James Dunworth

Main blogger at the Ashtray Blog, co-author of a University of Alberta study of "Electronic cigarettes as potential harm reduction products", co-author of the book: "Electronic Cigarettes: What the Experts Say." Works at ecigarettedirect.co.uk.

Man vapes in front of a Scottish flag.

Scotland Mounts Pressure on Independent Vape Stores

The Scottish government has launched a new consultation on vaping. If the suggestions are put in place, they could hamper the ability of vaping to denormalise smoking. While well-meaning, the consultation is based on a number of incorrect premises, threatens to penalise law-abiding businesses and fails to tackle the crux of the problem.  In this …

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Can vapers trust Big Tobacco? An Interview with Derek Yach

In the tobacco control world, it’s hard to find a more controversial figure than Derek Yach.  After starting his career fighting both South African tobacco companies over smoking and a white apartheid government for the health of black South Africans, Derek Yach went on to become one of the main architects of the WHO tobacco …

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Professor Giovanni Li Volti pictured next to a vape device.

Groundbreaking Study Shows Vaping Far Less Toxic Than Smoking

A replication study has demonstrated that vaping is far less toxic than tobacco cigarettes.  The study was carried out by Center of Excellence for the acceleration of Harm Reduction of the University of Catania. (CoEHAR). The study is part of the Replica Project, which aims to replicate high quality studies that compare cigarettes with electronic …

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