E-Research Foundation (ERF)

The sole mission and focus of E-Research Foundation is the advancement of independent medical/scientific research subject to the scrutiny of peer-review and publication by the professional medical/science community.

Ecigarette Research (Dr. Farsalinos)

Perhaps one of the biggest sources of scientific research and studies directed at the e-cigarette industry, Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos is considered to be one of the biggest supporters of vaping.

Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN)

Held annually in Warsaw, Poland, the Global Forum on Nicotine is typically held over a two day event that combines science and policy on nicotine products.

Nicotine Science and Policy

Nicotine Science and Policy (NSP) is devoted to news, research, comment and policy analysis on nicotine containing products, in particular nicotine delivery devices such as electronic cigarettes and novel nicotine delivery systems, smokeless tobacco, and other non-combustible tobacco products.


To be the leading provider of accurate, comprehensive, and objective information on the global tobacco and e-vapor industries for all of TMA’s users, delivered in a timely, innovative and cost-effective manner as well as a provider of forums for education and dialogue on issues of interest and concern to public health, government, and industries.

The Counterfactual (Clive Bates)

Until recently a civil servant, Clive Bates was Director General of the Welsh Government then on secondment to the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu)

Tobacco Control has morphed into a crusade intent on demonizing both tobacco users and the industry supplying them. This blog examines and comments on scientific issues surrounding tobacco policies.

American Vaping Association (AVA)

The American Vaping Association is a nonprofit organization that advocates for small- and medium-sized businesses in the rapidly growing vaping and electronic cigarette industry. We are dedicated to educating the public and government officials about financial and public health benefits offered by vapor products, which are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid nicotine or nicotine-free solution and create an inhalable vapor.
We are a non-profit corporation in the State of New Jersey that has filed for 501(c)(4) status.


The Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association represents a wide cross section of the “Smoke- Free” or vapor products, industry including distributors, manufacturers, retailers and consumers of Personal Electronic Vaporizing Units such as electronic cigarettes and the liquid solutions they contain. The vapor products industry is the embodiment of the American Dream; built by entrepreneurs and visionaries, this industry has grown organically and become a vibrant mutli-billion dollar industry that is constantly innovating the creating.