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Dave Cross

  • Writer at Planet of the Vapes
  • East Midlands, UK

Dave is a freelance writer; with articles on music, motorbikes, football, pop-science, vaping and tobacco harm reduction in Sounds, Melody Maker, UBG, AWoL, Bike, When Saturday Comes, Vape News Magazine, and syndicated across the Johnston Press group. He was published in an anthology of “Greatest Football Writing”, but still believes this was a mistake. Dave contributes sketches to comedy shows and used to co-host a radio sketch show. He’s worked with numerous vape companies to develop content for their websites.

The Latest from Dave Cross

Minister’s Shameful Attack on Industry Proposal

The UK Vaping Industry Association has attacked a minister’s comment, saying it now confirms that public health is entirely secondary to political advantage for the government

UKVIA Addresses ASH Findings

Action on Smoking and Health has reported on a 50% rise in two years of children viewing vaping as bad, or worse than smoking

New ASH Youth Vaping Figures

New figures from Action and Smoking and Health show youth vaping has plateaued while adult vaping is at an all-time high


Adam Afriyie MP warns the Department for Environment of the impact of a disposables ban and Andrea Leadsom goes on about nicotine dependence for absolutely no reason

Global Action to End Smoking Launched

Cliff Douglas has officially relaunched the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World as Global Action to End Smoking and described the move as “a very exciting time for the organisation”


The Prime Minister was questioned about advertising on football shirts, Andrea Leadsom spoke about fertility, and Rachael Maskell has a problem with addiction

Artificial Intelligence and Willing Stupidity

A research paper from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland claims that artificial intelligence has discovered a cocktail of toxins in vape products

ASH Highlights the New Cost of Smoking

Latest figures from the charity Action on Smoking and Health show that the cost of smoking in England is up 25% to at least a whopping £21.8 billion