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News Excerpts of December-2023


Published Dec 31, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Looking Back at the Vaping Industry in 2023

It remains a frustrating business environment. The vaping segment has survived despite setbacks in 2023 and continues growing as a global market.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 31, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Vapers Hoarding Ahead of Flavor Ban

Vapers in the Netherlands have been stocking up on products ahead of a flavor ban set to take effect in 2024, reports the NL Times, citing Emil ‘t Hart of the Esigbond Trade Association.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 31, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: stuff.co.nz

How a 6-year-old boy became addicted to vaping, and why NZ needs to quit

A surge in the popularity of vaping nicotine, especially among young Kiwis, has left a cloud over Aotearoa's smokefree ambitions.
For detail: stuff.co.nz
Published Dec 31, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: kgw.com

Flavored tobacco ban set to start Jan. 1 in Multnomah County on pause after court's order

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Court of Appeals has temporary halted Multnomah County's ban on flavored tobacco products that was set to start on Jan. 1.
For detail: kgw.com
Published Dec 31, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: chroniclelive.co.uk

New tax plans could hit vapers - and see prices of e-cigarette liquid rise by at least 25%

Vapers will be hit by a new tax this year, despite warnings this will punish those who've used the e-cigarettes to help themselves quit smoking.
For detail: chroniclelive.co.uk
Published Dec 31, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bromsgrovestandard.co.uk

Expert stresses the importance of exercising when quitting smoking in the New Year

AS THE new year approaches, many people resolve to quit smoking – yet doing so can cause side effects which may make it harder to stick to the resolution.
For detail: bromsgrovestandard.co.uk
Published Dec 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Indonesia to Collect New Vape Taxes

Indonesia will start collecting additional taxes on e-cigarettes effective Jan. 1, 2024, reports The Jakarta Globe. The new tax will be on top of existing excise duties.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: straitstimes.com

Indonesia will levy new tax on e-cigarettes from Jan 1

South-east Asia’s largest economy has set the additional tax at 10 per cent of the excise tariff for electronic cigarettes.
For detail: straitstimes.com
Published Dec 30, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

E-Cigarette use in indoor public places to be banned in Illinois starting on Jan. 1

E-cigarette use will no longer permitted in indoor public spaces in Illinois beginning Jan. 1, 2024, under a new state law signed earlier this year by Gov.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Dec 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: reuters.com

Indonesia to impose new tax on e-cigarettes from Jan 1

Construction cranes are seen along the city skyline during sunset in Jakarta, Indonesia March 24, 2016.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Dec 30, 2023
[CTC-Pak FCTC Tobacco]

Source: pakobserver.net

Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2023: Pakistan’s deteriorating score card

GLOBAL tobacco industry interference index is released by the Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC) at the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA).
For detail: pakobserver.net
Published Dec 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nbcbayarea.com

US seizes more illegal e-cigarettes, but thousands of new ones are launching

It raises questions about how to stop the flow of fruit-flavored disposable e-cigarettes used by 1 in 10 American teens and adolescents Varieties of disposable flavored electronic cigarette devices.
For detail: nbcbayarea.com
Published Dec 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: en.vietnamplus.vn

Quota for raw tobacco imports set at nearly 72,000 tonnes

Vietnam would import 71,835 tonnes of raw tobacco under tariff quota for 2024 set in a freshly issued circular by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
For detail: en.vietnamplus.vn
Published Dec 30, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: deseret.com

Opinion: How are these banned products getting in the hands of Utah youth?

Recent findings from the National Youth Tobacco Survey reported that disposable e-cigarettes remain the product of choice for middle and high school students E-cigarettes on a white background.
For detail: deseret.com
Published Dec 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia to impose new tax on e-cigarettes from Jan 1

JAKARTA: Indonesia will impose a new tax on e-cigarettes from Jan 1, adding to an excise tax to help curb vaping, the country's finance ministry said on Saturday (Dec 30).
For detail: channelnewsasia.com
Published Dec 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bnnbreaking.com

New E-Cigarette Tax in Indonesia Faces Criticism from PAVENAS

Indonesia’s finance ministry has made an official announcement regarding the implementation of a new tax on electronic cigarettes, set to begin from January 1.
For detail: bnnbreaking.com
Published Dec 29, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wspynews.com

E-cigarettes to be banned indoors beginning Monday

E-cigarettes are being prohibited from indoor spaces beginning on Monday. The Illinois Department of Public Health says it's part of a new law signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker earlier this year.
For detail: wspynews.com
Published Dec 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: mondaq.com

United Arab Emirates:

The UAE has implemented laws and regulations to control and regulate the consumption of tobacco and tobacco-related products, including vaping, which refers to the use of electronic nicotine products.
For detail: mondaq.com
Published Dec 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: healthshots.com

E-cigarettes can take a toll on your skin! 6 side effects of vaping

Vaping has gained popularity in recent years as a perceived safer alternative to traditional smoking.
For detail: healthshots.com
Published Dec 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Nigerian Watchdog Hits British American Tobacco With Record $110M Fine Over Alleged Market Abuse

Wednesday, the Nigerian Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) imposed a $110 million fine on British American Tobacco Industries Plc (NYSE: BTI) due to infringement of competition laws/regulations and tobacco control efforts.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Dec 29, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bbc.com

Researchers seek pregnant smokers in Walsall for study

Mums-to-be who are less than 25 weeks pregnant and smoke more than five cigarettes a day are sought.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wjtv.com

Mississippi smokers could save thousands if they quit in 2024

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The roughly one in five Mississippi adults who smoke cigarettes could save thousands of dollars if they quit their habit in 2024.
For detail: wjtv.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: wgntv.com

Illinois’ new e-cigarette ban takes effect on New Year’s Day

It’s part of an amendment to the Smoke Free Illinois Act taking effect next year. The new law also bans the use of e-cigarette devices within 15 feet of a public entrance.
For detail: wgntv.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wenatcheeworld.com

My successful resolution to break a nicotine addiction

Editor's Note: According to a Forbes survey, quitting smoking is among the Top 10 resolutions at the start of 2023.
For detail: wenatcheeworld.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: vtdigger.org

Marcus Aloisi: End the sale of flavored tobacco

Every time I took a breath, I felt my windpipes quake. I hated it then. I hate it now. I’m 21 years old, and I’m addicted to tobacco products.
For detail: vtdigger.org
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Morocco to Cap Cigarette Deliveries

Morocco will tighten regulations on cigarette sales starting Jan. 1, 2024, reports Morocco World News.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[WNTD FCTC Tobacco]

Source: thehindu.com

If tobacco can’t be removed from the population, could combustion be!

The World No Tobacco Day celebrations this year, witnessed multiple programs launched across the country to educate the youth and adult tobacco users on the ill effects of tobacco.
For detail: thehindu.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tandfonline.com

Pain Severity in Relation to Smoking Cessation Problems and Self-Efficacy for Quitting among Latinx Individuals Who Smoke Cigarettes: The Moderating Role of Perceived Discrimination

Background: Latinx individuals experience significant tobacco cigarette smoking-related diseases and illnesses.
For detail: tandfonline.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

Renewed effort to ban flavored tobacco in Maine underway

A statewide ban on flavored tobacco products will again come before lawmakers in the new year, following continued action at the local level.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: sentinelcolorado.com

Elf Bar and other e-cigarette makers dodged US customs and taxes after China’s ban on vaping flavors

WASHINGTON | In only two years, a small, colorful vaping device called Elf Bar has become the most popular disposable e-cigarette in the world, generating billions in sales and quickly emerging as the overwhelming favorite of underage U.
For detail: sentinelcolorado.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: sa.gov.au

New smoke-free and vape-free outdoor zones

Smoking and vaping will soon be banned near beach jetties and patrol flags, schools, kids’ sporting events and shopping centre entrances as part of tough new laws to protect the community.
For detail: sa.gov.au
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Nigerian competition watchdog fines British American Tobacco $110 mln

A woman poses with a cigarette in front of BAT (British American Tobacco) logo in this illustration taken July 26, 2022.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: nbcchicago.com

New Illinois law will ban indoor e-cigarette smoking in public places

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For detail: nbcchicago.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medium.com

I Stopped Smoking for 30 Days, and Here’s What I Learned

I did it because I thought that it could help me relieve stress and become much more focused. Every time I’m angry with someone, I smoke.
For detail: medium.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: illinois.gov

E-Cigarette Use in Indoor Public Places to Be Banned in Illinois, Starting January 1, 2024

SPRINGFIELD - E-cigarette use will no longer permitted in indoor public spaces in Illinois beginning January 1, 2024, under a new state law signed earlier this year by Gov. JB Pritzker.
For detail: illinois.gov
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: healio.com

AHA launches ‘timely’ tobacco treatment professional certification

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For detail: healio.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: gov.uk

Smokers encouraged to quit this new year for their health


For detail: gov.uk
Published Dec 28, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: fox2now.com

Illinois’ new e-cigarette ban takes effect on New Year’s Day

It’s part of an amendment to the Smoke Free Illinois Act taking effect next year. The new law also bans the use of e-cigarette devices within 15 feet of a public entrance.
For detail: fox2now.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cureus.com

The Use of Vaping Among Male Health Sciences Students Compared to Other Male Students in Riyadh

Cite this article as: Alhaqbani A, Alismail M, Alotaibi A, et al. (December 28, 2023) The Use of Vaping Among Male Health Sciences Students Compared to Other Male Students in Riyadh.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: brusselstimes.com

Cost of smoking and vaping to rise sharply in Belgium

Whether smoking electronic or traditional cigarettes, smoking will become significantly more expensive starting next year as part of a series of measures to lead to a "smoke-free generation".
For detail: brusselstimes.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: brixtonbuzz.com

New national stop smoking campaign offers help for Lambeth smokers

There’s support available for Lambeth smokers seeking to quit this New Year with a new national campaign looking to help wean people off the evils of Mr Nick O’Teen.
For detail: brixtonbuzz.com
Published Dec 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: 9news.com.au

Stricter smoking and vaping laws announced for 2024 in South Australia

Woman shows simple storage solution for Christmas lights using a Pringles can.
For detail: 9news.com.au
Published Dec 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theglobeandmail.com

Canada urged to consider lifetime ban on cigarette sales to anyone born after 2008

Health experts are urging the federal government to impose a lifetime ban on cigarette sales to anyone born after 2008, a proposal inspired by a New Zealand policy being shelved by that country’s new Prime Minister.
For detail: theglobeandmail.com
Published Dec 27, 2023
[COPD Cigarette]

Source: sciencedirect.com

Review articleThe potential health effects associated with electronic-cigarette

A good old gateway theory that electronic-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are widely recognized as safer tobacco substitutes.
For detail: sciencedirect.com
Published Dec 27, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: mystateline.com

A ban on e-cigs will be coming to Illinois in 2024

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — An indoor ban on e-cigs will take effect in 2024 in the state of Illinois. A law aimed at helping those in public be safe from harmful chemicals.
For detail: mystateline.com
Published Dec 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: glasgowcourier.com

Tobacco Industry Ads Generate Billions Of Views And Reach Millions of Kids on Instagram, Facebook, X And TikTok

New Report Details How Philip Morris International And British American Tobacco Reach Young People On Social Media Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco, two of the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco companies, are advertising tobacco and nicotine products to kids on social media, according to a new report released Dec.
For detail: glasgowcourier.com
Published Dec 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bradfordera.com

Tobacco Free Adagio Health expands to northwest region

PITTSBURGH — Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango and Warren counties have joined Adagio Health’s Tobacco Prevention and Control network.
For detail: bradfordera.com
Published Dec 26, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: youthtoday.org

California banned sales of flavored e-cigarettes in 2022: Study finds online stores are still selling them, even to kids

Vaping Teens & Law: Teen girl and boy sit leaning against a red brick wall vaping , heads surrounded by smoke.
For detail: youthtoday.org
Published Dec 26, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: sciencedirect.com

A reduction in cigarette smoking improves health-related quality of life and does not worsen psychiatric symptoms in individuals with serious mental illness

Individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) smoke cigarettes at a much higher rate than the general population, increasing their risk for medical illnesses and mortality.
For detail: sciencedirect.com
Published Dec 26, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

Causal relationship between cigarette smoking behaviors and the risk of hernias: a Mendelian randomization study

Purpose: As the global population continues to age, there is a noticeable yearly rise in the incidence of hernias.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Dec 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: medium.com

The Rise of AI-Powered Vaping Devices: Friend or Foe in the Fight Against Tobacco?

Vaping, once heralded as a “healthier” alternative to cigarettes, has become a public health concern in its own right.
For detail: medium.com
Published Dec 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: gov.ie

Tobacco Free Ireland 2022 Annual Report

Tobacco Free Ireland is Ireland’s national tobacco control policy. It sets a target for Ireland to be tobacco free by 2025.
For detail: gov.ie
Published Dec 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: csnews.com

Juul Labs Seeks FDA Approval for Age-Verified Menthol Vapor Product

The company submitted a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a next-generation platform device and menthol-flavored pods that require user age verification — among the first fully age-gated electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products to be submitted to FDA for review, according to the company.
For detail: csnews.com
Published Dec 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: cnbc.com

Could the vaping industry go up in smoke?

The vaping industry has surged over the last decade, as health bodies have promoted it as an aid to quit smoking while cigarettes continue to fall out of fashion.
For detail: cnbc.com
Published Dec 25, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: traveldailymedia.com

The UK areas closest to achieving a smoke-free status

New data has revealed the UK area that is most progressive in its attempts to quit smoking, with Richmond Upon Thames taking the lead.
For detail: traveldailymedia.com
Published Dec 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thehindu.com

Over 800 kg of banned tobacco substances seized in Perambalur district

Police said the contraband was worth about ₹8 lakh; two men from Bengaluru have been arrested in connection with the case The Perambalur district police seized 804 kilograms of banned tobacco substances that had been smuggled into the district, in a freight vehicle, on Sunday, December 24, 2023.
For detail: thehindu.com
Published Dec 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: stuff.co.nz

Southland retailers caught selling vapes to minors

A number of specialist vape retailers in Invercargill, Edendale and Gore have been caught selling vaping products to minors in a controlled operation earlier this month.
For detail: stuff.co.nz
Published Dec 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: prnewswire.com

Yocan Introduces Cylo: Redefining the Vaping Experience with Cutting-Edge Features

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold move that cements its position as a leader in the vaping industry, Yocan proudly unveils its final product of 2023 — Yocan Cylo.
For detail: prnewswire.com
Published Dec 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newzimbabwe.com

Tobacco late start forces government to push deadline for destroying plant seedlings

Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development has announced an extension to the deadline for destroying tobacco seedlings for the 2023/24 season.
For detail: newzimbabwe.com
Published Dec 25, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: glamour.com

How to Quit Smoking For Good, According to Behavioral Therapists and Addiction Experts

All products featured on Glamour are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
For detail: glamour.com
Published Dec 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailynewsegypt.com

PMI to launch tobacco-free LEVIA with 99% less harmful chemicals than cigarettes

Neuchâtel– Philip Morris International (PMI) is planning to launch a tobacco-free product called LEVIA soon.
For detail: dailynewsegypt.com
Published Dec 25, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Why experts fear nicotine in 'safer' vapes is more harmful than we thought

Addictive, yes, but nicotine was otherwise thought to be the least harmful ingredient in tobacco — that is until recently.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Dec 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tribuneindia.com

700 pills, 650-gm tobacco seized from Central Jail

Officials of the Central Jail, Ludhiana, carried out a surprise checking in jail which led to the recovery of 700 intoxicating tablets and 650 grams of tobacco.
For detail: tribuneindia.com
Published Dec 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Pakistan Unlikely to Meet Track-and-Trace Deadline

Pakistan is unlikely to meet the December deadline for full implementation of a new track-and-trace system for tobacco products, reports The News International.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 24, 2023
[Tax Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Philippine Tax Reform Paid Off: Study

Repeated increases of “sin taxes” in the Philippines have not only driven down smoking prevalence, but also boosted the government’s health budget, reports The Philippine Star, citing a working paper published by the Institute for Leadership, Empowerment and Democracy.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Bigg Boss 16 fame Soundarya Sharma reacts to trolls criticizing her for her tobacco ad with Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, and Akshay Kumar

Bigg Boss 16 fame Soundarya Sharma reacts to trolls criticizing her for her tobacco ad with Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, and Akshay Kumar Soundarya Sharma, who caught everyone's attention after participating in Bigg Boss 17 and has been busy with work ever since she came out of the reality show is known for her strong opinions.
For detail: timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Published Dec 24, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thehealthsite.com

Understanding The Dehydration Risks Of Vaping: A Comprehensive Overview

Vaping now demands a nuanced understanding of its implications. Experts now emphasize the need for a more nuanced evaluation of the potential health consequences associated with vaping.
For detail: thehealthsite.com
Published Dec 24, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: kingston.nub.news

Kingston Council tightens vaping rules to safeguard young people

Kingston Council has resolved to ban vaping products adverts on council land as well as "redoubling" efforts to carry out "regular test purchases".
For detail: kingston.nub.news
Published Dec 24, 2023
[NCD Vaping]

Source: jamaicaobserver.com

NCDA's anti-vaping campaign needs our support

GIVEN the results of a recent study on vaping conducted by National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) all well-thinking Jamaicans should support the campaign planned by the agency, starting next year, to discourage the habit.
For detail: jamaicaobserver.com
Published Dec 24, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: eurasiareview.com

Decline In Smoking In England Has Stalled Since Pandemic

A decades-long decline in smoking prevalence in England has nearly ground to a halt since the start of the pandemic, according to a new study led by UCL researchers.
For detail: eurasiareview.com
Published Dec 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: businessday.ng

Tobacco harm reduction: Nnanyelugo, others push Sweden model for smoke-free future Nigeria

Worried by about 30,000 annual deaths and rising healthcare costs from smoking, experts at Tobaco Harm Reduction event have advocated the adoption of Sweden model for smoke free-future The experts who spoke at the Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) held in Lagos believe that a tobacco smoking free nation is capable of producing healthy citizens who are strong enough to participate effectively in economic activities, thereby contributing significantly to the nation’s economy.
For detail: businessday.ng
Published Dec 23, 2023
[COPD Vaping]

Source: timesnews.net

Times News readers weigh in on vaping

Times News readers who responded to an online social media poll stated that they have used vaping to quit smoking and achieve a healthier lifestyle.
For detail: timesnews.net
Published Dec 23, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: houstonchronicle.com

New Texas laws taking effect in 2024 target e-cig sales, COVID mandates and diversity initiatives

About three dozen policies take effect in Texas in 2024, including controversial measures banning diversity initiatives at public universities and allowing state judges to deport migrants.
For detail: houstonchronicle.com
Published Dec 23, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: finehomesandliving.com

The Evolution of Vaping: Understanding Disposable E-Cigs and Their Impact on Health and Fitness

Over the past decade, vaping and e-cigarettes have swiftly grown into a multibillion-dollar industry.
For detail: finehomesandliving.com
Published Dec 23, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: academic.oup.com

Responses to real-world and hypothetical e-cigarette flavor bans among US young adults who use flavored e-cigarettes

E-cigarette flavor bans could reduce or exacerbate population health harms.
For detail: academic.oup.com
Published Dec 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Tobacco Theft Down in Brazil

A program to prevent container theft in southern Brazil is proving successful, according to the Interstate Tobacco Industry Union, SindiTabaco.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Flavored Vapes Still Available After Ban

Californians, including minors, are still able to buy flavored vapes online a year after the state enacted a ban on such products, reports The Conversation, citing a study published in Jama Network Open.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: retailtimes.co.uk

Exploring the new horizon of smokeless nicotine options

smokeless nicotine options - ProductsWhen walking down the bustling streets of the UK’s shopping districts, one can’t help but notice the emerging trend in health-conscious retailing.
For detail: retailtimes.co.uk
Published Dec 22, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: liherald.com

Parents scold the opening of this West Merrick Road vape site. Here's why.

Nearly 9 out of 10 smokers start before the age of 18, and almost all start smoking by age 26. More than 2.5 million youths reported e-cigarette use in 2022, with 85 percent of them using flavored e-cigarettes.
For detail: liherald.com
Published Dec 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: leadership.ng

Experts Urge Nigeria To Adopt Sweden’s Tobacco Harm Reduction Model

Experts on Thursday called on the government, public health authorities, and stakeholders to consider replicating Sweden’s tobacco policy to achieve a smoke-free Nigeria.
For detail: leadership.ng
Published Dec 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: healthcentral.com

How Smoking Affects Your Skin

A cigarette habit can make your skin age faster and heal slower, plus it could bring on a chronic condition.
For detail: healthcentral.com
Published Dec 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: environewsnigeria.com

Expert makes case for tobacco harm reduction to enhance public health in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been urged to prioritise public health by embracing Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) alternatives, raising awareness among the general public, and making these harm-reduction products not only accessible but also affordable.
For detail: environewsnigeria.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: weku.org

A central Kentucky father and son remain committed to tobacco production

There was a time when swirling leafy clumps of tobacco plants were found back-to-back to back along Kentucky’s farming landscape.
For detail: weku.org
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: vtdigger.org

What’s the deal with Flavored Tobacco?

