Author of Anti-Ecig Bill, who was forced to resign after alleged corruption, accused of trying to move $100,000,000 dollars in secret trip to Bahamas

Last year the author of an EU bill which would effectively ban electronic cigarettes was forced to resign after allegedly seeking bribes from a tobacco company. The same person, former EU commissioner John Dalli, has now been accused of trying to move one hundred million dollars to the Bahama. Dalli has argued that the money […]

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ASH makes new discovery, danger of chemicals depends on who uses them (and who pays ASH cash)

In a fascinating new scientific discovery, ASH has found that the danger of some chemicals depends on who is making money out of them. For example, tiny traces of tobacco-specific-nitrosamines are absolutely harmless when used in products sold and promoted by ASH sponsors. Nicotine poses no danger when sold as a nicotine cessation product by […]

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Why do the MHRA want to regulate the electronic cigarette? (And why fags are next!)

MHRA/E Cigarette Update We recently spoke to the MHRA on the topic of electronic cigarettes. It was hard to get much feedback, especially after we told them we were recording the call, as they simply repeated that we should put our comments in writing. However, one of the most interesting points was that the MHRA […]

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Killing by the Million – and that`s just the health campaigners…

Image above by Jim Frazier This is not our title, but that of Clives Bates, a previous director of ASH-UK. This short fascinating post points out that health campaigner’s insistance on pushing quitting on smokers rather than on suggesting alternative smoking methods could lead to millions dying. If the world tobacco market shifted to selling […]

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