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More data in favour of the relative safety of HnB products

The COT reviewed PMI’s IQOS and British American Tobacco's iFuse. The evidence gathered by the committee indicated that the products still pose a risk,...

UKVIA calls for TPD repeal, while USA publishes fire statistics

British industry wants TPD scrapped after Brexit; ASH disagree A British vaping industry group has called for the UK to take advantage of Brexit by...

US FDA: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting

During a press release in December 2016, Philip Morris International (PMI) had announced that it submitted a Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP), application with...

India: State government of Bihar bans e-cigarettes

A notification pertaining to the ban was issued by the State drug controller (SDC) Ravindra Kumar Sinha, and also distributed to all assistant drug...

Experts write to the FDA about regulating e-liquid flavours

Last month, the FDA together with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched this consultation in order to gather feedback on how...

US Cancer Deaths drop at record low due to decrease in smoking

Cancer deaths have dropped to 158.6 per 100,000 people, a rate that is 26% lower than that in 1991.Recent data released by the American...

Public Health England launches Pro-Vaping Campaign

Thanks to the widespread use of e-cigs, the UK is now boasting the second lowest smoking rates in Europe and the lowest ever reported...

Singapore’s total e-cig ban comes into effect in the coming months

Importing and selling vaping products has been banned in the island city-state since 2014, and possession of the products has been made illegal since...

Philip Morris puts anti-smoking advert in UK newspapers

PMI who is the maker of Marlboro, has been been promoting itself as wanting to achieve a smoke-free future, whilst at the same time...

New Zealand liberalisation faces delays, while bans and taxes continue to spread

Pressure mounts on NZ government to legalise nicotine vaping Faced with exploding crime and a stagnant smoking rate, the New Zealand government is under increasing...
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