Month: September 2015

In the News 30th September

Wednesdays News at a glance: European Court of Justice (CJEU) and what will happen on the 1st October – October: Is it “Stoptober”, “Swaptober”, “Neither” or “Both”? – Lifestyle Choices – Vacation Vaper-Spotting With Simple Simon – I went to a vape conference to mock it—then the vapers changed my mind – Funny goings on in our own backyard…. – As Youth Smoking Rates Continue to Plummet, Anti-Smoking Advocates Continue to Claim E-Cigarettes are a Gateway to Youth Smoking – Bee Harming Vaping Environment – How Will E-Cigarettes Affect Big Tobacco? – How new rules could kill the vaping boom – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Wed, 30 September 2015

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In the News 29th September

Tuesdays News at a glance: Vaping petition in hands of DOH – Article 20 Challenge – Clive Bates – The Vaping Industry – The Good, the Bad and the Inappropriately Sexy – Saints sponsor blasts county council’s e-cig stance – Do e-cigarettes lead to cigarette smoking? – Largest NHS trust to become ‘smoke free’ next month – Prison smoking ban to begin in 2016 – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Tue, 29 September 2015

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In the News 28th September

Mondays News at a glance: The Final Countdown – Blackburn-based e-cigarette manufacturer set to fight ‘unfair’ ruling – Silly Sally And The Lancet – Dame Sally Davies interview: the chief medical officer on e-cigarettes, antibiotic resistance – Calling Welsh Vapers and E-Cig Retailers – No smoke without fire in this EU nightmare – Ecig consumer wants and “needs” – FDA’s Proposed Rule on Allowable E-Cigarette Claims – Saskatoon recommends vaping shops included in smoking ban – Will E-Cigs and Vaping End Smoking, or Just Create New Problems? – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Mon, 28 September 2015

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Diversity in the Marketplace

My 66 year old, smoking aunt has watched nearly my entire family switch from smoking to vaping over the past 6 years. She never showed any interest – “too much fuss” she said, so we never pushed it. We even

News Review 27th September

This is the week that was…. The recurring theme of the week was the gathering crescendo of support for the Totally Wicked(TW) Legal Challenge to Article 20 of the TPD(Tobacco Products Directive).  Also Tobacco Industry reduced risk products and e-cig

In the News 25th September

Fridays News at a glance: European Court update – Totally Wicked Petition Handover – Vapers in Power – Call to Action – Leading the Way on Ecigs – Louise Ross, Stop Smoking Service Manager – Is “ecigs are a gateway” the new “addiction”? -Important New Study Documents that Dual Use is Not a Negative Consequence of E-Cigarette Use, But a Positive One – Philip Morris Device Criticized by Imperial Researcher – Proposed Pierce County vaping rules spark debate – DC Launches Anti-Smoking Campaign A Week Before Taxing Vape Shops Out Of Existence

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In the News 24th September

Thursdays News at a glance: A Tale of Education – Public Health England Fight Back – Complaints about conflict of interest are designed to maximize conflict of interest – Physicians Continue to Make Unsupported Claims About E-Cigarettes – More Disinformation about E-Cigs – Vaping as a ‘gateway’ to smoking is still more hype than hazard – Opinion: public health, magical thinking and monsters under the bed – Smoking in numbers: Do e-cigarettes help Scots quit? – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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In the News 23rd September

Wednesdays News at a glance: Carry On Nurse – E-cigarette hysteria is hazardous to your health – Risks of e-cigarette use exaggerated – Assembly survey finds slight majority against banning e-cigarettes in enclosed public and work spaces – ECITA give evidence to the Welsh Health and Social Care Committee – Premarket Study Positive for Proposed Snus Warning Label Changes – D.C.’s Electronic Cigarette Tax is an Insane Policy that Will Help Renormalize Smoking – Pending Federal Legislation on Tobacco Issues – Extras on Excise: Will Tobacco Buttlegging Contraband Broaden to E-Vapelegging? – Counterpoint: This sin tax is not about protecting kids – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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A Heartfelt Thank You – from the Danish Vapers

  To whom it may concern: Dear Public Health England It has been with much anticipation, that we read your expert review of the latest evidence regarding vaping, that concludes that e-cigarettes/vapour products are around 95% safer than smoking tobacco

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In the News 22nd September

Tuesdays News at a glance: The UK Government Will Not Stand Up To Brussels – Are you TRULY surprised at the treatment of vapers? The real cause. – Think on that for a moment vapers.. – Prof Linda Bauld and Andy Morrison on BBC Radio Scotland – Toward beneficial and practical standards for e-cigarettes – Electronic Cigarettes are Not Renormalizing Smoking, Anti-Tobacco Groups Are – Nominee for FDA Commissioner Has Massive Conflicts of Interest – Evidence about nicotine toxicity and the dry puff phenomenon – Time to address e-cigarette confusion – U.S. Government Task Force to Smokers: Quit or Die – Fighting for Vaping Rights with Pamela Gorman of NJOY – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest

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