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Canada: Anti-tobacco groups pressure MPs to restrict e-cig advertising

Last Monday, at a press conference, ahead of the first House of Commons committee hearings on Bill S-5, representatives from the Quebec Coalition for...

US: Smokers’ misconceptions about e-cigarettes have gotten worse

The numbers are alarming, and indicate how many lives are being lost to smokers who would never consider switching to the safer alternatives that could...

Australian Senator protesting against local vaping ban

The Senator is rightly pointing out that the government's stance contrasts with the evidence in favour of the products for harm reduction. “The Government’s...

A number of vapers have mistaken food flavouring for e-liquid on Amazon

Twitter user Rob Whisman spotted a number of poor reviews for generic food flavouring on Amazon, and on taking a closer look figured out...

Positive results from an e-cigarette trial at the Isle of Man prison

In March last year, a six month pilot involving the use of e-cigarettes as alternatives to regular cigarettes, at the Isle of Man jail...

US study finds that e-cig adverts may encourage smokers to quit

According to the report published on NBER, there are four times as many nicotine replacement therapy ads than e-cigarette commercials around, and the researchers...

The iQOS Metallic Blue edition launched in Korea

Referred to as the “iPhone of e-cigs”, Metallic Blue is priced at 120,000 won ($110), and can be purchased both in stores and online....

Missoula MT, plans to ban vaping in public spaces

The measure, which was introduced by council members Michelle Cares and Shannon Therriault, and the environmental health director at the City-County Health Department, is...

Latest UK study suggests a collaboration between Vape shops and the NHS

The study which was published a few days back, points out that besides selling products, vape shops tend to offer behavioural support to smokers...

New PHE report demolishes vaping scares, but more US towns move to ban

PHE releases new vaping report Public Health England, the UK government agency responsible for implementing health policy, released a new report on vaping this Tuesday....
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