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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Brick walls in the UK


I'm forever hitting my head against a brick wall...

I sent this letter to my MP just before the Christmas break.

Dear xxx,

Thank you so much for your Christmas card.

I am writing to ask you to read this post by Clive Bates about the coming Tobacco Products Directive, especially Article 20 which will short-sightedly completely wreck Vaping as we know it.

This post is packed with information a politician should know.

I am a Vaper - one of THREE MILLION in the UK. I have not had a cigarette for four and a half years.  I have a YouTube channel that promotes vaping rather than smoking. This channel might be banned under the new legislation. This is my latest VIDEO that talks about the "sword of Damocles" that hangs over our heads from April next year. 

Article 20 is a travesty of legislation which, by being members of the EU, the UK has to implement. Tobacco Control has over-stepped itself by even including Vaping in the Tobacco Control Directive. We spent the whole of 2013 trying to get some sanity about Vaping in Article 20. Anna Soubry, our Health Minister, actually voted FOR the Tobacco Control Directive without notifying parliament about her intentions, and making the excuse "she didn't know there was anything about vaping in it"! Fortunately she was made Minister of Defence shortly thereafter, and didn't seem to know much about that either!

So, as our MP, and also the leader of the Libdems,it is very important to me to know that you absolutely understand what a terrible set of laws Article 20 is for Vapers and Vaping, and indeed for the UK.

Here is Clive Bates post for today. The Counterfactual

We really do need all politicians to understand what is happening so that this country can avoid the error that the EU has made on our behalf. 

I know it is Christmas and you will be busy, but you might have some time for homework!

I wish you a really happy time with your lovely family. You deserve it!

Yours sincerely,

I got a nice reply - here.

Dear Liz

Thank you very much for your recent email with regard to EU Article 20 which puts vaping in jeopardy.

I am grateful for your advice upon this threat and I am pleased to confirm that I have written to the Secretary of State to urge him to provide us with full explanation of the remedial actions that the Government will take to safeguard vaping.  I will write again, when I have received the response.

With best wishes

Yours sincerely

Yesterday, the result of my protest letter came in -

 Dear Liz

Please find attached the response from the Minister for Public Health to the letter that I wrote on your behalf with regard to the implementation of the EU Directive on Tobacco Products.
I do hope that the assurances from the Minister will overcome the criticism of Clive Bates so that the beneficial effects of vaping will not be lost. With best wishes Yours sincerely

And HERE is the letter! Don't hold your breath!

What INFORMATION did you GAIN from reading all this?


Saturday, 2 January 2016

Vaping Voodoo

In this blog, I have posted a lot on the Nocebo effect of the continual poison that Tobacco Control has dripped into the ear of society since they started on their mission for a smoke-free world. Their propaganda against smoking and smokers. is positively criminal. Medical porn that has been allowed to be used by our rulers, on advertising, bill boards, and soon, plain packs is evil stuff. Evil. It's the medical hexing of an entire population.

We know, and have known for thousands of years, that if you tell people they are "cursed" they will be. Even if people do not believe in voodoo, spells, magic, witch-doctors and such like, small thoughts of possible "cursing" still remain to haunt them. A hex or a curse is something that triggers A NOCEBO (I will cause harm) in the human brain that has a detrimental effect on health.

Nocebo is real - a REAL thing that we cant avoid, no matter how intelligent we think we are. When it is happening to us, our brains are actually sending destructive hormones into our bodies. We receive Nocebos through pictures, propaganda, the media, rumour, hearsay. And continual repetitive, negative mantras

Nocebo has been known to kill people. So it is not something that can be ethically used by anyone on purpose. Yet smokers have been enduring it since the beginning of Tobacco Control. And the medical profession and governments have simply allowed it. They have allowed it even if it is not true. "Smoking Kills". Well no, it does not. "Smokers have black lungs". Well, no they don't. Only diseased lungs are black whether they belong to a smoker or not.

And so we go on with much medical porn and scientific twististics  drummed into us. There has been a complete blackout of any information on the benefits that smoking brings. And the coup de grace, for smokers, was to blame them for killing others with their second hand smoke.  This has still not been proved, but the curse that it does has been sprinkled over the whole of society. We BELIEVE.

And more importantly everyone, whether smoker, or not, has been hexed.

I believe that, in the main, the media, medicine, public health and governments have turned very negative in outlook in these "scientific" times. "Evidence" allows them to preach fear, fear, fear, blame, blame, blame, turning us all into victims of something-or-other, especially ourselves. If WE turn around and conform to THEIR ideas we might achieve everlasting life (and save government money).  Pleasure, optimism, happiness, joy de vivre is a spice enjoyed better when everlasting life is not our final goal.  Looking after the old is more expensive to a government than repairing people living shorter lives, enjoying the activities of eating, smoking, drinking and feeling happy. Without guilt. Without mortification.

Tobacco Control and the enemies of vaping, are using voodoo big time right now. They are using it against vapers and vaping. It started almost as soon as vaping became popular. Now that a few years have passed, they are managing to make the "dangers" of vaping more precise, more insistent, more like propaganda. Nocebos, in fact. The spells they are casting in almost every country of the world are being re-regurgitated by newspapers, videos, health departments, the medical profession, and many governments who have been infected by the smoke-free dream.

This voodoo is very dangerous to smokers who were thinking of switching to vaping. They might not.

It is very dangerous to us vapers. We might switch to smoking because we fear vaping.

I think I'm reasonably intelligent, someone who might avoid the voodoo. But no matter who you are, none of us can avoid Nocebo. It's just the way our human brain/bodies work.

I have been vaping for four years. I feel good. I am not grieving for cigarettes at all. But as I go into my old age, I want something to comfort me. I am not yearning for everlasting life. I'm not aiming to get old, doddery and feeble either. So I will continue to vape, EVEN if it's bad for me.