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Smoking to be banned in Scottish prisons

This decision is not expected to be well received by inmates since they rely on cigarettes more heavily than the general population. However, said...

UK Government releases Tobacco Control Plan for England

Thanks to the country’s efforts to decrease smoking, an example of which is endorsing vaping products for smoking cessation, the UK is boasting the...

EY’s follow up report on the vaping market’s development

Ernst & Young LLP (EY), in accordance with Nicoventures Holdings Limited, which is owned by British American Tobacco Plc (BAT), published a report about...

A proposal to repeal San Francisco’s flavor ban

The draft of the proposed measure, “Referenda: Repeal of Ordinance Banning the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products” was filed with the Department of Elections...

PMI CEO talks about phasing out cigarettes in Japan & S. Korea

PMI’s iQOS device, is a smokeless alternative to combustible cigarettes and works by heating tobacco leaves known as Heets in Korea and HeatSticks in...

BAT accused of irregular practices in Africa once more

A few big tobacco companies, amongst which BAT “have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the...

Is the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids deliberately lying to the Public?

The renowned Cole-Bishop Amendment, is a proposed legislation that would exempt existing vaping products from retroactive approval requirements by moving the grandfather date from...

A new attempt at halting the FDA’s unreasonable rules

Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), is renowned amongst vapers for actively fighting for their rights to have access to the safer alternatives. He is the...

Bhutan’s tobacco ban disaster

Bhutan’s tobacco ban was passed in 2004, a move that the World Health Organization applauded. At the time, the Lancet also commended the country,...

Why regulating e-cigs and smokeless tobacco differently is illogical

The FDA is infamous for having regulated all “tobacco products” including all known safer alternatives such as vaping products, as their combustible counterparts. Dr....
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