How to explain the science behind electronic cigarettes to MPs and MEPs

Following yesterday’s post, several e-cigarette users have shared replies from MPs and MEPs regarding the EU directive that seeks to effectively ban electronic cigarettes. While some of have promised to oppose the directive, others have asked for more information. In this post, I’m hoping to provide a summary of the science behind vaping without using […]

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New Study: E-Cigarette much safer than real cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes contain 1000 times less carcinogens than cigarettes, have few if any chemicals that are likely to be of concern and as a result are likely to be much safer. That’s the result of a review of 16 separate laboratory studies into the electronic cigarette titled: Electronic cigarettes as a harm reduction strategy for […]

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UK Policy Committee Slams MHRA Over E-Cigarette Consultation

The UK Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) has issued a withering criticism of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)’s consultation letter calling for the regulation of electronic cigarettes as a medicine, pointing out out that there is insufficient evidence that the electronic cigarette poses a risk to public health. The MHRA, while acknowledging the […]

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