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Fergus Mason

Fergus Mason
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Veteran, vaper and writer. All articles express my own opinion and do not necessarily reflect the Editor's view.

US regulators keep the pressure on

Chicago sues vape shops Chicago, already home to some of the worst anti-harm reduction laws in the USA, has doubled down on the crazy with...

Mech mod kills Texan; Colorado and Massachusetts try to kill harm...

Mech mod kills Texas man A 24-year-old Texas vaper has died after his device exploded in his face, causing severe injuries and triggering a fatal...

Vermont vapers face massive tax hit

State reps approve anti-vape bill The new law was proposed by State Representative George Till, who has a strong track record of opposition to harm...

US vapers face new legal threat, but British docs find proof...

Congress eyes online sales ban A new bill introduced into Congress would impose tough new restrictions on vapour products, including a ban on internet sales...

E-cigs “almost twice as effective as NRT” says new study

The study was a simple one. A total of 886 participants – all adults attending National Health Service smoking cessation clinics - were randomly...

Tobacco control and politicians ramp up frenzy of anti-vaping propaganda

Sainsbury’s slammed for displaying e-cigs where they belong A British supermarket chain is coming under fire for stacking bottles of e-liquid on the same shelf...

More noise from the FDA emboldens state lawmakers

FDA makes most blatant threats yet The Food and Drug Administration has dialled up its anti-vaping rhetoric yet again, with commissioner Scott Gottlieb warning of...

Researchers claim vaping triggers asthma, as bans and harassment continue

Study claims “second-hand vape” triggers asthma A new study from the USA claims to have found evidence that “second-hand aerosol” from electronic cigarettes can trigger...

Anti-vape propaganda keeps on causing harm, but lawmakers push ahead with...

UK study finds e-cig dangers overestimated A new study funded by Cancer Research UK has found that a majority of people still overestimate the potential...

Transatlantic divide on e-cigs deepens, and Glantz loses the plot

Stanton Glantz finally reveals his real agenda Former aeronautical engineer and long-time anti-vaping activist Stanton Glantz has made a string of increasingly extreme denunciations of...
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