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Breaking News: UK Chief Medical Officer Tried To Hinder E-Cig Evidence Review Claims Blogger

E-cigs have been mired in controversy for years. The author of highly restrictive EU e-cig regulations was accused of soliciting bribes from tobacco companies and had to resign. He was later found moving millions of euros to an offshore bank account. E-cig scientists have written to the EU claiming their studies were twisted to support […]

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Exposed Junk ECig Science

19 E-Cig Studies Exposed As Junk Science

Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos does a huge amount for the vaping community. He’s a prolific researcher and he spends a lot of time refuting anti-vaping junk science. In response to his efforts to get a study retracted, he received the following email from a consumer: This heartbreaking story cuts to the core of a big problem… […]

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The Vape Debate

The Vape Debate: Who Pays Who?

I recently asked Lorien Jollye if she could write a post for us on vaping advocacy. Lorien’s a great advocate, and like many other advocates she’s digging deep into her pockets to campaign for e-cigarettes. The pressures are big – Lorien and others are constantly travelling to conferences and giving talks on e-cigs, and that […]

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Swansea beaches could become vape free zones.

Swansea Mulls Outdoor E-Cig Ban

Yesterday I followed a link from Twitter to a consultation on a ban on smoking outdoor places. The consultation asks whether smoking should be banned in places like beaches (presumably because of the passive smoking danger to cockles) and parks. The questionnaire even asks you if smoking outside pubs should be prohibited, which sounds like the final nail in […]

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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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Public health u-turn on e-cigs - parliamentary committee report. .

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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