Author: Barnaby Page

No evidence that e-cig trial leads to smoking, study finds

Written by Barnaby Page || 24th December 2014 || News analysis |

Trying nicotine through experimentation with e-cigarettes does not seem likely to lead to a tobacco smoking habit, according to new research from Oklahoma which casts tentative doubt on the “gateway hypothesis” of e-cigs as a pathway to conventional...

Good COP, bad COP? WHO FCTC urges ad ban, more research

Written by Barnaby Page || 19th October 2014 || News analysis |

The final recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) on e-cigarettes allow for a wide range of regulatory regimes but single out advertising as a prime candidate for controls, as expected, as well as hinting at the need...