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Is vaping bad for you? A cardiothoracic surgeon gives her expert opinion.
A twitter thread on #vaping in #Australia, in a news report featuring @drnikkistamp.
Report "debate rages on about whether [#eCigarette are] actually a safer alternative to regular #cigarettes"
Yes, in much the same way that debate rages as to whether #vaccines cause autism, or whether the Earth is flat.
Sans the carbon monoxide & tar of #smoking, ..
.. it'd be pretty extraordinary if they were anything less than /much/ less harmful.
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A lot of chatter about #ecigarettes today after FM Nirmala Sitharaman's press briefing.

However, most of the people have no idea about #ecigarettes. Here's a lengthy thread about what ecigarettes are and how do they affect India.
Today, the Indian Cabinet approved Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance. Basically, they want to ban #ecigarettes. A lot of people are celebrating the ban without even knowing what ecigarettes are. So what are they? Let's educate ourselves.
An #ecigarette is actually a vaporizer which simulates smoking without any actual burning or smoke. The popular term for using it is known as 'vaping'. The device itself has 3 important parts, the battery, vaporizer and tank/cartridge which holds the vape liquid.
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@realDonaldTrump @SecAzar @FDACommissioner @CDCDirector @Surgeon_General
After all the sensational stories, #smokers of #America need assurance that it is safer to #vape.
Please implement something like described in "#THR messages targeted to smokers".
(And please excuse the parts about #GraphicWarnings & the British accent narration, I had very little budget & made it for an international audience.)
Of course, a message for #American #smokers would feature different messages. Here are some messages suitable for inclusion as inserts in #cigarette packs. 1/
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A fisking of the opinion piece by Michelle Jongenelis (from the doghouse of @DrOliviaDoll1) in Fairfax media. No public link known (it appeared in a variety of regional newspapers around #Australia).
"THE recent death of a US man who contracted a serious lung disease after taking up #vaping comes as no surprise to many #PublicHealth advocates."
No mention of #BlackMarket, unregulated #cannabinoids, despite 6 US regions involved, explicitly mentioning it.
"Contrary to the messages being disseminated by the vaping industry (an industry now largely owned by #BigTobacco), .."
Wrong! Neither the majority of companies, nor vape sales, involve products ownership by the #TobaccoIndustry.
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As of 8/27, 215 possible cases of severe respiratory disease associated w/ use of #ecigarette products have been reported from 25 states. @CDCgov and @US_FDA are working closely with state & local health officials to investigate. bit.ly/2MItTWB
.@CDCgov is helping states investigate whether the respiratory illnesses may be linked to specific devices, ingredients or contaminants in the devices, or substances associated with #ecigarette product use.
While some cases are similar and appear to be linked to #ecigarette product use, more information is needed to determine what is causing the respiratory illnesses. In many cases, patients have also acknowledged recent use of THC or CBD-containing e-cigarette products.
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#Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use among #Young People in #England 2018 [NS]
(Also looks at #vaping.)
Following is a 10 part summary / overview courtesy of .@SwitchFinder
digital.nhs.uk/data-and-infor…
1) #Smoking rates are down.
2) #Vaping rates are flat.
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