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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.

Bad news dominates vaping headlines as BAT pushes back against opponents

Battery explosion injures Polish vaper A Polish man received serious injuries earlier this week in an explosion he says was caused by his e-cigarette. Katowice...

Altria eyes JUUL purchase as FDA keeps attacking vapers

JUUL in talks over Altria deal The maker of the USA’s most popular vapour product is in talks with Altria, a source for the tobacco...

British MPs push for more sensible vaping policies, but US continues...

New UK report pushes for vape-friendly workplaces A report issued by the UK’s parliament on Tuesday represents a major step forward for harm reduction policy,...

FDA crackdown causes chaos

FDA issues new e-cig laws The Food and Drug Administration took another swing at tobacco harm reduction on Thursday, with the release of new laws...

FDA plans clampdown despite smoking at record low

FDA set to crack down on flavours The Food and Drug Administration is set to launch a new set of restrictions on vaping next week,...

Pressure on US vapers continues to rise

Another study claims vaping-heart attack link A group of US academics claim to have found evidence that daily vaping significantly increases the risk of a...

Bans continue to spread as FDA noose tightens on pod mods

Florida vape and drilling bill hammered by critics Vapers in Florida are facing a new threat – an attempt by lawmakers to amend the state...

More attacks on vaping as FDA and NC target pod systems

FDA changes course again The Food and Drug Administration’s determined but confused war against tobacco harm reduction took another twist on Thursday, when director Scott...

Americans still don’t understand vaping, and Hong Kong is planning to...

US poll shows dangerous ignorance on vaping A new poll has shown that most US adults are terrifyingly ignorant about vapour products – and the...

WHO slams the doors on transparency – again

COP 8 - Press and public expelled again as WHO rejects transparency The World Health Organisation’s biannual tobacco control conference launched in Geneva on Monday...
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