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,” ..
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’ ..
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 ..
Europe: e-cigs help users quit smoking
EU study shows e-cigs help users quit smoking
US youth takes to e-cigs to beat smoking
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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, ..
Switching to vaping “substantially reduces health risk” – top cancer charity
A top cancer research organisation has published a simple Q&A to help smokers switch to safer alternatives and recommending use of e-cigarettes. Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity dedicated to cancer research. All its activities are directed towards its ultimate goal of beating ..
Warsaw focus for harm reduction
The focal point for both experts in public health and harm reduction and enthusiasts for vaping will again be the Marriott Hotel in the Polish capital Warsaw in June, when the Global Forum on Nicotine takes place for the third time. On June 17-18, politicians, regulators, academics and researchers, public ..
A Billion Lives
The United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO) projects that a billion people will die prematurely from smoking. A new feature doco takes the lid off the lies being told to consumers around the world. Watch the teaser here