VTDigger does not endorse or warrant the accuracy of political or advocacy messages. Every parent needs to be aware of the insidious targeting of our kids by the tobacco industry.
For detail: vtdigger.org
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: unilad.com

12-year-old girl suffers lung collapse and spends four days in a coma after excessively vaping

A 12-year-old girl has issued a stark warning to other vapers after the habit left her fighting for her life. Sarah Griffin, from Belfast, Northern Ireland, was rushed to hospital after suffering with breathing difficulties.
For detail: unilad.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Cambodia urged to raise tobacco taxes

The World Health Organization and the Cambodia Movement for Health Organization have urged the Cambodian government to increase tobacco taxes, reports the Khmer Times.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Warnings for Vapes Resembling Alcohol

On Dec. 20, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to three online retailers for selling and/or distributing unauthorized e-cigarettes that imitate packaging for bottles of alcohol.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thehindu.com

Economists, health experts push for steep hike in taxes on tobacco products

Health Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao participating in a workshop on tobacco taxes at ISEC, Bengaluru, on Thursday.
For detail: thehindu.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

‘We need to intervene’: landmark vaping study shows increased uptake among teenagers ahead of reforms

The number of students in years 7 through to 12 who have vaped in the past month has almost quadrupled in the past five years, data from the latest Australian secondary students’ alcohol and drug survey shows.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: rte.ie

Government bans sale of vaping products to under 18s

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has announced the banning of the sale of nicotine inhaling products such as e-cigarettes to children.
For detail: rte.ie
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: punchng.com

Stakeholders advocate alternatives for tobacco harm reduction

Stakeholders concerned with the growing harms associated with tobacco smoking have called for the adoption of alternative cigarettes as a way of achieving a smoke-free country in Nigeria.
For detail: punchng.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: miragenews.com

Vaping Surge, Smoking Risks Alarmingly High Among 12-17 YOs: ASSAD Data

New research released today from the Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug Survey (ASSAD) confirms students rapid uptake of vaping and paints a concerning picture of increasing susceptibility to take up smoking the first time observed in this Australian data for more than 30 years.
For detail: miragenews.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: medscape.com

California Law Did Little to Reduce Online Sales of Flavored Vapes to Minors, Research Finds

A California law prohibiting retailers from selling flavored tobacco products did not seem to stop minors from buying flavored e-cigarettes online, a new study found.
For detail: medscape.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medriva.com

The Significant Impact of Quitting Smoking on Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Insights and Practical Advice

The Interconnection between Smoking and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Smoking has been scientifically linked to an array of health issues, one of the most prominent being an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
For detail: medriva.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Quit Smoking]

Source: medriva.com

Quit Smoking: A Step Towards Combating Erectile Dysfunction

Research and scientific studies have established a significant link between smoking and the occurrence of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men.
For detail: medriva.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: jamanetwork.com

Online Purchase Attempts of Flavored E-Cigarettes to Minors in California Before and After Senate Bill 793

E-cigarette use among adolescents has been considered a global public health concern.
For detail: jamanetwork.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: hawaiipublicradio.org

Hawaiʻi Island councilmembers advance 'trigger ban' on sale of flavored tobacco

FILE - The measure notes a state Department of Health survey from 2019 that found more than 30% of Hawaiʻi high school students regularly use electronic smoking devices, such as vapes or e-cigarettes.
For detail: hawaiipublicradio.org
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: fox13news.com

Hillsborough County commissioners take step toward banning new vape shops from opening near schools

TAMPA, Fla. - Hillsborough County commissioners took a step Wednesday toward approving a measure that would no longer allow vaping-related stores to open near schools.
For detail: fox13news.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: ctinsider.com

South Windsor Town Council considers smoking ban on public property amid complaints of cannabis in parks

Rye Street Park, pictured on Dec. 20, 2023, has been described as an 'area of concern' by South Windsor staff when it comes to cannabis smoking in public.
For detail: ctinsider.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: breakingnews.ie

Sale of vapes and e-cigarettes to children to be banned

The sale of vapes and e-cigarettes to children will be banned in Ireland. The ban will cover the sale of nicotine inhaling products to those under the age of 18 from Friday.
For detail: breakingnews.ie
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bbc.com

Thousands of illegal vapes and cigarettes seized

Although vape sales are legal, they must meet specific requirements to be sold in England More than 12,000 illicit vapes and packs of cigarettes have been seized in a city this year.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Dec 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: abc.net.au

Youth workers say support needed for withdrawal, mental health issues after national vape ban

Lani Pomare is worried that symptoms of vape withdrawals will escalate next year.(ABC Central Coast: Keira Proust) Youth worker Lani Pomare says it is rare in her line of work to find someone who does not vape.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: vapingpost.com

Risk Perceptions About Tobacco-Free Nicotine Products

The NHS has emphasized that while vaping is not completely harmless, it poses a small fraction of the risks associated with smoking, and the chemicals in cigarettes, including those causing cancer, are largely absent in vape aerosol.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: unimelb.edu.au

Study finds one fifth of Australian smokers plan to keep smoking

Participants were asked if they preferred to continue smoking or to quit. Image credit: lilartsy via Unsplash.
For detail: unimelb.edu.au
Published Dec 20, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: tobaccotactics.org

Tobacco Industry Interference with Endgame Policies

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is an international treaty that aims to reduce the demand and supply of tobacco.
For detail: tobaccotactics.org
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Strategic Impairment

BAT’s write-down of its U.S. cigarette brands is a positive step in its journey toward a resilient future.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Juul Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Juul Seeks Authorization for Age-Restricted Products

Juul Labs has submitted a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its next-generation platform (NGP) device and menthol-flavored pods requiring user age verification.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Enforcement E-Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Thailand Urged to Strengthen Enforcement

Thailand should strengthen its monitoring and enforcement of e-cigarettes, according to World Health Organization representative Jos Vandelaer, reports The Nation.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

U.S.: Vape Imports Evading Duties

E-cigarette companies have imported hundreds of millions of dollars of disposable products from China into the United States without paying taxes and import duties, according to an AP report.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Ireland Halts Vape Tax Over Cessation Concerns

Ireland’s finance minister, Michael McGrath, postponed a vaping tax over concerns that it would discourage smokers from quitting with e-cigarettes.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: pulitzercenter.org

How a Tobacco Giant Changed a Global Anti-Tobacco Treaty

Smoking rates have declined dramatically in much of the world since the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control was signed 20 years ago. But not in China—and its people are suffering the consequences.
For detail: pulitzercenter.org
Published Dec 20, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: phnompenhpost.com

WHO: Tobacco tax linked to improved health and revenue

Raising tobacco taxes can boost government revenue and curb smoking-related diseases, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) official.
For detail: phnompenhpost.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: northumberlandgazette.co.uk

Mary Glindon MP: Banning disposable vapes is not the answer to stopping children from vaping

But addiction is hard to beat for many of the 6.5 million smokers. Some say that giving up is easy. They have done so several times.
For detail: northumberlandgazette.co.uk
Published Dec 20, 2023
[WNTD Tobacco]

Source: newtelegraphng.com

Tobacco still appeals to smokers despite danger warnings

Mr. Olumide Ajayi, a cigarette smoker resident in the outskirts of Ikorodu on Lagos, recently shed some light as to why he finds smoking so enjoyable.
For detail: newtelegraphng.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Awareness of e-cigarette marketing tactics predicts anti-vaping attitudes in diverse young adults

Young adults who are more familiar with e-cigarette marketing practices are more likely to have attitudes against vaping than those unaware of the industry's marketing, according to a study led by Drexel University public health researchers published this month in the BMJ journal Tobacco Control.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: medicalxpress.com

E-cigarette use is rising among pregnant adolescents, study finds

Prevalence of e-cigarette (ec) or combustible cigarette (cc) use during late pregnancy among adolescents by birth year, 2016–2021. Credit: JAMA Network Open (2023). DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.
For detail: medicalxpress.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: lakeshorepublicmedia.org

Indiana's smoking problem leads to high COPD rates. Prevention key to address chronic lung disease

Indiana has one of the highest prevalence rates of COPD, a chronic disease that affects the lungs and airways.
For detail: lakeshorepublicmedia.org
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: gateshead.gov.uk

Illegal cigarettes, vapes and tobacco worth £80,000 seized from Bensham shop

Last Thursday (December 14), Trading Standards and Northumbria Police officers executed a warrant at a shop in the Bensham area of Gateshead as part of Operation Vienna.
For detail: gateshead.gov.uk
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: drugtopics.com

CDC Report Shows Decline in Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy

A new report from the CDC demonstrated a decrease in cigarette smoking across all race and ethnic groups from 2016 to 2022, illustrating a promising trend with potential public health benefits.
For detail: drugtopics.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cbsnews.com

Experts share resources that can help smokers quit in 2024

"Nicotine is addictive," said Kesa Bruce, who works with the American Lung Association. "It's an addictive product." For Bruce, smoking is personal because of her aunt.
For detail: cbsnews.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bnnbreaking.com

Ukrainian War Sponsor List Names Major Tobacco Companies

As 2023 draws to a close, Ukraine continues to recognize about forty companies as international war sponsors, according to the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP).
For detail: bnnbreaking.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bnnbloomberg.ca

Singapore Tightens Vape Enforcement on Travelers Amid Global Crackdown

(Bloomberg) -- Singapore is tightening enforcement efforts against travelers arriving in the Asian nation with electronic vaporizers, part of a global crackdown on the use of e-cigarettes.
For detail: bnnbloomberg.ca
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: adirondackdailyenterprise.com

Tips for avoiding smoking during the holidays

The holiday season can be stressful for a multitude of reasons, from travel and busy schedules to social gatherings and, for some, just being around family.
For detail: adirondackdailyenterprise.com
Published Dec 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: abcactionnews.com

Hillsborough leaders consider ordinance to stop vaping in schools

The ordinance would provide a temporary moratorium on vape retail shops within 500 feet of schools.
For detail: abcactionnews.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: zeebiz.com

Revamping tobacco taxation strategies for high-burden Asian countries: ADB

Tobacco use remains a formidable global health challenge, and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has undertaken a comprehensive study to reassess tobacco taxation strategies in high-burden Asian countries.
For detail: zeebiz.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Layoffs at Mastermind Tobacco

Mastermind Tobacco has terminated the contracts of approximately 1,000 employees after being placed under administration due to undisclosed debt, reports Pulse.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: thestar.com.my

WHO calls for urgent global restrictions on e-cigarette sales and ads

Cambodia's capital's police and communes of officials have joined a campaign to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes in June.
For detail: thestar.com.my
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thelundreport.org

Flavored tobacco ban for Multnomah County set to start on Jan. 1

Multnomah County’s ban on flavored tobacco and nicotine products is set to go into effect on Jan. 1 after surviving a court challenge.
For detail: thelundreport.org
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: thehill.com

The FDA must stop companies from evading upcoming new tobacco rules

Early next year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to issue a final rule prohibiting the sale of menthol cigarettes, as well as a separate rule prohibiting the sale of flavored cigars.
For detail: thehill.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thegrocer.co.uk

Vaping sales more than double to £1.7bn as cigarettes are cancelled

Vaping added £897.5m this year, with the category shifting an extra 115.2 million packs The vaping category has more than doubled in size and added almost £1bn in extra sales this year, as smokers abandoned tobacco in their droves.
For detail: thegrocer.co.uk
Published Dec 19, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

New York's new e-cigarette marketing rules take effect Jan. 1

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Starting in 2024, New York will begin to institute similar marketing rules for e-cigarettes and vapes as it employs for other tobacco products.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

Elf Bar and other e-cigarette makers dodged U.S. customs and taxes after China's ban on vaping flavors

In only two years, a small, colorful vaping device called Elf Bar has become the most popular disposable e-cigarette in the world, generating billions in sales and quickly emerging as the overwhelming favorite of underage U.S.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: rte.ie

McGrath held off on vaping tax amid fears for smokers

Ahead of Budget 2024, the Department of Finance said there needed to be a delicate balance to both discourage young people from vaping while also supporting existing smokers who were looking to give up Ahead of Budget 2024, the Department of Finance said there needed to be a delicate balance to both discourage young people from vaping while also supporting existing smokers who were looking to give up Finance Minister Michael McGrath held off on introducing a new tax on vaping amid fears it might put off smokers who were using e-cigarettes to help break their habit.
For detail: rte.ie
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: reuters.com

E-cigarettes around the world

Elf Bar vapes, made by China manufacturer Heaven Gifts, are pictured on a wall of flavored e-cigarettes in a store in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S., June 23, 2022.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: qz.com

Elf Bar and other e-cigarette makers dodged US customs and taxes after China's ban on vaping flavors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In only two years, a small, colorful vaping device called Elf Bar has become the most popular disposable e-cigarette in the world, generating billions in sales and quickly emerging as the overwhelming favorite of underage U.
For detail: qz.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: onlinelibrary.wiley.com

Future nicotine use preferences of current cigarette smokers: Findings from the 2020 International Tobacco Control Four Country Smoking and Vaping Survey

Consumer preferences should be important factors that are considered when developing health policies and interventions.
For detail: onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

Diabetes drug may help women avoid weight gain after quitting smoking

The diabetes drug dulaglutide (Trulicity) may significantly lower a woman's risk of substantial weight gain after she has given up smoking, finds a secondary analysis of clinical trial data, published in the open access journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: news.uga.edu

School counselors report prevalence of vaping, gaming issues among adolescents

Addictive behaviors often develop during adolescence and can lead to issues with mental and physical health.
For detail: news.uga.edu
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: mtstandard.com

Guest view: Montana Principals: Vaping impacting our kids and schools

As principals we strive to ensure our schools are engaging, safe and healthy environments that promote learning.
For detail: mtstandard.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: merrittherald.com

District schools Merritt parents on teen vaping

Concerned parents were able to attend a virtual presentation on teenage vaping brought by School District 58 on Dec. 5. During the presentation, Jim Laidlaw, drug and alcohol counsellor, brought attention to the alarming rise of teenage vaping, a growing concern among parents and educators.
For detail: merrittherald.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: kitchener.citynews.ca

Local public health experts warn about nicotine pouches

An empty container of Zyn, a brand of nicotine pouches not approved by Health Canada, being sold in some convenience stores (Josh Goeree/CityNews Kitchener) Local health experts are warning of the dangers posed to young people about new flavoured nicotine pouches.
For detail: kitchener.citynews.ca
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: gq.com

This Was the Year Nicotine Made a Big Comeback

To close out the year, GQ is revisiting the most fascinating ideas, trends, people, and projects of 2023. For all of our year-end coverage, click here.
For detail: gq.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: channelnewsasia.com

Singapore to step up enforcement against vapes at Changi Airport and other checkpoints

SINGAPORE: As part of a multi-agency effort to clamp down on vaping, Singapore authorities will step up checks at air, land and sea checkpoints in the coming months, starting with Changi Airport.
For detail: channelnewsasia.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: buffalo.edu

Study: More pregnant adolescents use e-cigarettes

The UB study found that e-cigarette use during pregnancy in adolescents does not statistically significantly correlate with small-for-gestational-age babies BUFFALO, N.Y.
For detail: buffalo.edu
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: apnews.com

Elf Bar and other e-cigarette makers dodged US customs and taxes after China’s ban on vaping flavors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In only two years, a small, colorful vaping device called Elf Bar has become the most popular disposable e-cigarette in the world, generating billions in sales and quickly emerging as the overwhelming favorite of underage U.S.
For detail: apnews.com
Published Dec 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: abc.net.au

Illicit tobacco products and weapons seized during Gippsland raids

Police have seized almost $2.5 million worth of illicit tobacco products in Victoria's east as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime syndicates operating across the state.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Dec 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wcia.com

Illinois to ban e-cigarette use in indoor public spaces in 2024

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Starting next month, Illinoisans will not be able to use their vapes or other e-cigarette products inside public places.
For detail: wcia.com
Published Dec 18, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Edu dept bid to make institutes in city tobacco-free

Ranchi: The education department has organised a comprehensive programme aimed at creating tobacco-free institutes in the city.
For detail: timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Published Dec 18, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: theguardian.com

Of course the uptick in smoking is about vaping and tobacco, but it’s also about loneliness

More young people are taking up the habit, and one reason may be a need for the comfort of connection My GP and I have a friendly relationship.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Dec 18, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: scoop.co.nz

New Zealand Celebrates Significant Reduction In Smoking Rates, Leading The World In Tobacco Harm Reduction

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) celebrates New Zealand's significant strides in reducing smoking rates, particularly among younger age groups.
For detail: scoop.co.nz
Published Dec 18, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medicalnewstoday.com

Smoking causes brain shrinkage, raises dementia risk

Cigarette smoking causes brain shrinkage, according to a new study. Loss in brain volume also raises the risk of dementia.
For detail: medicalnewstoday.com
Published Dec 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dublinlive.ie

Flavoured vapes ban 'needed now' as manufacturer urges stricter laws on e-cigs

A ban on flavoured vape products is urgently needed to stop them being targeted at underage users, a company which produces the products said yesterday.
For detail: dublinlive.ie
Published Dec 18, 2023
[FCTC COPD NCD FED Tobacco]

Source: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com

Political Economy of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) prevention and control in Lebanon: identifying challenges and opportunities for policy change and care provision reforms

Lebanon is a middle-income country facing substantial fragility features. Its health profile shows a high burden of NCD morbidity and mortality.
For detail: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com
Published Dec 18, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: aap.com.au

Hazy facts link jail threat to new vape crackdown

Misleading. Vapers already face the potential of two-year sentences in some states and territories. However, nobody has ever been jailed for vaping.
For detail: aap.com.au
Published Dec 17, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailyparliamenttimes.com

Health Minister takes Bold Stand for Tobacco Control in Pakistan.

Islamabad, (Parliament Times) : In a pivotal meeting with the Regional Director of the South Asia Team for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), Health Minister Dr.
For detail: dailyparliamenttimes.com
Published Dec 16, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: oregonlive.com

Multnomah County flavored tobacco ban still set for Jan. 1, judge says

A Multnomah County judge denied requests to postpone the county's ban on the sale of flavored tobacco, which goes into effect Jan.
For detail: oregonlive.com
Published Dec 16, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: helsinkitimes.fi

World Medical Association urges strict regulations on e-cigarettes to protect youth

The World Medical Association (WMA), echoing concerns raised by the World Health Organization (WHO), has issued a stern warning about the dangers of electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).
For detail: helsinkitimes.fi
Published Dec 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wastedive.com

Shareholder resolution calls for tobacco company to pay to clean up plastic cigarette filter litter

As You Sow says tobacco company Altria must take financial responsibility for cleanup of cigarette butt litter.
For detail: wastedive.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: vapingpost.com

New Zealand Announces Plans to Scrap Tobacco Generational Ban

The tobacco generational ban introduced under the previous Jacinda Ardern-led government, would have banned cigarette sales to anyone born after 2008 as of next year.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Malaysia Tobacco Law Passes Upper House

Malaysia’s upper house of Parliament has passed the Control of Smoking Products for Public Health Bill 2023, reports The Star.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Experts Concerned About Tobacco Control

The Italian publication Formiche recently published a report raising concerns about the WHO’s tobacco control policies and strategies in combating smoking related diseases.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[FCTC Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

WHO Announcement Provokes Backlash

Tobacco harm reduction advocates have vehemently criticized the World Health Organization’s call to crack down on e-cigarettes.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[NCD Tobacco]

Source: thehindu.com

Anantpur police to undergo training on COTPA; curb tobacco addiction among children

Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) reveals that 33.6% of the 13-15 age demographic in the State are tobacco users Superintendent of Police (SP) K.K.N.
For detail: thehindu.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: pulsetoday.co.uk

Progress on smoking stalls as younger people take up the habit

Decades of progress made in cutting the number of people who smoke has ground to a halt since the pandemic say researchers.
For detail: pulsetoday.co.uk
Published Dec 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ohiocapitaljournal.com

Tobacco veto override continues fight between Ohio cities and state

Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb talks about home rule at the Ohio Mayors Alliance Annual Meeting.
For detail: ohiocapitaljournal.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: medriva.com

The Call to Regulate E-Cigarettes: An Urgent Appeal by the World Health Organization

In a recent development, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a strong call to governments across the globe, urging them to regulate e-cigarettes in the same way as tobacco.
For detail: medriva.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: healio.com

E-cigarette use increases among pregnant adolescents

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For detail: healio.com
Published Dec 15, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: finehomesandliving.com

The Evolution of Vaping: Understanding Disposable E-Cigs and Their Impact on Health and Fitness

Over the past decade, vaping and e-cigarettes have swiftly grown into a multibillion-dollar industry.
For detail: finehomesandliving.com
Published Dec 14, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: upi.com

WHO: 'Urgent action' needed on e-cigarette use among minors

The World Health Organization has called for "Urgent Action" to address increases in e-cigarette use among minors.
For detail: upi.com
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Indonesia Alarmed by Smoking Rates

Indonesia’s Ministry of Health is urging stronger tobacco-control measures following news that the country’s smoking prevalence has reached 33.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: rstreet.org

World Health Organization’s Misguided Call for E-Cigarette Flavor Ban

This analysis is based on breaking news and will be updated. To connect with the author, please e-mail pr@rstreet.org.
For detail: rstreet.org
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Big Tobacco's transition under fire as WHO targets vaping

LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Big tobacco firms shifting to new nicotine products, including Philip Morris International (PMI) (PM.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: pbs.org

U.S. officials confiscate over 1.4 million illegal e-cigarettes from overseas manufacturers, including the maker of Elf Bars

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. agents recently seized more than 1.4 million illegal e-cigarettes from overseas manufacturers, including the Chinese company behind Elf Bar, a line of fruity disposable vapes that has become the top brand among American teens, officials said Thursday.
For detail: pbs.org
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

The relationship between tobacco smoking, all-cause mortality, and premature death

In a cohort study published in BMC Public Health, researchers investigated smoking behavior and the potential association of tobacco smoke with premature death and all-cause mortality in China.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: mvariety.com

OAG: Increase taxes on tobacco, use money to fund enforcement

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — The Office of the Attorney General is suggesting increasing tobacco taxes and funneling that additional revenue into relevant agencies so that they can hire personnel and enforce regulations on tobacco and related products.
For detail: mvariety.com
Published Dec 14, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: ktre.com

New House Bill cracks down on E-Cigarette containers that appeal to minors

EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - In 2015, E-cigarettes, vapes, and other electronic nicotine delivery systems caused the U.
For detail: ktre.com
Published Dec 14, 2023
[WNTD FCTC Tobacco]

Source: joghr.org

Tobacco-related content on social networking sites: evidence from a youth-led campaign in India

Social networking sites (SNS) have become the contemporary platform of choice for advertising, promoting, sponsoring, boosting and expanding tobacco marketing.
For detail: joghr.org
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: healio.com

Tobacco smoking attributed to more than 1 million cancer deaths in seven countries

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For detail: healio.com
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: forbes.com

Flavored Vapes Should Be Banned And E-Cigarettes Regulated To Stop Kids Getting ‘Recruited And Trapped’ By Tobacco Firms, WHO Says

Governments around the world must take “decisive action” to crack down on e-cigarettes and ban flavored vapes, the World Health Organization said Thursday, warning they must be treated in line with other similar products as the Big Tobacco industry uses the harmful products to build legitimacy while marketing them aggressively towards children.
For detail: forbes.com
Published Dec 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bolnews.com

Harms of Addictive Nicotine Products exposed by SPARC

Islamabad, 14 December 2023 – The Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) organized a pivotal seminar at a Local Hotel in Islamabad, unraveling the misleading narrative peddled by the tobacco industry about the purportedly “less harmful” nature of nicotine products.
For detail: bolnews.com
Published Dec 13, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: taipeitimes.com

Chiang memorial bans smoking after criticisms

Smoking is now prohibited at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the hall’s management office said yesterday, after a celebrity accused it of removing trees to establish a smoking area.
For detail: taipeitimes.com
Published Dec 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Ferrari and Philip Morris to collaborate to cut carbon footprint of Italian plants

[1/2]The logo of Ferrari is seen in the headquarters, in Maranello, Italy, June 15, 2022. Picture taken June 15, 2022.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Dec 13, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: neurosciencenews.com

Smoking Linked to Brain Shrinkage, Irreversible Even After Quitting

Summary: Researchers found that smoking causes the brain to shrink and age prematurely, a condition not reversible even after quitting smoking.
For detail: neurosciencenews.com
Published Dec 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: miragenews.com

Cruel move to put tobacco profit over people's health

Sacrificing the health of our rangatahi to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy few is a deeply cynical move and shows this Government is more influenced by lobbyists than evidence.
For detail: miragenews.com
Published Dec 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: electrichybridvehicletechnology.com

Ferrari E-Lab and Philip Morris cross-industry partnership to explore sustainable energy technology solutions

The two companies, which have been strategic partners since 1973, will bring together their technological capabilities to scout and explore new energy-related technologies that could support the decarbonization journey of their respective production facilities in Maranello and Crespellano, located 30 km apart in the Emilia Romagna Region.
For detail: electrichybridvehicletechnology.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: wsaw.com

Underage tobacco, nicotine sales on the rise in Wisconsin

(WSAW) - The rate of selling tobacco to underage individuals in Wisconsin surged from 5.5% in 2019 to 13.6% in 2023, according to the Synar Survey.
For detail: wsaw.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

The Risk of an Own Goal

In response to the rising level of vaping there have been discussions in the U.K. and elsewhere about making e-cigarettes available on prescription only.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: thestatesman.com

Only 7% of new docs aware of advances in anti-smoking strategies: Study

The findings also showed that cardiovascular disease is the most common reason for patient visits at 12 per cent, underscoring the urgent need for anti-smoking interventions.
For detail: thestatesman.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: technologynetworks.com

Cigarette Smoking Reduces Healthy Bacteria in the Mouth

A new study has investigated how smoking affects the oral microbiome and the effect of quitting on microbial diversity.
For detail: technologynetworks.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: statista.com

Prevalence of smoking for males Pakistan 2000-2020

The male smoking rate in Pakistan decreased to 33 percent since the previous year.
For detail: statista.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: reuters.com

Mexico president to push forward anti-vape bill

[1/2]A man holds an electronic cigarette as he vapes at a Vape Shop in Monterrey, Mexico February 1, 2019. Picture taken February 1, 2019.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: pna.gov.ph

Vapes have ‘real impact’ on declining tobacco excise tax collections

‘REAL IMPACT’. Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary Ruth Castelo and personnel of the Bureau of Internal Revenue inspect a vape shop along Maceda Street in Manila in this June 19, 2023 photo.
For detail: pna.gov.ph
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: nytimes.com

Should Governments Do More to Discourage People From Smoking and Vaping?

