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Over 2.5 million Americans use electronic cigarettes. Visit our resources page to access the most relevant e-cig related scientific studies and reports all in one place. We encourage you to use this database to learn, educate and share information about electronic cigarettes. Informing others about the facts and truths about electronic cigarettes is one of SFATA’s founding principles.
SFATA members are encouraged to participate in a comprehensive testing regime to ensure the safety of their e-liquid. This quality control measure sets the standard for future regulation and controls. By participating in this testing program, SFATA members are leading the way to higher safety standards and defining the methods by which those standards can be achieved.
Chair member for the Tobacco Control Task Force [...]
Chair member for the Tobacco Control Task Force for the American Association of Public Health Physicians, Dr. Joel Nitzkin, has the prestigious honor of being one of the most prominent and respected voices in tobacco research. Dr. Nitzkin gave an interview on the effects of electronic cigarettes and how important it is for federal safety organizations to bridge the gap with industry leaders to dispel myths. The good doctor gave his nod of approval for electronic cigarettes, expressing that [...]View More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Miami, Florida (September 18, 2012)—The [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Miami, Florida (September 18, 2012)—The recently chartered Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) attends its first trade show at the Association of Convenience and Fuel Retailing Conference (NACS) on October 8, 2012 in Las Vegas where it looks to introduce its program and attract new members. SFATA is the only association in the smoke free alternatives industry that represents a wide cross section of all segments including distributors, manufacturers, retailers, and end users in order to address [...]View More
The recently chartered Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association [...]
The recently chartered Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) has been actively gaining momentum with its new membership launch, up to date independent research distribution and direct communication with the Food and Drug Administration in its efforts to carry out its overall mission to educate, advocate, and generate interest for the electronic cigarette industry and the international vaping community. As the group rapidly gains interest from many of its peers and associates and expands its membership, a few of [...]View More
According to a survey by the Wells Fargo [...]
According to a survey by the Wells Fargo Securities Tobacco Talk, electronic cigarettes just might stand a fighting chance in the tobacco industry. Retailers and wholesalers alike are thoroughly impressed with the e-cig product and even more with their revenues. While the business waits for regulation by the Food and Drug Administration, sales have skyrocketed up to $350 million, so far. Murray Kessler, the CEO of Lorillard, Inc., says that with very little effort, the industry is predicted to [...]View More
When Hungary imposed a public smoking ban in [...]
When Hungary imposed a public smoking ban in 2010, the country probably never realized that the move could make way for an entirely new product to take over. Now, electronic cigarettes are outselling traditional cigarettes all over Eastern Europe. Hungary’s public smoking law bans smoking on all public transport, in hospitals, airports, and in all government buildings. It was eventually extended to barring smoking in workplaces, club, pubs, restaurants, and underpasses for bus stops in January of 2012. Why? [...]View More
The World Health Organization declared Thursday, May 31st [...]
The World Health Organization declared Thursday, May 31st to be “World No Tobacco Day”. Their goal? One day where the entire world refrained from tobacco consumption. While their intent is good, WHO’s message could save far more lives if they were to account for harm reduction products. Like the FDA, the World Health Organization has taken the stance that no tobacco is good tobacco. It’s true that refraining from nicotine altogether is the best option; but, contrary to WHO’s [...]View More