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In the News November 10th

Thursdays News at a glance: WHO’s anti-vaping scientific castle of cards toppled (updated) – Vaping, the route to a smokefree New Zealand – What is going wrong at the WHO FCTC? – Reporters Banned From Global Anti-Tobacco Conference – Changing how YOUR Council sees vaping – MHRA Update Email #11 – Britain must speak up for e-cigarettes – A Billion Lives Reaches India – WHO FCTC’s CoP7: A review across social media – The WHO’s war on e‑cigs – #FCTC: ‘Obsessive and paranoid secrecy’ – Is There a Silver Lining in a Dark Cloud? – Health inequalities and e-cigarettes – California hikes tobacco taxes – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Thursday, 10 November 2016

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In the News June 22nd

Wednesdays News at a glance: A Review Of A Billion Lives … I Didn’t Hate It – Will Vapers Decide The EU Referendum? – I want OUT. Let us LEAVE – Brexit – Why I am voting to leave the EU – Why vaping can’t survive – E-cigarettes ‘greatest opportunity’ – Changes in Breathomics – The Michael Russell Memorial Oration 2016 – Vaping Hungary – #GFN2016 Awards – Can e-cigarettes survive – “Light up” and face years in jail – WHO: Restrict e-cigarette sales – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Wednesday, 22 June 2016

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In the News May 31st

Tuesdays News at a glance: Do not read this or discuss it – Regulating e-cigarettes: read all about it! – E-Cigarettes: A Time Bomb? Really? – A Cautionary Tale for Vendors – Government in e-cigarette push – Conservative MEPs re-ignite e-cigarette debate –

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In the News May 27th

Fridays News at a glance: Yours, Disgusted Of Hatton Garden – Beyond the Quit: what happens when e-cigs go wrong? – Early day motion 115 – Grannies who Vape – E-cigarettes: regulations for consumer products – The Horror of the Unaccountable – Statistics on Smoking, England – 2016 – Conservative MEPs re-ignite e-cigarette debate – Big fuss among vaping professionals – ‘Cannavaping’ could see e-cigarettes used to deliver medicinal cannabis – E-Cigarettes and managing memory loss – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Friday, 27 May 2016

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In the News March 10th

Thursdays News at a glance: A Day In The Strife Of Wales – When horror pictures top-trump evidence: a lose-lose situation – Applying the Precautionary Principle – Bristol mobilizes to convert smokers to vaping – Big Pharma Scrambles As E-Cigs Become Most Popular Way To Quit – Vapour Trails TV – Survey Shows Doctors Are Split On E-Cig Benefits – Selling e-cigarettes remains illegal – FDA Reveals First Wave of E-Cig, Tobacco Study – California’s Tobacco Tax Initiative Can’t Justify A Tax On Vaping – California’s War on Vape – E-cigarette industry leaders meet with Brown administration – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Thursday, 10 March 2016

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Women of The Year Awards 2015

2015 has seen much change in the THR world,especially since the landmark Public Health England report. The women we shall include in this years award have contributed enormously to the introduction of an evidence based pragmatic approach,largely but not solely confined to the UK.

We feel it appropriate that we update our 2014 version to include some additional names. There is no particular order or rank in this list of names (all have contributed equally).

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In the News 30th December

Wednesdays News at a glance: Scientist Debunks Latest Claim That E-Cigarettes Are As Dangerous As Tobacco – Credulous or cynical? Science journalists played yet again by e-cigarette pseudoscience and spin – Dangerous nonsense about vaping – Quack claims about vaping, smoking and pets – Peddler Of Absurd Health Claims Ridicules Absurd Health Claims – Government prepared to take action on e-cigarettes – Anti-smoking advocate calls for further price hikes – Getting the Vapors – CASAA comments on FDA proposed “intended use” regulation of ecigs – Amendment to Government Decree

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In the News 22nd October

Thursdays News at a glance: Lungs, Lies and Vaping – The Inconvenience Of Proving Harm – NHS Updates Ecig Advice – Hospital Ecig Bans Are Wrong – Spontaneous recombustion: how vapers have re-invented pipe-smoking in electronic form – How to Store E-Liquid: Tips for A Zombie Apocalypse – Kevin Barron MP backs E-cigs – UK vape store pricing: online isn’t always cheaper – The dangers of FDA warnings – University’s vaping ban slammed – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Thu, 22 October 2015

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In the News 3rd September

Thursdays News at a glance: Mad Stan clutching at straws (again) – Anatomy Of A Charlatan – PHE hits back at conflict of interest claims on e-cigs – As E-Cigarettes Re-Normalize Smoking, Adult Smoking Prevalence in 2015 Plummets – Taking the Pulse of

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In the News 2nd September

Wednesdays News at a glance: We Can Solve The Problem We Caused – Honest! – We Don’t Need ‘Decades of Research’ to Know Vaping Is Safer Than Smoking – The New Way to Meet Your Neighbours – Ecigs. Our right not to smoke Tobacco – PHE hits back at conflict of interest claims on e-cigs – Pharmaceutical firms spend €40m a year for ‘privileged access’ to EU decision-makers – Anti-smoking lobby targets cafe smoking areas with new court case – E-cigs can help cut smoking MSPs told

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