France has unveiled new restrictions that it hopes will produce the first “no-tobacco generation.
For detail: nytimes.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: news-medical.net

How does the combined effect of smoking and HIV infection influence the aging-related manifestations?

A recent Scientific Reports study investigated whether the combination of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and smoking influence bone mineral density (BMD), lung function (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC), aortic pulse-wave velocity (PWV), appendicular skeletal muscle mass index (ASMI), insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) and renal function.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: mininggazette.com

Big tobacco vs. big pharma: Youth is the target

A large part of the concern over youth vaping is the impact nicotine has on the adolescent brain. And while vaping has been show to be less harmful than smoking, because it does not involve inhalation of smoke, both systems of delivery still expose youth to the effects of nicotine on the brain.
For detail: mininggazette.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medicine.wustl.edu

Smoking causes brain shrinkage

Smoking shrinks the brain and effectively causes premature brain aging, according to a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St.
For detail: medicine.wustl.edu
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: jdsupra.com

Understanding UAE Regulations on Vaping and Tobacco

The UAE has implemented laws and regulations to control and regulate the consumption of tobacco and tobacco-related products, including vaping, which refers to the use of electronic nicotine products.
For detail: jdsupra.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: guampdn.com

Senators seek to curb youth tobacco use

Senators are hoping to curb youth tobacco use on island through four bills that will be discussed at a public hearing Tuesday.
For detail: guampdn.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: edexec.co.uk

Youth vaping impact in schools

As reported by BBC News, as the government concludes its consultation on youth vaping, BBC South East explores the repercussions in schools, highlighting the rising popularity, impact on learning, and measures schools are taking, including the introduction of vape alarms “You find them asking to go out of the lessons to go into the toilets,” said Sade Afolabi, a teacher in Surrey, and spokeswoman for the NASUWT teaching union.
For detail: edexec.co.uk
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: conveniencestore.co.uk

Vape industry Code of Conduct unveiled by IBVTA

An industry Code of Conduct backed by major players from across the UK vape sector has been unveiled.
For detail: conveniencestore.co.uk
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bmj.com

Sunak’s smoke-free generation: spare a thought for the tobacco industry

Proposed legislation aims to phase out smoking, but we must prevent it being blocked, diluted, or delayed through industry interference The UK prime minister’s call for a smoke-free generation, which follows similar measures in New Zealand,1 would have been unimaginable for previous Conservative leaders.
For detail: bmj.com
Published Dec 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bloomberg.com

Even Big Tobacco Resolves to Finally Quit Smoking

Industry leaders like British American Tobacco and Philip Morris are trying to become less dependent on cigarettes.
For detail: bloomberg.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: uknow.uky.edu

Tobacco-free resources available to students

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 11, 2023) — The University of Kentucky became completely tobacco-free on all campus grounds and parking areas in 2009, coinciding with the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout®.
For detail: uknow.uky.edu
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: ukandeu.ac.uk

The UK internal market: a four nations strategy on vaping?

Thomas Horsley reflects on the potential broader significance of the UK and devolved governments’ decision to consult jointly on proposals to introduce restrictions on vapes throughout the UK internal market.
For detail: ukandeu.ac.uk
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: traveltomorrow.com

France to ban vaping from September 2024

Just days after France’s Health and Prevention Minister Aurélien Rousseau announced a ban on smoking on all beaches, public parks, forests and areas surrounding schools, the French parliament has backed a proposal to ban single-use electronic cigarettes.
For detail: traveltomorrow.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[FED Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Pakistan Tobacco Sales Plunge After Tax Hike

Cigarette consumption in Pakistan dropped by 20 billion sticks following an unprecedented increase in the country’s federal excise duty (FED), reports the Associated Press of Pakistan, citing figures from Capital Calling.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: thisdaylive.com

Tobacco Industry Interference: Nigeria Slips in 2023 Ratings

A new report on the state of the tobacco industry interference in Nigeria has revealed a marked increase in the industry’s meddling in public health policies, in particular, tobacco control measures.
For detail: thisdaylive.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

Maine panel looks to ensure set­tlement funds target tobacco use pre­vention

A panel studying long-term public health needs in Maine expressed support Monday for creating a separate trust to oversee tobacco settlement funds.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: richmond.com

Wittman urges feds to crack down on flavored vapes from China

A conservative Virginia member of Congress is joining a liberal Democrat from Illinois in asking federal officials to crack down on the illegal Chinese-made candy- and fruit-flavored e-cigarettes flooding the U.S.
For detail: richmond.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: recycling-magazine.com

Vast amounts of waste caused by single-use e-cigarette batteries

The study, published in Joule, highlights a growing environmental threat from these increasingly popular vape pens, which are not designed to be recharged.
For detail: recycling-magazine.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newswise.com

Shaping Tobacco Control Messages for the Chinese Lunar New Year Through Effective Short Videos

Newswise — China is the largest tobacco producer and consumer in the world. However, these is still a serious lack of public awareness of the hazards of smoking and second-hand smoke exposure in China.
For detail: newswise.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: news-medical.net

Heart Foundation congratulates the Australian Government for passing of new tobacco control legislation

The Heart Foundation welcomes the passing of the Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Bill 2023 in Parliament today as a critical action to prevent and further reduce the heart health harm caused to people by tobacco products and nicotine addiction.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newscentermaine.com

Falmouth bans the sale of flavored tobacco products

‘Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information’ Notice Like many content publishers, we provide online advertising services that use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your device and online activity on our sites, apps and other online services.
For detail: newscentermaine.com
Published Dec 11, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: healio.com

Q&A: Nicotine pouches not as effective in curbing cravings as cigarettes

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For detail: healio.com
Published Dec 10, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: sciencedirect.com

Avoidance Biases for Vaping Stimuli Among College Students with Electronic-Cigarette Use

Previous research has suggested that individuals who smoke demonstrate a behavioral tendency to approach rather than avoid smoking-related stimuli (i.e., approach bias).
For detail: sciencedirect.com
Published Dec 10, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news.cgtn.com

New Zealand Scraps Smoke Free Laws: New coalition government lifts ban on sale of tobacco products to teenagers

New Zealand's new coalition government has created a storm by scrapping laws banning the sale of tobacco products to future generations.
For detail: news.cgtn.com
Published Dec 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wshu.org

Sound Bites: Yale develops a VR game to combat youth vaping

Good morning. Yale researchers are developing a virtual reality video game to help combat youth marijuana use and vaping addiction.
For detail: wshu.org
Published Dec 09, 2023
[Smoking CTC-Pak]

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

‘Tobacco is a threat worse than AIDS, tsunami, even nuclear weapons’

Justice (retd) K Narayana Kurup famously rid Kerala of public smoking and put the brakes on police excess.
For detail: timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Published Dec 09, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: onmanorama.com

An organised movement to combat e-cigarettes and escalating vaping

The predatory targeting of children through e-cigarettes has been highlighted by experts globally.
For detail: onmanorama.com
Published Dec 09, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: mininggazette.com

Proposed policies may not benefit MI’s vaping youth

A September 4, 2019, statement from Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Office announced that on that day, she “took aggressive action to protect Michigan kids from the harmful effects of vaping.
For detail: mininggazette.com
Published Dec 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: geotvnews.com

Call for adoption of tobacco harm reduction strategies

ISLAMABAD: pakistan should consider adopting tobacco harm reduction strategies as part of tobacco control in public health regulatory frameworks.
For detail: geotvnews.com
Published Dec 09, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com

Smokeless and combustible tobacco use among 148,944 South Asian adults: a cross-sectional study of South Asia Biobank

Tobacco use, in both smoking and smokeless forms, is highly prevalent among South Asian adults.
For detail: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com
Published Dec 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Should vaping have same restrictions as tobacco?

The agency, which is part of NHS Wales, is also supporting calls for a ban on disposable vapes because it believes they are link to a growth in the habit among young people, as well as being harmful to the environment.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Dec 08, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: verywellhealth.com

What to Know About Nicotine Withdrawal

Nicotine withdrawal can occur when a person who regularly consumes products containing nicotine (such as cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes) decides to quit.
For detail: verywellhealth.com
Published Dec 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccofreekids.org

Tobacco Industry Ads Generate Billions of Views and Reach Millions of Kids on Instagram, Facebook, X and TikTok

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco, two of the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco companies, are advertising tobacco and nicotine products to kids on social media, according to a new report released today by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
For detail: tobaccofreekids.org
Published Dec 08, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: thestatesman.com

Combating e-Cigarettes and escalating vaping

Mothers Against Vaping, a united front of concerned mothers combatting the escalating vaping crisis among our youth, today, strongly raised the issue about e-Cigarettes and other new age gateway products which include Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), heat-not-burn (HNB), e-hookah and much more.
For detail: thestatesman.com
Published Dec 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: medicalxpress.com

Shaping tobacco control messages for the Chinese lunar new year through effective short videos

Screenshots of five alternative videos for evaluation. Credit: Jiaruo Sun China is the largest tobacco producer and consumer in the world.
For detail: medicalxpress.com
Published Dec 08, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: ecr.co.za

France to ban smoking in public places as a preventative measure

Did you know that 75,000 deaths occur in France annually as a result of smoking? Woman holding a cigarette in a public area.
For detail: ecr.co.za
Published Dec 08, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: convenience.org

FDA Files More Fines Against Retailers for Selling E-Cigarettes

The agency filed civil money penalties against 25 retailers and has sent out a total of over 400 warning letters.
For detail: convenience.org
Published Dec 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: act.gov.au

Reducing the harm from vaping and alcohol use

Applications are now open for $2 million in Healthy Canberra Grants to promote vaping cessation and reduce alcohol-related harm in priority groups.
For detail: act.gov.au
Published Dec 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: abc12.com

MI Senate considers ban of flavored tobacco, nicotine products

The Michigan Senate is considering legislation that could ban the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products.
For detail: abc12.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thefrontierpost.com

How tobacco industry seeking ventilator support for its profits in low-and middle-income countries

Tobacco industry interference has been a persistent challenge in global public health efforts to curb smoking and its associated health risks.
For detail: thefrontierpost.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: royalgazette.com

Primary school students suspended for vaping

Disposable flavoured e-cigarette devices are displayed for sale at a tobacco shop in Paris, France.
For detail: royalgazette.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nature.com

Factors influencing JUUL e-cigarette nicotine vapour-induced reward, withdrawal, pharmacokinetics and brain connectivity in rats: sex matters

Though vaping likely represents a safer alternative to smoking, it is not without risks, many of which are not well understood, especially for vulnerable populations.
For detail: nature.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: mininggazette.com

Studies: Flavored vape bans push youth to cigarettes

Graham Jaehnig/Daily Mining Gazette Vaping has been proven to be a safer alternative to cigarette smoking.
For detail: mininggazette.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medscape.com

French Government Unveils Its New Antismoking Plan

PARIS — The French government has unveiled a raft of measures to curb tobacco consumption, including a gradual increase in the cost of cigarettes, more smoking bans in public places, and a ban on vapes.
For detail: medscape.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: legalreader.com

Exploring the Legal Landscape of E-cigarettes and Vapes

The legal landscape for e-cigarettes and vapes is changing as regulators attempt to reconcile public health concerns, underage use, commercial interests, and taxation challenges.
For detail: legalreader.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: filtermag.org

French Parliament Unanimously Backs Disposable Vapes Ban

On December 4, the French National Assembly voted in favor of banning single-use vapes, known in France as “puffs.
For detail: filtermag.org
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dunyanews.tv

Tobacco giant sees sunset for US cigarette business

The move cut the brands' worth by more than a third, and sent the company's share price down more than 8%.
For detail: dunyanews.tv
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: carolinajournal.com

Menthol ban would harm North Carolina consumers and taxpayers

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the final stages of advancing a proposed rule that would ban the sale of menthol cigarettes.
For detail: carolinajournal.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bbc.com

Tobacco giant sees sunset for US cigarette business

The maker of Lucky Strike and Pall Mall cigarettes says its smoking business in the US is dying out. British American Tobacco (BAT) wrote off £25bn ($31.5bn) in value due to the changed outlook for brands such as Newport and Camel.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Dec 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ama.com.au

AMA welcomes stronger tobacco and vaping laws

This week we welcomed the passage of legislation to improve tobacco and e-cigarette controls. The Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Bill 2023 brought together tobacco legislation across eight different laws, regulations, and voluntary agreements, to simplify enforcement.
For detail: ama.com.au
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: youtube.com

Derek Yach: Embracing Tobacco Harm Reduction [Lives Saved]

Dr. Derek Yach underscores the potential Lives Saved in four lower- and middle-income countries, highlighting the potential positive impact of tobacco harm reduction.
For detail: youtube.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Tobacco Content Up on Social Media

Tobacco-related content on social media increased significantly in recent years, according to a new study led by Julia Vassey, a health behavior researcher in the department of population and public health sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, and Harvard Medical School researcher Chris J. Kennedy.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: reuters.com

China e-cigarette titan behind 'Elf Bar' floods the US with illegal vapes

SHENZHEN, China, Dec 6 (Reuters) - A new breed of e-cigarette has addicted teenagers and confounded regulators worldwide by offering flavors like Blue Cotton Candy and Pink Lemonade in a cheap, disposable package.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: psychiatrictimes.com

Neuromodulation for Nicotine Use in Schizophrenia

“I have sought to identify specific circuits for nicotine dependence that I can then leverage into schizophrenia-specific treatment for smoking cessation,” said Heather Ward, MD, a psychiatrist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in her American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 2023 Annual Meeting session as part of the panel, “Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Personalized Targeting of Neuromodulation for Substance Use Disorders.
For detail: psychiatrictimes.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: newsroom.heart.org

Delay of lifesaving tobacco rules will jeopardize the health of communities

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 6, 2023 — Lifesaving final rules to prohibit the sale of menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars will be further delayed, according to the Biden administration’s Fall 2023 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions released today.
For detail: newsroom.heart.org
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: newscientist.com

Patchwork vaping regulation can show the way to a smoke-free world

As the health consequences of vaping emerge from the fog, governments across the world are regulating e-cigarettes in different ways – and it won’t take long to see which works best The man smoke an electronic cigarette on the dark background; Shutterstock ID 519015292; purchase_order: -; job: -; client: -; other: - YOU have no doubt seen someone on the street surrounded by a sweet-smelling cloud.
For detail: newscientist.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Health Vaping]

Source: newscientist.com

How bad is vaping for your health? We’re finally getting answers

As more of us take up vaping and concerns rise about the long-term effects, we now have enough data to get a grip on the health impact – and how it compares to smoking AS THE old joke goes, when I read about the dangers of smoking, I gave up reading.
For detail: newscientist.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: lexology.com

FDA Continues ENDS Enforcement with New Injunction and Civil Money Penalty Proceedings

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently filed new injunction and civil money penalty proceedings against unauthorized, flavored e-liquids and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) manufacturers and retailers.
For detail: lexology.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: labourlist.org

‘The vaping industry: time to step up’

You may have recently seen billboard or newspaper adverts calling for better regulation of the vaping industry, to help combat the levels of underage vaping and the sale of illegal vapes.
For detail: labourlist.org
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: harvardmagazine.com

Tobacco Smoke and Tuberculosis

Smoking is one of the largest risk factors for contracting or dying from tuberculosis | MONTAGE BY NIKO YAITANES/HARVARD MAGAZINE; IMAGES BY UNSPLASH Smoking is one of the largest risk factors for contracting or dying from tuberculosis (TB), and in a study published today, Harvard researchers described a mechanism that may finally explain why.
For detail: harvardmagazine.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Smoking FCTC]

Source: euractiv.com

Could a ban on outdoor smoking work in Europe?

Euractiv recently visited Tokyo in Japan, where excessively high smoking rates used to be a major public health danger.
For detail: euractiv.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cnbc.com

China e-cigarette titan behind ‘Elf Bar’ floods the U.S. with illegal vapes

15 September 2022, North Rhine-Westphalia, Dortmund: A smoker inhales a disposable e-cigarette made by Elf Bar, which is presenting it to visitors at the Intertabac trade fair.
For detail: cnbc.com
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cato.org

Decision on Menthol Ban Delayed Until March 2024

The Washington Post reports today that the Biden administration will delay a decision on banning menthol cigarettes and cigars until March 2024, after receiving complaints from such organizations as the American Civil Liberties Union and several civil rights groups that a menthol ban might fuel a black market, which can exacerbate criminal justice disparities.
For detail: cato.org
Published Dec 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Youth vaping: The impact of e-cigarette use in schools

As a government consultation on measures to tackle youth vaping comes to an end, BBC South East speaks to head teachers, teaching staff and students to find out the impact e-cigarettes are having in schools.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Poll: Adults Should be Allowed to Buy Tobacco

Almost three-fifths of people in Britain say that when people are 18 and legally an adult, they should be allowed to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products, a new poll conducted on behalf of the smokers’ lobby group Forest has found.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: taiwannews.com.tw

Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-Addiction Products Market 2023-2032: In-Depth Analysis and Strategic Insights

The “Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-Addiction Products Market” research report spanning 2023-2032 provides a nuanced exploration of the global market, offering both qualitative and quantitative insights into growth factors, limitations, opportunities, and challenges.
For detail: taiwannews.com.tw
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: retailworldmagazine.com.au

New vaping reforms commencing soon

These reforms, according to the federal government, will protect Australians, particularly young people, from the harms of vaping and nicotine dependence.
For detail: retailworldmagazine.com.au
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: mpnews.com.au

Vape warning after extreme reaction

A FORMER Mornington Secondary College student has blamed vaping for an extreme allergic reaction that led to medical treatment.
For detail: mpnews.com.au
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medicalxpress.com

Study: Tobacco-related annual health care costs of US Minorities who smoke double that of white peers

The annual tobacco-related health care spend of US Minorities who smoke is double that of white adults who smoke, finds an analysis of national health and medical spend survey data, published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
For detail: medicalxpress.com
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: hindustantimes.com

Vaping: Lighting up, stubbing out

The birth of vaping comes in the year that Ireland bans smoking in workplaces, including pubs and restaurants, sparking a global clampdown on smoking indoors.
For detail: hindustantimes.com
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Ban E-Cigarette]

Source: hindustantimes.com

France to ban disposable e-cigarettes: ‘Youth drawn to their flavors’

France's National Assembly unanimously approved a bill to ban single-use, disposable electronic cigarettes, in an attempt to protect young people drawn to their flavors and mitigate the environmental impacts of the disposable products known as “puffs.
For detail: hindustantimes.com
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: financialpost.com

Opinion: Nicotine products can help reduce health harms

Contain only 1% as many toxins as cigarettes but health policy fanatics want to treat them as almost as dangerous Ian Irvine, Special to Financial Post.
For detail: financialpost.com
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: delano.lu

Tobacco tax revenues exceed 1% of Luxembourg GDP

The tax take from cigarettes and tobacco products represents a large proportion of Luxembourg’s overall tax revenue, a far higher share than in Belgium, France, Germany and high-tobacco tax Ireland.
For detail: delano.lu
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: collingwoodtoday.ca

Youth vaping on the rise, says Simcoe-Muskoka health unit

Based on recent statistics from the local health unit, the number of area teens using vaping products within the last year was above the provincial average.
For detail: collingwoodtoday.ca
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bbc.com

E-cigarettes: France backs bill to ban disposable vapes

Boxes of "puffs" disposable electronic cigarettes displayed on table at a store in Bethune, northern France, on 25 May 2022.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: barrons.com

Vaping: Lighting Up, Stubbing Out

Two decades after they first appeared, e-cigarettes have been widely credited with helping people quit smoking.
For detail: barrons.com
Published Dec 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: apnews.com

France’s parliament considers a ban on single-use e-cigarettes

PARIS (AP) — The French parliament is considering a ban on single-use, disposable electronic cigarettes that are popular with teenagers for their sweet flavors and are under scrutiny as a new source of trash.
For detail: apnews.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: watoday.com.au

Babies exposed to vapes as calls to poisons helpline spike

Health experts have issued a stark warning to West Australian parents about the dangers of vaping products amid a spike in the number of calls to the poisons helpline, which include concerns over babies being exposed.
For detail: watoday.com.au
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: voanews.com

France's Parliament Considers Ban on Single-Use E-Cigarettes

The French parliament is considering a ban on single-use, disposable electronic cigarettes that are popular with teenagers for their sweet flavors and are under scrutiny as a new source of trash.
For detail: voanews.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: vapingpost.com

Do Teen Vapers Try to Quit Vaping? What Does Science Tell Us?

While more teens seem to be initiating a nicotine consumption habit via vapes than traditional cigarettes, official data keeps indicating that youth vaping rates are steadily declining.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theguardian.com

‘No sympathy’: why are vape stores still opening across Australia six months before ban comes into force?

