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‘Hundreds of thousands’ give up smoking thanks to e-cigarettes

The increasing popularity of e-cigarettes among American adults is linked to the significant decrease in the number of people who…

The smoking ban turns ten. What did it really achieve?

Saturday sees the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban in England. A curse or a blessing depending on your point…

A triumph of the busybodies: the EU begins its crackdown on smokers and vapers

One day last summer I walked into my local e-cigarette shop and bought their entire stock of my favourite vape…

Switching to e-cigarettes ‘substantially’ reduces toxins in the body

E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use than conventional cigarettes, according to research published in the Annals of Internal…

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Stop the junk science on vaping. E-cigarettes don’t turn kids into smokers

Ever since e-cigarettes became mainstream consumer products circa 2012, there has been a steady flow of anti-vaping scare stories. In…

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Do a few puffs on an e-cigarette raise your risk of heart disease?

It has been claimed that just 10 puffs on an e-cigarette is enough to trigger physiological changes that can lead…

E-cigarettes above Ebola? How the WHO lost the plot

How do you deal with a man who likens himself to Hitler, describes the murder of children as ‘collateral damage’,…

Britain must speak up for e-cigarettes — the health of the world’s smokers depends on it

Last week Public Health England announced that fewer people than ever are smoking in England (less than 17 per cent).…

The government’s great triumph on smoking: it left e-cigarettes alone

‘Smoking rates in England fall to lowest on record’ isn’t much of a headline in itself. Smoking rates have been…

Should doctors celebrate the rise of e-cigarettes and other alternatives?

E-cigarettes are now the most popular way to quit smoking – more than gums, patches or sprays. Yet they go…