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TV expose spruiks vaping

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The contradiction inherent in Australia’s decision to prop up smoking at the expense of new nicotine products was aired on national TV when 60 Minutes looked at the argument between local and international regulation. [for the vaping segment, click here] The Therapeutic Goods Administration recently decided against allowing the use

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Coming up Trumps?

Coming up Trumps? Article by factasia.org

Donald Trump may seem like an improbable ally of harm reduction, but his US administration has done vapers a favour by delaying impending enforcement of a rule finalised last year that imposed strict supervision over e-cigarettes. The government has pressed ‘pause’ on the “deeming rule”, so called after a US

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Call for e-cig action in Philippines

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Smokers in Philippines are calling for action to make e-cigarettes more widely available and regulated properly. In a first-of-its-kind survey of adult smokers in Philippines, regional consumer advocacy group factasia.org has found that most smokers (70 percent) see e-cigarettes as a “positive alternative” to tobacco products. The same number –

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Indians call for e-cig action

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Smokers in India are calling for action to make e-cigarettes more widely available and regulated properly. In a first-of-its-kind survey of adult smokers in India, regional consumer advocacy group factasia.org has found that most smokers (66 percent) see e-cigarettes as a “positive alternative” to tobacco products. Even more – 69

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