Vaping in Fiction & Movies

Vaping in Film and Fiction

Smoking has always carried an air of sophistication and mystery; how many times does James Bond light up on-screen? That changed when mainstream studies began showing that tobacco can be seriously harmful to your health. Luckily, the first smokeless e-cig patent was filed in 1963 by Herbert A. Gilbertt and vaping has since taken off – […]

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Losing Our Trust (or our naivety?)

Dick Puddlecote has just published a fascinating post about the resignation of Henry Lewis from the American Physical Society. Henry Lewis has resigned over corruption, the subjugation of science to money and what he calls the Global Warming Fraud. Like Puddlecote, I don’t know much about global warming – but after the lies spread about […]

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MHRA/Electronic Cigarette Conflict of Interest Email

An open letter to the MHRA. Dear Amanda As you know, there is a conflict of interest between large pharmaceutical companies involved in a multi-billion dollar smoking cessation market and the electronic cigarette. Many smokers will now turn to electronic cigarettes instead of using quit smoking aids. As smoking aids have a low long term […]

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Tobacco Harm Reduction Update

Bill Godshallss THR update is circulating emails boxes at the moment. I thought the following was the most shocking piece. Snus/Nicotine Perceived as Dangerous as Cigarettes Study finds 74% of daily smokers in Sweden inaccurately believe snus as hazardous as cigarettes, and 59% inaccurately believe longterm NRT use as hazardous as smoking; misinformation about snus and nicotine cited as reason. http://www.tobaccoinduceddiseases.com/content/pdf/1617-9625-8-9.pdf The danger is in fact in […]

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MHRA: No response to RPC Criticism of E-Cig Ban Procedure

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have told us in an email that they have no response to make to withering criticism by the Royal Policy Committee (RPC). Last month the RPC, which was set up to improve policy making in the UK, strongly criticised the MHRA’s attempt to ban the electronic cigarette […]

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Health advocates tell Appeals Court e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco

The following is reproduced from an email by Bill Godshall of  Smokefree Pennsylvania: Smokefree Pennsylvania, The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH), Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association (CASAA), National Vapers Club, Midwest Vapers Group and Drs. Michael Siegel and Joel Nitzkin filed an Amicus Brief with the DC Court of Appeals yesterday in […]

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E Cigarette Direct Featured in Surlaterre Magazine

E Cigarette Direct and the electronic cigarette have been featured in Surlaterre magazine in a beautifully written article by editor (and smoker) Steve Paugh. Was the article positive? Judge for yourself: I watched while the LED light that simulates the red ember of a burning cigarette glowed in response to my pull on the E-Cig, […]

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