Over the past four years, David has made complaints to his local council, police, the Australian Taxation Office and federal and state politicians about the illicit tobacco and vape store that opened across the road from his home.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: techexplorist.com

AI tech discovers rise in tobacco-promoting social media posts

Computer vision enables scalable surveillance of e-cigarette products on Instagram and TikTok.
For detail: techexplorist.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[FED Tobacco]

Source: seekingalpha.com

British American Tobacco Vs. Philip Morris - One A Buy, One A Sell

Big names in the tobacco industry like British American Tobacco (NYSE:BTI), Altria (MO), and Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) are well-followed here on Seeking Alpha.
For detail: seekingalpha.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: scmp.com

‘Toxic ticking time bomb’: plastic pollution from cigarettes costs US$26 billion a year, study finds

Plastic pollution from cigarette butts and packaging costs an estimated US$26 billion a year worldwide in terms of waste management and the impact on marine ecosystems, according to a new study.
For detail: scmp.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: odt.co.nz

PM admits mistake after tobacco claims

The new government is "deeply committed to lowering smoking rates in New Zealand," Prime Minister Christopher Luxon says.
For detail: odt.co.nz
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nzherald.co.nz

Government’s smoking law move slammed by oncologists

Five southern lung cancer specialists signed an open letter last Friday, describing it as a critical moment for the country’s future health.
For detail: nzherald.co.nz
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: nzherald.co.nz

France to ban smoking cigarettes on beaches in 2024

France will introduce yet another ban on tourists visiting the country’s beautiful beaches, parks, forests and other public spaces.
For detail: nzherald.co.nz
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Heart Foundation applauds new vaping reforms to curb e-cigarette use in Australia

The Heart Foundation has welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment to new vaping reforms designed to curb e-cigarette use in Australia.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Dec 04, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: newsinfo.inquirer.net

Countries that ignore WHO advice show decline in smoking prevalence — expert

Countries that ignored the World Health Organization’s advice to enforce prohibitionist policies have experienced the most dramatic decline in smoking prevalence when they adopted a tobacco harm reduction approach instead, international public health policy experts said.
For detail: newsinfo.inquirer.net
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newshub.co.nz

Smokefree laws: Labour MP Rachel Boyack unable to back up claim Chris Bishop's past as tobacco lobbyist influenced new smoking policy

Labour MP Rachel Boyack isn't backing down from her suggestion that new Cabinet minister Chris Bishop's experience as a tobacco lobbyist could have influenced the Government's decision to pull back on smokefree legislation.
For detail: newshub.co.nz
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: news.ontario.ca

Province Seizes 878,680 Unmarked Cigarettes and 330,250 Grams of Waterpipe Tobacco

Description of Seizure: On November 9, 2023, the Ministry of Finance conducted an investigation in Ottawa and seized 878,680 unmarked cigarettes, 330,250 grams of unmarked waterpipe tobacco products, and $2,075.
For detail: news.ontario.ca
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nation.com.pk

Govt's initiative to increase federal excise duty on cigarettes lauded

Health activists in Pakistan express their gratitude to the government for taking a crucial step in safeguarding both public health and the economy by raising the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on cigarettes.
For detail: nation.com.pk
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: mid-day.com

Do you believe vaping is better than smoking? Doctors share eight facts you must know

Vaping has especially become more common among the youth. For the young, vaping is seen as an edgy, fashionable activity. Photo Courtesy: iStock Vaping has especially become more common among the youth.
For detail: mid-day.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: miamivalleytoday.com

Tobacco free program to help expectant moms quit

TROY — Miami County Public Health (MCPH) has partnered with the Ohio Department of Health for Baby & Me Tobacco Free program.
For detail: miamivalleytoday.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medscape.com

Smoking Alters Salivary Microbiota in Potential Path to Disease Risk

Salivary microbiota changes caused by cigarette smoking may affect metabolic pathways and increase disease risk.
For detail: medscape.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: medpagetoday.com

Don't Neglect Tobacco Use in People Experiencing Homelessness

The Biden administration is considering a policy to eliminateopens in a new tab or window menthol-flavored tobacco and invest $240 million in cancer prevention, including tobacco prevention and cessation, through the White House Cancer Moonshot initiativeopens in a new tab or window.
For detail: medpagetoday.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medicaldevice-network.com

Qnovia’s inhaled smoking cessation therapy triumphs in first clinical study

Smoking tobacco is responsible for approximately 480,000 deaths each year in the US and can cause numerous health conditions such as cancer, heart disease and strokesCredit: Shutterstock/chayanuphol Pharmaceutical company, Qnovia has shared positive results from initial clinical trials of its prescription inhaled smoking cessation therapy.
For detail: medicaldevice-network.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: infojustice.org

Tobacco bill before the Australian Senate

QUT researcher Professor Matthew Rimmer, who contributed to the Senate report on the new tobacco regulation bill, has praised the legislation as laying the foundation for law reform on regulation of tobacco and e-cigarettes.
For detail: infojustice.org
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: guampdn.com

Guam reports 94.8% compliance of tobacco retail law, down from 97% in 2022

Cashier Stephanie Perez sells a pack of cigarettes to Ordot resident Jackson Skang at the Tutujan Quick Stop in Sinajana in this 2018 file photo.
For detail: guampdn.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: franciscanhealth.org

Vaping and Teens: A Guide to the Dangers and How to Quit

The vaping epidemic can destroy the health of our youth. The rising trend in nicotine use and dependence among teens who use electronic cigarettes alarms us all.
For detail: franciscanhealth.org
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: codeblue.galencentre.org

Anti-Smoking Bill: A Holistic Approach To Prioritising Public Health — Academy Of Medicine Of Malaysia

The latest Control of Smoking Products for Public Health Bill 2023 has stated the prohibition of selling, as well as substituting, tobacco products or smoking substance to any person who is a minor in Clause 13.
For detail: codeblue.galencentre.org
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: businesstech.co.za

Warning over new smoking laws for South Africa

Gauteng residents are divided on the hotly contested draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, with businesses warning that implementing the new laws will have negative consequences for the country’s township economy.
For detail: businesstech.co.za
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: akipress.com

akipressCOVID-19 Latest

AKIPRESS.COM - The excise tax rate on cigarettes and other tobacco products in Turkmenistan will increase from 116% of the customs value to 145%, the Chronicles of Turkmenistan reports.
For detail: akipress.com
Published Dec 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: academic.oup.com

concentrations of outdoor tobacco smoke at different distances from the smoking source: Is there an optimal distance for a designated smoking area?

Many countries have enacted indoor smoke-free policies, and some have established outdoor non-smoking areas.
For detail: academic.oup.com
Published Dec 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: sundayguardianlive.com

Discouraging e-cigarettes: The need for awareness and stringent on ground enforcement in schools

In the wake of the United Kingdom’s resolute steps to restrict the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes, drawing inspiration from India’s Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Act (PECA), 2019, a critical call to action reverberates across the globe .
For detail: sundayguardianlive.com
Published Dec 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nzherald.co.nz

Christopher Luxon on Onslow project, tobacco legislation and Israel-Hamas war

Prime Minister Christopher Luxon talks to media on the Onslow project, tobacco legislation and other matters.
For detail: nzherald.co.nz
Published Dec 03, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: lismoreapp.com.au

New vaping regulations to come into force in 2024

Stronger controls are expected to be imposed progressively on the importation, manufacture, supply, advertising and commercial possession of vapes in 2024.
For detail: lismoreapp.com.au
Published Dec 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: journaltimes.com

Tobacco sales to minors increasing, according to state health department


For detail: journaltimes.com
Published Dec 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: evanstonroundtable.com

Letter to the editor: Forbidding flavored tobacco won’t help city

Evanston residents and local businesses have been sold a false bill of goods in the city’s new ban on flavored tobacco products.
For detail: evanstonroundtable.com
Published Dec 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dominicantoday.com

DR collects US$500 million from cigarette exports during first half of 2023

In six months (January-June) of 2023, cigarettes have become the agricultural product that has generated the most export income for the Dominican Republic.
For detail: dominicantoday.com
Published Dec 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailygazette.com

Anti-tobacco group details tobacco retailers proximity to Schenectady schools

SCHENECTADY — A new study from an Albany-based anti-tobacco organization highlights the proximity of licensed tobacco retail shops to Schenectady schools in neighborhoods with high poverty rates.
For detail: dailygazette.com
Published Dec 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: abc.net.au

Tobacco shop named in cigarette flyers appears to shut doors day after investigation launched

Leaflets advertising cheap cigarettes appeared in Adelaide letterboxes.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Dec 02, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: vapingpost.com

Concerning Anti-Tobacco Harm Reduction Moves in Nordic Countries, Despite Sweden’s Success

Despite the outstanding results achieved by Sweden's progressive THR strategy at reducing local smoking rates, neighbouring Finland and Denmark are choosing to set contrasting outdated measures.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Dec 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: taxscan.in

Increase of Sin Taxes on Tobacco and Alcohol: Reduce Health Risk During Covid-19?

People of any age with certain underlying medical conditions, such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, obstructive pulmonary diseases, and obesity and diabetes, are at increased risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19.
For detail: taxscan.in
Published Dec 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: sciencedirect.com

Influence of nicotine form and nicotine flux on puffing behavior and mouth-level exposure to nicotine from electronic nicotine delivery systems

Nicotine form (freebase/protonated) and nicotine flux (rate at which nicotine is emitted) are two factors that can affect the dose of nicotine inhaled by users of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) because they can influence puffing behavior.
For detail: sciencedirect.com
Published Dec 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: sabcnews.com

‘Ban of single cigarettes might increase illicit cigarette trade’

An international tobacco company (JTI), says if the proposed tobacco bill which among other things proposes a ban on the sale of single cigarettes (loose draws) and the public display of nicotine products, gets approved, the illicit cigarette trade will increase rapidly in South Africa.
For detail: sabcnews.com
Published Dec 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nbcnews.com

Long-awaited ban on menthol cigarettes could be delayed into 2024, public health groups fear

The long-awaited ban on menthol cigarettes may not be announced by the end of the year, but pushed to 2024, according to officials from two national public health groups working to remove the products from the market.
For detail: nbcnews.com
Published Dec 02, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: healthday.com

2011 to 2022 Saw Little Change in Smoking Prevalence for Older Adults

FRIDAY, Dec. 1, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Between 2011 and 2022, there were significant decreases in smoking prevalence among younger adults, but not older adults, according to a study published online Dec. 1 in JAMA Health Forum.
For detail: healthday.com
Published Dec 02, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: bbc.com

Vape recycling bins to be installed across Oxfordshire

In some instances, vapes can cause fires in bin trucks or waste facilities if not disposed of properly Vape recycling points will be introduced in some public places to encourage people to dispose of their e-cigarettes properly.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Dec 02, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: ajmc.com

E-Cigarettes Packaged as Youth-Appealing Items Prompt FDA Warning Letters

The warning letters issued to 7 manufacturers are part of a larger, ongoing effort by the FDA to address the manufacturing, distribution, and sale of illegal and unauthorized e-cigarettes.
For detail: ajmc.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tribstar.com

Guest Editorial: Different approach needed for teens and vaping

The prevalence of electronic-cigarette use or “vaping” among middle and high school students suggests that a different approach may be necessary to address this dangerous trend.
For detail: tribstar.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Applied properly, age estimation technology can be a valid tool to discourage youth access.

One of the most effective arguments available to those opposed to tobacco harm reduction (THR) is based on what they describe as the child vaping epidemic because, no matter whether such an epidemic is occurring, there is no rational argument that can overcome the emotional tug of politicians crying “child vaping epidemic!” as they trawl for votes and attempt to reset their flagging careers.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

image: Miquel y Costas

Driven by cost considerations and growing environmental awareness, do-it-yourself cigarette papers continue to gain popularity.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

A Widening Gap

“I firmly believe a lot of us, people like me, are self-medicating, pure and simple,” says Skip Murray. A Minnesota-based tobacco harm reduction specialist, Murray began smoking at age 10.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Small Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

A Shot in the Arm

CME explores opportunities in packaging solutions for midsize and small tobacco companies and in areas like format changes, spare parts and mechanical and electrical upgrades with larger tobacco players.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Loopholes Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Canada to Address Zonnic Marketing ‘Loopholes’

Canadian Health Minister Mark Holland announced that the health department will address “loopholes” surrounding Zonnic, a flavored nicotine pouch product from Imperial Tobacco Canada, reports the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Shifting Sands

On Oct. 29, 2023, Egypt’s House of Representatives approved a long-expected tax hike on tobacco products.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cannabis Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Filling the Gaps

As it seeks to reduce its reliance on tobacco, Zimbabwe is investing in cannabis research. In a bid to bridge the knowledge gap in Zimbabwe’s burgeoning cannabis industry, the Zimbabwe Industrial Hemp Trust (ZIHT) has identified 63 medical doctors for training to equip them with skills to conduct medical and clinical research on cannabis.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Police go under cover to snuff out tobacco threat at schools

Crime Branch initiates coordinated undercover operation to crack down on cigarette and paan shops near schools.
For detail: timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: time.com

Most Americans Are Quitting Smoking—Except For Those Over 65

An endless supply of trendy takes in recent years claim that among young adults, smoking is cool again.
For detail: time.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: thebrownandwhite.com

Editorial: Vape invasion: The allure of nicotine in disguise

Imagine you’re on a trip to your local gas station or convenience store. You quickly grab a snack or drink and head up to the register.
For detail: thebrownandwhite.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: sciencedirect.com

Effect of Nicotine Expectancy and Nicotine Dose Reduction on Cigarette Demand, Withdrawal Alleviation, and Puff Topography

Current FDA plans include proposed nicotine reduction mandates by the end of 2023. Most research on reduced nicotine cigarettes has been dose-blinded, while a mandate would be known to consumers.
For detail: sciencedirect.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: schengenvisainfo.com

France to Introduce Strict Anti-Smoking Laws for Tourists

Lightning one-up will no longer be allowed at French beaches, as the country has introduced a ban, in a national effort to help people quit smoking.
For detail: schengenvisainfo.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nj.com

Cigarette taxes ranked across U.S. as 1 state hits $5.35 a pack

It’s no secret that a smoking habit can really burn a hole in your pocket. But more of that cash might be going to taxes than you realize.
For detail: nj.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nine.com.au

Concerns for kids grow as vaping crisis continues to permeate the school system

Vaping - an endemic encroaching on even the youngest members of our society. "We're hearing stories of, you know, kindergarten even," Primary Principal Association's Helen Craigie said.
For detail: nine.com.au
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: menshealth.com.au

Here’s what you need to know about Australia’s vaping ban

The federal government has announced the world's tightest restrictions on vapes, with a ban on their import coming into effect from January 1st, 2024. Here’s everything you need to know.
For detail: menshealth.com.au
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medicaleconomics.com

Study: Significant decline in smoking rates among younger adults, but challenges persist among older demographics

A cross-sectional study identified trends in smoking prevalence, finding both progress and challenges in the battle against tobacco use.
For detail: medicaleconomics.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: malaysiasun.com

Experts decry New Zealand government move to lift tobacco ban

LONDON - Health experts and tobacco campaigners have strongly criticized New Zealand's decision to repeal laws that aimed to ban tobacco sales for future generations, citing concerns about the impact on lives and international efforts to reduce smoking.
For detail: malaysiasun.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: livemint.com

As New Zealand Reverses Its Smoking Ban, Other Countries Push Ahead

There are a patchwork of smoking regulations around the world, from local restrictions to national bans on smoking in public places.
For detail: livemint.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: livemint.com

As New Zealand Reverses Its Smoking Ban, Other Countries Push Ahead

There are a patchwork of smoking regulations around the world, from local restrictions to national bans on smoking in public places.
For detail: livemint.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: jamanetwork.com

Trends in US Adult Smoking Prevalence, 2011 to 2022

Question Is smoking still decreasing among US adults and do the trends vary by age, income, and race and ethnicity? Findings In this cross-sectional study of 353 555 adults responding to the 2011 to 2022 National Health Interview Surveys, adults younger than 40 years had dramatic declines in smoking prevalence during the last decade, especially among those with higher incomes.
For detail: jamanetwork.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: globalnews.ca

Health minister slams nicotine pouches, tobacco company alleges defamation

WATCH: Canadian health experts urge feds take action on flavoured Nicotine pouches – Nov 14, 2023 One of Canada’s largest tobacco companies is alleging the federal health minister has defamed it.
For detail: globalnews.ca
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: filtermag.org

Advocates Dismayed at Denmark’s “Horrible” Nicotine Clampdown

Denmark’s government is introducing a package of 30 measures aimed at reducing young people’s consumption of nicotine and alcohol.
For detail: filtermag.org
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: edexec.co.uk

Parents call for school vaping alerts

Disposable electronic cigarettes on color background, top view As reported by GB News, most parents want to know if their child is vaping, prompting MPs’ support for schools to inform parents as schools report a rise in youth vaping.
For detail: edexec.co.uk
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailytrust.com

FG urged to extend tax waiver probe to tobacco firms

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called on the Federal Government to extend the planned probe of tax waivers and grants unduly… The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called on the Federal Government to extend the planned probe of tax waivers and grants unduly awarded to corporations by past governments, to include the Export Expansion Grant (EEG) awarded to tobacco companies.
For detail: dailytrust.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cureus.com

Acute Pericarditis After Use of Electronic Cigarettes: A Case Report

Cite this article as: Tran Duc M, Nguyen Y, Nguyen Hung D, et al. (December 01, 2023) Acute Pericarditis After Use of Electronic Cigarettes: A Case Report.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: ccxmedia.org

Vaping in Local Schools: How E-Cigs Add Up to Multiple Problems

According to the 2023 National Youth Tobacco Survey, 10 percent of high schoolers and 4.6 percent of middle school students reported using e-cigarettes.
For detail: ccxmedia.org
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: captimes.com

Letter

Dear Editor: Right now, the White House is in the final stages of considering rules to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars in the U.
For detail: captimes.com
Published Dec 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: 1news.co.nz

Watch: A history of stubbing out smoking in NZ

New Zealand used to be a place where you could smoke on planes and 16-year-olds could legally buy cigarettes.
For detail: 1news.co.nz

News Excerpts of November-2023

Published Nov 30, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: vapingpost.com

Will Belgium’s Smoking Cessation Strategy be Effective?

While amendments to Belgium's current tobacco laws aim to reduce smoking rates, experts highlight that these are missing a crucial element.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: traveltomorrow.com

France to ban smoking on beaches and in parks in effort to curb tobacco-related deaths

Margarida is a Travel Tomorrow reporter and press and communications assistant at Buscardini Communications.
For detail: traveltomorrow.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Malawi Approves Tobacco Law

Lawmakers in Malawi approved the Tobacco Industry Bill, which stipulates how stakeholders are supposed to operate, reports the Nyasa Times.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

France Unveils Plans to Curb Smoking

France will increase tobacco taxes, ban disposable vapes and further restrict outdoor smoking as part of an ambitious plan to reduce the health impact of tobacco consumption and create a “tobacco-free” generation by 2032, a term that is usually defined as a situation in which less than 5 percent of the population smokes.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Butts Pollution Costs $26 Billion: Study

The costs of environmental pollution caused by plastics in cigarette butts and packaging amount to an estimated $26 billion every year in waste management and marine ecosystem damage worldwide, according to a data analysis published online in Tobacco Control.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: talkingretail.com

Elfbar scraps ‘child-friendly’ flavours and calls for vape licensing

Leading vape brand Elfbar and sister brand Lost Mary are understood to be dropping more dessert and soft drink flavours, as the Chinese-owned firm moves to counter claims that its products are designed to appeal to children.
For detail: talkingretail.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Smoking NCD]

Source: nst.com.my

Govt expected to spend RM369 million yearly to treat e-cigarette, vape injuries to lungs

Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa said the Finance Ministry estimated the revenue from vape taxes to be about RM500 million a year, but research showed that the cost of treatment for EVALI was RM150,000 per patient.
For detail: nst.com.my
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: netnewsledger.com

The Nicotine Pouch Revolution: Transforming the Tobacco Industry

Over the past few years, an understated revolution has been underway in the tobacco industry and it goes by the name of nicotine pouches.
For detail: netnewsledger.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: navsea.navy.mil

Help available for anyone who wants to stop smoking

Quitting tobacco use is a great way to improve overall health, both internally and externally.
For detail: navsea.navy.mil
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nature.com

Are e-cigarettes a safer alternative to reduce incidences of oral cancer?

The rapid increase in the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), such as e-cigarettes and vape pens, has raised concerns about their potential impact on oral health and the risk of oral cancer.
For detail: nature.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: mynbc5.com

New poll shows many Vermonters support ban on flavored tobacco products

Of the 500 Vermonters interviewed, nearly 70 percent are in favor of a ban on flavored tobacco products.
For detail: mynbc5.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: medicalxpress.com

Social media posts that promote tobacco are increasing, AI detection technology finds

When teenagers and young adults see pro-tobacco content on social media, they face higher risks.
For detail: medicalxpress.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: malaymail.com

Dewan Rakyat passes anti-smoking Bill

Speaker Tan Sri Johari Abdul gestures during the Parliament sitting, November 30, 2023.
For detail: malaymail.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: jwatch.org

Smoking Cigarettes Now Is Less Common Than Vaping Nicotine in Young Adults

Vaping nicotine (e-cigarettes) has become more common among young adults. In this study, researchers analyzed nationally representative survey data from the U.S.
For detail: jwatch.org
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: journalnow.com

22nd Century warns it's running out of cash, hires new CEO

The financial and management downward spiral at 22nd Century Group Inc. accelerated Wednesday with a regulatory warning to investors and regulators that it may have only enough funds to operate through Jan. 31.
For detail: journalnow.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: itv.com

Why leading vape company Elfbar is halting the sale of its sweet flavours

The UK's leading vape company is withdrawing certain sweet flavours from sale following criticism they appeal to children.
For detail: itv.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: freemalaysiatoday.com

Tobacco bill will close nicotine vape gap, says expert

Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy CEO Azrul Khalib says the bill marks a major stride in regulating vaping, especially among young people.
For detail: freemalaysiatoday.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: english.news.cn

Laos to tighten regulation on e-cigarettes

VIENTIANE, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Laos plans to amend and supplement certain provisions of the law on drug prevention and control, with e-cigarettes to be included in the list of substances and precursors classified as addictive.
For detail: english.news.cn
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: drugdeliverybusiness.com

Qnovia has positive results for inhaled smoking cessation therapy

Qnovia announced positive results from its first-in-human study for the QN-01 inhaled smoking cessation therapy. Richmond, Virginia-based Qnovia develops the RespiRx drug delivery platform that leverages a vibrating mesh nebulizer.
For detail: drugdeliverybusiness.com
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Smoking FCTC]

Source: codeblue.galencentre.org

Tobacco Bill Passed At The Cost Of GEG And Democracy

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 – The Dewan Rakyat passed the Control of Smoking Products for Public Health Bill 2023 today, paving the way for Malaysia’s first-ever standalone tobacco and vape control Act.
For detail: codeblue.galencentre.org
Published Nov 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bbc.com

Elfbar: Top vape firm drops sweet flavours over appeal to kids

The UK's leading vape brand Elfbar and its sister brand Lost Mary say they will drop dessert and soft drink flavours, which have been criticised for appealing to children.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: time.com

What to Know About Australia’s Disposable Vape Ban

Australia will ban the importation of disposable vapes starting Jan. 1, the government announced on Tuesday, citing concerns of young people becoming addicted to nicotine.
For detail: time.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

Elf Bar vape adverts banned in UK over ‘greener’ recycling claims

Ads gave misleading impression that recycling vapes is easy and can be done at home, says watchdog Adverts for the vaping company Elf Bar have been banned after using the slogan “recycling for a greener future” over concern they were misleading because of the environmental damage of discarded vapes.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: procon.org

Vaping Drops among High School Students, Rises among Middle Schoolers

The annual CDC survey of tobacco use by middle and high school students reported a drop in vaping from 14% to 10% among high schoolers.
For detail: procon.org
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medicalxpress.com

Examining what smoking does to oral bacteria

Association between qualitative smoking habits (Never, Former and Current) and the salivary microbiota in the CHRISMB cohort.
For detail: medicalxpress.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: klfy.com

New Louisiana vape laws are affecting businesses, owner says

ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY) — The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco control have released a list of approved vape products, and that means unlisted vapes aren’t on the shelf anymore.
For detail: klfy.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: independent.co.uk

Majority back plans to crack down on smoking

Government plans will make it illegal to sell tobacco to anyone born on or after January 1 2009.
For detail: independent.co.uk
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: cstoredecisions.com

Bidi Vapor Calls on FDA to Remove Noncompliant Vapes From the Market

A leadership team from Bidi Vapor recently produced a webcast titled, “Vape Update: Getting Noncompliant Devices Off the Market,” which detailed the issue of illicit vaping products in major U.S.
For detail: cstoredecisions.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: codeblue.galencentre.org

Between Legislation And Lobbying: The Tobacco Industry’s Shadow Over Health Policies — David Chang & Dr Sean Thum

After a tumultuous journey involving presentations and retractions, the Ministry of Health reintroduced a new version of the Control of Smoking Products for Public Health Bill 2023 on November 28, 2023.
For detail: codeblue.galencentre.org
Published Nov 29, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: cleburnetimesreview.com

Man suffers horror injuries after e-cigarette exploded in his hand

A lorry driver suffered horror injuries when an e-cigarette exploded in his hand. Mike Calver, 38, was changing the battery on his device at home in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs.
For detail: cleburnetimesreview.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: belfastlive.co.uk

Over a fifth of young people in Northern Ireland have tried vaping amid government crackdown

A consultation has been launched by the UK government looking at youth vaping A consultation has been launched by the UK government looking at youth vaping (Image: Nicholas.
For detail: belfastlive.co.uk
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Vaping: Head teachers crack down on post-Covid e-cigarette spike

Recycling bin containing used vapes - stock photoImage source, Getty Images Schools have been clamping down on vaping following a rise in kids using e-cigarettes since the pandemic.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bbc.com

Tobacco: The dangerous plant's sacred origins

The tobacco plant’s origins can now be traced back to Bolivia, in South America. The people native to this land cultivated the plant and used it as part of their cultural traditions.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Seized Tobacco]

Source: bbc.com

Illegal vapes and cigarettes seized in shop raids across the Midlands

Police uncovered illegal vapes, cigarettes and tobacco at a shop in Bromsgrove Thousands of pounds worth of illegal vapes, cigarettes and tobacco have been seized in shop raids across the Midlands.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ajmc.com

Family, Friends Identified as Major Influences of e-Cigarette Use Among Adolescents

Electronic nicotine devices, originally marketed to help smokers quit cigarettes, have resulted in a worldwide outbreak of adolescent nicotine consumers.
For detail: ajmc.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: academic.oup.com

Effects of combustible cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery systems on the development and progression of chronic lung inflammation in mice

