HABITS

A new study from the University of Southern California claims to find secondhand vape and the researchers go on to state that this poses a risk to friends and family. It’s just one more in...
I spent 40 years working as an anesthesiologist. Too much of that time was spent caring for smokers while they underwent horrible, disfiguring and disabling operations, such as removing part of a lung or an...
For smokers, kicking the habit used to mean patches, gum or just going cold turkey. But Great Yarmouth's smokers have been offered an increasingly popular way to quit - e-cigarettes and vaping. In the past year, Norfolk...
Living is risky behaviour. Nothing we do (or don’t do) is free of any risk, so the goal is to manage our risks; to avoid being subjected to unwanted, unknown, and unnecessary risks. When government regulations...
England will become the first country in the world to prescribe e-cigarettes on the NHS to help smokers quit as part of plans to increase life expectancy for the poorest. Sajid Javid, the health secretary, believes...
Sixty civil society organizations under the Sin Tax Coalition sent a petition to President Rodrigo Duterte asking him to veto the bills legalizing the sale of electronic vaporizers or vapes and heated tobacco products. Senate Bill 2239 and House Bill...
Swiss voters will decide on February 13 on a wide ban on tobacco advertising, aimed at protecting young people. Switzerland, home to the world’s largest cigarette companies, has some of the weakest laws against tobacco...
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It’s 2022, and the new year brings fresh hope to vapers that a win in the war on vaping could be had this year. There’s always hope. But is it possible? Should vapers assume the same...
The Global Forum on Nicotine team have announced plans to hold #GFN22 live in Warsaw, from 16 - 18 June 2022. Due to the changeable nature of international travel, arrangements are in place to mirror the...
On December 17th 2021, Switzerland’s Federal Council announced a plan to tax e-liquids based on their nicotine content. The Federal Council is proposing extending the current tax on tobacco onto vaping liquids, and plans to do...