Tag: Fergus Mason

Friday’s News at a glance:- Smoking and pregnancy: should we really discourage vaping, at the risk of smoking? – Will the Revised EU Tax Directive Include a Minimum Vape Tax? – NNA Zoom Webcast with Dr Farsalinos – Perverse Psychology – Australia delays nicotine ban after backlash from vapers – Why Australia should make it as easy as possible for smokers to switch to vaping – Angry Vapers Force Australian Health Minister to Back Down – Vapers, Federal MPs declare war on TGA and Health Minister – Current smoking, former smoking, and adverse outcome among hospitalized COVID-19 patients – BAT invests a billion dollars in Romanian HnB factory – Thailand asked to consider scientific studies on vaping – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Much ado about nothing

Harvard’s diacetyl scare – Fergus Mason Yet again there’s a new study out on vaping, and as usual it’s stuffed full of scary words like diacetyl. However a closer look suggests that the researchers have found little that’s new and …

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Monday’s News at a glance:- Hopes that US flavour ban may be vetoed but Mexico imposes import shutdown – Vaping in The News – March 1st – Free e-cigs given out – CoEHAR against the increase in excise duties – Health Insurance Companies Charge Vapers Up to 50% More – UCL Repeat Research Call – Parliamentary Questions – Toxic chemicals in the e-cigarette vapour – Pelosi Has to “Whip” Votes to Pass Flavor Ban – Advertising ban ‘goes against freedom of expression’ – The Politics of Vaping – Juul Plans To Include Bluetooth – Vapers rebuff ‘smokers’ tag – Study Finds Raising Taxes on Vaping Increases Smoking – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Monday’s News at a glance:- Nicotine science and policy Q & A – Virus hammers vape producers – and taxes boost smoking – Petitions, Petitions – News From Parliament – Vaping In The News – February 15th – Canadian Vapers Rally – B.C. Vapers Call for Balanced Regs – AVI condems BCAS move – Conflict of Interest – Flavored tobacco bans lead to unintended consequences – Can technology lower exposure to tobacco linked ailments? – Many questions, few answers – Could tobacco cure coronavirus? – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Monday’s News at a glance:- Here is what proper journalism looks like – A rare honest film about vaping – Pressure grows on FDA for tougher ban – What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? – ITV Not Wonderful Tonight – Consumer Org Slams Irish Political Parties – Vaping In The News – Wanted: billion dollar foundation – Trump calls for ending FDA authority – The Effects of E-Cigarette Taxes – Vaping helped me give up cigarettes – WHO Worries More About Vaping – The health pros and cons for New Zealanders – In Seeking the Truth, you have to get ALL sides – The role of policy in the EVALI outbreak – Think banning flavours will stamp out youth vaping? – Will Vape Bans Drive Kids To Smoking? – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Friday’s News at a glance:- CDC Confirms Black Markets, not “Vaping,” Caused Outbreak – Vaping (Marijuana) and Lung Disease:  – USA wavers on flavour bans – Health: Vaping – Q&A on the FDA’s Flavored E-Cig Policy – New CDC Report Highlights the Risks of Black-Market THC Vapes – Michael Bloomberg’s E-Cigarette Ban – Scholarships Misrepresented – Queenstown Snobs – Forum Post Research Farce – Chasing The Juul Ambulance – News Roundup – E-cigs seen as less harmful relative to cigarettes – Smoking, vaping and the nanny state – Vaping Tax Economics – How to get around the vaping ban? – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Friday’s News at a glance:- E-cigarettes and the creation of ignorance – NYC bans flavours; Democrat hopefuls want total vape ban – Tobacco Researcher Claims that Smoking May Be Safer than E-Cigarettes – Nikan is founded in 2019  – Truth Initiative Promo Encourages Risky Teen Behavior – Happy 2020 Stanton – Vype Vid Breached Code – Quit Smoking Campaign Axed – America’s Flavour Crisis – Vaping Stroke Risk Research “Misleading” – The Misplaced Moral Panic Over Vaping – Banning e-cigarettes is not the answer – “Quit, Don’t Switch” Campaign a Big Mistake – Health Insurance Companies – Vaping divides opinion in smoke-free trial – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Friday’s News at a glance:- Baby it’s cold outside…so you may as well read this – Screw tightens on vapers – Norway to adopt the EU TPD and legalise vaping – Big Vape Netflix Broken Documentary – Sheffield’s Pragmatic Approach – NZ Demands Sensible Regs – Hajek on Vaping – Problems for Particulate Profs – American Lung Association’s Lies – The Vilification of Vaping – Teenagers Are 80% Less Likely to Smoke – Philadelphia to restrict sales of e-cigs – E-Cigs need to be regulated, not banned – Nova Scotia to ban flavoured e-cigs – Trump trying to find ‘balance’ on youth vaping issue – Report details vaping products used – We Need More Words for “Vaping” – Flavored tobacco ban expected to cost $93m – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Monday’s News at a glance: Teen gateway myth busted again but Feds plan tougher regulations anyway – Flavor Ban Watch: Waiting is the Hardest Part – ASH Mental Health Report – Positivity on 5 – CDC Started a Vaping Panic – CDC and Anti-E-Cigarette Researcher Still Clinging – ‘Mango Is Not a Crime’ – Activists Want Trump to Know That They Vape and They Vote – The Vaping Industry Is Furious at Trump – Trump to meet with vaping industry – High School Vaping Estimates Are Hyperinflated – Banning Flavoured Vaping Unjustified – Vaping: Alarmism isn’t wise – Vaping moral panic is dangerously anti-science – Vape ban full of hot air – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Monday’s News at a glance:- US epidemic slowing down, but JUUL Labs threatens the whole industry – Why the U.K. Isn’t Having Problems With Vaping – Vaping IN The News – October 26 – New CRUK Report – NZ Data Proves Vaping’s Value – Prohibition 100 Years Later – Smokers confused over gov’t warning against vaping – Oregon regulators misleading public – Utah judge halts new restrictions on vape shops – Here’s the truth behind the vaping crisis – Despite Setbacks, Vaping Is Here to Stay – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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