In the News 8th May
Fridays News at a glance:
20 E-Cigarette Quotes From Real Experts – Cerebral Blood Flow Regulation Following Inhalation of Nicotine via Electronic Cigarettes – Draft Recommendation Statement – Vapers In Power Call to Action 8th May – The Canadian Vaping Association’s presentation to the Committee on Bill 45 – Orwellian Vaping Laws Signed Into Law In Indiana – UK General Election update, May 8th 2015 – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Fri, 8 May 2015
If you know anything about e-cigarettes, you probably find it absolutely astounding how much rubbish is written about them by people who DON’T know anything about them.
A typical example is a recent Metro article by Rob Waugh, who screamed aloud…..
Following Inhalation of Nicotine via Electronic Cigarettes
Conclusion: These data suggest that nicotine, when acutely inhaled via e-cigarettes, does not impair the cerebral pressure-flow relationship….
Three things you can do to help vaping this week:
1. Complete this short, simple survey from Lynne Dawkins and researchers at the University of East Anglia: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7H5K72G
2.Vendors, why not book a place at an ECITA Seminar? They are designed to inform and advise members of the independent Electronic Cigarette Industry on all the regulations and standards being published and implemented over the coming months.http://www.ecita.org.uk/ecita-consumers/ecita-seminar
Consumers- encourage your favourite vendor to attend.
3. Five Stop Smoking Services already actively support vaping -with a little educating you could add a sixth! Email your local Stop Smoking Service to draw their attention to the encouraging latest statistics on ecigs in NHS Stop Smoking Services:
Possibly only available to US residents
Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults and Pregnant Women: Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions
This opportunity for public comment expires on June 1, 2015 at 8:00 PM EST…
This bill essentially enables Big Tobacco to be the only game in the state, as such stringent criteria is virtually impossible for small businesses to meet. This will undoubtedly keep more people smoking and is a win for big tobacco and big pharma.
Please share this article far and wide, forums, groups, message boards, re-write it on your blogs. This shows that the government can and will take away your rights, that advocacy and laws aren’t just something that may or might happen. They are happening, we need to organize, we need to rally, we need to raise money, we need to lobby….
“Surprisingly, Cons are probably the vapers’ best bet (not UKIP): the kippers completely messed up the EU parliament vote on the new TPD for reasons unknown – some of the 9 kipper MEPs voted for, some against, and some didn’t vote at all. Who knows why; they clearly can’t organise anything properly.”
First mention of MOVE in Spanish newspapers that typically ignore any anti-government messages or campaigns
“La evidencia médica y científica nos muestra que ambos productos son totalmente distintos, por lo que a la hora de plantear la regulación del cigarrillo electrónico, se debe alejar de la equiparación con el tabaco MOVE pide una regulación proporcionada, coherente y responsable, que permita el desarrollo del vapeo como herramienta de salud pública”, afirma la coordinadora internacional del movimiento, Carmen Escrig, experta en Biología Molecular y Genética.
“It was never about the number of votes. The only way on now is up.”
Liam Bryan -Vapers in Power