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Study suggests possible ‘Toxins in iQOS’

Study suggests possible ‘Toxins in iQOS’

April 9, 2019

But study did not check whether the substance is inhaled by the smoker.

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Gateway leads nowhere

Gateway leads nowhere

April 2, 2019

The question that some health-control people need to consider is why, even if a non-smoker decided to try vaping, would she then move on to smoking, a much harsher experience.

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Health improvements

Health improvements

April 2, 2019

People who switch completely from smoking to vaping are significantly more likely to report experiencing health improvements than those who vape while continuing to smoke.

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E-cigs to be legalized

E-cigs to be legalized

April 2, 2019

The legalization of vaping products in the Seychelles is a great step forward for smokers, even though these products will come under the country’s tobacco control law.

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Boys and girls will be …

Boys and girls will be …

April 2, 2019

A survey of schoolchildren has shown that, as would be expected, they are drawn to products they are not supposed to consume. Illegal and new products are the biggest draws.

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No gateway

No gateway

April 2, 2019

A study from Cardiff University has found that the rapid spread of e-cigarette use among teenagers, aged 13 to 15 years, has not normalized smoking among the same age group.

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E-cig education sought

E-cig education sought

March 27, 2019

A call has gone out in the Philippines for smokers to be informed about alternative products they can use to quit smoking.

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Hyperbole epidemic

Hyperbole epidemic

March 27, 2019

So far this month, vaping among young people in the US has been described as the beginning of an epidemic, an exploding epidemic, and a craze that has become an epidemic.

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Myblu performing well

Myblu performing well

March 27, 2019

Imperial Brands says it has invested heavily in its Myblu vaping device, in part to build strong retail-share positions in Europe and Japan.

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Hybrid device well received

Hybrid device well received

March 22, 2019

South Korea’s market for vaping devices is expected to jump dramatically with the arrival there this year of Juul.

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FDA issues guidance clarifying rules surrounding vape shop activities

FDA issues guidance clarifying rules surrounding vape shop activities

March 22, 2019

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a final guidance for rules that apply to vape shop owners such as labeling clarification.

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A means to an ENDS

A means to an ENDS

March 21, 2019

A new company has been formed to support the evolving ENDS industry create a smoke-free future through ‘innovations, scientific advancement and regulatory compliance’.

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E-cig ban proposed

E-cig ban proposed

March 21, 2019

If electronic cigarettes were found to be as potentially dangerous as combustible cigarettes, would San Francisco be happy for the former to take their place alongside the latter on retail shelves?

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E-cig epidemic explodes

E-cig epidemic explodes

March 21, 2019

On March 6, the US FDA was said to be ‘catching the beginning of an epidemic’ [of vaping among young people]. It failed. By March 19, it was ‘capturing an exploding epidemic…’

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That’s some ‘problem’

That’s some ‘problem’

March 20, 2019

The ‘problem’ with vaping is that it’s not killing anyone. In this so-called post-truth era, anyone with an interest in vaping should read the blog on which the story below is based.

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Round one to e-cigarettes

Round one to e-cigarettes

March 20, 2019

Common sense seems to have been knocked unconscious when it is argued that, since e-cigarettes assist smokers to quit, they are defined as a drug and should be banned.

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FDA acting chief named

FDA acting chief named

March 18, 2019

The director of the US’ National Cancer Institute is to take over temporarily at the US Food and Drug Administration following the departure of the commissioner next month.

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Focus on young people

Focus on young people

March 15, 2019

There is no harm in working to prevent young people accessing tobacco products, flavored or not, as long as the prevention program is based on a sensible definition of a tobacco product.

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