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Vaping gets massive UK thumbs-up


In an unprecedented joint statement, 13 major UK health organisations – including Public Health England and the Royal College of Physicians – have underlined the role e-cigarettes are playing in reducing smoking in the UK. “We all agree that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful than smoking,” ..


Queensland – wowser heaven!


How about this then: people encouraged to dob in anyone vaping: Don’t even think about whether that e-cigarette being used over the street contains nicotine or not. Just snitch, for snitching’s sake. What a state Queensland must be in today…………………

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NZ uni admits e-cigs are healthier


The practice of switching from smoking to using e-cigarettes – vaping – for improved health outcomes has found support from a highly unlikely source in New Zealand: the University of Otago, long regarded as a leading denier of the public health benefit principle involved. Grudgingly, in a blog entitled ..


Governments ‘lying’ about vaping – new doco hits Australia


Governments and public health authorities are corrupt, lying and running an elaborate illegal campaign to mislead the public over ways to stop smoking, according to an extraordinary new full-length feature documentary which gets its Australian premiere on July 10. The film event is at “Howler”, in Brunswick, ..

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Non-smokers NOT vaping, says ASH


The number of people successfully using e-cigarettes to reduce smoking or quit altogether is rising fast in the UK, according to the harm-reduction sector’s senior source, which has also found no evidence at all that non-smokers want to vape. Action on Smoking & Health is the ‘grand-daddy’ ..

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Public vaping “should be allowed”


Public Health England, the UK government expert, has said banning e-cigarette use in public could be counter-productive by discouraging tobacco-cigarette smokers from quitting their habit. Rosanna O’Connor, director of drugs, alcohol and tobacco at PHE, told the British Medical Association’s ..

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Europe: e-cigs help users quit smoking


EU study shows e-cigs help users quit smoking

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US youth takes to e-cigs to beat smoking


  Youth smoking plummets as e-cigs prompt switch to safer products

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E-cigarettes ‘will save lives’


A top Australian doctor and commentator on the e-cigarette-harm reduction issue has weighed in with an unequivocal plea for wider availability of vaping for people who want to quit smoking. In a piece in the influential newspaper The Age, entitled E-cigarettes will save lives and should not be illegal ..

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Vape advocate award


Organisers of GFN are inviting nominations for the Vaping Advocate of the Year Award. The award is “a unique opportunity to give recognition to some of the people who work tirelessly, most often without reward, to further the cause of vaping, often in the face of fierce opposition.” As regards Asia-Pacific, ..

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