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As serious concerns about mental health personnel not receiving adequate training to help patients quit smoking are raised, a new report published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) is urging local authorities to take...
"The use of the word 'healthier' in this context, as if it is synonymous with 'less harmful," is misleading if not deceitful," said Honaramooz, a professor and researcher in the Western College of Veterinary Medicine's...
The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) has celebrated the fact that vape shops across England and Wales are expecting to welcome huge numbers of customers – including many smokers seeking expert help and guidance to...
Juul Labs is leaving Canada’s Vaping Industry Trade Association (VITA), citing nonalignment on critical policy issues. “While we have appreciated the opportunity to collaborate with VITA, we will not be renewing our membership as we are...
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It’s astonishing to witness how swift the Canadian vaping industry’s fortunes have changed following the legalization and regulation of vapour products in 2018. After experiencing explosive growth and successfully navigating the complexities of a newly...
Japan emerged as model country for tobacco harm reduction when it reduced its smoking rate by nearly a third in a span of three to four years since the introduction of non-combustible alternatives to cigarettes...
A new study conducted by researchers at the Ohio State University, suggested that teen vapers are almost three times as likely to take up smoking or using smokeless tobacco, than teens who never vaped. Published online...
The US has recently grown concerned about the availability of disposable vapes, in response to which the FDA has recently issued warning letters to several vape businesses selling the products. The NYTS is a cross-sectional, school-based...
On April 7, the organization Parents Against Vaping E-Cigarettes (PAVE) hosted a day-long virtual conference called “Clear the Vapor: The Way Forward.” For the relatively sparse numbers who tuned in live, it was a call to arms....
How does vaping affect cells, and can it cause DNA damage? Imperial Brands scientists have utilised Toxys' ToxTracker suite of stem-cell based in-vitro assays, which provide mechanistic insight into the potential DNA damaging properties of chemicals,...