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CASAA formed in 2009 by members of an online forum as an advocacy group, made up of both consumers and retailers, to raise awareness and protect our right to access reduced harm alternatives. CASAA was created as an answer to the anti-Tobacco Harm Reducti
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Early in 2013, Elaine ...
Early in 2013, Elaine Keller, president of the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association, a nonprofit, volunteer organization formed in 2009 by e-cigarette consumers to promote tobacco harm reduction policies, made the point that the FDA had firstly tried to remove all e-cigarettes from the market by calling them "drug delivery devices.
"Having failed in their attempt to ban e-cigarettes, the FDA has announced its intent to propose a 'deeming' regulation to apply Chapter IX of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act to e-cigarettes," she said.
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CASAA President Elaine Keller said of the study, "Over the years, there have been a lot of small studies of e-cigarette liquid and vapor, but those studies were either ignored or misinterpreted.
FDA to Regulate E-Cigs as Tobacco Products
They kind of snuck up on us," said Elaine Keller of Springfield, Va., vice president of the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association.
"I would still be smoking if not for this product," she
has been tobacco free since March 2009 after 45 years of smoking.
group amounts to a grass-roots effort of those who feel the government has blocked this "miracle" product.
"There is no industry support on this thing at all," she
said of the organization.
"We want to keep it this way so no one can say we are a shill for the tobacco, drug or e-cigarette industry."
also tries to recast the safety question.
"I can't point to anything to say it's 100 percent safe," Keller
Smokeless Electronic Cigarettes Still Banned | DiscountCigarettesMall.Com Tobacco & Cigarettes News
"The whole purpose of a smoking cigarettes ban is to protect people from secondhand smoke, and there isn't any smoke cigarettes from an electronic cigarette," Elaine Keller, vice president of Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association, an Alabama-based nonprofit that works to ensure the availability of alternatives to smoking cigarettes.
, who uses her
e-cigarette regularly at a northern Virginia bowling alley and other public places, said being able to use it in places where traditional cigarettes aren't allowed is a "powerful incentive to switch to something that can save their life."
According to arecent news report, ...
According to arecent news report, Elaine Keller, President of The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA) stated that the ANR (Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights) are misleading the public by reporting baseless and false claims about the hazards of e-cigarettes.
also stated that the claim by ANR that e-cigarettes pollute the interior with carcinogens and toxic chemicals is absolutely rubbish and there are no studies to prove this fact.
The Indoor Air study mentioned in the press release actually detected such miniscule quantities of nicotine and other chemicals which was totally insignificant.
also rubbishes the claim made by ANR that very little is known about the ingredients present in e-cigarettes stating that all the ingredients are well-known and countless tests have been performed before the launch of this product.
also states that discouraginge-cigaretteusers with such false claims is an appalling disregard for human health.