Sunday, December 16, 2018
  • Pace of US smoking rate decline mirrors rapid rise in popularity of vaping

    Little evidence that e-cigs are prompting young people to start smoking: researchers The pace of the fall in smoking prevalence among teens and young adults in the US has mirrored the rapid rise in popularity of e-cigarettes, suggesting that the two may be linked, finds research  published online in the journal Tobacco Control. While trying e-cigarettes…

  • Ex-smokers breathe easier after switching to e-cigs, petition shows

    The only option for smokers to stop their deadly habit is to switch to vaping or e-cigarette use, a vast majority of respondents to an online petition organised by global initiative thevapers.org shows. The international responses, collected from 2015-2018, highlight personal improvements in health and well-being with many respondents recognising that switching from smoking to…

  • Hong Kong Govt should legislate rather than ban e-cigarettes, survey shows

    HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Government should introduce legislation to regulate and allow the sale of alternative tobacco products (ATPs) such as e cigarettes, rather than banning it, according to a latest public opinion survey conducted by leading market researcher Ipsos. Smokers themselves have been asking for years for ATPs to be legalised –…

  • Academics appeal to HK govt not to ban e-cig

    UPDATE –  Hong Kong will ban e-cigarettes and other new smoking products to protect public health, the territory’s Chief Executive Mrs Carrie Lam announced Wednesday 10 October 2018. A group of consumer advocates and noted professors have appealed to the Hong Kong Govt to resist the “harmful, unethical and unscientific policy of banning e-cigarettes and other…

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- December 15, 2018

NZ: Leading Maori Public Health organisation strongly endorses vaping for Indigenous communities https://t.co/MO5YfhN8Rh via @ATHRA_AU
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- December 15, 2018

How to get it so, so wrong - Vape laws based on 'ideology not science', https://t.co/0NePEbG0b8 via @abcnews
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RT @MarewaGlover: Leading tobacco harm reduction experts from around the world give @ECigDirect_UK their Predictions for 2019. What’s going…
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- December 14, 2018

New Zealand at the forefront of vaping once again, airing commercials about Kiwi vape brand Alt ... but some viewer… https://t.co/MvZefvy36d
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- December 14, 2018

SOUTH KOREA: Are e-cigarettes really harmful? Remember tar not nicotime is the true enemy. https://t.co/C6TMU4KNRx
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