Although detrimental effects of combustible cigarettes (CCs) on the progression of lung inflammatory diseases are well known, changes in electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)-exposed lung-infiltrated immune cells are still unrevealed.
For detail: academic.oup.com
Published Nov 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: abc7.com

Researchers explain what happens inside your mouth when you vape

E-cigarettes contain nicotine and have been linked to lung and heart diseases. It can also up your risk for oral cancer, researchers say.
For detail: abc7.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: usatoday.com

Meet 'Samba': The vape-sniffing K9 dog in Florida schools used to crack down on vaping

K9 Samba will join the Lake County Sherriff's Office School Resources Unit in central Florida to sniff out vapes. A Florida sheriff's office has brought on a new member of the K9 unit to help sniff out and detect vapes in schools.
For detail: usatoday.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Vape Leaders Honored

Leaders in product compliance, innovation, sustainability and the prevention of youth access to vaping were among those honored at this year’s UKVIA Industry Recognition Awards.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Australia to Ban Imports of Disposables in 2024

Australia will ban imports of single-use e-cigarettes in January and all non-therapeutic vapes, including refillable devices, in March, reports Reuters.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

Australia to ban disposable, single-use vape imports from January to help cut addiction in children

Importing disposable, single-use vapes will be banned from January, the health minister, Mark Butler, will announce on Tuesday, in an attempt to prevent more children from becoming addicted to nicotine.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: theguardian.com

France to ban smoking on all beaches in effort to create ‘tobacco-free generation’

Public parks, forests and areas near schools will also become smoke-free as part of nationwide move France is to ban smoking on all beaches, as well as in public parks, forests and near schools, after Emmanuel Macron promised to create “the first tobacco-free generation” by 2032.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Ban Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

Morning Mail: Albanese’s approval hits new low, vaping ban timetable revealed, Gaza truce extended

Morning everyone. As a year marked by a bruising campaign for the voice to parliament nears its end, Anthony Albanese has seen his personal approval rating slip into negative territory for the first time since winning power.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thebusinessdesk.com

Vaping group reports record sales and profit growth and raises full year forecasts

Supreme, the Stretford-based manufacturer, supplier, and brand owner of fast-moving consumer products, including vaping goods, reported record revenue and profit growth for the six months to September 30, 2023, today.
For detail: thebusinessdesk.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tga.gov.au

New regulations to place stronger controls on importation, manufacture and supply of vapes

Stronger controls are expected to be imposed progressively on the importation, manufacture, supply, advertising and commercial possession of vapes in 2024.
For detail: tga.gov.au
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: reuters.com

Australia begins crackdown on vaping, to ban import of single-use devices

[1/2]Vape pens stand in a display cabinet at a vape store, in Melbourne, Australia, May 2, 2023.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: racgp.org.au

New vaping cessation module planned as clampdown looms

An incoming ban on the importation of single-use vaping products will likely result in more people seeking help from GPs to quit, an expert says.
For detail: racgp.org.au
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: phaa.net.au

PHAA applauds strong, vital action against vaping epidemic and industry’s targeting of children

The country’s peak body for public health has welcomed the announcement of the Australian Government’s new vaping regulations, which will come into effect from 1 January 2024.
For detail: phaa.net.au
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: pbs.org

France to ban smoking on beaches as it seeks to avoid 75,000 tobacco-related deaths per year

PARIS (AP) — France will ban smoking on all beaches, in public parks, forests and some other public areas as part of a national anti-tobacco plan presented by the health minister on Tuesday.
For detail: pbs.org
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: odt.co.nz

Australian govt toughens up on vaping

Australians will soon find it harder to access vapes, as the government attempts to prevent the industry creating a new generation of nicotine addicts.
For detail: odt.co.nz
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: moultrieobserver.com

School system declares war on electronic smoking devices

MOULTRIE — Following an incident that threatened to take a student's life, the Colquitt County School System is declaring war on electronic smoking devices.
For detail: moultrieobserver.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medicaleconomics.com

Measuring mortality risk over time for ex-smokers

quitting smoking broken cigarette: © mbruxelle - stock.adobe.com Patients who quit smoking cut their risks of heart, cancer and lung death over time.
For detail: medicaleconomics.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: griffith.edu.au

Vetoing Vaping

Driven by the escalating prevalence of vaping among young adults, a Griffith University researcher is delving into the motivations and struggles of young vapers, to co-design a vaping cessation program.
For detail: griffith.edu.au
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: globenewswire.com

E-Cigarette Industry Booms as China Leads Global Market, Expected to Hit US$8 Billion by 2030: Recent Report by Persistence Market Research

The global e-cigarette market is expected to experience significant growth in the coming years, driven by a number of factors, including increasing awareness of the potential health benefits of e-cigarettes over traditional cigarettes, rising disposable incomes, and growing popularity of e-cigarettes among young adults.
For detail: globenewswire.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

E-Cigarette Industry Booms as China Leads Global Market, Expected to Hit US$8 Billion by 2030: Recent Report by Persistence Market Research

The global e-cigarette market is expected to experience significant growth in the coming years, driven by a number of factors, including increasing awareness of the potential health benefits of e-cigarettes over traditional cigarettes, rising disposable incomes, and growing popularity of e-cigarettes among young adults.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: fastcompany.com

TikTokers say they’re quitting vaping after learning about the human-rights abuses in Congo cobalt mines

Vapes are just one device that rely on cobalt: All electronics with lithium-ion batteries, including phones, computers, and EVs, are tied to the mining industry, where abuses are rampant.
For detail: fastcompany.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: edition.cnn.com

France to ban smoking on beaches and public parks

An ashtray with cigarette butts at the edge of the beach, in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France, Tuesday, Nov.
For detail: edition.cnn.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: dw.com

Australia cracks down on single-use vaping devices

Australia says it will ban the import of disposable vaping devices from the start of next year. The crackdown comes amid concern about manufacturers targeting young people with flavors and packaging.
For detail: dw.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[PTB Tobacco]

Source: devdiscourse.com

Illicit trade continues to plague Pakistan, putting economic recovery in doubt

The Pakistan Business Council (PBC) recently raised red flags over the country’s ongoing problems with illicit trade, noting that the country has one of the highest rates of illegal trade in Asia, amounting to a whopping Rs 8 trillion–some 20% of the formal economy.
For detail: devdiscourse.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: derby.gov.uk

Derby City Council tackles underage vape sales in new BBC documentary

This vape was sold to an underage volunteer during one of the test purchases. (Image: Defenders, BBC) Derby City Council’s Trading Standards team are back keeping young people safe in their latest operation against sales of vapes to under 18s.
For detail: derby.gov.uk
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: da.org.za

ANC government needs to address illicit tobacco trade

This weekend’s chaos at the Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill in Gauteng, which saw many people being denied the chance to voice their objections until the DA intervened, highlights the chaos in the industry since former Minister of Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, banned the sale of tobacco products during the Covid-19 lockdown.
For detail: da.org.za
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: codeblue.galencentre.org

New Tobacco Bill Drops GEG And Control Of Vape Devices

Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa speaks during her winding-up speech for the Supply Bill 2024 in the Dewan Rakyat on November 20, 2023.
For detail: codeblue.galencentre.org
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cbsnews.com

Australia to ban import of disposable vapes, citing "disturbing" increase in youth addiction

Sydney — Australia will ban imports of disposable vapes from Jan. 1, the government said Tuesday, slamming the devices as recreational products addicting children.
For detail: cbsnews.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cato.org

New Zealand Does About‐​Face on Plans To Impose Tobacco Prohibition

New Zealand’s newly‐​elected center‐​right government announced yesterday that it intends to scrap a planned phase‐​in of tobacco prohibition that would ban sales of tobacco products to people born after 2009.
For detail: cato.org
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Smoking NCD]

Source: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com

The influence of health literacy and knowledge about smoking hazards on the intention to quit smoking and its intensity: an empirical study based on the data of China’s health literacy investigation

This study explored the relationship between smokers’ health literacy, knowledge of smoking hazards, and their intention to quit.
For detail: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

How can we stop children vaping?

When Herbert A Gilbert filed the first patent for an electronic cigarette in 1963 he was a man ahead of his time. A two-packet-a-day smoker, working in the family scrap business in Pennsylvania, he saw his invention as a simple way of taking harmful smoke out of a habit that was then a normal part of everyday life.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Ban Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Vaping: Australia to ban disposable vape imports from January

Australia will ban imports of disposable vapes from January, in an effort to curb nicotine addiction in children.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: apnews.com

France to ban smoking on beaches as it seeks to avoid 75,000 tobacco-related deaths per year

An ashtray with cigarette butts at the edge of the beach, in Saint Jean de Luz, southwestern France, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023.
For detail: apnews.com
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: ama.com.au

Federal vaping crackdown necessary

Federal Health Minister Mark Butler's crackdown on importing vapes is needed to stop a new generation becoming addicted to nicotine, AMA Queensland President Dr Maria Boulton has told ABC Brisbane.
For detail: ama.com.au
Published Nov 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: aljazeera.com

Australia to ban single-use vape imports from 2024

A man smokes a disposable vape, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Britain, September 14, 2023.
For detail: aljazeera.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Smoking Ban]

Source: youtube.com

New Zealand Scraps Smoking Ban to Pay for New Tax Cuts

New Zealand Scraps Smoking Ban to Pay for New Tax Cuts | Vantage with Palki Sharma New Zealand's new government has decided to scrap the revolutionary Generational Smoking Ban brought in by the previous administration.
For detail: youtube.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: youtube.com

New Zealand smoking ban scrapped by government in shock reversal - BBC News

New Zealand's new government says it plans to scrap the nation's world-leading smoking ban to fund tax cuts, a reversal strongly criticised by health experts.
For detail: youtube.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

BAT Urges Stricter Vape Rules

BAT is urging the U.K. to introduce new regulations that the company believes will help the country achieve its “smoke-free” ambitions.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: time.com

New Zealand Scraps the World’s First Generational Smoking Ban. Here’s What to Know

New Zealand has scrapped the world’s first generational smoking ban, a year after the country passed the legislation.
For detail: time.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thaipbsworld.com

Thailand launches no smoking or drinking campaign on parliament grounds

The Parliament has decided to ban the smoking of cigarettes, vaping and alcoholic drinks on parliament grounds in a campaign to make parliament a permanent non-smoking area.
For detail: thaipbsworld.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[FCTC TCC Tobacco]

Source: tbsnews.net

Bangladesh made no progress in countering interference of tobacco industry: Study

Dignitaries at the event expressed dismay over the slow legislative process, emphasising the urgent need to prioritise public health over industry interests A recent study has revealed Bangladesh's persistent struggle to curb the interference of the tobacco industry in the country's policymaking.
For detail: tbsnews.net
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: sthelensstar.co.uk

Does vaping indoors cause mould and stains on the wall?

Winter can be a nightmare for British homes for several reasons. Keeping a house warm is obviously important, but mould build-up can happen as a result.
For detail: sthelensstar.co.uk
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: smh.com.au

Gone in a puff of smoke: Importing disposable vapes banned from next year

Disposable vapes won’t be allowed into Australia from New Year’s Day under the federal government’s bold plans to stop a new generation becoming addicted to nicotine.
For detail: smh.com.au
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco Nicotine]

Source: reuters.com

Formerly Philip Morris-backed foundation severs ties with nicotine industry

A man holds a cigarette in his hands in London, Britain April 11, 2023. REUTERS/Maja Smiejkowska/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - A research foundation originally set up by Philip Morris International (PMI) (PM.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Health experts decry New Zealand's scrapping of world-first tobacco ban

LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Health and tobacco campaigners said on Monday that New Zealand's plan to repeal laws that would ban tobacco sales for future generations threatened lives and put international efforts to curb smoking at risk.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: retailpharmacymagazine.com.au

TOBACCO EXPERTS URGE SENATORS PASS HISTORIC PUBLIC HEALTH BILL

Three of Australia’s leading tobacco experts from the Public Health Association, Australian National University and Cancer Council have today urged the Senate to pass one of the most significant pieces of public health legislation in decades.
For detail: retailpharmacymagazine.com.au
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: punchng.com

‘Dealers influencing govt policy against tobacco’

A non-governmental organisation, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, has called for the regulation of the interference of the activities of the tobacco industry in government and especially, in public health policies.
For detail: punchng.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: proactiveinvestors.co.uk

British American Tobacco calls for clampdown on vapes

After graduating from the University of Kent in the summer of 2022 with a degree in History, Josh joined Proactive later that year as a journalist in the UK editorial team.
For detail: proactiveinvestors.co.uk
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: patch.com

West Chester University Students Deliver An Anti-Vaping Message

Marketing professor Tom Elmer and members of his WESCON marketing organized an event recently to encourage youth to stop vaping.
For detail: patch.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: npr.org

New Zealand's new government plans to roll back cigarette ban as it funds tax cuts

New Zealand has long been a leader in the battle against tobacco and its extensive health costs. But the latest step in the country's ambitious plan to sharply reduce smoking is now in jeopardy due to political necessity.
For detail: npr.org
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: news-medical.net

Study exposes tobacco smoke's alarming impact on breast milk, elevating toxic elements

In a recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers investigated the levels of toxic micro-elements and elements between breast milk samples from non-smoking women and those who were exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke or smoked tobacco during their pregnancy or lactation.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: miragenews.com

Experts Urge Senate to Pass Historic Public Health Bill

Three of Australia's leading tobacco experts from the Public Health Association, Australian National University and Cancer Council have today urged the Senate to pass one of the most significant pieces of public health legislation in decades.
For detail: miragenews.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[COPD Cigarette]

Source: kpbs.org

How schools, parents can combat the e-cigarette epidemic

S1: It's time for Midday Edition on Kpbs. Today we are talking about the vaping epidemic among kids and teens.
For detail: kpbs.org
Published Nov 27, 2023
[COPD Cigarette]

Source: indiatoday.in

Trying to quit smoking? Why e-cigarettes aren’t an option

Experts say that e-cigarettes can be as harmful as cigarettes; (Representative image: Getty Images) Many believe e-cigarettes to be healthier and safer than regular cigarettes.
For detail: indiatoday.in
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: healthday.com

Decline in Excess Mortality Seen in First Decade After Quitting Smoking

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Former smokers avoid more than half of the excess cardiovascular, cancer, and respiratory mortality associated with current smoking within the first decade after quitting, according to a research letter published online Nov.
For detail: healthday.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: france24.com

Incoming New Zealand govt to abandon anti-smoking laws

Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand's incoming conservative government will jettison world-leading measures to stub out smoking, new Prime Minister Christopher Luxon confirmed Monday, in a move described by health campaigners as a "huge win for the tobacco industry".
For detail: france24.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: fox35orlando.com

Dog being trained to sniff out vapes at Florida schools

When Murphy, a 9-year-old Newfoundland-retriever mix was diagnosed with bladder cancer, his owners had to do everything they could for him.
For detail: fox35orlando.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: forbes.com

Non-Smoking Women Are Getting Lung Cancer - But Are Going Unscreened

Over 50% of women with lung cancer are non-smokers - and that rate is only increasing. “This year, nearly 250,000 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer,” President Biden wrote to mark the beginning of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place every November.
For detail: forbes.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: dailytarheel.com

High school e-cigarette use has declined, according to CDC survey

Use of e-cigarettes declined from 14.1 to 10 percent among high school students from 2022 to 2023, according to this year's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Youth Tobacco Survey.
For detail: dailytarheel.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: cspdailynews.com

FDA Warns 7 Retailers for Selling E-Cigarettes That Look Like Toys, Drinks

The Food and Drug Administration warned seven online retailers for selling or distributing unauthorized e-cigarettes packaged to look like youth-appealing toys and drink containers, including milk cartons, soft drink bottles and slushies.
For detail: cspdailynews.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: businessinsider.com

Russian students are being asked to donate their vapes so the parts can be used in combat drones, report says

Russian students are being asked to turn in their vapes, per a report. A group organizing the push said the circuits and batteries can be used in drones.
For detail: businessinsider.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: brisbanetimes.com.au

Gone in a puff of smoke: Importing disposable vapes banned from next year

Disposable vapes won’t be allowed into Australia from New Year’s Day under the federal government’s bold plans to stop a new generation becoming addicted to nicotine.
For detail: brisbanetimes.com.au
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: blogs.bmj.com

“Thank you for smoking”: New Aotearoa/New Zealand government ditches history-making smoke-free plan to fund tax cuts

New Zealand has announced it will repeal the country’s world-leading smokefree laws. Faced with a choice between leading a turning point in the global tobacco epidemic or turning back the clock, New Zealand’s new incoming coalition government chose the latter.
For detail: blogs.bmj.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Tobacco firm calls for tougher rules on vapes

The London-based tobacco company BAT has called for “more stringent” regulations on vaping, including a licensing regime similar to alcohol and cigarettes.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Smoking Bans]

Source: bbc.com

A quick guide to smoking bans across the world

New Zealand plans to scrap its landmark smoking ban for young generations. This policy was thought to have inspired Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to introduce similar smoking restrictions in the UK.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bbc.com

New Zealand smoking ban: Health experts criticise new government's shock reversal

New Zealand's new government says it plans to scrap the nation's world-leading smoking ban to fund tax cuts.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: aces.edu

It’s Time for a Critical Vaping Time-Out

As the youth e-cigarette epidemic continues to trend, new generations are positioned for a lifetime of nicotine addiction.
For detail: aces.edu
Published Nov 26, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: newagebd.net

Tobacco industry interfere in Bangladesh’s policies most: report

Tobacco companies in Bangladesh have been interfering its policymaking the worst among South Asian countries, said a report unveiled on Sunday.
For detail: newagebd.net
Published Nov 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: huntingtonnow.com

Brown’s Bills Target Youth Vaping

Two bills proposed last spring and summer by New York State Assemblyman Keith P. Brown(R,C-Northport) that would send young people caught vaping or smoking marijuana to a diversion program are stuck in committee.
For detail: huntingtonnow.com
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: vietnamnet.vn

E-cigarettes must be banned in Vietnam

According to a survey in 2022, the rate of e-cigarette use among students aged 13-15 years is 3.5%. In 2019, this rate was 2.
For detail: vietnamnet.vn
Published Nov 25, 2023
[FCTC Vaping]

Source: vapingpost.com

Taiwan Launches Public Consultation on Vape Flavours

Following a reported increase in the use of flavoured vapes, Taiwan has recently launched a public consultation on this product category.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: parliament.gov.za

MEDIA STATEMENT: TOBACCO BILL COULD DEVASTATE HEIDELBERG ECONOMY AND INCREASE UNEMPLOYMENT

Parliament, Saturday, 25 November 2023 – The residents of Greater Sedibeng District Municipality have pleaded with the Portfolio Committee on Health to recommend the return of the Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill to the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) for further discussion.
For detail: parliament.gov.za
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nzherald.co.nz

Politics: Planned coalition changes to smoking, vaping laws under fire

The coalition Government wants to fund its tax cuts through enabling more kids to start smoking, Labour’s health spokeswoman Ayesha Verrall says.
For detail: nzherald.co.nz
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nbcnews.com

More addictive and harder to quit: Health groups want Black menthol smokers to know support groups can help

A 2008 issue of Essence magazine featuring an advertisement for cigarettes.
For detail: nbcnews.com
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: nature.com

The effects of active and passive smoking on selected trace element levels in human milk

Our study aimed to compare levels of six micro-elements and six potentially toxic elements in the breast milk of non-smoking women compared to those found in women who smoke tobacco and women exposed to second-hand smoke during pregnancy and lactation.
For detail: nature.com
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: irishtimes.com

Further restrictions on vaping and smoking on the cards amid concern over growing popularity among young people

Minister for Health to launch public consultation on how tobacco and vaping products will be regulated in the future, following findings of Healthy Ireland Survey 2023 Legislation to ban vaping products to under-18s is currently before the Oireachtas.
For detail: irishtimes.com
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: gov.ie

Ministers Donnelly and Naughton launch public consultation on further regulation of vapes and tobacco

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drug Strategy, Hildegarde Naughton, today launched a public consultation to help inform future regulation of tobacco and nicotine inhaling products, such as e-cigarettes or ‘vapes’.
For detail: gov.ie
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: deccanherald.com

Public health groups, doctors urge for hike in tobacco tax

New Delhi: Public health groups along with doctors and economists have urged the government to increase excise duty on all tobacco products in the Union Budget 2024-25 to generate additional revenue.
For detail: deccanherald.com
Published Nov 25, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: casaa.org

FDA ACTIONS AGAINST OBSCURE VAPING PRODUCTS AND MORE! TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION NEWS

Ridiculous FDA actions against obscure vaping products. It’s past time the to focus on adult health over the very few youth vaping.
For detail: casaa.org
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

New Zealand Ditches Generational Tobacco Ban

New Zealand’s new coalition government plans to scrap the country’s controversial generational tobacco ban, which would have prohibited tobacco products for people born after 2009, reports CodeBlue.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thestar.com.my

Middle ground to tobacco Bill

IT recently came to light that the Attorney General has reservations about the Generational End Game (GEG) component in the Control of Smoking Products for Public Health Bill 2023 (Bill), which is set to be tabled in the current Parliamentary session.
For detail: thestar.com.my
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: scottishgrocer.co.uk

Concern over illicit vape sales inaction

THERE is a shocking lack of targeted enforcement action against rogue vape traders in Glasgow, according to a study.
For detail: scottishgrocer.co.uk
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: rstreet.org

Blame Biden Health Officials for Vapers’ Turn to Smoking

SACRAMENTO — The 2005 dark comedy Thank You for Smoking tracks the efforts of three lobbyists known as the MOD Squad (Merchants of Death) who shill for the tobacco, alcohol, and gun industries.
For detail: rstreet.org
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: peoplesdailyng.com

Tobacco industry’s still interference with policy making

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA), have disclosed that tobacco industry’s still interference in policy making process despite the threat tobacco products pose in the health of Nigerian , especially the youth.
For detail: peoplesdailyng.com
Published Nov 24, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: leadership.ng

Experts Fault WHO’s Approach To Tobacco Control

Experts have tasked the World Health Organisation (WHO) to ensure its approach to tobacco control is driven by data that are science-based, adopts reason and respect for humanism.
For detail: leadership.ng
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: herald.co.zw

Record tobacco output shows Govt is doing something right

Record tobacco output shows Govt is doing something rightSometime in March this year, the chairman of the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB), Mr Patrick Devenish, predicted a rise in tobacco output of 8.5 percent year-on -year to 230 million kg for the 2022-2023 season due to good rains and more land put under the crop.
For detail: herald.co.zw
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: euractiv.com

Can Japan inspire EU in tackling smoking?

