The study showed that tobacco prevalence in India is three times higher among men than women. India also accounts for some of the highest rates of smokeless tobacco use and oral cancer in the world. India is among the countries with the lowest quit rate for smoking, with the rate for men less than 20 per cent, finds a study. The...
The decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to market e-cigarette products with high nicotine levels is wrong on multiple levels—but the agency’s gravest error is to frame its action as “appropriate for the protection of the public health.” The Premarket Tobacco Product Application pathway requires applicants to provide scientific data that demonstrates a...

Are You Allowed to Vape in Public in the UK? Learn...

Globally speaking, the United Kingdom has the most support rate on electronic cigarettes. In other words, in the UK e-cigarettes share...

Taxed to Death | Biden Vape Tax Pushes People Back to...

U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposed federal vape tax is one step closer to fruition with the passage this week of the...

The FDA Turned the E-cigarette Industry into a Regulatory Mess

Over the past five years, the Food and Drug Administration has given itself expansive authority over e-cigarettes and vaping products. It...

Trump: Facebook, Twitter, Google are ‘treading on very, very troubled territory...

President Donald Trump doubled down on threats against Facebook, Twitter and Google Tuesday afternoon, saying the social platforms are "treading on very, very troubled territory and they have...

AI and the Evolution of History

Will artificial intelligence improve society or cause catastrophic failures? Up to now, we’ve applied technologies to automate processes within human-prescribed systems and...

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny

Tech giant fires lobbying firms, shuffles leadership of its policy-influencing operations Google has fired about a half-dozen of its largest lobbying firms...

UK’s Largest Tobacco Company Says Cannabis Is ‘Part Of The Future’

The UK’s biggest tobacco firm, British American Tobacco, has said it sees cannabis as part of its future as it moves...

U.S. Surgeon General Calls For Marijuana Decriminalization

At least he's got something right to say this time. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy believes that marijuana consumption should be decriminalized at...

Teenage Brains May Be Especially Vulnerable to Marijuana and Other Drugs

Teenagers are more likely to get hooked on marijuana, stimulants and other recreational drugs than college-aged or older adults. Adolescents and teenagers...
Flavoured vapes are much less harmful to young people than smoking, and could help teen smokers quit tobacco – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A new study published today looks at young peoples’ use of vape flavours, reporting the views and experiences of more than 500,000 under 18s. It finds that flavours are an important aspect...
Four Canadian students between ages 13 and 16 were forced to lower their pants last week to allow school personnel to search them for vapes. Some Canadian charter rights experts are questioning whether violating the teenagers’ right to privacy to enforce school vaping rules is a reasonable—or legal—response to the problem. The teenagers, all students at LaSalle Community Comprehensive High...

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