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Gottlieb’s threatening tone towards the vaping industry

The tweet which was posted last Saturday reads, “Adults can’t favor preserving properly regulated e-cigarettes as an alternative for smokers who quit combustible tobacco,...

WHO report declares CBD oil safe for human consumption

The use of CBD oil for the treatment of several conditions is to this day illegal in several places, including some US states and...

The NRTI urges physicians to endorse the use of safer tobacco alternatives

The NTRI who amongst its members boasts renowned anti-smoking advocate Derek Yach and the Attorney General of Iowa, Tom Miller, pointed out that a...

NZ: Discussions about educating the public in relation to vaping

The meeting which included Chief Executive of the ARFNZ Letitia O’Dwyer, members of the scientific advisory board of the ARFNZ and representatives from the...

US Senate Democrats urge FDA to reject iQOS MRTP application

In December 2016, Philip Morris International (PMI) had announced that it submitted a Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application with the FDA’s Center for...

American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

In a position statement released on it’s website, the ACS rightly pointed out that while smoking is responsible for the deaths of millions, current...

Canadian Health Minister open to further restrictions on e-cig ads

Last week, two Canadian anti-tobacco groups said they will not support the Liberal government’s Bill S-5, unless it is amended to put the same...

Minnesota laments about e-cigs’ rise in popularity, despite leading to all time low smoking...

  Last Thursday, the Minnesota Health Department stated that for first time since 2000, tobacco use is on the rise. Wrong: The only rise recorded...
Vape shop

More scaremongering in USA, but UK study supports vape shops

US Army medics launch vaping scare Staff at the medical centre at Fort Bragg, one of the US Army’s largest military bases, claim dozens of...

Idaho rejects bill that would raise tobacco age limit to 21

Public health experts have long been pointing out that regulating e-cigarettes in the same way as regular cigarettes, could prove detrimental to public health.The...
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