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Disposable electronic cigarettes: Are they any good?

I think it should probably be taken as a given that I am biased writing this post. However, I have yet to taste a disposable electronic cigarette that I have found personally satisfying. I’ve tried several. When Tescos brought out the 10 Motives electronic cigarette, I thought I’d try one. I bought one, and headed […]

SWITCH To ECigs 2012: Your Smokeless Year AND Ten Chances to Win an E-Cigarette

COMPETITION WINNERS: Thank you to everyone who has entered the competition – all 165 of you! The competition is now over, and the winners are: Kim Straub Michael Allison David Langley Nigel Bachmann Denis Moyes Adam Williams Matthew Fairley Andrew Burton · Pepz Antonio Ricthie Janice Channern If you won a prize please contact dispatch@[email protected] […]

How likely is smoking to kill you – and what you can do about it if you can’t quit…

My godmother, Helen, was a heavy smoker. She fell on hard times after her husband, who she loved dearly, died far too young. Smoking was partly a crutch, I think, but also something she loved. Always short of money, she made sacrifices to continue smoking, and switched to rolling tobacco. Terribly unhappy, she always said […]

Nudging in the Service of Safer Nicotine Use

By Paul Bergen from tobaccoharmreduction.org. What news! When it comes to matters of nicotine, its rare that a government report not only exhibits common sense but gets as far as being reported in two major newspapers without some prohibitionary lunatics weaseling themselves into the mix. Though both the report in the MailOnline and the The Guardian  […]

Ashtray Blog Special: British Government Gets Behinds Electronic Cigarettes

Vapers around the world were taken by surprise when a government finally got behind electronic cigarettes, with BK Ainsworth from CASAA stating: `We were wowed when we saw it. after over 3 years of every government agency all of the world condemning them, we almost passed out.` Happily, for UK vapers, that government was the […]

Summer Comp: How to win yourself AND a friend an electronic cigarette kit

According to scientists we have spoken to, e-cigarettes are 99% safer than tobacco cigarettes. The danger in vaping is equivalent to the danger of drinking a cup of coffee, and you’ll find more carcinogens in peanut butter than you will in e-juice. Yet many smokers have yet to switch. Some still haven’t heard about the […]

NICE consultation on e-cigs is a charade claim scientists

Smokles, the Tobacco Harm Reduction blog run by scientists and experts in THR, have claimed that the NICE consulation into electronic cigarettes is “probably a charade”. The comments followed the rejection of advice from tobacco harm reduction experts on the basis they were insufficiently “English”. The Tobacco Harm Reduction Blog attacks the consultation as ignoring […]

The HALO E-Cigarette in Cosi fan tutte!

The Welsh National Opera has been using our electronic cigarette again, this time in a performance of Cosi fan tutte. The Welsh National Opera set Mozart’s tale of seduction in the Welsh seaside in the 1950’s. The picture above and below shows Gary Griffiths, who plays officer Guglielmo, vaping a HALO electronic cigarette during the performance. […]