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Smokers get smoking-related diseases that are treated with drugs. Future smokers are future revenue for BigPharma. Youth are experimenting with vaping instead of smoking which means they won’t become smokers and get those smoking-related diseases. Agencies that are funded by BigPharma are pushing to ban vaping.

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Cancer

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Junk science

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