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E-Liquid Poisonings: 10 Statistics All Vapers Should Know

Like many people, Bernd Mayer had encountered the widespread claims that 60 mg of nicotine is enough to kill an average-sized adult. But unlike most people, he didn’t accept it at face value. He went to look for the actual evidence. After following a chain of “circular and often misleading references” he eventually found where […]

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Calling Welsh Vapers and E-Cig Retailers.

Calling Welsh Vapers and E-Cig Retailers

Welsh Assembly Needs to Hear From Vapers “On The Front Line” Last Friday I got the chance to meet Edwina Hart, who is Business Minister for Wales and also our AM, at her surgery in Clydach to discuss the public ban on e-cigs in Wales. I wanted to share some of the details with other […]

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The Public Health U-Turn on E-Cigs

A Report on the All Party Parliamentary Committee on E-Cigs (September 9th) The All Party Parliamentary Committee on e-cigs met again yesterday (you can see details of the last one here). Clive Bates and Oliver Kershaw of E-Cigarette Forum were the main speakers, and the committee focussed on the Public Health England report and its […]

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10 E-Cigarette Exaggerations

10 Outrageous E-Cig Exaggerations That Keep Smokers Smoking

Journalists, scientists and public health experts have all had a lot to say about electronic cigarettes recently. As you’d expect when a subject’s as controversial as this one, what they’ve been saying covers a wide spectrum of accuracy. Some of it’s highly reliable, some might benefit from a less biased interpretation and of course quite a […]

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Influence E-Cig Regulations

Your Chance To Influence E-Cig Regulations

The UK government is consulting on how to implement EU e-cig regulations, and you have the chance to let them know what you think. While the UK can only influence limited areas of the TPD, some of the changes they want to make are crucial for the survival of the UK e-cigarette industry. Given that […]

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Psychology of E-Cig Debate

Zen and The Psychology of the Vape Debate

“When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.” – Dale Carnegie Why, you might wonder, do people continue to oppose electronic cigarettes when there is so much evidence proving they can help smokers? Surely someone surveying the evidence would […]

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UK Parliamentary Meeting on E-Cigs: A Report

What a shame the UK E-Cigarette All Party Parliamentary Group didn’t write the EU Tobacco Products Directive. I attended a meeting of the group yesterday and there was not a single person who thought the TPD was good legislation, while the value of e-cigarettes was clearly recognised by everyone in the room. While the EU legislation […]

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Anti Vaping Twist Vapers Words

10 Ways The Anti-Vaping Lobby Twists What Vapers Say

By Fergus Mason Anyone who’s been following the battle over vaping will, by now, be very familiar with a lot of the myths being circulated by our opponents in the public health industry: Formaldehyde! Gateway effect! Think of the children! You know the sort of thing I mean; it’s in every hysterical UCSF press release, […]

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