Vapers Digest 15th May


Wednesday’s News at a glance:

Three From Dave Cross, Planet Of The Vapes

UKVIA Writes to MPs

The UK Vaping Industry Association has issued a series of letters to MPs to raise concerns over ‘misleading, incomplete, unsubstantiated, or incorrect’ information which was presented to the Tobacco and Vapes Bill Committee. As detailed in our article yesterday, a series of so-called experts spread misinformation and outright lies about vaping and tobacco harm reduction.

Smoke Free Sweden Launches Landmark Report

A new report has been released in Stockholm by international health experts Smoke Free Sweden. They say that “No Smoke, Less Harm” presents “compelling evidence that despite similar levels of nicotine consumption, Sweden boasts significantly lower rates of tobacco-related diseases compared with other European nations”.

Trailblazers Slash Global Smoking Rates

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) has urged global leaders to adopt New Zealand’s successful tobacco harm reduction model, contrasting New Zealand’s progressive strategies with Australia’s increasingly restrictive measures.


How Are Nicotine And Caffeine Similar? | Prof. Karl Fagerström

On this Day…2020

A look back at how things have moved on or otherwise…

Death Sentence For A Vape Advocate

Refused Oxygen Because He Vapes – Neil Humber

I wrote about Nova Scotia’s latest draconian new vaping laws this week and now a pioneering vape advocate refused oxygen because he vapes is facing a slow lingering painful death.

Just let that sink in for a moment.

Flavors Aren’t Main Driver

Of Youth E-Cigarette Use – Lindsey Stroud

A new “research letter” in the pay-to-publish JAMA publication finds youth are not using JUUL due to flavors.

In a text survey of 1,129 respondents between the ages of 14 and 24 years, only 4.7 percent of respondents cited “flavors” as a reason for people their age to use JUUL. Conversely, 62.2 percent of respondents cited social reasons.

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