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 banner, with skull and crossbones in the background.

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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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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