Gulf States discussing total ban of e-cigarettes

Just yesterday the GCC Health Ministers Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and UAE) set the stage for a total ban of e-cigarettes. A statement issued by the conference underlined the “necessity for imposing a total ban” on e-cigarettes in line with the WHO guidelines and the findings of recent studies on the product. […]

Billionaire Banzhaf Bashes company over Retraction Request

Worth reading. This (link to article here) piece from ElectronicCigaretteSpot is a description of the dispiriting business between the anti-smoking and pro-electronic cigarette folks over the absurd report filed in the Qatar Peninsula. Those of us who have been in tobacco harm reduction for a while experience this as a deja vu of sorts, of […]