Robin Ireland, the… E-cigarettes are hotly debated by health experts, with some viewing them as an effective quit smoking device while others are concerned that they have become a popular accessory for young people. Leading academics and public health experts have been subjected to “coordinated” campaigns of abuse – including death threats – on social media, after raising concerns about vaping. Some professors said they were left feeling afraid to speak out on the matter after coming under sustained attacks online. In some cases, prominent academics have been sent pictures of nooses with accompanying messages saying “your days are numbered”, while elsewhere their children have been threatened.
- Camper fighting for her life and two men arrested after vehicle driven
- Detective forced out by Met after dismissing VIP sex abuse as witch