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Vaping is the reason for massive decline in UK smoking

Oliver Kershaw News & Media 3 Comments

New data released today in the UK show that smoking has declined from 20.2% of the British adult population in 2010 to 15.8% last year. The rate of decline demonstrated in the ONS data is astonishing, especially between 2015 and 2016, which saw the second biggest annual drop in smoking in 40 years. Vaping is almost certainly responsible for this, …

Ask congress to save vaping

Save vaping. Last chance. 

Oliver Kershaw Campaigning, News & Media 9 Comments

Please contact your representative and senators today:  “Cole-Bishop” needs a push. If you’re new to vaping, or even a relatively experienced vaper you might be unaware of just how many times vape has nearly been prohibited over the last 10 years, both in the US and internationally. Vape survives today only because of the actions of thousands of people like …

New Zealand un-bans vaping, says it’s good for public health

Peter Beckett News & Media 27 Comments

The government of the islands of New Zealand – a country of 5 million people off the coast of Australia, has reversed its ban on nicotine-containing vape juice. In a bold move, the New Zealand government also decided to exempt nicotine containing liquids from the strong tobacco control laws in New Zealand – a country where cigarettes are sold in plain …

Draft law to save vaping gathers steam in Congress

Neil Mclaren News & Media 84 Comments

A new bill has been introduced in Congress which, if passed, will prevent the FDA from banning 99.9% vapor products next year.  The cross-party draft law – known as the FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2017  – was tabled Thursday by Tom Cole (R-OK) and Sandford Bishop (D-GA) and is now gaining traction in Washington. If the bill passes …

America’s “worst vaping law” struck down by Federal Courts

Peter Beckett News & Media 3 Comments

A State law on vaping in Indiana – dubbed the worst of “crony capitalism and protectionism” by American Vaping Association head Greg Conley, has been partially struck down by a Federal appeals court. The law, which effectively banned out-of-state eliquid manufacturers from selling in Indiana by imposing detailed security and production process measures on all product sold in the State, …

E-Cigarette Summit 2016 – All the Videos!

Neil Mclaren E-Cigarette Summit 2016, News & Media 4 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 2 Comments

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 …