Could new EU law be nail in coffin for vaping?

A few years ago, vaping was very nearly banned in Europe. The European Commission and the majority of the Member States planned to medicinalise electronic cigarettes. As it can take 10-20 years to get a medical licence for a product, that would have essentially outlawed vaping. At the time, vapers across the UK and Europe […]

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ECig Summit

E-Cig Summit Roundup 2018

Electronic Cigarette Summit 6 I still can’t believe that we’ve reached the 6th E-Cig Summit – it doesn’t seem so long ago that the first one was held! This is very much a non-commercial conference, with sales pitches banned (hooray!) and proficient speakers who are good at lightening up some challenging topics with a bit […]

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Banning Flavours in Wales: An Open Letter to Public Health Wales

Update: Since this post we’ve had the opportunity to put our point of view to BBC News. Read/view the story here! Enjoy sweet e-liquid flavours? If you’re in Wales, you could be soon left with a sour taste. Public Health Wales recently announced that while e-cigarettes were safer than tobacco cigarettes, confectionary flavours should be […]

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Bad apples from wales

Fun Police To Ban Tasty E-Liquids in Wales

The Welsh government may have failed to ban e-cigs in public places, but they’re determined that if you do use e-cigarettes to get off tobacco cigarettes, you’re not going to enjoy it. In its latest attack on vapers,  Public Health Wales has stated: confectionary-like flavours of e-liquid should not be permitted, in order to reduce the […]

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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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E Cig Summit Round Up

E-Cig Summit Round Up: The Vape Debate Continues

I’ve popped these notes up for anyone interested in the e-cig summit but was unable to attend. This year saw a hectic pace, with more speakers and more content in the same amount of time. Konstantinos alone had over 50 slides in a (theoretical!) 20 minutes. So this time round, I’ve chosen just to highlight […]

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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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