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Australian experts: The sooner e-cigs are legalized, the more lives saved

Last Monday, health professionals gathered at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference in Melbourne. Queen Mary University professor Hayden McRobbie,...

Korea’s major tobacco company launches its own HnB device

KT&G Corporation is a Korea-based tobacco company which manufactures and sells several cigarette brands including, ESS, PINE, ZEST, CIMA, CARNNIVAL, RAISON, BOHEM, both in...

US researchers concerned about a sharp increase in e-cig online vendors

The study which was published in the journal Tobacco Control identified 3,096 online e-cigarette vendors in 2014, as opposed to 980 in 2013. The...

Smokers save money by switching to vaping, says online poll

A vaper will spend an average of $60 monthly on products such as refill cartridges and e-liquids, whilst a heavy smoker could spend up...

S.A.’s anti-tobacco lobbyists want no smoking legislation to cover e-cigs

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

Korea passes bill to increase tax on HnB products

So far, South Korea had categorized e-cigarettes differently than their combustible counterparts, hence iQOS is currently levied at a lower tax rate than the...

Latest CDC report : 1 in 5 U.S. adults used tobacco in 2015

The data was released by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the research conducted in conjunction with the Food and Drug...

More evidence of vaping benefits, but prohibitionists press on

US vapers “save $1,400 per year” An American consumer advisory group has found that smokers who switch to vaping are saving considerable amounts of money....

25% of Mumbai’s youth are addicted to tobacco says new study

The research was conducted by Mazgaon's Prince Aly Khan Hospital in association with Manipal University, and the participants consisted of 1,000 students from 30...

A report looking into England’s smoke-free goal

Compiled by Frontier Economics, this report for PMI’s subsidiary Philip Morris Ltd, forecasts that the Government goal for a smoke-free England, equating to a...
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