Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2
It is getting worrying in Europe. Efforts to limit strength, impose taxes, all the usual greed and control freakery from the usual suspects.
It is an evil alliance. Governments want the tax revenue, pharma companies want to keep selling their nrt products ( very big money is involved), and the insane who are never happy unless they have a minority to persecute.
And the biggest joke of is the WHO! In a recent article a CEO from one of the European drug admitted that they had considered coming out with their own brand of ecigs but held off due to all the controversies being stirred. The CEO admitted that ecigs took a huge chunk out the market place for their gums, patches, and other junk that simply doesn't work. $$$$$$$$$$$$ has been the motivator all along!
There's a ton of Big T and especially more so Big Pharma backed misinformation being smeared around as scare tactics. Here's one on how that is playing out. The madness of the war on e-cigs | Health | Smoking | USA | spiked
While Australia is going through the worst turmoil of almost besides Japan and the gov there siding with that country's tobacco industry as far as misinformation campaigns,(fake cancer causers found in ecigs) the UK is having a time there as well. Here's another that works against reason. Loving couple banned from adopting... because husband had 'e-cigarette' | Daily Mail Online
On the other hand the medical professionals especially cardiologists have been banding together to fight the battle againt the Tobacco Product Directive by bringing the debate to the European Commission by way of the org MOVE. M.O.V.E Thunderclap 19th Feb | vapers.org.uk