Often linked to hard work and manhood, smoking in Japan reached record levels in the 1960s with almost half of the population being smokers, especially men.
For detail: euractiv.com
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bloomberg.com

New Zealand’s Next Government to Scrap Law Curbing Tobacco Sales

New Zealand’s vaunted laws aimed at making the country smoke-free will be repealed by its new center-right government.
For detail: bloomberg.com
Published Nov 24, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: allafrica.com

Banning Flavoured E-cigarettes Won't Reduce Smoking Rates-Experts

The public health community is working on numerous interventions to restrict and ban the uptake and use of novel nicotine products.
For detail: allafrica.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: weau.com

Underage tobacco sales are on the rise across Wisconsin

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) - Wisconsinites under the age of 21 this year accounted for around 13.6% of tobacco and vape sales, the department of health services reported last week.
For detail: weau.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: vapingpost.com

A Clearer Picture of the Vape Regulations Coming Ahead for Australia

As Australia's Mark Butler presses on with his agenda to further restrict vaping products, experts in the field brace themselves the consequences of these measures.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Campaigners Slam RYO Tax Hike

Campaigners have slammed U.K. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt after he announced that duty on hand-rolling tobacco would be increased by 10 percent above the “tobacco duty escalator” (inflation plus 2 percent).
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thehindu.com

Avadi City Police conducts massive raid on shops selling banned tobacco products

The raid was conducted simultaneously in Ambattur, Avadi, Sevvapet, Vellavedu, Poonamallee, Redhills, Ennore, Manali, Porur and Thiruverkadu Avadi City Police Commissioner K.
For detail: thehindu.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theenergymix.com

U.S. Gas Industry Used ‘Tobacco Tactics’ on Stove Health Research, Critics Say

Gas utilities in the United States are being accused of sowing decades of doubt about the harms of pollution from gas-burning stoves—often mirroring tactics that the tobacco industry used to delay or defeat regulation.
For detail: theenergymix.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[COPD Cigarette]

Source: sciencedirect.com

E-cigarette Aerosol Exposure Effect on Bone Biomechanical Properties in Murine Models

Inhalation of tobacco through cigarette smoking (CS) is an established health risk.
For detail: sciencedirect.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nst.com.my

VCAM supports move to exclude vaping from GEG bill

Vape Consumer Association of Malaysia (VCAM) highlighted the strong support from multiple global studies affirming vaping's effectiveness as a tool for quitting smoking.
For detail: nst.com.my
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: northeastnow.com

Melfort Youth Group hoping to see vape flavours banned as next step following age limit increase

Melfort Youth Evolution group members alongside Todd Goudy at the legislative building in Regina when the bill was passed to increase the minimum age requirement in Saskatchewan to 19 for the purchase of tobacco and vape products (Submitted Photo/Melfort Youth Evolution).
For detail: northeastnow.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: medicalrepublic.com.au

Vaping in kids: ‘key role’ for GPs

The NSW government is committed to involving schools in the fight against vaping in children, acknowledging the important place for GPs as the first port of call for cessation help.
For detail: medicalrepublic.com.au
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: guardian.ng

CAPPA deplores nation’s slide in tobacco interference ranking

Corporate Accountability and Policy Participation Africa (CAPPA) has decried the country’s slide from 53 to 60 in tobacco interference ranking.
For detail: guardian.ng
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: gov.uk

E-cigarette use or vaping: reminder to remain vigilant for suspected adverse reactions and safety concerns and report them to the Yellow Card scheme

Healthcare professionals should be vigilant for suspected adverse reactions and safety concerns associated with e-cigarettes and e-liquids, commonly known as vapes.
For detail: gov.uk
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: globalnews.ca

Feds want to make tobacco companies help fund efforts to curb smoking rates

4:44 Health groups push for tobacco reduction measures in settlement with major tobacco companies WATCH: Health groups push for tobacco reduction measures in settlement with major tobacco companies – May 30, 2023 Major tobacco companies may soon be required to help foot the bill of government efforts to reduce Canada’s smoking rates, according to the Liberals’ fall economic statement.
For detail: globalnews.ca
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: gazetteherald.co.uk

Does vaping indoors cause mould and stains on the wall?

Winter can be a nightmare for British homes for several reasons. Keeping a house warm is obviously important, but mould build-up can happen as a result.
For detail: gazetteherald.co.uk
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: cureus.com

Examining the Impact of the COVID-19 Vaccine on Smokers and Diabetic Individuals: Unveiling the Efficacy and Unraveling Side Effects in Al Jouf Region, KSA

Cite this article as: Hamza M, Kumar Ganji K, Bandela V, et al.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bbc.com

Stoke-on-Trent: illegal tobacco and vapes worth £50k seized

The goods had been concealed at business premises in Longton, says Stoke-on-Trent City Council Illegal tobacco and vapes valued at £50,000 have been seized from a shop.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: allafrica.com

Vaping and Smoking Interchangeably Puts Young People's Health at Risk

As conversations around Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) ensue, there seems to be little or no consensus between public health and THR advocates on the adoption of nicotine products as alternatives to smoking combustible cigarettes.
For detail: allafrica.com
Published Nov 23, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: abc.net.au

Vaping drugs: the rise of people using vapes to smoke illicit substances

Sucking the vapour deep into his lungs, George* starts to feel his heart beat faster. This isn't an ordinary nicotine vape he's using. Instead, the small device is filled with DMT, a hallucinogen.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccotactics.org

Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum 2023

To provide the best experiences, we use technologies like cookies to store and/or access device information. Consenting to these technologies will allow us to process data such as browsing behavior or unique IDs on this site.
For detail: tobaccotactics.org
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Farmers Demand Full U.S. Dollar Retention

Zimbabwean tobacco farmers have asked the government to allow them to retain 100 percent of their earnings in U.S. dollars in the upcoming selling season, reports The Herald.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: thetrumpet.ng

Nigeria slides in 2023 global tobacco industry interference ratings - The Trumpet Nigeria - Latest Nigeria News, Business News Nigeria

A new report on the state of tobacco industry interference in Nigeria has revealed a marked increase in the industry’s meddling in public health policies and in particular, tobacco control measures.
For detail: thetrumpet.ng
Published Nov 22, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: thenationonlineng.net

Tobacco industry interference: Nigeria slips in 2023 ratings

There is a significant increase in the interference of tobacco industry in public health policies, the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has said in its report on the state of the tobacco industry interference in Nigeria.
For detail: thenationonlineng.net
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thenational.scot

Let’s clear the smoke of confusion

According to government data, 12.9% of UK adults or around 6.4 million people are current smokers.
For detail: thenational.scot
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

FDA proposal to ban flavored cig­a­rettes worries tobacco farmer

SIMS, N.C. — For four generations, Pender Sharp’s family has sold tobacco, grown on their Wilson County land.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: sciencedirect.com

E-cigarette and Combustible Cigarette Cessation Patterns, Reasons, and Methods among Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults

Research is limited regarding adolescents’ and young adults’ (AYA) patterns, methods of, and reasons for cigarette or e-cigarette cessation.
For detail: sciencedirect.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: rte.ie

Health survey shows increased vaping and antibiotic use

The Healthy Ireland Survey 2023 has found a decline in people reporting good health and an increase in the use of e-cigarettes and antibiotics.
For detail: rte.ie
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

COVID-19 slowed global progress in tobacco control - report

LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Global progress in policies to reduce tobacco use slowed for the first time in 12 years following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to analysis published on Wednesday by the Global Tobacco Control Progress Hub, which warned millions of people worldwide likely continued to smoke as a result.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: publichealthscotland.scot

Public Health Scotland Welcomes Tobacco and Vaping Framework

Public Health Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s new Tobacco and Vaping Framework, which sets out actions to be taken to create a tobacco-free generation by 2034.
For detail: publichealthscotland.scot
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: nebraskamed.com

You asked, we answered: When quitting smoking, what should you expect?

I'm trying to quit smoking. What side effects should I expect, and how can I cope with them? Trying to quit smoking feels different for everyone.
For detail: nebraskamed.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com

Smoking during pregnancy tied to raised MS risk in mothers, offspring

Women who smoked during pregnancy, and their offspring, showed a significantly higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in a recent Danish study.
For detail: multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: itv.com

New vape recycling bins installed in the Scottish Borders to reduce risk of battery fires

Bins for vapes have been installed at every recycling centre in the Scottish Borders in a bid to reduce the number of fires being caused by crushed batteries.
For detail: itv.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: inews.co.uk

By how much will cigarettes and tobacco increase? When the change will take effect

The price increase forms part of a wider initiative to phase out smoking in the UK Tobacco prices are set to rise (Photo: Getty Images/Image Source) The price of rolling tobacco and manufactured cigarettes will both increase from Wednesday evening, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has confirmed.
For detail: inews.co.uk
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: heraldscotland.com

Let’s clear the smoke of confusion

According to government data, 12.9% of UK adults or around 6.4 million people are current smokers.
For detail: heraldscotland.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: health.ny.gov

New York State Department of Health Launches Smoking Cessation Campaign

Campaign Features Real-Life Health Challenges of a Former Smoker who Urges Others to Quit Smoking ALBANY, N.
For detail: health.ny.gov
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: gov.scot

Vaping campaign launched

Health warning as new Tobacco and Vaping Framework publishes.
For detail: gov.scot
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: gateshead.gov.uk

Five stores selling illegal tobacco ordered to close

Five shops in Gateshead have been ordered to close their doors for three months after magistrates heard evidence about the problems caused by their illegal tobacco sales.
For detail: gateshead.gov.uk
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: forecourttrader.co.uk

Retailers fear negative impact of tobacco ban on trade, plus increase in illicit activity

Research of 1,000 retailers conducted by JTI has found that 86% of convenience retailers believe the Government’s proposed generational ban on tobacco products will have a negative impact on their business.
For detail: forecourttrader.co.uk
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Heart & Stroke Applauds Draft Legislation to Recoup Cost of Smoking

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 21, 2023 /CNW/ - Heart & Stroke lauds the federal government for proposing an amendment of the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act to implement an annual tobacco cost recovery fee in today's Fall Economic Statement.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: expresshealthcaremgmt.com

Has e cigarette use increased?

In recent years, the use of electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, has been on the rise.
For detail: expresshealthcaremgmt.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: dailytrust.com

Tobacco industry’s interference in Nigeria’s public health policies increasing

A new report on the state of the tobacco industry interference in Nigeria has shown a marked increase in the industry’s meddling in public health… A new report on the state of the tobacco industry interference in Nigeria has shown a marked increase in the industry’s meddling in public health policies, especially in tobacco control measures.
For detail: dailytrust.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Jeremy Hunt hammers smokers: Price of hand-rolling tobacco will increase by more than £2 per 30g pack TONIGHT - and the price of 20 cigarettes will rise by 66p as Chancellor hikes duties

The price of rolling tobacco will soar tonight as Jeremy Hunt hammered smokers with huge tax rises in his Autumn Statement.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bbc.com

Hull hospital hands out vapes in anti-smoking drive

E-cigarette vapour can still contain nicotine, but vapes do not contain tar or carbon monoxide A hospital is handing out free vapes in an attempt to persuade staff and visitors to give up smoking.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: baltimoresun.com

Maryland wins fight for over $30M in disputed tobacco funds, almost 25 years after massive settlement

Maryland will get over $30 million in disputed payments that the state was set to receive nearly 25 years ago, when the landmark settlement between tobacco companies and nearly every U.S.
For detail: baltimoresun.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: asahi.com

Doctors fuming over smoking project in iconic Sapporo park

SAPPORO--A dispute over smoking is threatening to erupt in a fireball if Sapporo city authorities go ahead with plans to allow people to puff away in popular downtown Odori Park from December.
For detail: asahi.com
Published Nov 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: aafp.org

Youth Tobacco Survey Shows Good News, Suggests Work Ahead

Nov. 22, 2023, News Staff — New research found that e-cigarette use is falling among high-schoolers but more middle-school students are using tobacco products, and the authors called for sustained work through health care interventions and other efforts.
For detail: aafp.org
Published Nov 21, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: youtube.com

Border Force seizes more than 35 tonnes of illegal vapes

The Australian Border Force has seized over 35 tonnes of illegal vapes, as doctors welcome new laws banning the importation of e-cigarettes into the country.
For detail: youtube.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: wypr.org

Maryland wins $30 million in settlement with tobacco companies

FILE - A smoker in a pub in London, Wednesday Feb. 14, 2006. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has proposed raising the legal age that people in England can buy cigarettes by one year, every year until it applies to the whole population.
For detail: wypr.org
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: wptv.com

What's driving the trend of school-age kids vaping?

A recent survey shows alarming trends in youth tobacco use in the U.S., including among children as young as middle school-aged.
For detail: wptv.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: winknews.com

Vape sniffing dog helps control usage in Florida schools

Samba, and her handler, Erica Stamborski, are part of the School Resource K-9 unit and will be in Lake County Schools starting in 2024.
For detail: winknews.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: washingtonpost.com

Opinion Smoking helped me find quiet. So does my new vice.

Many of my favorite childhood memories are smoke-filled. Whether it was a special Sunday dinner at a steakhouse chain or eavesdropping on grown folks’ conversation at cookouts, cigarettes and pipes were there.
For detail: washingtonpost.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: thestar.com.my

Regulate vape, e-cigarettes immediately, says Hannah Yeoh

KUALA LUMPUR: Vape and electronic cigarettes must be regulated immediately through future rules, says Youth and Sports Minister Hannah Yeoh.
For detail: thestar.com.my
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theguardian.com

Australian retail lobby groups refuse to disclose amount of funding from tobacco and vaping industries

Lobby groups representing convenience and grocery stores have refused to tell a Senate inquiry how much they receive in tobacco and vaping industry funding.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: thedailyherald.sx

WHO calls for an end to tobacco industry interference in health policy

On Thursday, November 16, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially launched the “Stop the lies” campaign as a vital initiative to protect young people from the tobacco industry and their deadly products, by calling for an end to tobacco industry interference in health policy.
For detail: thedailyherald.sx
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: surreyschools.ca

New provincial anti-vaping campaign educates on the ‘A-Z of vaping’

posters-spring-a-f-2023-2.pngA new campaign aimed at raising awareness with teens and youth about the effects of vaping has been launched by the B.C. Ministry of Health.
For detail: surreyschools.ca
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: shine.cn

Local experts call for complete China ban on tobacco sponsorship

Local experts are suggesting that China's Charity Law ban all donations from tobacco enterprises and prohibit any organizations or individuals from promoting cigarette and e-cigarette products through charity donation and events.
For detail: shine.cn
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: psypost.org

Nicotine use in youth linked to altered brain blood flow, study finds

In a recent study, researchers discovered that frequent use of nicotine products by young adults and adolescents is associated with changes in brain blood flow, particularly in areas critical to addiction and cognitive function.
For detail: psypost.org
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: prnewswire.com

Study Finds Lotus Vaping Technologies' Flavored E-Liquids Reduce Smokers' Cigarettes Per Day at Significantly Higher Rate Than Tobacco Flavor

A rigorous three-month longitudinal cohort study of several of flavored bottled e-liquids demonstrated that those flavors were significantly more effective at reducing cigarettes smoked per day than tobacco-flavored e-liquids.
For detail: prnewswire.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: podsalt.com

The Real Gateway: Important Vaping Studies You Should Know

Welcome to Pod Salt, your trusted source of truth in the complex world of vaping. With misinformation running rampant, we combat falsehoods with reliable, scientifically backed data.
For detail: podsalt.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: pharmacytimes.com

Pharmacists Can Educate Patients About Smoking Cessation Technology Options

Tobacco use leads to more than 8 million deaths globally each year and approximately 1.3 million of these deaths are nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke.
For detail: pharmacytimes.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: opb.org

Once thought lost for good, Native Americans’ prized tobacco is back in Oregon

Tribes across Oregon are reigniting their relationship with tobacco. Not just any tobacco, but the very kind their ancestors grew and used before colonization and the fur trade.
For detail: opb.org
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

Effect of nicotine corrective messaging on nicotine-related beliefs in US adults: a randomised controlled trial

Introduction: Widespread misperceptions of the health risks of nicotine could undermine the public health benefits of the Food and Drug Administration's actions, including modified risk tobacco product authorisations and a reduced nicotine product standard for cigarettes.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

The smoking and vaping model, A user-friendly model for examining the country-specific impact of nicotine VAPING product use: application to Germany

Background: Simulation models play an increasingly important role in tobacco control. Models examining the impact of nicotine vaping products (NVPs) and smoking tend to be highly specialized and inaccessible.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nigeriancurrent.com

CAPPA decries Tobacco industry’s interference in public health policy

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has frowned at what it called “the insidious interference of the tobacco industry in Nigeria’s pro-public health efforts.
For detail: nigeriancurrent.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: newtelegraphng.com

CSO Urges FG To End Tobacco Industry Interference In Nigeria’s Public Health

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has asked the Federal Government to end the interference of the tobacco industry in public health in Nigeria.
For detail: newtelegraphng.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: miltonkeynes.co.uk

E-cigarette explodes and leaves Stoke-on-Trent lorry driver in hospital with severe burns

Mike Calver, 38, was changing the battery on his device at home in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, when it blew up.
For detail: miltonkeynes.co.uk
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: mariettatimes.com

Vaping indoors sends the wrong message

The shopping season is upon us and many enjoy shopping locally to support businesses and families that live in our communities.
For detail: mariettatimes.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ktvq.com

What's driving the trend of school-age kids vaping?

A recent survey shows alarming trends in youth tobacco use in the U.S., including among children as young as middle school-aged.
For detail: ktvq.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ghanabusinessnews.com

Tobacco related illnesses account for 3% of deaths in Ghana

Tobacco related illnesses account for three per cent of all deaths in the country, Dr Alex Kombat, Senior Revenue Officer of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has revealed.
For detail: ghanabusinessnews.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: freemalaysiatoday.com

Read up, smoking does cause cancer, Tiong told

Ex-deputy health minister Dr Lee Boon Chye has called on politicians to educate themselves on the risks of smoking.
For detail: freemalaysiatoday.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: enewscourier.com

Our view: Solutions needed to end youth vaping

Missouri got some good news and some bad news recently about teen vaping — news that bodes good and bad for much of our nation, Alabama included.
For detail: enewscourier.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dentalnewspk.com

‘Harm reduction strategies can prevent 1.2m deaths caused by tobacco’

ISLAMABAD: As traditional tobacco control measures are fast losing their efficacy, Pakistan essentially needs to switch over to the adoption of globally accepted 'tobacco harm reduction' (THR) strategies to save over 1.
For detail: dentalnewspk.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: cureus.com

Effects of Nicotine on the Central Nervous System and Sleep Quality in Relation to Other Stimulants: A Narrative Review

Cite this article as: Singh N, Wanjari A, Sinha A (November 21, 2023) Effects of Nicotine on the Central Nervous System and Sleep Quality in Relation to Other Stimulants: A Narrative Review. Cureus 15(11): e49162. doi:10.7759/cureus.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cpr.org

Tobacco and vaping rates are falling but products are still easy for teens to get their hands on

Editor’s Note: CPR News has spent months talking with teenagers, parents, doctors, advocates, researchers, political figures, and others.
For detail: cpr.org
Published Nov 21, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: contemporarypediatrics.com

E-cigarettes packaged as youth-appealing items prompt FDA warning letters

The warning letters issued to 7 manufacturers are part of a larger, on-going effort by the FDA to address manufacturing, distribution, and sale of illegal and unauthorized e-cigarettes.
For detail: contemporarypediatrics.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: blogs.bmj.com

Nicotine pouches may present a youth risk

The evolving nicotine product landscape has seen the introduction of nicotine pouches in recent years, which are becoming increasingly popular among youth.
For detail: blogs.bmj.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bbc.com

Illegal vapes and tobacco 'off the streets' after police raid

Kettering's Neighbourhood Police Team and Trading Standards joined forces and seized over £80,000 worth of illicit goods. Police seized more than £80,000 worth of illicit goods from three different stores in a Northamptonshire town.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: akipress.com

Bill amending laws on smoking approved in first reading

AKIPRESS.COM - The Parliamentary Committee on Social Policy reviewed and approved in the first reading the bill amending laws on protection of the health of citizens from the consequences of tobacco consumption, nicotine and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and aerosol on November 20.
For detail: akipress.com
Published Nov 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: 9news.com.au

More than 35 tonnes of illegal vapes seized at Australia's borders

More than 35 tonnes of illegal vapes have been seized at Australia's borders as authorities ramp up efforts to protect vulnerable youths from an escalating vaping epidemic.
For detail: 9news.com.au
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: wusf.usf.edu

Legislation would prohibit smoking or vaping within Florida state parks

Currently, the state park system mostly follows the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act, which bars smoking inside buildings.
For detail: wusf.usf.edu
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: wpr.org

Underage purchases of tobacco products are on the rise

Underage tobacco and vape sales increased across Wisconsin this year, according to data released by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
For detail: wpr.org
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Thailand Asked to Embrace Tobacco Alternatives

The director of ENDS Cigarette Smoke Thailand (ECST) has asked the Thai government to pass legislation that encourages smokers to switch to less-harmful methods of nicotine consumption, reports The Inquirer.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Finland: Smoke-Free Tax Plans Draw Fire

The Finnish government’s recent proposal to increase taxes on nicotine pouches and vape liquids has drawn criticism from the World Vapers’ Alliance (WVA).
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Brazil Busts Fake Cigarette Network

Brazil’s Federal Police cracked down on a criminal network trafficking fake Paraguayan cigarette brands in Minas Gerais state, according to the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP).
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thestar.com.my

Call for more action to address vaping in schools

PETALING JAYA: As advocates maintain their calls for nicotine and vape liquid to be relisted under the Health Ministry’s Poisons List, they are also urging for more action to address vaping in schools.
For detail: thestar.com.my
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Health Vaping]

Source: thestar.com.my

Students vomit after inhaling vape

PETALING JAYA: Six students in a secondary school in Selangor were recently found vomiting by a teacher after inhaling a vape shared among themselves.
For detail: thestar.com.my
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: theglobeandmail.com

The newest nicotine product to spark old fears

For the best listening experience and to never miss an episode, subscribe to The Decibel on your favourite podcast app or platform: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Pocket Casts and YouTube.
For detail: theglobeandmail.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: thefinancialexpress.com.bd

Thrust on political will to ban e-cigarette, enact tough anti-tobacco law

Speakers on Monday underscored the need for a strong political will to ban the new form of tobacco consumption called e-cigarette.
For detail: thefinancialexpress.com.bd
Published Nov 20, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: thecapitolist.com

Florida retailers urge more action from Biden Admin against illegal Chinese vapes targeting youth

The Florida Retail Federation is calling for more coordination with the federal Food and Drug Administration to aid in enforcement.
For detail: thecapitolist.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[FED Vaping]

Source: talkingretail.com

Fed shares Welsh government’s youth vaping concerns but doesn’t support ban

The president of the Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) in Wales has said he shares the concerns that Members of the Senedd have regarding sales of single use vapes to young people but warns against an outright ban.
For detail: talkingretail.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tablites.com

Is vaping cheaper than smoking cigarettes?

Vaping is considerably cheaper than smoking. In this article, we will conduct a comprehensive cost comparison between vaping and smoking, providing you with up-to-date price information.
For detail: tablites.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: standardmedia.co.ke

Ignoring the evidence and science will cost more smokers' lives

Ignorance and misinformation threaten to rob Kenyan smokers of their best chance to quit their deadly habit.
For detail: standardmedia.co.ke
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: prnewswire.com

Equity in Action: Uniting Against Tobacco and Cancer Disparities

ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) is thrilled to announce its latest initiative, a five-year project generously funded with a grant of $755,566 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For detail: prnewswire.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nus.edu.sg

Why Big Tobacco Wants Everyone to Believe Singapore’s Illicit Market is Rampant

Currently, the illicit cigarette market in Singapore is at less than 4 per cent of the total cigarette market. When it comes to vaping, 4916 people were caught vaping in 2022, which makes up only 0.08 per cent of the total population.
For detail: nus.edu.sg
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news.abplive.com

Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2023: What Is The Link Between Smoking And Lung Cancer? Experts Explain

Tobacco smoke causes lung cancer due to the presence of various carcinogens and harmful chemicals found in tobacco smoke.
For detail: news.abplive.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: medicine.yale.edu

Marijuana and Nicotine Vaping Prevention Videogame Coming to Three CT Middle Schools

It results from a partnership between Yale researchers and the state's Department of Public Health a screenshot of a virtual reality vaping & nicotine prevention lesson.
For detail: medicine.yale.edu
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: medicalupdateonline.com

National survey indicates more young adults begin tobacco use with vaping, not cigarettes

Young adults are now more likely to vape than to use traditional cigarettes. After years of public health success in decreasing the numbers of people using cigarettes, researchers are seeing striking increases in the numbers of young people who use e-cigarettes regularly – so much so that, for the first time, there are more young people who begin to use nicotine through vaping rather than through cigarettes.
For detail: medicalupdateonline.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: lex18.com

What's driving the trend of school-age kids vaping?

