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Another scare story about ecigs

In order for consumers to exercise informed choice, we need rational reporting of the risks.
'Vaping as bad as fags', screams the Sun today. The version in the Daily Telegraph, 'Vaping as bad for your heart as smoking cigarettes, study finds', is marginally more accurate, … http://actiononchoice.org/vaping/another-scare-story-about-ecigs/

Two cheers for New Zealand

Proposals to legalise nicotine e-cigarettes are a welcome boost for choice.
Earlier this week, New Zealand's Ministry of Health published a consultation document, Policy Options for the Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes. At present, e-cigarettes are lega… http://actiononchoice.org/vaping/two-cheers-new-zealand/

No, vaping isn't a 'gateway'

But giving the authorities the power to limit our choices, based on junk science, will lead to bad laws.
'Vaping IS a gateway to smoking' cried the Daily Mail earlier this week, reporting on a study from the University of Southern Carolina that found that teenagers who had used ecigs … http://actiononchoice.org/vaping/no-vaping-isnt-gateway/

Vaping: who decides?

If there's no possibility of harm from 'secondhand vapour', why is vaping still so widely banned?
Last week, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs Queen's Medical Centre and City Hospital, announced that it was ending its ban on vaping in hospital grounds. The t… http://actiononchoice.org/vaping/vaping-who-decides/

Euro puritans' blow against choice

The illiberal Tobacco Products Directive gets rubber stamped by the ECJ.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has, as expected, ruled that the European Parliament was within its rights to impose new rules on tobacco and e-cigarettes under the Tobacco Pro… http://actiononchoice.org/vaping/euro-puritans-blow-against-choice/

TPD: The Prohibitionists' Directive

Europe's anti-choice legislation gets the green light.
The advocate general of the EU's Court of Justice, Juliane Kokott, has released her opinion in relation to a number of challenges to the new Tobacco Products Directive. Kokott's op… http://actiononchoice.org/vaping/tpd-prohibitionists-directive/

Wales: no vaping, vicar!

The insanity of Mark Drakeford's proposed ban is becoming all too clear.
In June, the Welsh government put forward proposals to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places to mirror the current ban on tobacco smoking. Rightly, many vapers, campaigners… http://actiononchoice.org/vaping/wales-no-vaping-vicar/

One cheer for the E-Cigarette Summit

The aim of the event is a 'tobacco endgame' not freedom for users.
  Today's E-Cigarette Summit at the Royal Society in London will no doubt offer further evidence that vaping is a safe activity, that it could save lives through smokers switch… http://actiononchoice.org/vaping/one-cheer-e-cigarette-summit/