E-Cigarette Summit 2016 – All the Videos!

Neil Mclaren E-Cigarette Summit 2016, News & Media 3 Comments

Apologies to those who’ve been waiting for the videos from the 2016 E-Cigarette Summit, but I’m happy to announce that they are now published. The Summit was co-founded by E-Cigarette-Forum.com and Smooth Events back in 2013 and has been held annually since. The E-Cigarette Summit is the top international science and public policy one-day conference on vaping, held at London’s …

INFOGRAPHIC: The year in vaping

Peter Beckett News & Media, Uncategorized 2 Comments

Even by the standards of an industry where groundbreaking years are the norm, 2016 will go down in history as a period where vaping was changed forever. FDA unveiled its new regulations that essentially amount to a ban, but all this could change next year with a new President in the White House. Europe regulated the industry with a much …

Public health expert destroys CDC, Surgeon General

Peter Beckett News & Media 1 Comment

Public health experts have roundly condemned the actions of the Center for Disease Control and the Surgeon General in light of new data that shows a dramatic fall in youth vaping. Vapour product use among high schoolers is down across America, according to the 2016 Monitoring the Future study from the University of Michigan. The survey shows that youth vaping declined …

Ally of former NJOY investor poised to take over at FDA

Peter Beckett Comment, News & Media 0 Comments

In what could be a pivotal appointment for the vaping industry, an associate of Peter Thiel, who invested in vape product pioneers NJOY and is a close confidante of President-elect Donald Trump, is poised to take over from Robert Califf as head of the US Food and Drug Association, according to multiple sources. Jim O’Neill, the Thiel associate, hasn’t been …

What will a Trump Administration mean for vaping?

Peter Beckett Comment, News & Media 12 Comments

We don’t really know what Trump thinks about vaping, it wasn’t a major Presidential campaign issue. But we do know that he hates Government regulation: during the campaign he said that around 70% of Federal regulations could go under his Presidency. We also know that Tump allies in Congress like Duncan Hunter – the second Congressman to endorse Trump for …

Vaping got Talent: Mainstream – in France

Oliver Kershaw News & Media 1 Comment

There’s no more mainstream cultural phenomenon these days than the “Got Talent” franchise. Watching this clip of Canadian vaper Michael Lee performing vape tricks on France’s edition last week, you might feel like you’re peering into a parallel universe. A standing ovation from a mainstream crowd? An ex-international Soccer star in the wings clapping “extraordinaire!” to the camera? The entire …

Mitch Zeller urged to save vaping by Iowa AG, Truth Chair, Hon Tom Miller

Oliver Kershaw News & Media 6 Comments

Iowa’s Attorney General, Tom Miller, issued the strongest public challenge yet to Mitch Zeller, head of the FDA’s Centre for Tobacco Products, to intervene in the way vaping products are regulated. Speaking at the Food and Drug Law Institute’s Tobacco conference luncheon on October 27th, he urged Mitch Zeller to “come to the rescue and use his authority to the …

All about Throat Hit!

Oliver Kershaw Vaping Guides 1 Comment

What is Throat Hit? You know it when you feel it! Throat hit is the sensation in the throat caused by nicotine as it’s inhaled. It ranges from a smooth satisfying catch as the vapor travels down the throat to an intolerable harshness. Smokers who’ve tried to inhale a cigar will know the sensation at its worst. Vapers seek a …