Category: Politics & Campaigns

What Do Politicians Think About Electronic Cigarettes?

Looking at what politicians understand about e-cigs

The European Commission put its Beating Cancer plan to the European Parliament to allow the politicians to compile a report detailing amendments and finalising a strategy for the block to combat the scourge of cancer. The plan was widely lambasted by nicotine consumer groups for its poor treatment of vaping and tobacco harm reduction in […]

The Tobacco Control Mindset

The Tobacco Control Mindset

Many working in tobacco control see nicotine use as the new battlefront, we look at what experts are saying about the approach that would deny e-cigarettes to smokers. The evidence is clear: vaping is at least 95% safer than smoking according to Public Health England, and switching from cigarettes to e-cigs is fully supported by […]

Parliament Listens To Experts

Parliament’s vaping group informed about the WHO FCTC ahead of international COP9 summit

The UK Parliament’s All-party Parliamentary Group for Vaping (APPG) has heard from a select group of experts on the subject of vaping, harm reduction, and the World Health Organization’s forthcoming international summit. Participants included the Director General of the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), Professor Gerry Stimson, Clive Bates and Daniel Pryor.   The APPG […]

EU Cancer Plan Provokes Condemnation

Europes Beating Cancer Plan with UKVIA 2021

The European Commission has released its Beating Cancer Plan. The launch coincided with World Cancer Day and has been met with universal condemnation from vape consumer groups, advocates and trade bodies. The Plan proposes a harsh new world for European vapers, and some British experts worry it could impact here too. The aim of the […]

How Well Do You Know Nicotine?

Do You Know Nicotine?

Research shows that nicotine is all-too-frequently confused with tobacco in the minds of the public. At the same time, this common compound is present in the food you eat, holds the potential to treat severe ailments and (in e-liquid) could save a billion smokers’ lives. “You Don’t Know Nicotine” is a new film that explores […]

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