What is "nicotine pouch"? They contain tobacco-derived nicotine or synthetic nicotine, but no tobacco leaf, dust, or stem. Available data indicate that sales of these products in the United States have increased since 2018, however the extent of use among U.S. youth and adults is uncertain. Also, a study sought to assess the chemistry [...]
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Synthetic nicotine or how e-cigarette and e-liquid manufacturers are trying to circumvent regulationsMartin2022-07-06T12:46:22+02:00
Synthetic nicotine or how to bypass the regulations? This approach is not unique as the use of synthetic nicotine is growing in the US. A search of Truth's tobacco industry documents revealed that the industry considered the use of synthetic nicotine as early as the 1960s, an effort that was abandoned due to the [...]
Instagram vector for e-cigarette products among teens? Exposure to visual messages featuring e-cigarette products on social media is associated with increased usage among U.S. teens. Instagram is the most widely used social media to showcase e-cigarette products and where influencers - for example, bloggers, brand ambassadors - post promotional materials. Researchers from the Universities [...]
The nicotine dosage is the main lever of attractiveness of the e-cigarette According to the authors of the study, the strong appeal of the e-cigarette could facilitate a complete change of behavior, especially with regard to tobacco consumption. The concentration of nicotine and the flavour of the liquids are two of the characteristics that [...]
The Department of Social and Preventive Medicine in Vienna, Austria, conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 13,950 publications on the effectiveness of electronic cigarettes in smoking cessation. The study also aimed to make a comparison with other means of withdrawal such as nicotine substitutes (gums, patches) and advice from a practitioner. Thus, some [...]
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has analyzed precisely 37 pre-filled pods of nicotine-containing liquids marketed throughout North America. The objective was to characterize the nicotine present in these products. Is it in native free form, which is the most effective form because it is the most bioavailable ("Free Nicotine") or [...]
A study conducted by Dr. Struik's team at UBC Okanagan University involved analyzing 1,228 public posts from 318 users on a Reddit forum titled "Quit Smoking." The information was categorized by method of quitting, reasons for quitting, and barriers and facilitators to quitting. Social media was chosen to collect the data because it is where [...]
A study carried out by a British research team from the University of London and specialized in psychopharmacology, has set the objective of evaluating the effect of CBD (cannabidiol) on smoking cessation. The clinical study was carried out against placebo by including 30 dependent smokers under strict abstinence of nicotine, that is to say, [...]
An American study evaluated the cellular toxicity of liquids contained in the cartridges of JUUL and Puff, these 2 products counting among the best sellers in the USA. To do this, the researchers used the so-called MTT test to measure the ability to induce cell death in bronchial epithelial cells. The liquids studied contained [...]
A UK study examined trends in use of e-cigarette device types, heated tobacco products (HTP), and nicotine concentrations in e-liquids in England from 2016 to 2020. The data came from a repeated, representative cross-sectional survey of adults aged 16 years or older. The main findings were that among electronic cigarette users, 53.7% used tank [...]