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Advocacy Fundraising: the 1st Annual VapesGiving Manufacturer Challenge

VapesGiving is an enthusiastic event that has evolved into a dollar-for-dollar match by one of the industry’s most recognizable manufacturers, which is serving as...

Big Tobacco’s tight grip on policy makers in Indonesia

In the US, the world’s major tobacco companies are being forced to spend millions on adverts carrying ‘corrective’ messages’, which will be released on...

Research looking into health warnings on individual cigarettes

The study was published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, and involved nearly a thousand participants aged between 16 and 24 from the UK, including...

FDA launches public education campaign to promote smoking cessation

Last August, the FDA announced a major shakeup to the agency’s policy on e-cigarettes which amongst other things includes the de-nicotinization of cigarettes, and...

Differing opinions about raising the tobacco age limit to 21

Richard J. Thoune, who is the health officer for the Jackson County Health Department, pointed out that 95% of smokers begin smoking before the...

Clinical trial: Can e-cigs help homeless smokers quit?

Research keeps showing that smoking is more prevalent amongst vulnerable groups and those of a lower socio economic status. A study from 2013 looking...

IBVTA about the EU-wide excise tax on vaping products

Some EU member states along with the EC, are concerned that having different taxes for vaping products in different states may affect competition, the...

UK smoking bans linked to increased psychological well being

The World Health Organisation (WHO), links smoking directly to 6 million deaths yearly worldwide caused by diseases like cancer, chest infections, strokes and heart...

US study: Vaping less damaging to lungs than smoking

Regardless of its flavouring, and on the contrary to cigarette smoke, e-cigarette vapor did not affect the ability of surfactant to reduce surface tension.Due...

A vaping policies’ expert opinion on regulating e-cigs as tobacco products

Alcohol and marijuana are both illegal for minors in every state, yet this has not stopped these youngsters from obtaining and consuming the substances....
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