Scott Gottlieb, who recently stepped down as the head of the Food and Drug Administration, has rejoined venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a full-time investing partner, Axios has learned. https://www.axios.com/scott-gottlieb-venture-capital-nea-partner-fda-6f27df3b-af00-421c-ae40-6e4b5bd99000.html ... See more
He'll be a full-time investor.
E-cigarettes are 'THREE TIMES more effective than nicotine replacement gums and patches at helping smokers quit' - University College London scientists led the study of almost 20,000 smokers https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7058439/E-cigarettes-THREE-TIMES-effective-nicotine-replacement-gums.html ... See more
Doctors at University College London found vapers were 95 per cent more likely to be successful than those not using the gadgets in their attempts to kick the habit.
In April and May 2019, two identical posts with the title “Vaping Now Linked to Brain Damage, Narrow Arteries, and Serious Lung Damage” were published on separate clickbait websites, Real Farmacy and Living Traditionally. The piece, which made a series of vague claims about the dangers of electronic cigarettes, was used in both instances to sell a wheatgrass supplement so “you can detox your body from toxic substances.” Both websites profit from the sale of said wheatgrass. As such, the scientific information in these viral articles needs to be taken with a grain of salt. Thank you Bill Tarling for the link. https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/05/22/claim-vaping-linked-to-brain-damage/?fbclid=IwAR1RH9PNxCDSf2qNxs6x2z-cxO_VjwsJebcY2IG4W7WuTM0dehYOnHuKbDo ... See more
A blog post selling detox solutions does not a peer-reviewed, scientific study make -- but we took a look at its claims anyway.
You don't know why they want everyone to keep smoking? Actual Master Settlement Agreement revenue according to Tobacco-Free Kids, and predicted revenue from smoking every year just below it.
There is no “Epidemic” of youth vaping, only a moral panic. http://blog.heartland.org/2019/05/there-is-no-epidemic-of-youth-vaping-only-a-moral-panic/
There is No ‘Epidemic’ of Youth Vaping, Only a Moral Panic written by Sherwin Mena May 17, 2019 About Latest Posts Sherwin MenaPresident at North Carolina Vaping CouncilSherwin Mena is President of the North Carolina Vaping Council (NCVC). Established in 2015, NCVC represents the interests of sm... ... See more
“In summary, the oft-cited teen vaping epidemic involves not three million youths, but rather 95,000 underage teens who vaped frequently but never used other tobacco products – or 0.6% of the nation’s 14.8 million high school students.” https://rodutobaccotruth.blogspot.com/2019/05/the-2018-american-teen-vaping-epidemic.html?m=1 ... See more
Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and other government officials have repeatedly asserted that the U.S. is in the midst of a tee...
“In “How Big Tobacco Got a New Generation Hooked,” writer Alex Bogusky criticizes the marketing practices of tobacco and e-cigarette companies. But neither Bogusky nor the Times disclosed the fact that his firm has been paid hundreds of millions of dollars to advertise on behalf of the anti-tobacco industry!” https://cei.org/blog/new-york-times-runs-stealth-anti-vaping-ad-op-ed ... See more
Readers of The New York Times deserve better than advertising masquerading as righteous opinion writing. While reporters at Times get credit for exploring and exposing conflicts of interest among its reporters or sources, their commitment to ethical journalism is not consistently applied. See the pa... ... See more
Yesterday, a US District Court ruled against FDA in a lawsuit challenging FDA’s implementation of the Deeming. Attached is a brief summary of the ruling and its potential impact: https://bit.ly/2Ecc3Fy
“A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market. The ruling handed down Wednesday in district court states that the agency shirked its legal duty when it postponed reviewing all U.S. vaping products by several years.” https://apnews.com/1718daa8abc04ff7a1cb1f13f2e18743 ... See more
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market. The ruling...
E-cigarette giant Juul will invest $125 million and create 500 jobs in Lexington County, the company announced Monday. The company plans to fund an assembly and packaging plant in the county as early as this summer. There are six registered Juul lobbyists in the Midlands, according to the South Carolina Ethics Commission. The company also formed an employee PAC in March 2018, Politico reported in December, and the PAC donated to more than a dozen attorney general campaigns, including that of South Carolina’s Alan Wilson. https://www.thestate.com/news/business/article230335454.html?fbclid=IwAR3jUt1ta2wR2LNAxT6ctDQcqLM-Jc8sj-rrbadOoIRaulPgkEviOCnf6Ls ... See more
E-cigarette maker Juul will invest $125M in a South Carolina assembly and packaging plant in Lexington County the company announced on Monday. The plant will create 500 jobs, a boon to the county’s economy and workforce.