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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.

Wins in Canada, losses in the USA – bad vape law...

Quebec anti-vaping law watered down by judge New anti-vaping laws in Quebec have been strongly criticised by harm reduction advocates. Now a judge has at...

Anti-vapers in USA keep up the pressure

Flavour ban moves forward in Senate with FDA support Legislation that could ban all flavoured e-liquids across the USA is moving forward in the Senate,...

US vapers face national age limit hike, while state lawmakers push...

US Congress pushes for nationwide T21 law One of the more disturbing moves underway in the United States is the Tobacco 21 campaign, which aims...

Vaping hysteria locks more toilet doors, Filipino FDA comes under fire...

Another school locks its toilets over vaping Anti-vaping hysteria continues to spread across the USA, as a Connecticut high school shuts down most of its...

Fake seizures scare from FDA, but Hawaii flavour ban stalls for...

FDA investigate “vaping-related” seizures In the latest manufactured anti-vaping health scare, the FDA is investigating whether there’s a link between e-cigarette use and seizures. According...

Glantz Effect still plagues San Francisco, but Indian judges resist vape...

San Francisco gears up to ban e-cigs Yet again, San Francisco has lived up to its reputation as the epicentre of anti-harm reduction activism. The...

Popcorn lung claims resurface – and can vaping cause breast cancer?

State Senator causes outrage with ignorant anti-vaping rant A state legislator from Michigan has prompted a wave of anger from vapers after making a series...

FDA chief steps aside, but US anti-vaping campaign rolls on

Gottlieb quits as FDA chief Scott Gottlieb, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner who’s spearheaded the agency’s campaign against tobacco harm reduction for the past...

Vape hysteria keeps growing – despite evidence

Texas school changes dress code to fight “vaping epidemic” In the latest example of the USA’s hysterical over-reaction to the so-called “teen vaping epidemic”, a...

More good news from scientists, but politicians aren’t listening

Study shows vaping reduces cancer risk A new study shows that smokers who switch to vaping reduce their exposure to chemicals known to cause cancer....
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