Author: Aidan Semmens

How has the ban on vaping imports gone down Down Under?

Written by Aidan Semmens || 26th June 2020 || Blogs |

Health minister Greg Hunt this week announced a ban on all e-cigarette imports except under medical prescription – effectively a total vaping ban in a country where imports were previously the only legal way to get e-cigs...

An unwanted faceful of secondhand vapour meant a dash to hospital

Written by Aidan Semmens || 19th January 2020 || Blogs |

While feelings run high on both sides of the great debate over e-cigarette flavours, has one vital – potentially even life-threatening – factor been largely overlooked? My sister was recently rushed to hospital after being “vaped over” (her...

What have LGBTQ youngsters in particular got against vaping?

Written by Aidan Semmens || 17th January 2020 || Blogs |

How harmful is vaping to the user’s health? While the global scientific jury is still very much out on that one – and, face it, e-cigarettes haven’t been around long enough for anyone to know for certain what...

Are e-cigs really more dangerous to kids than guns or combustibles?

Written by Aidan Semmens || 16th January 2020 || Blogs |

A story published by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (“in partnership with The Daily Mail”, so investigative credentials already perhaps a little tarnished) purports to expose a “loophole” in UK advertising rules that “lets Juul advertise to children...

ECigIntelligence style guide: specific style points

Written by Aidan Semmens || 1st January 1900 || Resources |

When in doubt, if a particular issue isn’t covered here, it’s worth checking what we’ve done on the site before. Remember, however, that style evolves and some specifics may have changed – notably in such things as capital initials...

ECigIntelligence style guide: notes for analysts

Written by Aidan Semmens || 1st January 1900 || Resources |

This is a shortened version of the style A-Z, containing only those items which may be of particular relevance or use to analysts.   acronyms should be in lower-case if commonly pronounced as words – e.g. Anvisa, DG-Santé,...