It’s Official: Smokers Are Discriminated Against – And No One Cares…

There’s a story behind this blog post. The post was originally  a press release which we circulated around newspapers (hence a different format from normal). We’ve had lots of coverage before in the media, having being featured in the Sun, The Mail, The Scotsman (our press releases have even triggered mentions on I’ve Got News […]

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WHO conference in Uruguay on e-cigarettes makes little sense

Statements by the WHO/Anti-smoking organisations on the electronic cigarette from a conference in Uruagay appear to make little sense. Quit smoking aid? “The electronic cigarette is presented as an instrument certified to quit smoking but there is no scientific evidence to support this assertion,” said Eduardo Bianco. What we say (and other responsible suppliers) say […]

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Fired for using an electronic cigarette

We were shocked and dismayed last week to find out that one of customers had been fired for using an electronic cigarette. Following instructions, bus driver Joanne was not using the electronic cigarette while driving but at a turnaround when, without warning, she was fired for gross misconduct. Our managing directer wrote to her company, […]

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Smokers Not Welcome Says Tax Collector

Well, maybe not in so many words. But Ann Gannon, of the Palm Beach County Tax Collector’s office, has certainly made clear that smokers are not welcome, and has joined a number of employers refusing to employ smokers. According to a story on CBS (since removed) Ann states that smoking contributes to increased insurance costs […]

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