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Jim McDonald

Jim McDonald
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I spend most of my time studying the regulatory, legislative and scientific challenges to vaping, advocating for our right to exist, and talking with others who do the same. Consider me a source for information, and feel free to agree or disagree with anything I say. I love good coffee and sweet Michigan cherries. My childhood hero was Gordie Howe.
Vaping vs Smoking
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A direct comparison of the proven harms and potential risks of vaping -- using e-cigarettes -- and smoking regular combustible cigarettes.
OMG-Girl
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Chinese vaping manufacturer Innokin may be on the brink of starting a high-tech battery revolution, if the information in a leaked press release is correct.
study-vaping-helps-smokers-quit
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A new NIH-funded study shows that during a five-year period, daily e-cigarette users quit smoking at almost twice the rate of non-vapers.
athletes-use-nicotine
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A new study estimates that among athletes in some sports, up to half of all players use nicotine, often smokeless tobacco or nicotine replacement products.
China-confiscated-e-liquid
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Chinese customs officials have seized 600 metric tons of e-liquid they say was smuggled from the United States. 320 police executed the raids. 
smoke_detector
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A New York tech company is offering a suite of devices and software that schools can use to detect vaping and bullying by students.
uk-warns-thai-traveler
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The British government warns travelers to Thailand that they risk 10 years in prison for bringing e-cigarettes or vaping products into the country.
CBD-beneficial
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The FDA has admitted for the first time that CBD is “beneficial” as a medical treatment for some neurological disorders, including seizure and epilepsy.
air-clean-vaping
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A new study shows that the air in homes where people use e-cigarettes contains no more dangerous fine particles than air in non-vapers’ homes. 
dumped-eliquid
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The owner of an e-liquid manufacturing business in Manchester (U.K.) has plead guilty to illegally dumping 744 containers of chemicals.