Sunday, October 20, 2019
  • India’s e-cigarette ordinance regressive, will harm millions of smokers, consumer body says

    DELHI:  One of India’s leading consumer advocacy groups has slammed the government following the passing of ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sales of e-cigarettes in India, stating that it is a black day for 11 crore (approximately 110 million) smokers in India who have been deprived of safer options. The Association of Vapers India (AVI),…

  • Still blowing smoke in Asia: the region’s failure to embrace tobacco harm reduction efforts continue

    Over half a billion smokers live in Asia, and Asian countries have some of the highest per capita smoking rates – and some of the highest numbers of smoking-related deaths – in the world. Given the staggering damage to its citizens’ health that smoking is responsible for you’d think that regional governments would be eagerly…

  • Vaping Facts

    There are lots of different opinions and beliefs about vaping. Some say it’s as bad as smoking, others say it helps with quitting smoking. It’s actually somewhere in the middle: vaping is not for non-smokers, but it has the potential to help smokers quit. Breathing any product into your lungs unnecessarily is not ideal, and…

  • Switch to vaping campaign launched in Australia

    The first ever Australian campaign that encourages adult tobacco smokers who can’t or won’t quit to switch to vaping to reduce the harm from smoking has been launched in Australia. The campaign – “Switch2Vaping” – has been developed by leading Australian tobacco harm reduction advocates at a time when data from Australia’s latest National Health…

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- October 16, 2019

US researchers claim bots spammed millions of posts on Twitter promoting vaping. But they should be addressing the… https://t.co/bLbMaZ4BDK
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- October 16, 2019

The panic continues .... Malaysia considers total vaping ban after reports of US deaths https://t.co/iYkq1OllSW
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- October 14, 2019

RT @FarsalinosK: @SwitchFinder setting the record straight on e-cigarettes (once again). https://t.co/G9PNSaBvTF
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- October 12, 2019

UK: Who Is Really Behind The Attack On Vaping? https://t.co/65EiSRPxYF
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- October 11, 2019

The forgotten victims of the current #vape wars https://t.co/JGPGagTb2r
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