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More stock market drama at $ECIG
7 Jan 2015

More stock market drama at $ECIG

The independent electronic cigarette company ECIG (Electronic Cigarette International Group) is calling on its shareholders to vote for a “reverse split” of its stock value, and some investors are talking about resisting the move. The action is touted as a defense against a possible takeover attempt, and also as a renewed attempt to get the stock listed on the NASDAQ instead of being sold as an OTC ('over-the-counter') stock.

Vapers Demolish Anti-vaping Lies with Hashtag Hijack
7 Jan 2015

Vapers Demolish Anti-vaping Lies with Hashtag Hijack

A huge social media backlash has erupted in the wake of an anti-ecigarette campaign by the San Francisco Department of Public Health. The #curbit campaign, which equates the risks of smoking with vaping, consists of billboard posters around SF bay area with a strong focus on the BART system and trams, and social media postings cautioning against the use of vapor products...

US Science & Health Honcho slams CDC and UCSF lies
6 Jan 2015

US Science & Health Honcho slams CDC and UCSF lies

Dr. Gilbert Ross, Medical Director and Acting President of the American Council on Science and Health, came out last month with a blistering blog against officials of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the University of California at San Francisco for lying to the public about electronic cigarettes.