Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • 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…

  • HK e-cigarette ban contrary to international trend

    Prohibition policy counterproductive to harm reduction The Chief Executive Mrs Carrie Lam Wednesday announced the Government decision to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes in her latest policy address. The announcement which represents a 180 degree turn on the part of the Government has drawn international criticisms. Heneage Mitchell, founder of factasia.org, an Asia-Pacific consumer rights…

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- November 22, 2018

Truth will out .... deconstructing the heavy metal argument https://t.co/ECXW39FxqF
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- November 22, 2018

Youth smoking rates falling 3 times faster since vaping popular, study shows https://t.co/i9wUDFt4EK via @ATHRA_AU
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- November 22, 2018

Major claim that vaping leads to smoking may be based on insubstantial evidence #vaping #thevapers_org https://t.co/vzq7uCPmtF via @qz
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- November 22, 2018

LONDON: NNA welcomes today's Parliamentary report recommending more liberal workplace vaping policies https://t.co/OYmbM1gaB7
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- November 17, 2018

US: Teen smoking at all-time low, use of e-cigarettes increasing = less deaths https://t.co/JqorukrNLG
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