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More bad formaldehyde research, and more bad laws

Meanwhile the FDA was forced into another climbdown over its Deeming Regulations deadlines, as a key computer system collapsed under the load. Manufacturers have...

Tobacco tax to be introduced in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), better known as the nation Dubai makes part of, is notorious for being relatively tax free and for still...

North Carolina’s smoking rates reach historic low

According to data from N.C. State Center for Health Statistics, adult smoking rates have dropped to 17.9% in 2016. This means that 1.41 million...

Study linking vaping to vital signs increase and arterial stiffness

This study was carried out by researchers at the Karolinska Institutet (KI; Solna, Sweden), and presented at the at the European Respiratory Society (ERS)...

The danger of keeping the public in the dark about tobacco alternatives

A critique by public health experts Dr. Lynn Kozlowski of the School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Buffalo, and...

Availability of cheap cigarettes linked to higher infant mortality rates

Previous studies have already clearly indicated a link between the availability of cheaper cigarette brands and elevated smoking rates. However this is the first...

SFATA Hoping for More Awareness due to FDA Registration Concerns

Why are there so many more brands than expected just now addressing this issue by flooding the industry leaders with an overflowing inbox or...

Tobacco control threatens to implode over new initiative

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, an independent non-profit organisation, is headed by former World Health Organisation tobacco control chief Derek Yach and supported...

NHS Scotland says vaping is ‘definitely’ safer than smoking

Over 20 organisations have signed up to the consensus statement released by the NHS, amongst which the British Lung Foundation and Cancer Research UK....

E-cigs to feature in this year’s Stoptober campaign adverts

Stoptober, is organized by National Health Service (NHS) UK and is a campaign that encourages smokers to quit cigarettes for the month of October,...
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