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  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020
  • International Experts Slam World Health Organization’s Deceptive Vaping Release

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) published an astonishingly bad Q&A on electronic cigarettes on January 20, full of lies of omission, outright falsehoods and hyperbole.

    While the WHO has plenty of past form on this issue, it remains shocking that a prestigious organization employing some of the world’s foremost experts on health whose work has improved or saved the lives of billions of people, have jumped on the regressive anti-tobacco harm reduction bandwagon.

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020
  • EPISODE #46 Cannabis and Big Tobacco with Shane MacGuill, Head of Tobacco Research at Euromonitor International

  • We’re lucky to be joined this week by Shane MacGuill – Senior Head of Tobacco Research at Euromonitor International. Shane conducts in-depth research and provides strategic analysis on all aspects of the global tobacco and nicotine market and has recently broadened his scope to look at the emerging cannabis industry.

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020
  • How opponents of vaping aid and abet Big Tobacco

  • Many opponents of vaping think the practice is a big tobacco conspiracy to keep people smoking and hook more kids. The reality is that vaping is a huge and disruptive threat to the tobacco industry. Campaigns against vaping support the cigarette market and are a huge gift to Big Tobacco.

    For over a century, tobacco companies have run an incredibly lucrative cartel, selling an addictive product. Tobacco stocks have been the best performing segment of the stock market for over a century in spite of all-out tobacco control activities.