FDA To Crackdown on Teen E-Cig Use in Coming Weeks

These last weeks witnessed a number of alarming media headlines on how teen vaping is apparently out of control. Public Health expert and anti-smoking activist Clive Bates also discussed this on his blog page, referring to the numerous alarmist headlines amongst which one by the The New York Times ‘I can’t stop’: schools struggling with […]

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Over 12% of Allegheny County’s female pregnant population smokes

On the third Thursday of every November, the US celebrates the Great American Smokeout. An event that aims to educate the public about the dangers of smoking, by organizing activities with the aim of encouraging smokers to quit the deadly habit. Last Thursday, health officials pointed out that 19% of the adult population in Allegheny […]

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More official support from the UK, and California vape bans derail

British Psychological Society endorses vaping In another sign of the British medical establishment’s swing towards tobacco harm reduction, the British Psychological Society published a new briefing paper this week which places the organisation firmly in the pro-THR camp. Titled Changing Behaviour: Electronic Cigarettes, the report is aimed at educating everyone involved in smoking cessation about […]

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