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Donate to Dr Farsalinos' new study

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  1. rolygate

    rolygate Forum Manager Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Sep 24, 2009
    ECF Towers
    Dr Farsalinos requests funding for a comprehensive study of a large sample of retail e-liquids. ECF has donated to this study. Please see the details here:

    Indiegogo funding for Farsalinos study


    We think this will be a valuable study given the large sample size and the mystery buyer testing of finished retail products. The target is 100 products tested, and additional funds will mean that more samples can be analysed.



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    Update January 23rd

    The funding total has already reached $29,000 in total, both by the Indiegogo route and by private donations that required an alternative routing for currency conversion or banking reasons ($11,000 in non-Indiegogo donations are reported).

    Therefore the funding total has been exceeded already. However it is likely that additional funds can be used for testing more samples, as each test is expensive (several hundred dollars is usually quoted for a comprehensive analysis of a single sample).

    Even so it seems likely that funding will reach a considerable total since the appeal has only just opened - perhaps even double the target amount is possible. This is very welcome as it shows how well-supported e-cigarette research is now.

    We may consider suggesting to Dr Farsalinos that he arrange trustees to hold any funds not assigned to this study, with the aim of supporting future research of his and reporting back on how the funds are applied. We are happy to support his research, of whatever type and whenever it is scheduled, since he is one of the principal scientists providing honest research in this area.
     
  2. K_Tech

    K_Tech Slightly mad but harmless Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Sep 11, 2013
    Eastern Ohio, USA
    Donated.

    10chars.
     
  3. meanckz

    meanckz Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Sep 18, 2013
    Greer, SC
  4. Lisa66

    Lisa66 Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jan 23, 2011
    Florida
    Done, and bumping.
     
  5. LaraC

    LaraC Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Jan 6, 2013
    Tennessee
    Also done.

    Dr. Farsalinos' rigorously scientific work has been of enormous importance to vapers all over the world. I hope as many ECF members as possible will show monetary support for his proposed study of e-liquids.
     
  6. Aviz

    Aviz Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 24, 2013
    SF E. Bay , CA
    Done . please keep the sticky on Capture.jpg
     
  7. DrMA

    DrMA Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 26, 2013
    Seattle area
    Awesome concept! Consumer funded research thru crowd sourcing. I have a feeling this approach is going to revolutionize scientific research, just like ecigs are doing for nicotine consumption. Watch out BP!

    I've done my part, now it's your turn.
     
  8. Danoman

    Danoman Moved On

    Oct 11, 2013
    Anniston, Al, USA
    That is such a GREAT idea... saving my pennies to donate as well. :)
     
  9. WarHawk-AVG

    WarHawk-AVG Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jul 27, 2013
    H-Town
  10. Mr.Mann

    Mr.Mann ECF Guru Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Dec 30, 2011
    All over the place
    Donated! And hope to do it again.

    Note: At first glance it looked like the donations were set at a minimum of $100, but it isn't. You set the amount.
     
  11. Julie W

    Julie W Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 31, 2013
    Done as well!

    In French you just donated 10 Tanks,I hope they were all guns blazing:laugh:
     
  12. ctkid57

    ctkid57 Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 30, 2013
    Pine Bluff
    Finally. I donated last week! Thanks for making this a sticky. Local B&M had a silent auction for an Authentic Chi-Yu, never been used. The money went to Dr. F's project.
     
  13. Elnroth

    Elnroth Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 10, 2012
    Philadelphia
    Donated

    We're almost there. Tell your friends.
     
  14. QuietProSF

    QuietProSF Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 5, 2013
    Westchester NY
    Done... And facebooked
     
  15. partyannimal

    partyannimal Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I'm tapped out for this month, but I'm gonna definitely donate next month.
    I also shared on FB, Twitter, and Google. :)
     
  16. Nickthefish

    Nickthefish Moved On

    Nov 17, 2013
    South Florida
  17. JonnyB88

    JonnyB88 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 24, 2013
    Elgin, IL, USA
  18. flaviop

    flaviop Moved On ECF Veteran

    Sep 23, 2013
    Marlboro, NJ, USA
    Donated {MODERATED}
     
  19. Hepcat

    Hepcat Full Member Verified Member

    Jan 4, 2013
    West Texas
    Donated, with thanks and best wishes.
     
  20. ctkid57

    ctkid57 Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 30, 2013
    Pine Bluff
    Made it to 23,000
     
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