News 28th Nov 2014

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Meetings with politicians 2

There is gold in them there debating chambers.

Today, on behalf of the Save E-cigs campaign, I was lucky enough to have a chat with one of the most vocal assembly members. If you didn’t know, Kirsty Williams AM, (Leader of the Welsh Lib Dems and Health Spokesperson) has been on the side of vapers ever since the proposals for banning vaping in “enclosed public spaces” came to light…..


Republished: Nicotine and health.

Nicotine, an alkaloid derived from the leaves of tobacco plants (Nicotiana tabacum and Nicotiana rustica) is the primary addictive agent in tobacco products.1,2 There are different ways of administering the various products including smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco, holding moist snuff in the mouth, inhaling dry snuff through the nose, inhaling smoke from a waterpipe and inhaling vapour from an electronic cigarette….

Decision of 24 November 2014 on temporary rules regarding the electronic cigarette

Dutch Implementation of the TPD ,effective in 2 months time, 3-6 month transition

We Willem-Alexander, by the grace of God, King of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, etc. etc. etc.

On the recommendation of the Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, on July 3, 2014, from 640,500 to 123,291-feature WJZ, done in accordance with the Minister of Economic Affairs…….Have approved and decreed:….

The third law of notions

“Ok so I just completely mangled Sir Isaac Newton there in the title which was, of course, a reference to his third law of motion…

“When one body exerts a force on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force equal in magnitude and opposite in direction on the first body.”

I make no apology for this hijacking of one of the cornerstones of physics, for it seems to apply to other aspects of the physical world too.”

Glantz attacks Dr Farsolinos Flavours Study

The problem with this study is that the sample was recruited from the e-cigarette advocacy site, which is hardly a random sample of e-cigarette users or potential users (including kids)…..


Dr Farsalinos destroys Glantz!

First of all, the study recruited participants from major e-cigarette forums and websites. Obviously, we wanted to assess the experience of e-cigarette users, and that was the best way to recruit as many vapers as possible…..

There are no free shots Martin. Not in this life

Given that it is common knowledge that McKee habitually illustrates his addresses with screenshots of tweets from vapers, I have decided to draft a letter to him. I would suggest that you do something broadly similar yourself.

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