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In the News 30th January 2015

Fridays News at a glance:

Govt approved drafting e-cigarette bill last year – Ireland: standardised packaging of e-cigarettes? – I wasn’t going to write this. More from the “totally unfashionable” Jo Lincoln – Electronic Cigarettes Remain Top Tax Target For Politicians – How Should E-Cigarettes Be Regulated? – Huffpost-Live – California Declares E-Cigarettes a ‘Community Health Threat’ – How Wall Street Tobacco Deals Left States With Billions in Toxic Debt –  Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Fri, 30 January 2015
30-01-2015 09:06 PM
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Thanks for doing this Jessica. I'd not necessarily find all the news you give us links to. 

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I've just watched the Huffpost-Live video its worth watchingGood3

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30-01-2015 10:50 PM
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(30-01-2015 09:41 PM)Don Wrote:  Thanks for doing this Jessica. I'd not necessarily find all the news you give us links to. 

Yes - vapers.org.uk is a brilliant site.  Soon hopefully it will be possible to subscribe to it -then updates will go straight into your inbox 
02-02-2015 12:14 AM
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IEEE Battery Standards - a feature from vapers.org.uk:

Promoting Battery Safety

In support of electronic cigarettes, and its users, Richard Pruen is hoping to promote a standard, that contains light touch ‘guide to best practices’ is based on the latest evidence, welcomes (even encourages) innovation, protects small business, and users.

Common sense safety features should be expected by electronic cigarette users, manufactures, vendors, and trading standards bodies.

Richard is sponsoring the standard personally, as well as organising the working group.
02-02-2015 12:24 AM
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Very encouraging Good2

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02-02-2015 01:08 AM
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Mondays News at a glance.

MPs Win The Battle To Smoke E-Cigarettes In Parliament – Article 20 Legal Challenge – Are we in the endgame for smoking? – Outdoor smoking ban starts in Bristol – Christopher Snowdon and The Voluntary Ban – New Surgeon General Should Prescribe Scientific Honesty On E-cigarettes – The “Vaping Truth Survey” Final Analysis.
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Was speaking to the consultant psychiatrist in charge of the substance misuse service today. He's recently switched to vaping. You should hear him on the topic. Every time any proposal for harm reduction appears, the public health types scream any proposal down. They are terrified that anyone might just find the treatment pleasant. He is not allowed to mention ecigs to his patients.

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Don. The last line of your post has to be the best example of bureaucracy gone awry I’ve heard in a long time. What is wrong with these pencil pushers  its his job to help people but he’s being silenced regarding e cigs which would help. Girl_cray2

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A feature article from vapers.org.uk: 

Vapers in a Brewery

While it’s exhilarating being involved in vaping activism in the UK, it can also be deeply frustrating. The vaping community has such a wealth of passionate, talented and creative people that we should be able to move mountains. In reality we would be hard pushed to organise the proverbial in a brewery. Why can’t we vapers get our act together?
03-02-2015 01:38 PM
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