Home|Tag: Vaping

Author and Editors Defend the Indefensible Stanford Study on Vaping & Covid

In August, I discussed a Stanford University study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH) claiming that young people who ever use e-cigarettes are five to seven times more likely to be diagnosed with Covid-19.  A group of harm reduction researchers subsequently wrote that the claims are implausible and the results “so

By |2021-02-08T17:33:03+00:00February 8th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

High School Seniors Vaping Less While Smoking, Drinking, Getting Drunk More

 Just-released 2020 Monitoring the Future survey results (here) indicate that all forms of vaping among high school seniors declined (as seen in chart at left), even as alcohol use, getting drunk, and cigarette smoking all increased.Prior to this year, the rate of current smoking (i.e., past 30 days) had been on a precipitous

By |2020-12-17T16:46:48+00:00December 17th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

CDC 2019 Smoking & Vaping Data

 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released data from the 2019 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).  After a short delay, during which I caused the agency to correct an error in their release (here), I can now present the latest figures on smoking and vaping.  Like last year, our government has

By |2020-10-08T07:37:52+00:00October 8th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Re-Analysis of Retracted Research on Heart Attacks Before Vaping

Dharma Bhatta and Stanton Glantz last year published a study claiming that e-cigarettes cause heart attacks. That assertion was based on 38 heart attack incidents, but the authors knowingly included people who had heart attacks years before first using e-cigarettes.My economist colleague Nantaporn Plurphanswat and I described that fatal error in two letters

By |2020-08-26T19:18:48+00:00August 26th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Tobacco Truth: FDA Infographic on Teen Vaping: Hey Kids!

Clive Bates kindly provides the following translations of the infographic’s key elements. More than 5 million U.S. youth are using e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes, also known as “vapes,” are becoming increasingly popular among teens. Hey, time to get with the program. All kids, especially cooler kids are doing it... You may have already seen or

By |2020-08-05T18:56:34+00:00August 5th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

2019 NYTS Data Reveals Teen Vaping Up, Smoking Eradication Within Reach

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released data from the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS).  My analysis confirms the FDA claim of an increase in vaping among high school students, as seen in the chart at left.  The most dramatic change is that exclusive use of cigarettes almost fell off

By |2020-08-05T13:45:53+00:00August 5th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

JAHA Retraction and the Teen Vaping “Epidemic”

Tobacco Truth: Regulator Watch Videos: JAHA Retraction and the Teen Vaping “Epidemic” skip to main | skip to sidebar Regulator Watch Videos: JAHA Retraction and the Teen Vaping “Epidemic” RegWatch has posted two-minute videos that capture two of the interview’s main themes.  The retraction short video is here, and the teen “epidemic” video

By |2020-08-04T10:24:23+00:00August 4th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

High School Seniors Keep Drinking, Toking and Vaping, Especially Marijuana

The 2019 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey results, released in December (here), confirm the sharp decline in high school cigarette smoking that I reported in my recent analysis of the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) (here).  The decline in smoking in both surveys coincides with increased vaping.  The rates of current (in

By |2020-08-04T01:46:17+00:00August 4th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

CDC’s Misuse of EVALI Misleads Americans That Smoking Safer Than Vaping

In a campaign of disinformation, culminating in the prolonged mischaracterization of the EVALI (e-cigarette, or vaping, associated lung injuries) crisis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has caused more Americans to believe the untruth that vaping is more dangerous than cigarette smoking. Bentley University economist Dhaval Dave and colleagues at the City

By |2020-08-03T08:35:28+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

CDC is Concealing and Suppressing Information on Youth Marijuana Vaping to Over-hype Harms of E-Cigarettes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is concealing and suppressing information on the number one cause of severe, vaping-related health harm to youths in order to deceive the public into thinking that e-cigarettes are at the top of the list.In fact, the number one cause of severe, vaping-related health damage to

By |2020-08-01T09:06:46+00:00August 1st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Top Sliding Bar

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Recent Tweets


Sign-up to get the latest news and update information. Don't worry, we won't send spam!