Wednesday, May 22, 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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- May 21, 2019

ARIZONA: E-cigarettes as dangerous as tobacco? Aw, c'mon .... Logic lost! https://t.co/3699NYoKvn via @vaping_post
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- May 21, 2019

UNITED STATES: There is no ‘Epidemic’ of youth vaping, only a moral panic https://t.co/3FlOShOuU3
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- May 16, 2019

AUSTRALIA: The common sense factor rears its beautiful head with news Industry body has called for vaping to be leg… https://t.co/tQ28h9s0AR
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- May 14, 2019

RT @ATHRA_AU: For Aussie doctors: How to prescribe nicotine In the lead up to #AussieVapeDay, @ATHRA_AU has prepared a detailed guide for d…
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- May 14, 2019

US: Vape sin tax proposal hits wall of scientific evidence - https://t.co/eg8qxtrx18 via @vaping_post
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