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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.

A good week for pro-vaping science, but council bans continue to...

Legislators aren’t looking at the evidence, however, and one of Scotland’s councils has just introduced a ban on vaping anywhere on its property. This...

Anti-vaping groups intimidate scientist, PA vapers step up protests

Pennsylvania vaper protests continue as state considers tax climb-down Vaping advocates in Pennsylvania continued their protests against the state’s planned 40% tax this week. Hundreds...

Good news from England and Italy, but tax threat persists in...

There’s good news on the medical front, too. Italian researchers say their latest research confirms harm reversal in smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes,...

Good news for quitters, bad news for Indiana e-liquid ban

BMJ says e-cigarettes “help more smokers quit” In a dramatic reversal of its previous hostility to vaping, the British Medical Journal has published a new...

WHO repeats tired arguments as pro-vape campaigns gather strength

Activists worried as WHO gear up for new attacks on vaping The World Health Organisation’s next tobacco control conference, FCTC COP 7, takes place in...

This week anti-vaping hysteria

Vaping health claim causes UK media meltdown The British press descended into anti-vaping hysteria again on Tuesday, following some comments at a cardiology conference in...

Are Pod systems the new generation of vaping kits?

Pod systems are based on the same principles as a standard cigalike, but brought radically up to date. They’re designed to be simple to...

Mixed news as vape bans in UK and Indiana face review,...

Indiana vape law challenged - FBI investigating Vapers in Indiana were outraged recently as a new state law looked set to force almost all e-liquids...

Delayed study confirms low-risk claims, while resistance from vapers gains strength

“New” US study finds E-cigarettes “lower cancer risk” A study released on Wednesday found that smokers who switch completely to electronic cigarettes “significantly reduce” their...

A Billion Lives opens in the USA, while transatlantic research divide...

US vapers give A Billion Lives a warm welcome On Saturday night around 1,400 vapers crowded into Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater to see the North American...
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