Sunday, July 21, 2019
  • 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…

  • 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 –…

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- July 16, 2019

NEW ZEALAND: New data on e-cigarette use among Kiwi adults https://t.co/rLU55x7LB5
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- July 15, 2019

RP: Was public health considered in DOH decision to ban #vaping in public areas? https://t.co/3QTA30KmWb via @vaping_post
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- July 11, 2019

AUSTRALIA: Vape store owner rubbishes e-cig study, says vaping helped he & wife & employee quit smoking https://t.co/LMKT7ikTsc
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- July 11, 2019

UK: Vape shops breathing fresh air into NHS hospital sites in bid to eradicate smoking https://t.co/ho95htYnBt via @TelegraphNews
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- July 9, 2019

"Vaping is a gateway" claims (again, sigh) and a mousetrapping metaphor for deconfounding https://t.co/GA8bMYJ5od via @carlvphillips
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