In the News 29th June
Mondays News at a glance:
Having Fun with Wikipedia – The Evolution of Vape Shops – 5 Common Anti-Vaping Arguments Applied to Other Forms of Harm Reduction – Anti-Tobacco Advocates are OK With Letting Smokers Die at the Current Rate – How much thought do you give to your e-liquid? Beyond the taste and labelling – What Gets Credit For Smoking Declines? Big Pharma And Taxes, Says UCSF Paper – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest
Latest from The Brainy Furball:
With just a few minor changes in terminology, the description of regulation and control of e cigarettes fits in neatly with that of the Spanish Inquisition as it is presented in the introduction to the topic on Wikipedia….
When vape shops first started appearing just a few years ago, they seemed more likely single-door passion projects opened by vapers wanting to turn a hobby into a living. But the channel is maturing quickly. Today, many of these passion projects look more like budding empires….
Applied to Other Forms of Harm Reduction – Lindsay Fox:
The worst thing about the continuous spread of misleading information and the manufacturing of misguided panics about vaping is the fact that e-cigarettes are really about harm reduction. Being opposed to harm reduction is a very bizarre position to take, basically equivalent to being in favor of harm….
Anti-Tobacco Advocates are OK With Letting Smokers Die at the Current Rate:
In what to me is a shocking admission, two anti-tobacco advocates have argued that there is no need for e-cigarettes – a new and promising smoking cessation tool – because current progress in reducing smoking is sufficient and more smokers each year are trying to quit.
Totally Wicked E-Liquid Blog:
How much thought do you give to your e-liquid? Beyond the taste and labelling? How much thought do you give us, as a company, or indeed other vaping companies?
Because if you do concern yourself with which companies you trust and what products you buy, perhaps you should read on…..
Big Pharma And Taxes, Says UCSF Paper – Science 2.0
Welcome to the dark side of academic funding, where it isn’t about getting rid of cancer-causing smoking as much as it is advocating the cessation system promoted by certain corporations. Part of the e-cigarette market is owned by tobacco companies while all of the gums and patches are controlled by Big Pharma….