Hello fam! Another week is gone. Here are the updates of the week that was from all around the vaping world.

Gaétan Barrette says E-cigarettes a Powerful Stop-smoking Tool

Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette believes that e-cigarettes are a powerful stop smoking tool that can be used to fight smoking and has asked the Government to speed up its regulation of e-cigarettes. Barrette said that the ability of vaping to mimic smoking is a major factor in helping people quit smoking.

To tell you the truth, I never smoked one cigarette in my life. But what I see on the clinical side, if you let me put on my doctor’s hat today, is that it really, really works. If you speak with doctors in that field, it’s what we can call a breakthrough.

Barrette stated.

Get full details on CBC News.

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New E-Cig Study Hypes Formaldehyde Fears Based on Faulty Experiments

The American Vaping Association has reacted to a new letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine claiming that while vapor products used at a low voltage produce no detectable levels of formaldehyde, a higher voltage produces larger formaldehyde amounts than those found in cigarette smoke. The Association said that the high levels of formaldehyde were only found because the authors used extremely inappropriate testing methods.

Read the AVA full statement here.