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FDA launches ANPRM pertaining to e-liquid flavours

“Trouble ahead: @FDATobacco (which fundamentally does not understand vaping) sends its plans for a war on so-called 'kid-appealing' #vape flavors to for regulatory approval....

Derek Yach responds to accusations against Smoke-Free Foundation

Last September, one of the major tobacco companies and maker of Marlboro, Philip Morris International Inc (PMI), made yet another bold announcement saying that...

Thailand: Vapers speak up about unreasonable e-cig ban

A UK study looking into the risks from inhaling vapor in comparison to those from inhaling smoke, indicated that the cancer risk from vaping...

An article about vaping amongst teens, leaves out important detail

The data which was collected across the US via The Monitoring the Future Study and published a few days back by The Institute for...

The FDA’s main policy plans for 2018

The Commissioner started by pointing out that besides regulating products to ensure safety, the agency’s responsibility includes “efficiently advancing innovations and therapies that improve...

NZ health entity speaks up in defense of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation

Last March, the government of New Zealand announced that vaping products would be legalized, and while many commended this motion, the ARANZ spoke against...

Asian states continue to crack down on vapers

Another Indian state faces vape ban In a further blow to India’s vapers, public health officials are now pushing for a total ban on harm...

US survey: Youth smoking rates reach historic lows despite e-cig popularity

This newly released survey data is significant, because it confirms what many public health experts have been pointing out. That is, warnings saying that...

US Study: E-cigarettes most effective smoking cessation aids

Lead study author, Brad Rodu, a Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville, endowed chair in tobacco harm reduction research, and member of...

Mexico: Smoking rates increased from 2011 to 2016

The national average of cigarettes smoked per day per individual, has also increased from 6.5 in 2011, to 7.3 in 2016.The 2016-2017 National Drug,...
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