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Hacked Off Vapers Start Their OWN Political Party! Will you vote for them?

Can you imagine being so hacked off with a government that you start your own political party to protest? A group of UK vapers, frustrated with EU attempts to ban electronic cigarettes, have done just that. I caught up with Dave Hallam and Alan Beard, two of the organisers, over Skype. What’s the name of […]

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Graph showing the #euecigban hashtag trend.

How #EUECigBan Campaigners Forced #XFactor Into Second Place On Twitter

For three days now vapers have been taking to the social networks to protest against an EU ban on electronic cigarettes. (Were you there?) Starting at 9pm the last three days (and again tonight) vapers have been tweeting using the hashtag #euecigban. And on Sunday vapers were so successful they outranked Xfactor, one of the […]

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Could the Linda McAvan e-cigarette amendment lead to five million British deaths?

If all the smokers in Britain stopped smoking cigarettes and started smoking e-cigarettes we would save 5 million deaths in people who are alive today. It’s a massive potential public health prize. That’s what Professor John Britton, Chair of the Tobacco Advisory Group of the Royal College of Physicians, claimed (source: BBC). But an amendment […]

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Doctor and Researcher: EU ECig Committee Completely Mis-Informed on Ecigs

Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos is a cardiology researcher at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Kallithea, Greece and a researcher at University Hospital Gathuisberg, Leuven, Belgium. He is heavily involved in ECigarette research, and last year spoke to us about his research into the effect of electronic cigarettes on the heart. You can read more about his work on […]

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EU MEP Calls for Tobacco Tax Revenues to Be Protected from Electronic Cigarettes

Update (May 2019): Since this post was written we have put a more in-depth analysis exploring the links between lost tobacco revenues and anti-vaping stories. It’s an astonishing story and well worth checking out! Since the beginning of the electronic cigarette industry, smokers have warned us that governments would not allow e-cigarettes to strip them […]

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