VAPING (CV19)

Is Big Tobacco big enough to beat COVID-19? The properties of the tobacco plant have been well known among researchers for decades, earning it the nickname “the lab mouse of the plant world.” Plant-based vaccines can copy viruses, allowing...
Giving smokers alternative nicotine delivery means they might prefer these products over cigarettes, and produce better outcomes, says Polosa It’s not news that smoking is bad for human health and the leading risk factor for many...
The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and effects of current smoking on adverse outcomes among hospitalized COVID-19 patients. A systematic review of the literature (PubMed) identified 18 (from a total of 1398)...
This article is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed. It reports new medical research that has yet to be evaluated and so should not be used to guide clinical practice. Smokers are generally more susceptible to...
Smoking, nicotine and Covid-19: What is going on? The world is enduring the worst crisis since the 1940s, and people are desperate for some good news. Could that good news come from a most unlikely source?...
Vape shops will be allowed to re-open for business on 15 June following three months of closure under the UK lockdown legislation. The legislation, which did not class vape shops as “essential retail outlets,” forced vape...
Does vaping and smoking e-cigarettes put you at higher risk of COVID-19 complications? UWindsor’s Drew Marquardt is trying to answer that question with research into how the toxicants in the oils of vapes and e-cigarettes affect...
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Even before the Coronavirus pandemic hit, forcing over 50 million schoolchildren in Canada and the U.S. out of class and into lockdown, the strain on North America’s education system was already showing. Suffering from the pernicious...
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*Get ready to think! Is there a winning argument in the War on Vaping? Why is “liberty” a failed argument? How does a fundamental contradiction between “Vaping Saves Lives” and “Lockdowns Save Lives” lead to “the...
The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) is concerned by statements made by Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Strang, while referencing a release from the World Health Organization (WHO). "Quite simply, smoking and vaping may...