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Jim McDonald

Jim McDonald
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Smokers created vaping without any help from the tobacco industry or anti-smoking crusaders, and vapers have the right to keep innovating to help themselves. My goal is to provide clear, honest information about the challenges vaping faces from lawmakers, regulators, and brokers of disinformation. I recently joined the CASAA board, but my opinions aren’t necessarily CASAA’s, and vice versa. You can find me on Twitter @whycherrywhy
vaping-gateaway-smoking
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A meta-review of nine studies purports to show a gateway from youth vaping to smoking. However, all that’s shown is an association between them.
age-verification
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Vaping vendors have gotten no advice from the FDA on how to do online age verification. We dispel the myths and rumors, and lay out the facts.
Pregnant Women
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British researchers announced the first ever study of vaping and pregnant smokers. The clinical trial will also follow the babies' health for two years.
FDA-vs-Vaping
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The FDA has declared war on vaping. If you’re a manufacturer or seller of vapor products in the US, this is a death sentence for your business.