A recent survey shows alarming trends in youth tobacco use in the U.S., including among children as young as middle school-aged.
For detail: lex18.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: gna.org.gh

Deaths in Ghana: Tobacco related illnesses account for three per cent

Accra, Nov. 20, GNA – Tobacco related illnesses account for three per cent of all deaths in the country, Dr Alex Kombat, Senior Revenue Officer of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has revealed.
For detail: gna.org.gh
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: everydayhealth.com

Smoking and Tongue Cancer: What You Need to Know

The toxins from cigarette smoking can cause changes to the cells lining your tongue, including irreversible damage to DNA that leads to cancer.
For detail: everydayhealth.com
Published Nov 20, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: dental-nursing.co.uk

Campaign highlights tobacco industry tactics used to influence public health policy

The World Health Organization (WHO) officially launched the ‘Stop the lies’ campaign on November 16, 2023.
For detail: dental-nursing.co.uk
Published Nov 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: carolinajournal.com

Philip Morris makes case to state Supreme Court in franchise tax fight

Tobacco giant Philip Morris urges the state Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that could force the company to pay a higher franchise tax bill.
For detail: carolinajournal.com
Published Nov 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: wired.co.uk

The Precarious Rise of Disposable Vapes

To live in London in 2023 is to be perpetually engulfed in a cloud of cloyingly sweet vapor. The scent of Blue Razz Lemonade replaces traffic fumes; Banana Ice covers the rancid smell of rubbish.
For detail: wired.co.uk
Published Nov 19, 2023
[WNTD Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Pakistan Urged to Swap Tobacco For Food Crops

Pakistan should replace tobacco with food crops, according to experts in nutrition, agriculture and the environment, reports UrduPoint.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Malaysia Minister Vows to Table Smoking Bill

Malaysia’s health minister has vowed to table the Control of Smoking Products for Public Health Bill 2023 before the end of the current parliament’s session on Nov. 30, reports The Star.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 19, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: theeastafrican.co.ke

Tobacco meet to be held ‘in early 2024’

WHO-FCTC Head of Secretariat Adriana Blanco during an interview with The EastAfrican in Migori County, Kenya on June 1, 2023.
For detail: theeastafrican.co.ke
Published Nov 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: m.koreaherald.com

Alternative nicotine products lead to reduction in smoking rates: report

Alternative nicotine products can have a "significant" impact on reducing smoking rates as demonstrated by case studies in Japan and Sweden, a report showed Friday.
For detail: m.koreaherald.com
Published Nov 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: iol.co.za

Tobacco industry choking efforts to promote health

Durban — Crooked officials and non-governmental organisations are working in cahoots with the tobacco industry to snuff out efforts to clamp down on the illicit trade of tobacco.
For detail: iol.co.za
Published Nov 19, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: ghanaweb.com

FDA outdoors National Tobacco Control Strategy

Delese Mimi Darko, CEO of Food and Drugs AuthorityDelese Mimi Darko, CEO of Food and Drugs Authority The Ministry of Health has launched its National Tobacco Control Strategy (NTCS), marking a significant step towards creating a healthier, tobacco-free nation under the Food and Drugs Authority.
For detail: ghanaweb.com
Published Nov 19, 2023
[PHW TCC Tobacco]

Source: dhakatribune.com

Nari Maitree calls for strengthening tobacco control laws

Non-government women's development organization Nari Maitree has called for strengthening the tobacco control law in Bangladesh.
For detail: dhakatribune.com
Published Nov 19, 2023
[Smoking WNTD]

Source: arabtimesonline.com

Sweden Close to Becoming First ‘smoke-free’ Country in Europe

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Summer is in the air, but cigarette smoke is not, in Sweden’s outdoor bars and restaurants.
For detail: arabtimesonline.com
Published Nov 18, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: simpleflying.com

Can You Take Disposable Vapes On An Airplane?

With e-cigarette usage on the rise, what are the potential safety hazards and rules for bringing these devices onboard? E-cigarette sales have been rising, with disposable devices and youth-appealing flavors becoming more popular.
For detail: simpleflying.com
Published Nov 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: scitechdaily.com

Groundbreaking Study Debunks E-Cigarettes As Smoking Gateway

A study by Queen Mary University of London indicates that e-cigarettes and other nicotine alternatives do not encourage smoking and may even compete with traditional cigarettes, hastening their decline.
For detail: scitechdaily.com
Published Nov 18, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: saltwire.com

N.L. tobacco control alliance warns of new nicotine product available to and marketed towards minors

Thank you for reading SaltWire. Registered users are granted 30-days of unlimited access to premium articles. Sign in to continue reading.
For detail: saltwire.com
Published Nov 18, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

Does Brand Choice Matter: Associations Between Usual E-Cigarette Brands and E-Cigarette Use Patterns Among U.S. Youth, 2021

Background.: To inform youth about e-cigarette use prevention, it is important to understand whether using e-cigarette products from certain brands is associated with youth's differential e-cigarette use patterns and willingness to quit e-cigarettes.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Nov 18, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: lfpress.com

An anti-government tobacco farming family's last stand

A show of force by police in late September was the culmination of a years-long battle by members of a farming family to hang on to their land Author of the article:Heather Rivers, Dale Carruthers.
For detail: lfpress.com
Published Nov 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cureus.com

Flavoring Agents in E-cigarette Liquids: A Comprehensive Analysis of Multiple Health Risks

Cite this article as: Sachdeva J, Karunananthan A, Shi J, et al. (November 18, 2023) Flavoring Agents in E-cigarette Liquids: A Comprehensive Analysis of Multiple Health Risks.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Nov 17, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: weau.com

Annual event encourages people to stop using tobacco

The Great American Smokeout is a day for the medical community to encourage smokers and vapers to quit tobacco use by getting them to take the first step.
For detail: weau.com
Published Nov 17, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: upi.com

FDA takes action against e-cigarettes that look like toys, drinks, kids' items

The FDA sent warning letters Thursday to seven online retailers that were selling unauthorized vape devices that look like drink containers, toys and phones.
For detail: upi.com
Published Nov 17, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: uknow.uky.edu

CDC grant targets Kentucky’s tobacco-related health disparities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2023) — A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant targeting tobacco-related health disparities has been awarded for a program designed by Melinda Ickes, Ph.D.
For detail: uknow.uky.edu
Published Nov 17, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: thehindu.com

1.3 million lives lost every year to cancers caused by tobacco smoking in 7 countries: Lancet study

Researchers found that the seven countries - India, China, the U.K., Brazil, Russia, the U.S.
For detail: thehindu.com
Published Nov 17, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Egypt sells stake in tobacco firm Eastern Co to UAE company

CAIRO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Egypt has sold a stake in tobacco products maker Eastern Co (EAST.CA) in its first foreign sale of a major state asset since it agreed to a privatisation programme with the IMF last December.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Nov 17, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nzherald.co.nz

Asthma Foundation releases first quit vaping guidelines for youth

The first New Zealand guidelines to support youth to quit vaping have been released today at the New Zealand Respiratory Conference in Wellington.
For detail: nzherald.co.nz
Published Nov 17, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: leeds.gov.uk

New campaign to reduce the numbers of young people vaping

Retailers are being warned not to sell nicotine vapes to under-18s as part of a major campaign to reduce the numbers of young people vaping in Leeds.
For detail: leeds.gov.uk
Published Nov 17, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: hindustantimes.com

Celebs in surrogate tobacco ads risk alienating their woke fans

Adman Sandeep Goyal crusades against surrogate ads for chewing tobacco during the Men’s ICC Cricket World Cup, urging ASCI to act.
For detail: hindustantimes.com
Published Nov 17, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: geographical.co.uk

Tobacco industry interference in public health policy is growing

Tobacco industry interference in government tobacco control policies has increased in 43 countries over the past two years Efforts to protect health policy from increased tobacco industry interference have deteriorated around the world, according to the latest global survey from the Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index.
For detail: geographical.co.uk
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: who.int

STOP THE LIES

The tobacco industry threatens not only public health, it also causes economic strain and next generation addiction.
For detail: who.int
Published Nov 16, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: who.int

New WHO campaign highlights tobacco industry tactics to influence public health policies

The World Health Organization (WHO), today, officially launches the "Stop the lies" campaign as a vital initiative to protect young people from the tobacco industry and their deadly products, by calling for an end to tobacco industry interference in health policy.
For detail: who.int
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Zimbabwe Leaf Exports Top $1 Billion

Tobacco export earnings in Zimbabwe have increased to over $1 billion as of Nov. 10, and dryland farmers have continued to plant, according to The Herald.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

PMI Hosts ‘Technovation’ Event

Philip Morris International recently hosted its seventh Technovation at the Cube, the company’s R&D center in Neuchatel, Switzerland.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Control Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Ghana’s Tobacco Control Strategy

Ghana’s government has developed a five-year National Tobacco Control Strategy (NTCS) with a goal of decreasing the consumption rate of tobacco in the country, reports The Ghanaian Times.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: parkview.com

How to avoid weight gain when you quit smoking

Quitting smoking brings immediate and important benefits to your health including reducing your heart attack and stroke risk, improving lung health, reducing the risk of chronic diseases and many more.
For detail: parkview.com
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nsw.gov.au

Vaping Roundtable the first step in combatting growing community-wide issue

School leaders and health experts convened today for the Minns Labor Government’s roundtable on the growing issue of vaping in NSW schools.
For detail: nsw.gov.au
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

Consideration of vaping products as an alternative to adult smoking: a narrative review

Tobacco harm reduction is a public health approach to reduce the impact of cigarette smoking on individuals.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: nelincs.gov.uk

Smokers encouraged to swap to stop in new Government initiative

Smokers living in North East Lincolnshire will be able to benefit from a Government scheme encouraging them to quit with the aid of a vape.
For detail: nelincs.gov.uk
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: mississippifreepress.org

Opinion

Although researchers have studied the physical health risks of vaping, the consequences vaping may pose on mental health among young people is an emerging concern.
For detail: mississippifreepress.org
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: evanstonroundtable.com

Letter to the editor: City Council should ban all flavored tobacco products

Sign up for our free newsletter to have Evanston news delivered directly to your inbox every weekday! On 10/23/2023, the Evanston City Council considered an ordinance to ban the sale of menthol and flavored tobacco products, including flavored cigars.
For detail: evanstonroundtable.com
Published Nov 16, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com

Association between having a meal together with family and smoking: a cross-sectional nationwide survey

Smoking is a major risk factor that significantly affects public health. Although the South Korean government spends significant money on smoking cessation services, the smoking rate remains stagnant.
For detail: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com
Published Nov 16, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: afro.who.int

Malawi ‘s ratification of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control comes into effect

Lilongwe, 16 November 2023 ‒ Today the Government of Malawi’s ratification of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) came into effect.
For detail: afro.who.int
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: world-heart-federation.org

World Heart Federation calls for strict regulation of tobacco and nicotine products to combat the global tobacco epidemic and protect future generations

Tobacco products are responsible for more than 8 million deaths every year and contribute to approximately 1 in 6 deaths from cardiovascular disease.
For detail: world-heart-federation.org
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: windsornewstoday.ca

Doctors call for pause on sale of flavoured nicotine pouches

A group of health organizations is urging regulators to close a gap which allows the sale of flavoured nicotine pouches by Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd.
For detail: windsornewstoday.ca
Published Nov 15, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: who.int

Smoking is the leading cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

A new brief reveals that smoking remains one of the leading causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a common lung disease that causes breathing problem and claiming the lives of over 3 million people every year.
For detail: who.int
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: washoelife.washoecounty.gov

Quit Smoking and Vaping for One Day

Nov. 15, 2023. Reno/Sparks, NV – Northern Nevada Public Health (NNPH) is celebrating the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov.
For detail: washoelife.washoecounty.gov
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

U.K. Urged to Track Tobacco Lobbying

The United Kingdom should introduce a legally binding and publicly accessible register that covers all lobbying and policy influence activity to reduce the tobacco industry’s influence on policymaking, according to the Tobacco Control Research Group (TCRG) at the University of Bath.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Cigarette Prices Up in Egypt

Egypt’s Eastern Co. recently announced price increases to help absorb the cost of inflation.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theglobeandmail.com

Will a new product force Canada to rethink its anti-tobacco strategy?

Promotions for Zonnic nicotine pouches on sale at a convenience store in Toronto on Nov. 13. Health organizations in Canada are warning the flavoured product is being heavily marketed to children and teens.
For detail: theglobeandmail.com
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: technicianonline.com

OPINION: Nicotine Replacement Therapy offers the best alternative to cigarettes

Addiction is a complex and difficult thing to beat, and nicotine addiction is no different. While all nicotine-based products come with the inherent risk of addiction, it's crucial to recognize not all are created equal.
For detail: technicianonline.com
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: news-medical.net

The spread of misinformation on Twitter regarding vaping

In a recent study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, researchers examine the discourse of misinformation related to electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) on social media.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: news-medical.net

Oral nicotine pouches fail to satisfy cravings of current smokers

Oral nicotine pouches, a tobacco-leaf-free product marketed as an alternative to cigarettes, do little to curb current smokers' nicotine cravings, according to a new study. Public health scientists with The Center for Tobacco Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

Study: 1.3 million lives lost every year to cancers caused by smoking tobacco across 7 countries

Every year 1.3 million lives are lost to cancers caused by smoking tobacco across the UK, US and BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), according to a new study, funded by Cancer Research UK.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: health-ni.gov.uk

Statistics on smoking cessation services in Northern Ireland 2022/23

The Department of Health today published statistical tables relating to smoking cessation services for 2022/23.
For detail: health-ni.gov.uk
Published Nov 15, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: filtermag.org

Excluded Tobacco Harm Reduction Consumer Groups Fight On

“So little is published about the grassroots groups which advocate for tobacco harm reduction, but as our briefing paper shows, there is much to be said,” Jessica Harding, director of external engagement at the public health group Knowledge-Action-Change, told Filter.
For detail: filtermag.org
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cochrane.org

Interventions to prevent or cease electronic cigarette use in children and adolescents

There are currently no published randomised controlled trials assessing the impact of interventions to prevent or stop e-cigarette use amongst children and adolescents.
For detail: cochrane.org
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cmadocs.org

State tobacco tax-funded program awards $38 million to expand state's health care workforce

Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) today announced more than $38 million in CalMedForce awards across the state to support medical training and residency programs and help grow the physician workforce.
For detail: cmadocs.org
Published Nov 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: chestercountyhospital.org

Vaping, Cigars, Cigarettes: Do They Affect My Lungs The Same Way?

E-cigs, vape pens, mods — vaping goes by many names. And when electronic cigarettes hit the US market in 2007, many people embraced vaping as a way to quit smoking cigarettes.
For detail: chestercountyhospital.org
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: who.int

Quitting smoking cuts your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 30–40%

A new brief, jointly developed by WHO, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the University of Newcastle, unveils that quitting smoking can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 30–40%.
For detail: who.int
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: utphysicians.com

The reality for teens who vape

With only 10 years of history, the long-term effects of vaping are unknown. Teens need to understand the short-term reality, however.
For detail: utphysicians.com
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Malaysia Scraps Endgame Clause

The government of Malaysia has eliminated the generational endgame (GEG) clause from its Control of Smoking Products for Public Health Bill 2023, reports CodeBlue.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

‘Alarming’: convincing AI vaccine and vaping disinformation generated by Australian researchers

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to generate more than 100 blogposts of health disinformation in multiple languages, an “alarming” experiment that has prompted them to call for stronger industry accountability.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: thedailystar.net

Legal notice seeks ban on vapes and e-cigarettes

A legal notice has been issued to halt the production, storage, sale, import, and use of e-cigarettes in Bangladesh.
For detail: thedailystar.net
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newswire.ca

Health Canada makes it legal for flavoured nicotine products from Imperial Tobacco to be sold to children

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 14, 2023 /CNW/ - Health Canada has approved the sale of flavoured nicotine pouches by Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd.
For detail: newswire.ca
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: heartandstroke.ca

Health Canada makes it legal for flavoured nicotine products from Imperial Tobacco to be sold to children

Health Canada has approved the sale of flavoured nicotine pouches by Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. in such a way that the products can be legally sold to children of any age.
For detail: heartandstroke.ca
Published Nov 14, 2023
[FCTC PHW Tobacco]

Source: healthpolicy-watch.news

Tobacco Industry’s Interference in Government Policy Increases Globally

Tobacco industry interference in governments’ tobacco control policies has increased in 43 out of 90 countries analysed over the past two years.
For detail: healthpolicy-watch.news
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: healio.com

Cigarette smoking declines among young adults, but e-cigarette use increases to new high

Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles are posted on Primary Care: Pulmonology.
For detail: healio.com
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: globalnews.ca

What are nicotine pouches? Why health experts are sounding the alarm in Canada

WATCH: Canadian health experts urge feds take action on flavoured nicotine pouches. The introduction of nicotine pouches to the Canadian market has raised concerns among health experts, who are urging prompt regulation due to the legal availability of these products to children.
For detail: globalnews.ca
Published Nov 14, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: exposetobacco.org

Efforts to Protect Policy from Tobacco Industry Interference Have Deteriorated in 43 Countries, According to Civil Society Groups

Efforts to Protect Policy from Tobacco Industry Interference Have Deteriorated in 43 Countries, According to Civil Society Groups Read this press release in Spanish, French, Bengali or Indonesian.
For detail: exposetobacco.org
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: evanstonroundtable.com

Letter to the editor: Flavored tobacco ban would hurt communities of color

As a concerned clergy member of Evanston and surrounding communities, I respectfully oppose the proposed ban on flavored tobacco products that will negatively impact the community members I represent.
For detail: evanstonroundtable.com
Published Nov 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailynewsegypt.com

Philip Morris Misr adjusts its prices in response to latest tax changes on tobacco products

The Egyptian government has recently announced tax amendments on tobacco products, which affect the prices of Philip Morris Misr’s products.
For detail: dailynewsegypt.com
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: wth.org

Is COPD Always Related to Smoking?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, about 16 million people in the U.S.
For detail: wth.org
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

The Core of the Confusion

The likely origins of the prevailing misperceptions about nicotine—and how that impacts tobacco harm reduction A widely prevalent misperception prevailing in society is that nicotine in tobacco products causes cancer.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theconversation.com

Proposed smoking ban would improve UK public health

In his speech on Tuesday, King Charles III outlined what measures the government plans to introduce to cut smoking rates and create a smoke-free generation in England.
For detail: theconversation.com
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: psychologytoday.com

Cigarette Smoking in the Media

Youth are widely exposed to cigarette smoking in media, which can influence their cigarette use and beliefs.
For detail: psychologytoday.com
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: newswire.com

Scan Data Key to Removing Unlawful ENDS Products, Vape Exec Says

WASHINGTON, November 13, 2023 (Newswire.com) - At a time when unlawful vaping products are flooding the U.S. market, one independent manufacturer said the key to enforcement is scan data.
For detail: newswire.com
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Young people begin to use nicotine through vaping rather than through cigarettes

Young adults are now more likely to vape than to use traditional cigarettes. After years of public health success in decreasing the numbers of people using cigarettes, researchers are seeing striking increases in the numbers of young people who use e-cigarettes regularly – so much so that, for the first time, there are more young people who begin to use nicotine through vaping rather than through cigarettes.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nbcsandiego.com

Online flavored tobacco sales could be feeding habits for young San Diegans despite California ban

A new UC San Diego study shows online searches for flavored tobacco products for vapes skyrocketed, even after California banned the products last November.
For detail: nbcsandiego.com
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: kidsnews.com.au

New vaping laws: changes made to reduce teen usage

Young people drive greater public awareness about the dangers of teen vaping as the government moves to ban imported disposables The import of all disposable vapes will be banned under the new rules aimed at reducing teen vaping addiction.
For detail: kidsnews.com.au
Published Nov 13, 2023
[FCTC PHW Tobacco]

Source: ijhpr.biomedcentral.com

Health warning labels on heated tobacco products and their impact on use intentions and risk perceptions: a cross-sectional study of adult tobacco users in the US and Israel

Health warning labels (HWLs) represent an evidence-based tobacco control strategy; however, their application to heated tobacco products (HTPs) and related impacts are understudied.
For detail: ijhpr.biomedcentral.com
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: hollingscancercenter.musc.edu

National survey indicates more young adults begin tobacco use with vaping, not cigarettes

Drs. Brandon Sanford, Benjamin Toll and Naomi Brownstein analyzed data showing that young adults are more likely to go straight to e-cigarettes, not cigarettes, when they begin using nicotine.
For detail: hollingscancercenter.musc.edu
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: goodnewsnetwork.org

Tobacco, E-Cigarette Use Declines Among High Schoolers, Report Shows

The last vestiges of smoking seen as what the cool kids do may finally be falling away from American society, with the survey reporting that smoking rates among high school-aged teens fell around 25% between 2022 and 2023.
For detail: goodnewsnetwork.org
Published Nov 13, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: eurekalert.org

National survey indicates more young adults begin tobacco use with vaping, not cigarettes

Young adults are now more likely to vape than to use traditional cigarettes.
For detail: eurekalert.org
Published Nov 13, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: businessghana.com

VALD to MoH: Protect health policies from tobacco industry interference

The Vision for Alternative Development Ghana (VALD Ghana) has recommended to the Ministry of Health to implement a robust code of conduct to insulate public health policies from the interference of the tobacco industry.
For detail: businessghana.com
Published Nov 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tribtoday.com

Continue steps to keep vapes away from kids

Dangers of children smoking cigarettes and using tobacco products have long been a problem, not only at home, but also in school.
For detail: tribtoday.com
Published Nov 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theconversation.com

Who’s lobbying whom? When it comes to alcohol, tobacco, food and gambling firms, we’re in the dark

Jennifer Lacy-Nichols receives funding from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. She is a member of the People's Health Movement, Healthy Food Systems Australia and the expert advisory group on commercial determinants of health for the World Health Organization.
For detail: theconversation.com
Published Nov 12, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: newsinfo.inquirer.net

House to probe e-cigarette maker for tax evasion

Vaping products are bagged and confiscated during a spot raid of a tobacco store by members of New York Sheriff’s Joint Compliance Task Force (SJCTF), Wednesday September 27, 2023, in New York.
For detail: newsinfo.inquirer.net
Published Nov 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: leaderpost.com

Mixed reaction to smoking and vaping legislation changes from Sask. vape store owners

"But if we're trying to make a change to our youth getting their hands on it, I think having a higher age is better off, but that goes as a whole with cannabis and alcohol as well.
For detail: leaderpost.com
Published Nov 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: gbc.gi

More than 100 smokers attended Smoking Cessation Clinic last month, but smoking rates still high

More than 100 smokers booked a 'Stoptober' appointment at the Smoking Cessation Clinic last month. That's the highest number of new appointments ever recorded at the clinic.
For detail: gbc.gi
Published Nov 11, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: youtube.com

Young people targeted by vaping companies in sneaky tactics

Young people are being targeted by vaping companies with sneaky tactics being used to get them hooked.
For detail: youtube.com
Published Nov 10, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Eastern Raises Prices

Egypt Eastern Co. has raised prices of its tobacco products to absorb part of the increase in production cost following the devaluation of the Egyptian pound, said Hany Aman, the company’s chairman, according to Ahram Online.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 10, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Boycotters Urged to Quit Rather than Localize

Health experts are urging Jordanians to quit smoking rather than switch to local cigarettes as product boycotts gain momentum, reports The Jordan Times Following the war in Gaza, consumers in Arab countries have called for boycotts of companies that they perceive to be supporting the Israeli occupation.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 10, 2023
[Harm Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Consumer Groups Critical to THR: Paper

Consumer advocacy organizations play a critical role in ensuring safer nicotine products are available as alternatives for those who use high-risk tobacco products, according to a new briefing paper by the Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR).
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 10, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: ctvnews.ca

Should Canada ban smoking tobacco? Expert weighs in

As some countries around the world start implementing bans on, or phasing out the use of tobacco, should Canada—a world leader in promoting the dangers of smoking—follow their lead? Michael Chaiton, senior scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and professor at the University of Toronto, told CTV’s Your Morning on Friday a smoke-free approach is feasible in Canada, with the right legislation.
For detail: ctvnews.ca
Published Nov 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Sales Down at Scandinavian Tobacco

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) delivered 3.9 percent negative net sales growth, an EBITDA margin of 26.5 percent and a free cash flow before acquisitions of DKK622 million ($89.36 million) for the third quarter of 2023.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 09, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Alternatives Boost Cessation: Tholos

The Tholos Foundation, in partnership with Japan-based Pacific Alliance Institute and Sweden-based consulting firm Scantech Strategy Advisors, has released a policy paper, Safer Nicotine Works, on how Sweden and Japan have successfully reduced smoking rates by introducing safer alternative nicotine products.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 09, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: parkview.com

E-cigarettes: Know the risks

E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that heat a liquid that usually contains nicotine, flavorings and other chemicals into an aerosol.
For detail: parkview.com
Published Nov 09, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

Use of e-Cigarettes in Cigarette Smoking Cessation: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial

Background: Many adults use e-cigarettes to help them quit cigarette smoking.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Nov 09, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: kosu.org

Oklahoma is still combating youth e-cigarette usage as CDC reports national decline

Nationwide, 4% fewer high school students are using e-cigarettes compared to last year, according to new CDC data, and Oklahoma is implementing measures to further reduce its use among youths. U.S.
For detail: kosu.org
Published Nov 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: geographical.co.uk

Tobacco: the world’s most deadly industry

The global impacts of the tobacco industry on the young, on workers, on the economy, on health services and on crime Rocco Rorandelli has spent more than a decade travelling the world documenting and photographing the impacts of the tobacco industry.
For detail: geographical.co.uk
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: usnews.com

Double-Lung Transplant, Breast Implants Save Life of Man Who Battled Vaping-Linked Illness

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- “Davey” Bauer hovered on the precipice of death, his lungs damaged by vaping and congested by antibiotic-resistant pneumonia.
For detail: usnews.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Panama’s Vapes Ban Heads to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Panama has decided to hear a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the country’s ban on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[PTC Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Track-and-Trace Honored in the Breach

Only two out of the more than 40 cigarette manufacturers in Pakistan have properly implemented the country’s track-and-trace system, according to British American Tobacco, reports The Nation.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thejakartapost.com

The pros and cons of tobacco harm reduction

Tobacco harm reduction (THR) is a contentious approach aimed at mitigating the adverse health effects associated with tobacco use, particularly by transitioning smokers to less harmful alternatives.
For detail: thejakartapost.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: telegraph.co.uk

Double-D breast implants save life of man who damaged lungs by vaping

Davey Bauer was able to breathe without lungs for two days thanks to the implants holding his heart in place Davey Bauer and his girlfriend Susan Gore at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago A double-D breast implant has saved the life of an American man who needed a lung transplant after vaping for a decade.
For detail: telegraph.co.uk
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: stltoday.com

De Soto man’s lungs were wrecked by vaping and the flu. How surgeons saved him.

