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08, Sep, 2015
FDA’s proposed e-cig ban While several million daily smokers have become daily vapers (clearly a gateway effect), and there’s no evidence ANY nonsmoker has become a daily vaper. But JAMA publishes another deceitful DHHS funded junk study and accompanying editorial (by Big Pharma financed AAP’s Jonathan Klein) falsely insinuating e-cigs are gateways to cigarettes;...

01, Sep, 2015
FDA Deeming Ban CDC NHIS finds sharpest annual decline in adult smoking to record low 15.2% in 1Q15 (down from 16.8% in 2014, and from 20.6% in 2009 when Obama’s DHHS unlawfully banned e-cigs and launched its War on Vaping) as even more smokers switch to vaping; highlights pending public health disaster posed by FDA’s proposed Deeming Regulation (that would protect/...

31, Aug, 2015
ECITA has produced a report using figures from Public Health Wales impact assessment. This report shows the potential impact of the proposed Welsh Government's ban on use of Electronic Cigarettes in public and indoor spaces. For further information please read the report below. Click here to view full report.  

26, Aug, 2015
Our friends in Poland have been working hard to try to persuade their Health Ministry to take a more sensible approach to ecigs, for the good of Polish public health. They are hopeful that the UK's PHE report might prove influential, and have today issued the following press release:   eSmoking Association requested the Polish Ministry of Health to incorporate...

20, Aug, 2015
Public Health England’s endorsement of vaping is International “game changer” Public Health England commissions lengthy report: “E-cigarettes, and evidence update” that objectively assesses the scientific evidence on vapor products (in sharp contrast to fear mongering lies and bans pushed by Obama’s DHHS, Big Pharma shills, JAMA, etc.)https://www.gov.uk/government/...

19, Aug, 2015
Public Health England (PHE) have produced an updated review of the available evidence on electronic cigarettes . The single most important key message from the report is this, from the executive summary: “Many people think the risks of e-cigarettes are the same as smoking tobacco and this report clarifies the truth of this. In a nutshell, best estimates show e-...

13, Aug, 2015
FDA Vaping shops say FDA regulation could put them out of business “Conley said an FDA crackdown could eliminate as many as 99% of the small businesses in the vaping industry.”http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-vaping-shops-20150810-story.html#page=1http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/la-fi-vaping-shops-20150810-story.html#page=1 FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes...

17, Apr, 2015
The latest ‘study’ from California, published last night, takes junk science to a whole new level. Only the abstract is available, so we are unable to see the full details of the methods used. However, it is immediately obvious – just from the abstract – that the conclusions are unsupportable. Worse still, they appear to bear little resemblance to the survey results...

31, Mar, 2015
ECITA Response to Liverpool University Youth Survey - Released 31st March 2015
Teenagers accessing vaping products is a concern, but current data do not support the idea that vaping products act as a gateway into nicotine addiction or smoking. ECITA introduced voluntary age restriction to the sector in 2010. We hope that the UK’s mandated age restriction will be brought in quickly, so that retailers will enforce this, and ensure vaping products...

09, Feb, 2015
Electronic cigarettes: Briefing from the National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT): McRobbie, H., McEwen, A., Hajek, P., West, R., and Dawkins, L.
Produced in partnership with Public Health England. This briefing has been written because many stop smoking services are struggling to decide what role they have in relation to electronic cigarettes, and how they should respond to enquiries about them from smokers. There is also debate about the future licencing of electronic cigarettes and whether they offer an...