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A study bemoans the fact that youths consider vaping a safer alternative

In the paper titled Clean, cheap, convenient: promotion of Electronic cigarettes on YouTube in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, the researchers looked at YouTube videos of adolescents...

Vaping ban on US flights upheld

E-cigarettes were banned in-flight in March 2016 by the US Department of Transportation (DOT). "This final rule is important because it protects airline passengers...

New Jersey raises tobacco age limit to 21

Gov. Chris Christie signed the law last Friday and it is expected to go into effect on the first of November. "By raising the...

Australian Psychiatrists urge authorities to lift nicotine ban

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), said that mentally ill individuals have a higher tendency to smoke than healthier members...

iQOS HEETS prices may be raised in Korea

Last May Philip Morris International Inc.(PMI), successfully launched its popular Heat not Burn device, iQOS, in South Korea. “Korea has benefited from the product...

Documentary about EU Commissioner and snus bribe scandal

Dalli was appointed Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy in February 2010. In October 2012, the European Anti-fraud Office (OLAF) put forward accusations claiming...

Delaware is imposing a tax on vaping products

House Bill 242, was signed by Governor John C. Carney Jr. on the 3rd of July 2017, and will place vaping products under the...

E-cigs feature in new UK tobacco control plan

Unfortunately the Philippine government appears to be going in the opposite direction, as lawmakers push for new restrictions on the sale and use of...

More experts ask the FDA for sensible risk-based tobacco regulations

In the recent months, the FDA has been inundated by pleas from public health experts, asking for more sensible regulations that differentiate between deadly...

Why are warnings on cigarette packs in the US ineffective?

Many countries around the world have been witnessing a decrease in smoking, amongst other things, thanks to the stirring graphic warnings placed on cigarette...
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