Attraction to vaping? Or attraction from smoking? Or just a consumer preference?
Predictably, depressingly, the US anti-vaping lobby has mobilised against a new Cole-Bishop Bill, HR 1136 that would hold off near complete destruction of the industry by grossly disproportionate FDA deeming regulation and implement the first steps in a sensible reshaping of American […]
“Full of sound and fury but signifying nothing” – Shakespeare
This is part one of a twin post. Part 2 is Five questions to put to the US Surgeon General on e-cigarette science (next posting).
To respond to the forthcoming publication of a new US Surgeon General publication on e-cigarettes, I have have expedited […]
Professor Capewell is worried – but why?
Professor Simon Capewell, the Vice President of Health Policy at the Faculty of Public Health, states in a tweet on 30 September 2016.
Vaping adverts could lead children to try smoking cigarettes
But how true is that? And how much care did Professor Capewell take to ensure […]
Just when you thought public health could sink no lower, it pulls it off again! This time, a couple of “tobacco control” organisations, CTFK and ENSP, have been writing to several participants in a conference (GTNF 2016) to be held next week. The letters tell them they must be mistaken, that they can’t possibly […]
The chart of an audience poll from the Global Tobacco Dependency Treatment Summit 2016 (23-24 May 2016, twitter:#TDTSummit16) is deeply disturbing…
Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome… Professor Glantz visits Europe
Regrettably, the influence of Professor Stanton Glantz of the University of California at San Fransisco is not confined to California or to the United States. Last month he made a visit to Europe – to Austria in fact. As good Europeans, we always take our American visitors […]
Following the dumping of the Wales Public Health Bill and its attempt to ban vaping in public places, the Daily Telegraph covered the story (Plans to ban e-cigarettes in public places defeated) and included an online poll – see above. But I think they ask the wrong questions. These were the questions asked: