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Grateful for my vape. Doing battle with the Alliance of Naysayers.

Author Archives: karyyl

Is it time to wake up the press?

A recent article by Carl Phillips triggered my delighted memory of a broadcast personality’s reaction to A Billion Lives after the New Zealand Premiere.    Broadcast personality Polly Gillespie had this … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

When someone says “for the children” ……

                       …..What does it really mean? Tobacco Control personnel and organizations, including loud sub-arms of the American Lung Association and … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Kingmaking 101

I spent this evening at a dinner party of kingmakers, people who are putting the candidates they agree with on the map, one by one. Which means they are putting … Continue reading

February 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Group Picture of Vapers who gated to Smoking

With Thanks to Ken Anderson

June 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Publish Junk or Perish

A very important article about why scientific prominence and junk science are converging (maybe that should be past tense???) due to the way NIH steers acadaemia: Quotes from the … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tomatoes and other veggies have 3X the nic exposure as passive vaping

If you eat a nice salad with a tomato in it, or a nice serving of chicken parmesean, or a child’s order of fries, you get THREE TIMES the blood … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Educating non-vapers

I’ll add more when I can, but here’s a starter group: Video Presentation from Prof. David Sweanor with slides (for screen capture IMO): I screenshotted 2 I like: reading

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

WHAP! Oct 13-18, 2014

Apprentice:  Register to vote or remind someone vape-friendly to vote Intermediate:  Read my WHO blog for this week, which has links to more information and better blogger than I am. … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

WHO needs to be de-funded, not defended.

I had thought that the WHO’s tobacco division was a sideshow, but it appears the clowns have taken over the circus: From While the WHO Director-General, Margaret Chan, … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

WHAP week Oct 5-12 — ANTZ running for House/Senate

I decided to look up the statuses of House members and Senators who have repeatedly made headlines as major ANTZ. The Apprentice and Master quests for the week will be … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · Leave a comment