In the News 22nd Jan 15

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Todays News from the net at a glance.

Formaldehyde Take Two. VTTV With Professor Robert West. UK Ban could force 1.5mil back to smoking. From Apple Pie to Bubbly Bubble Gum, Irish Car Bomb or Martian bar – from Mars!, the flavors of electronic cigarette offer something for every taste. Daily Digest from NSP

Formaldehyde and Formaldelies are covered in our earlier post – 

Formaldehyde – Again

Formaldehyde has been all over the news today. We’ve put together a collection of factual articles and blogs here

All the good stuff on one page:

Links to Dr Farsalinos. Peter Hajek in the Daily Mail. Fergus Mason. Beki Jane. Clive Bates and more

Haze Hour 22-01-15

Dave discusses dastardly doings in Formaldehydegate II – the insurrection, hosts Professor Robert West to discuss the latest figures from the STS on Ecigs and gives Chat chance to choose when it comes to new kit….

The smoke around e-cig science

(Reuters) – From Apple Pie to Bubbly Bubble Gum, Irish Car Bomb or Martian bar – from Mars!, the flavors of electronic cigarette offer something for every taste.

Researchers have counted 7,764 varieties of ‘vape.’ That adds up to one of many challenges – from practical constraints to conflicts of interest – in working out how safe e-cigs are, and whether they help smokers quit….

UK E-Cig Ban Could Force 1.5 Million Back To Smoking

From The Grumpy Vaper:

A huge 76% of vapers would return to smoking cigarettes if the government introduced a ban on vaping, new national research has revealed.

That would mean 1.5 million of the estimated 2.1 million UK vapers would start smoking again if they could no longer vape, according to the report.

Some 97% of vapers are ex-smokers, according to the nationwide poll by UK e-cigarette retailer Liberty Flights.

Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Thu, 22 January 2015

Many smokers have a great opportunity to switch from smoking to vaping, and to reduce their incremental risk of disease by 95-99%. However, studies like this and the reporting that has followed, are gradually persuading smokers that e-cigarettes are much more risky than they are, and that they might as well continue to smoke…

NSP

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