The Smokeless Society - Website History
This website history page is included to help occasional visitors to this website catch up with any changes
Note. On 12th June 2013 the MHRA announced its decision, to regulate e-cigarettes as medicines. In due course,
when time permits, the intention is to incorporate this news within this website.
22nd January 2014 - Article Updated to reference a report of a preclinical study that
suggests that E-cigarettes may promote lung cancer in high-risk individuals. Article Updated to include the potential for e-cigarettes to
be more 'addictive' than tobacco cigarettes.
7th December 2013 - Article Updated to include more concerns behind the banning of
5th December 2013 - News reports about e-cigarette regulations updated in the following articles:
Article Inserted, Article Updated, Article Updated
23rd November 2013 - A number of internet news reports about e-cigarettes being regulated similarly to
tobacco cigarettes, by local regulations, referenced and included in the following articles:
Article Inserted, Article Inserted, Article Inserted, Article Inserted, Article Inserted
22nd July 2013 - Article Inserted - E-Cigarette Health Warning
18th July 2013 - News Report Inserted
- Report on an item on the BBC's Jeremy Vine radio programme discussing whether smoking is genetic or
inherited behaviour (updated on 20th July).
10th July 2013 - Article Updated - Research
Study that suggests that electronic cigarettes are harmful updated to include a reference to a statement by the
World Health Organisation which noted that "delivery to the lung might be dangerous".
10th July 2013 - News Report Inserted - Full
text of a 'Question and Answer statement' on e-cigarettes by the World Health Organisation inserted.
10th July 2013 - News Report Inserted - Full text of
an ASH report "New York moves towards total e-cigarette ban" inserted following its omission from the ASH
website following a website reorganisation.
2nd July 2013 - This Website History page introduced and referenced directly from the News page. Minor typos corrected in the Round Robin Email Text. News Report Updated - 'Israeli toddler killed
by an e-cigarette' updated to include a reference to Institutional Addiction to Tobacco.
21st June 2013 - About Page Updated - Note included stating that the impact of decisions
announced by NICE (on 4th June) and the MHRA (on 12th June) would be assessed and this website updated, as
appropriate, in due course. Also, minor inaccuracies in front page corrected in
line with comments by e-cigarette vendor www.aguavape.com.
12th June 2013 - News Report Updated - 'Israeli toddler killed
by an e-cigarette' updated with more information indicating that the toddler might have drunk the e-cig juice
from a refill bottle rather than from an e-cigarette.
12th June 2013 - News Report Inserted - '4th June -
NICE Issue Guidelines to GPs on e-cigarettes'.
1st June 2013 - Initial Publication of www.thesmokelesssociety.org website.