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Scotland may be raising tobacco prices as part of no-smoking campaign

Earlier this year, the University of Edinburgh and NHS Health Scotland, carried out an inquiry to determine whether efforts to reduce smoking are working....

UK survey: Majority of teen smokers obtain tobacco illegally

55% of adolescent smokers aged 14 and 15, said they purchase illegal tobacco from shops or “tab houses”.Approximately 55% of adolescent smokers aged 14...

The VPA urges South African Vapers to make their voices heard

“We agree the law (Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act) should be amended, because there is evidence that it harms. It is not covered under...

PHE blasts Australian THR opponents, and Italian study finds no risk to lung health

Australian anti-vaping activists accused of misleading lawmakers Britain’s leading medical agency, Public Health England, has launched a scathing attack on three prominent Australian anti-vaping campaigners...

Japan may be increasing taxes on HnB products

Last October, Korea’s National Assembly’s finance committee had discussed the possible implementation of a tax on Heat-not-Burn (HnB) products, that would match the one...

O’Flaherty’s Duck

And this just about sums up the level of knowledge and attainment on the topic achieved by most of the public, the majority of...

Indonesia implements harsh restrictions on e-liquid imports

“Yes, we’ll catch them (if they’re still importing), so that electric smokers will be changed into regular smokers,” said Minister of Trade Enggartiasto Lukita,...

India’s Health ministry plans to issue advisory warning against vaping

The advisory is expected to place e-cigarettes under the same umbrella as products such as flavoured hookah, despite being significantly safer than the latter....

Over 12% of Allegheny County’s female pregnant population smokes

On the third Thursday of every November, the US celebrates the Great American Smokeout. An event that aims to educate the public about the...

UK MPs urge government to combat misinformation on vaping research

A cross-party group of MPs and members of the House of Lords have released the report, ‘State of the Vaping Nation’ at a reception...
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