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Ecigs win in Norway but at what price?

Green light: Plain packaging for cigarettes and snus On December 9, 2016 Norwegian Parliament received the final version of the new Tobacco Act that comprises most of the...

More positive science emerges, but FDA rules on synthetic nicotine remain unclear

E-cigs “don’t make tobacco use seem acceptable” One argument that’s been repeatedly used by anti-vaping activists is that the increasing use of electronic cigarettes will...

E-cig retailer sues PA state over Tobacco Products Act

Bob Oesterling who set up his vaping wholesaler business in 2013, used to smoke two packets of cigarettes a day, until two years ago...

Reuleaux RX2/3 – Wismec

Designed by Jaybo and built by Wismec, the Reuleaux RX2/3 shares the same functions with the Reuleaux 200S. The advantage is that it can...

Another study finds no link between e-cig use and an inclination to smoke

The CSUR, a research centre based in Glasgow, Scotland, specialises in studies related to substance use. The research in question was a qualitative one,...

Philippines: Department of Health backs Ecigs restrictions supported by WHO

The presence of Alicia Bala, Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson, rather than Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial at the head of the...

FDA removes warning from controversial anti-smoking drug

Chantix which was approved approximately ten years ago, is renowned for being an effective medication for smokers that rids them of any craving to smoke....

Talk of e-cigs ban in Indonesia

Officials from the Indonesian Food and Drugs Monitoring Agency (BPOM), said they were concerned about the long-term effects of vaping and the chance that...

Smokers with COPD benefit from using Ecigs, an Italian study says

Regular ECs use may help smokers with COPD attenuate conventional cigarette consumption or remain abstinent, as well as improve subjective and objective COPD outcomesItalian...

The APPG on E-Cigarettes, December 2016

The APPG was attended by a number of MPs and amongst the speakers there were Professor Kevin Fenton from Public Health England, Professor Peter...
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