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Minnesota May Ban Vaping in Indoor Spaces

Earlier this month, the House voted in favour of the ban (100-25), in a move which was certainly fuelled by the current fear of...

Study Compares the Effects of Smoking and Vaping in COPD Sufferers

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of incurable inflammatory lung diseases that cause diminished lung function and result in breathing difficulties. Sadly,...

Next EU Commission will Propose Tightening TPD Regulations Further

"I can organise a guide to an oncological department to see what they are doing because they’ve never been there. The industry never understood...

The Anatomy of a Vaping Ban: Moral Panic and Prohibition

There is no doubt that specific public health regulations are required to protect the population. From banning toxic materials in consumer goods to issuing...

The State of Nebraska may Raise Legal Age for E-Cigs to 21

The bill’s sponsor is Senator Dan Quick, a Democrat from Grand Island, who has pointed out that this bill has received support from senators...

Tobacco Controllers Driven by Ideology not Public Health Goals

In a LIVE streamed episode of RegWatch, Paddy Costall from the Global Forum on Nicotine, discusses the current e-cigarette regulatory situation in several countries,...

Glantz Effect still plagues San Francisco, but Indian judges resist vape ban

San Francisco gears up to ban e-cigs Yet again, San Francisco has lived up to its reputation as the epicentre of anti-harm reduction activism. The...

The FDA on Considering Tobacco Harm Reduction Whilst Fighting Teen Vaping

Earlier this month,  the US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation in a letter to the agency’s staff. A...

Hungary: Perceived E-Cig Benefits Amongst Adult Vapers

The study titled Perceived health effects of vaping among Hungarian adult e-cigarette-only and dual users: a cross-sectional internet survey, administered a web-based survey to...

More Junk Science Linking Vaping to Heart Disease

The study titled E-Cigarettes Linked to Heart Attacks, Coronary Artery Disease and Depression, used data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and concluded...
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