Entries by Andrew Horn

Almost Half of Lung Cancer Patients Still Smoked After Surgery

Tobacco addiction is an addiction. It is hard for people to quit, especially on the first try. This article shows many who’ve gone through surgical treatment found there way back to tobacco after a year. To read the article, click here

Johns Hopkins finds thousands of unknown chemicals in e-cigarettes

A recent Johns Hopkins study found thousands of previously undetected chemicals in vapor from e-products. Previous studies of e-cigarettes have looked specifically for evidence of the hazardous chemicals found in traditional cigarettes. But here the researchers performed a non-targeted analysis to explore the full range of chemicals both in the vaping liquid and the aerosols. […]

FDA Permits Marketing of E-Cigarette Products

The FDA approved marketing for 3 e-cigarette products on Tuesday, marking the first approvals under the new Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) pathway. TFND does not support the agency’s decision. Executive Director Heather Austin released this statement in response to the FDA’s decision: “We are deeply concerned about the 3 products newly designated by the […]

FDA: 85 Percent of Youth Using E-Products Use Flavors

Flavored products are used to addict the next generation of kids. New data shows 85% of youth e-cigarette users are using flavored products. If we want to make any headway on youth prevention, we must address flavored products. Read the FDA findings by clicking here