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08, Dec, 2016
We are dismayed to see such a potentially influential publication using carefully selected parts of the evidence base, including ignoring all of the extremely detailed work conducted and published in the UK by a variety of expert organisations and individuals. Much of the evidence cited for the harm caused by nicotine is from studies that looked at the harms caused...

16, May, 2016
ECITA were very disappointed to read that the anti-smoking charity ASH have ignored much of the data on nicotine use. They state that "Only 9% of vapers report using e-liquid containing 19mg/ml or more of nicotine" However this fails to take into account both the absolute number (that is nearly quarter of a million vapers in the UK) and the huge number of people who...

23, Mar, 2016
This report examines the potential for a ban on the advertising and promotion of e-cigarettes and vaping products to cause unintended harm.    

18, Mar, 2016
  1.   How does the collaboration work exactly? The collaboration works by pooling resources to fund the massive body of toxicological data required for most vaping sector businesses to notify their product ranges. Every e-liquid flavour is made up of a number of different ingredients, with flavourings which are likely to contain several different flavour compounds...

09, Dec, 2015
Yesterday, in the face of strong cross-party opposition, the Welsh Government backed down over plans to ban the use of e-cigarettes in all enclosed public places. There is no room yet for complacency. Unfortunately, the Welsh Government is continuing to push for a narrower ban that captures schools, public transport and places where food is served, which would...

22, Oct, 2015
FDA Deeming Reg/Ban FDA sends Deeming Regulation (that would ban >99.9% of nicotine vapor products) to White House OMB/OIRA for reviewhttp://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eoDetails?rrid=125646http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaViewRule?pubId=null&RIN=0910-AG38 CSPNet: FDA sends OMB Tobacco Regs for Final Reviewhttp://www.cspnet.com/category-news/tobacco/...

16, Oct, 2015
THR Surveillance 2015 Welsh Health Survey finds 16% of current smokers, 8% of ex-smokers, and 0% of never smokers currently use e-cigs; finds 48% of current smokers, 13% of ex-smokers, and 1% of never smokers have ever used an e-cig.http://gov.wales/docs/statistics/2015/151007-welsh-health-survey-assessing-impact-change-physical-activity-questions-introduction-...

07, Oct, 2015
THR Surveillance SAMHSA reports 2014 NSDUH found record low rates of “pack or more per day cigarette smoking,” “daily cigarette smoking,” and “past month cigarette smoking” among Americans 12 years of age or older, and among those 25 years of age or older; reports record low “past month cigar smoking” among all age groups; but falsely claims “Tobacco use continues to...

25, Sep, 2015
FDA contravenes Judge Leon’s 2010 ruling on e-cig marketing claims FDA tries to decimate 1st Amendment Rights of e-cig companies with another ban on truthful claims about e-cigs (beyond the deeming reg MRTP ban on health claims), challenges Judge Leon’s 2010 ruling that an e-cig is a “tobacco product” unless the manufacturer makes a “therapeutic claim”. Agency...

17, Sep, 2015
FDA Jan Verleur: How the FDA is protecting Big Tobaccohttp://dailycaller.com/2015/09/08/how-the-fda-is-helping-big-tobacco/ White House nominates Robert Califf (who supports FDA’s proposed e-cig ban and is currently FDA Deputy Commissioner for medical products and tobacco) to become next FDA Commissioner, requires Senate confirmationhttp://www.reuters.com/article/...