Tuesday, February 19, 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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TV expose spruiks vaping

The contradiction inherent in Australia’s decision to prop up smoking at the expense of new nicotine products was aired on natio...

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- February 19, 2019

Beyond logic!!! Hong Kong disregards research and intends to jail vaping offenders @CNN https://t.co/GhGR43vIcf
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- February 19, 2019

National Cancer Institute study fails to find any evidence that #vaping is a gateway to smoking among youth https://t.co/U7QPXWXxET
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- February 18, 2019

Remarkable if not disturbing that we do so. https://t.co/M0lE0QnkUX
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- February 16, 2019

RT @ATHRA_AU: .@ProfDavidNutt advice to Australian health orgs opposing vaping 'Whatever the reasons for it they are wrong. Denying people…
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- February 15, 2019

RT @ATHRA_AU: Northern Territory passes legislation to treat #vaping as a tobacco product. Terry Mills MP passionately objects having seen…
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