Sunday 22nd May
Another quick round up covering todays latest news: To vape or not to vape: are E-cigarettes a miracle or a menace? – #LordsVapeVote Writing Campaign – Vapers in Power – Tell them. Tell the Lords. – Knowledge and Perceptions about Nicotine – Is Vaping Evil or a Health Miracle? – On speaking a foreign language – E-cigarettes curb removed from Welsh health bill – First minister dismisses e-cigs ban – E-Cigarettes Could Be Taxed
Are E-cigarettes a miracle or a menace? – Michael Mosely
Tonight: 9:30pm Horizon BBC2
Michael Mosley has never taken so much as an experimental puff on a cigarette. “When I was about ten, Dad told my older brother and me that if we didn’t smoke before 18, he’d give us 100 quid,” he says. “It worked.” He never took up smoking – so he was puzzled when he was asked to front a new Horizon documentary examining the phenomenon of e-cigarettes, and which called for its presenter to try them for a month to investigate the consequences…
Michael Mosley: ‘No male in my family has made it beyond 72’ – The Guardian
Are e-cigarettes a miracle or menace – The Mirror
#LordsVapeVote Writing Campaign – Vapers in Power
Please write to members of the House of Lords to ask them to support Lord Callanan’s fatal motion. There is a chance that the TPD in the UK could get overturned if enough emails and letters are sent over the next few days….
Tell them your story – Dave Dorn Vapour Trails TV
Our round up on News from yesterday
A quick round up on what’s been happening in a rather hectic couple of days for Vaping! – No surrender! – #LordsVapeVote Writing Campaign – Vapers in Power – Tell them your story – Dave Dorn Vapour Trails TV – Petition Update – D-day for Vaping – Vaping and the TPD on BBC News – British vapers unite behind Lord’s
*** Petition Update: 37,321 ***
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the knowledge and perceptions of Greek healthcare professionals about nicotine, nicotine replacement therapies and electronic cigarettes. Methods. An online survey was performed, in which physicians and nurses working in private and public healthcare sectors in Athens-Greece were asked to participate through email invitations…
Graeme Hill hosts a robust discussion about the most significant film on now at the Doc Edge Festival, A Billion Lives. Director Aaron Biebert claims we are being lied to about the health risks of Vaping, and that it could save a billion lives. He and Dr Natalie Walker from the National Institute for Health Innovation go head-to-head.
I was strolling along, minding my own business having completed other people’s business which had been the purpose of my visit, when I noticed a vape shop. I had seen these places before but I had always been in a hurry, but this time curiosity got the better of me.
SPECTATOR HEALTH: New laws on tobacco and vaping are another step towards bootleg Britain https://t.co/WcEc3kfFjH
— Andrew Neil (@afneil) May 21, 2016
From Welsh health bill
Plans to ban e-cigarettes in some public places will be dropped from Wales’ public health bill, First Minister Carwyn Jones has said.
The Public Health (Wales) Bill aimed to restrict the use of nicotine-inhaling devices in places such as schools, restaurants and cafes as well as on public transport.
Plans to ban e-cigarettes in some public places will be dropped from Wales’ public health bill, the first minister has said. It failed to pass on the last day of the previous assembly after opposition from Plaid Cymru.
Carwyn Jones told BBC Radio Wales’ Sunday Supplement the bill would be tabled again without the e-cigs ban.
By States Missing Out on Tobacco Revenue – Anna Edney
To the average user, everything about e-cigarettes and vaping devices — the look, the smell, the taste, the satisfaction — feels as good or better than the traditional match-lit version. But to cash-craving states, there’s one important thing missing: taxes.