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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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NZ Beats Australia – Again

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New Zealand will regulate for full retail adult availability of new nicotine products. Bowing to public demand – and acknowledging it as the driver for change – the government is going ahead with legalising vaping despite the proximity of a general election later this year. In a statement, Associate Health

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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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