A De Soto man is alive thanks to an innovative procedure that kept his blood pumping for two days with no lungs — his heart held in place by breast implants — until he was well enough to get a lung transplant.
For detail: stltoday.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: saskatchewan.ca

Saskatchewan is Increasing Minimum Age for Tobacco and Vapour Product Purchase

Today, the Government of Saskatchewan passed Bill 147 which amends The Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act to increase the minimum age for tobacco and vapour product purchase from 18 years of age to 19.
For detail: saskatchewan.ca
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: newsroom.heart.org

U.S. young adults used e-cigarettes at alarming rates during pandemic

DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2023 — The popularity of e-cigarettes remained disturbingly high during the COVID pandemic, particularly among young adults who had never used traditional cigarettes, according to findings published Friday in the JAMA Network Open Journal of the American Medical Association.
For detail: newsroom.heart.org
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: news-medical.net

Global study zeroes in on vaping's respiratory risks among exclusive e-cigarette users

The global cross-sectional VERITAS survey involving six different regions throughout the world has been designed by a team of international scientists to exclusively explore the impact of vaping on respiratory health.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: minotdailynews.com

Banning cigarettes will never work

One of the most enduring lessons of American history is that the banning of liquor sales and consumption (“the noble experiment”) was a colossal failure.
For detail: minotdailynews.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: medicalxpress.com

E-cigarette use common among young adults

Electronic cigarette use remains common among U.S. adults, with highest prevalence among those aged 18 to 24 years, according to a study published online Nov. 3 in JAMA Network Open.
For detail: medicalxpress.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: livemint.com

Smoking hurts chances of cancer treatment, damages ‘tumor suppressors’ by changing DNA: Study

The study, published in Science Advances journal on November 3, said smoking alters the DNA responsible for developing a protein that stops the growth of abnormal cells such as those of cancer.
For detail: livemint.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: lex18.com

King Charles confirms plans for lifetime smoking ban in the UK

Britain's King Charles III has confirmed plans are in the works on a bill that would ban anyone born in 2009 or later from ever being able to buy cigarettes.
For detail: lex18.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: healthpolicy-watch.news

Malawi Finally Ratifies Tobacco Control Convention, But Many Farmers Are Loyal to the Crop

BLANTYRE, Malawi – Boyden Ndlovu of Mzimba district, one of Malawi’s tobacco growing districts located in the northern region says that his lifetime has been synonymous with tobacco farming.
For detail: healthpolicy-watch.news
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: gov.uk

Government drive to phase out smoking and tackle youth vaping attracts large response

Over 12,000 responses so far submitted on government proposals to create first ‘smokefree generation’, less than halfway through the consultation period.
For detail: gov.uk
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cosmosmagazine.com

Close e-commerce loophole to control e-cigs

New US research shows online shopping for cigarettes and vapes increased significantly after the introduction of new Californian laws restricting the sale of flavoured tobacco products.
For detail: cosmosmagazine.com
Published Nov 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bbc.com

Large illegal tobacco haul seized in Plymouth

Illegal tobacco and vapes valued at almost £100,000 have been seized from five premises across Plymouth.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wa.gov.au

New initiatives to crack down on vaping in WA schools

Mandatory programs for Years 5 to 7 students designed to outline dangers of vaping Education Minister to raise awareness by writing to all school parents.
For detail: wa.gov.au
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: voanews.com

Why Sweden Going Smoke-Free May Not be Such Good 'Snus'

This picture taken shows a man as he smokes a cigarette in Sundbyberg, near Stockholm, Oct. 31, 2023.
For detail: voanews.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: today.ucsd.edu

Online Shopping for Tobacco Products Rises with California Flavor Restrictions

Online shopping for cigarettes and vaping products increased in the weeks following the 2022 California law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products.
For detail: today.ucsd.edu
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

King’s Speech: Activists Decry Generational Ban

Smokers’ rights group Forest condemned the U.K. government’s official announcement of legislation that will deny future generations of adults the right to purchase tobacco.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: thenationonlineng.net

WHO, others lament tobacco industry interference in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and other stakeholders have bemoaned what they called the high incidences of tobacco industry interference in Nigeria and on the continent, saying more should be done to protect public health policies from commercial and vested interests.
For detail: thenationonlineng.net
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: theguardian.com

Tax on vapes could be part of plans to create a smoke-free generation in UK

Documents published alongside Rishi Sunak’s first king’s speech show that a new duty is being considered by ministers Ministers are considering a new tax on vapes in a significant expansion of moves to create a “smoke-free generation” that also includes the gradual introduction of a total ban on smoking for children.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: stuff.co.nz

Netflix's Juul doco details the startling story of the rise and fall of 'Big Vape'

REVIEW: The two men behind the brand that became known as Juul didn't invent vaping - but they probably perfected it.
For detail: stuff.co.nz
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: rcplondon.ac.uk

RCP welcomes Tobacco and Vapes Bill in King's speech

Responding to today's King's speech, Professor Sanjay Agrawal, the RCP's special adviser on tobacco, said: “We welcome the Tobacco and Vapes Bill confirmed today in the King’s speech to create a smoke-free generation by raising the age of sale of tobacco and reducing the allure and availability of e-cigarettes for children.
For detail: rcplondon.ac.uk
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: post-journal.com

State School Vaping Ban Introduced

Assemblyman Scott Gray, R-Canton, has introduced legislation (A.8069) to prohibit vaping and the use of e-cigarettes in the state’s educational institutions, require schools to educate communities about the health risks associated with vaping and to post no-vaping signs in schools and colleges.
For detail: post-journal.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: oldham.gov.uk

Traders in illegal vapes and tobacco see their profits go up in smoke

Oldham Council’s Trading Standards department has seized almost £100,000 worth of illegal vapes and illicit tobacco in just five months.
For detail: oldham.gov.uk
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nursingtimes.net

King’s Speech: Smoking ban welcome but ‘key policies missing’

Nurse leaders have welcomed a promise made in the King’s Speech to push ahead with a tobacco ban but they criticised the lack of measures to “address the crisis in the nursing workforce”.
For detail: nursingtimes.net
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: malaymail.com

MMA urges parents to sue govt if their children below 18 are harmed by e-cigarettes or vaping

A news report today today stated that teenagers can easily buy vapes and e-cigarettes online, causing worry for parents and teachers.
For detail: malaymail.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: k12dive.com

CDC: High school vape use declined in 2023

However, the public health agency found no significant change in the use of tobacco products among middle and high school students combined. A vape POD e-cigarette or nicotine vapor stick by school bag.
For detail: k12dive.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: henryford.com

How Tobacco Use Affects Your Mental Health

When the going gets tough, even the toughest among us often seek out something we think might help get us through. But self-medicating measures—including smoking or vaping tobacco—are not the best way to take the edge off.
For detail: henryford.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: health.gov.au

Thousands of illegal vapes kept from Australian stores and schools

More than 35 tonnes of vaping products suspected to contain nicotine have been detected at the border through a joint campaign between the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) over the past month.
For detail: health.gov.au
Published Nov 07, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Quit for Good Signs Global Statement of Support for Tobacco Harm Reduction

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Quit for Good, a public health advocacy group based in the Philippines, has joined other scientific organizations and associations across the world in calling for the adoption of tobacco harm reduction (THR) to save smokers and help improve people's lives.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: english.news.cn

Western Australia to stamp out vaping in school with new rules

SYDNEY, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- The government of the Australian state of Western Australia (WA) on Tuesday unveiled a string of new school behavior policies to prevent students from vaping, according to an official statement.
For detail: english.news.cn
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bakersfieldnow.com

New study reveals decline in vaping among high school aged students nationwide

FILE - In this June 8, 2019, file photo, two women smoke cannabis vape pens at a party in Los Angeles.
For detail: bakersfieldnow.com
Published Nov 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: adnews.com.au

Vapor Kings and a director penalised $5m for vape advertising

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered- external site Vapor Kings Pty Ltd to pay $4.9 million for unlawfully advertising nicotine vaping products (NVPs), in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
For detail: adnews.com.au
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: wth.org

How Quitting Smoking Can Affect Lung Cancer Outcomes

When it comes to lung cancer, you might be surprised to learn that quitting smoking not only lowers your risk of developing cancer in the first place but also promotes better treatment outcomes.
For detail: wth.org
Published Nov 06, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: wrbl.com

Long term effects of E-cigarettes and vaping

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — E-cigarettes and vaping have been linked to several lung diseases and lung injuries.
For detail: wrbl.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[COPD Vaping]

Source: winchesterstar.com

JWHS students offer insights on combating teen vaping

Last week students from James Wood High School (JWHS) discussed ways to make a more compelling case against vaping to their peers.
For detail: winchesterstar.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: vapingpost.com

Applications for Global Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme Closing Soon

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme (THRSP), aims to develop the tobacco harm reduction leaders of tomorrow, offering mentoring and financial support for a 12-month project.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: vancouver.citynews.ca

B.C. launching anti-vaping campaign in schools

A person poses for a photograph as they vape in Melbourne, March 23, 2023.(Diego Fedele/AAP Image via AP) AAP Image An anti-vaping campaign is on the way in B.C. schools as the province looks to educate children about the “adverse effects of vaping.
For detail: vancouver.citynews.ca
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: vaasa.fi

Health professionals worry about ”vaping” or e-cigarette use by children and adolescents

The use of electronic cigarettes by children and adolescents has exploded. Like regular tobacco, e-cigarettes contain substances that are damaging to health.
For detail: vaasa.fi
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: uth.edu

UTHealth Houston-developed vaping prevention program now offered in New York City Public Schools

Steven Kelder, PhD, MPH, professor at UTHealth Houston School of Public Health in Austin, who created the CATCH My Breath program.
For detail: uth.edu
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

WSJ: Tobacco Firms Losing Pricing Power

A combination of inflation and shifting smoking habits is making it more difficult for tobacco companies to offset declining cigarette volumes with higher prices, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Ban Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Campaign Launched Against Menthol Ban

A conservative advocacy group has launched a campaign opposing a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes in the United States, reports Fox News.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: technologynetworks.com

Tobacco Smoke Linked to Mutations That “Stop” Cancer-Fighting Proteins

The researchers analyzed DNA from more than 12,000 tumor samples across 18 cancer types.
For detail: technologynetworks.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: smithsonianmag.com

Millions More Smokers Should Be Screened for Lung Cancer—Even if They Quit Long Ago

The American Cancer Society released new guidance on who should get yearly scans for lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death around the world Patients who are at high risk of lung cancer can get screened with low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans.
For detail: smithsonianmag.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: scotborders.gov.uk

Borderers encouraged to recycle vapes at Community Recycling Centres to reduce risk of fires

Borderers are being encouraged to responsibly recycle their vapes and e-cigarettes at one of their local Community Recycle Centres across the region to minimise the risk of potentially dangerous fires Rise in fires related to vapes.
For detail: scotborders.gov.uk
Published Nov 06, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: scoop.co.nz

WHO, FCTC COP10 Decisions Lack Transparency; Urges Harm Reduction Support

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today launched a scathing criticism of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) for their opaque and closed-door decisions at the COP10.
For detail: scoop.co.nz
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: pembrokeshire-herald.com

Mastering Mesmerizing Vaping Tricks and Other Methods

Vapе tricks with the help of THC carts by TRĒ House havе еvolvеd into an еnthralling art form within thе world of vaping, captivating еnthusiasts with mеsmеrizing displays of vapor manipulation.
For detail: pembrokeshire-herald.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nytimes.com

Vapes Look ‘Like Toys’ Now. Uh-Oh.

A staged photo portrait of a young woman with brown hair and translucent green sunglasses holding up a green vaping device.
For detail: nytimes.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: npr.org

The unlikely connection between universal pre-K and nicotine taxes in Colorado

At the Isabella Bird Community School in Denver, preschoolers rumble around a playground as John Opp arrives to pick up his 4-year-old daughter, Giuliana, who's been diagnosed with autism.
For detail: npr.org
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: newswatchtv.com

How To Use A Disposable Vape Pen: Beginner Vaping Tips

Vaping has gained immense popularity as a safer alternative to traditional smoking. For beginners looking to dip their toes into the world of vaping, disposable vape pens offer an easy, hassle-free way to get started.
For detail: newswatchtv.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: newsroom.heart.org

Prediabetes and persistent tobacco use may triple risk of stroke in healthy young adults

Adults aged 18- to 44-years-old who are long-term tobacco users and have prediabetes (higher than normal blood sugar levels) are at a 3 times greater risk of stroke.
For detail: newsroom.heart.org
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: morningstar.com

Organigram's stock soars as British American Tobacco invests $91.3 million

Organigram plans to use most of the money to shop for deals to expand its geographic footprint Shares of Canadian cannabis company Organigram Holdings Inc.
For detail: morningstar.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: mjbizdaily.com

Tobacco giant ups stake in cannabis firm Organigram with CA$124.6M investment

What’s the right revenue per square foot? What’s a realistic business outlook for cultivators? Get realistic market forecasts, state-by-state insights and benchmarks.
For detail: mjbizdaily.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: midhudsonnews.com

Anti-vaping campaign comes to Sullivan County (VIDEO)

LIBERTY- Vaping among young people is on the rise, and Sullivan 180 is responding with the introduction of the “CATCH My Breath” anti-vaping program.
For detail: midhudsonnews.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: kfyrtv.com

Vaping down among high school students, but still a concern in Bismarck Public Schools

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - Vaping has been a problem among teens for a while now.
For detail: kfyrtv.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: healthday.com

Rate of Current Use of Any Tobacco Product Down in High Schoolers in 2023

MONDAY, Nov. 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- From 2022 to 2023, there was a decrease in reported current use of any tobacco product by high school students, according to research published in the Nov. 3 issue of the U.S.
For detail: healthday.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: gov.bc.ca

Campaign will inform youth of the effects of vaping

Young people in B.C. will be better informed as the Province launches its anti-vaping campaign in schools to help children and youth learn about the adverse effects of vaping and make educated decisions.
For detail: gov.bc.ca
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Canadian Vaping Association

BEAMSVILLE, Ontario, Nov. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last year the federal government introduced an excise tax on nicotine vapour products and invited the provinces to participate at a matched rate.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

STOP USING PEOPLE WHO VAPE AS A BOTTOMLESS PIGGYBANK

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2023 /CNW/ - Rights4Vapers, Canada's largest vapers' rights movement, calls on the Government of Ontario to refrain from jumping on the taxation bandwagon and penalizing Ontarians who vape even more.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: dailytrust.com

Tobacco: Experts task media on global treaty implementation, health risks

Experts under the aegis of the Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT) have enjoined the media to be mindful of efforts by the tobacco… Experts under the aegis of the Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT) have enjoined the media to be mindful of efforts by the tobacco industry to promote tobacco use and undermine the implementation of the global tobacco treaty.
For detail: dailytrust.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Revealed: How kids under the age of TEN are being hospitalised by vaping

Hospital admission rates for 'vaping-related disorders' in under-20s in general have risen six-fold over the same period, amid an exploding e-cigarette epidemic among youths.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cureus.com

Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction

Background: Current electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is associated with myocardial infarction, controlling whether the subjects smoke cigarettes.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bworldonline.com

Asia Harm Reduction Forum: Pioneer in global health equity and saving lives

The 6th Asia Harm Reduction Forum (AHRF) 2023 press conference, which was held at the Manila Prince Hotel in Ermita, Manila last Oct.
For detail: bworldonline.com
Published Nov 06, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: bssnews.net

Govt launches hard-hitting media campaign on tobacco control

DHAKA, Nov 6, 2023 (BSS)-The National Tobacco Control Cell under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched eight-month long sensitising strategic communication campaign on harms of smoking and second-hand smoke and amendment of the tobacco control law.
For detail: bssnews.net
Published Nov 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: abc15.com

Valley school districts expanding use of vape sensors in bathrooms

Valley school districts are trying to fight back on a newer reality: students vaping. Some districts are putting in vape sensors in bathrooms to help deter and curb vape use in schools.
For detail: abc15.com
Published Nov 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: whyquit.com

Nicotine-free in 2023, it's not too late!

WhyQuit's small blue backgrounded website banner showing a hand releasing a dove. The caption reads, WhyQuit.com, Motivation, Education and Support for Cold Turkey Nicotine Cessation.
For detail: whyquit.com
Published Nov 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nwemail.co.uk

Trading Standards officers target Barrow for under age vape sales

It is a criminal offence to sell them to persons under the age of 18 years, or purchase them on behalf of under 18s. PARENTS have been warned of the dangers of cannabis-laced sweets after an influx in south Cumbria.
For detail: nwemail.co.uk
Published Nov 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: macombdaily.com

Warren Con to use funds from Juul settlement for anti-vaping efforts

Macomb County’s third largest school district has plans to use settlement money it received in a lawsuit against the maker of Juul e-cigarettes to pay for efforts to fight vaping among students.
For detail: macombdaily.com
Published Nov 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: livemint.com

Big tobacco can no longer name its price

America’s cigarette market is in flux, and new smoking habits threaten to singe makers of pricey brands the most.
For detail: livemint.com
Published Nov 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: itv.com

Video shows Blackpool nurses vaping and scrolling on phones while man prepared to take his own life

Video Player is loading. CCTV footage shows nurses vaping, scrolling on their phones, and plaiting each other's hair.
For detail: itv.com
Published Nov 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: gulfnews.com

Smoking 'stops' cancer-fighting proteins, makes harder to treat the disease: Study

The analysis showed a strong link between stop-gain mutations in lung cancer and the telltale 'footprint' that smoking leaves in DNA.
For detail: gulfnews.com
Published Nov 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Lung Health Foundation recognizes the Ford Government's vape tax as the first crucial first step to addressing the youth vaping crisis

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2023 /CNW/ - The Lung Health Foundation applauds the Ontario government for opting into the federal government's tax on vape products – a move the Foundation cites as a positive step toward addressing a growing youth vaping crisis.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Nov 04, 2023
[PHW Tobacco]

Source: dhakatribune.com

Tobacco promoters hardly follow any rules

Bangladesh has become a booming market for tobacco companies over the years and the number of smokers and smokeless tobacco users is increasing alongside tobacco-related deaths—thanks to the authorities who are reluctant to enforce laws.
For detail: dhakatribune.com
Published Nov 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cureus.com

Impact of Vaping on Lungs: An Indian Prospect

Electronic cigarettes, or vape pens, have gained popularity among young people due to their attractive appearance, but they also have numerous side effects.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: webmd.com

Fewer High School Students Using E-Cigarettes

Nov. 3, 2023 – More than half a million high school students have stopped vaping in the past year, according to new government data that also showed e-cigarette use among middle-schoolers is holding steady.
For detail: webmd.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: voanews.com

Vaping by US High School Students Dropped This Year, Report Says

FILE - Varieties of disposable flavored electronic cigarette devices manufactured by EB Design, formerly known as Elf Bar, are displayed at a store in Pinecrest, Fla.
For detail: voanews.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: verywellhealth.com

Disposable Vapes Are Creating an Even Bigger Problem Than Juul

Americans are buying close to 12 million disposable vapes every month, but many don't know how to recycle or dispose of these devices that contain hazardous waste.
For detail: verywellhealth.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: science20.com

Vaping: The Epidemic That Never Was Is A Fad That Is Ending

In response to some young people experimenting with an effective smoking cessation tool, nicotine vaping, the Obama CDC did what more social authoritarian governments frequently do - overreact in order to convince the public they solved a problem few had.
For detail: science20.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: punchng.com

Tobacco still major threat to health, says WHO

The World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control has restated the warning that tobacco in all its forms for consumption still remains a threat to life and human well-being.
For detail: punchng.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nola.com

Flavored vapes are under fire in Louisiana. What are the health impacts?

Nicholas Calico and Christopher Quaiel talk about their experience with vaping in Covington, La., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019.
For detail: nola.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

Tobacco smoking undermines anti-cancer safeguards by causing harmful DNA mutations

Scientists at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) have uncovered one way tobacco smoking causes cancer and makes it harder to treat by undermining the body's anti-cancer safeguards.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: medicaleconomics.com

Tobacco use down in high schoolers; Over 40% unaware they have high cholesterol; Music as a painkiller - Morning Medical Update

Tobacco use has fallen in high schoolers, but risen in middle schoolers, according to a new study from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For detail: medicaleconomics.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: irontontribune.com

How vaping is harming the most innocent of bystanders

On Oct. 19, Ohio Department of Health Director Bruce Vanderhoff, M.D., MBA, held a press conference in which he warned about an increase of injuries caused by exposures to eCigarette devices, also known as vapes, that contain liquid nicotine.
For detail: irontontribune.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: ghanaweb.com

Young people smoking shisha like locomotive engines

File photo: Sam George has described the growing cases of kidney failures as a pandemicFile photo: Sam George has described the growing cases of kidney failures as a pandemic Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram Constituency, Samuel Nartey George has bemoaned what is says is the rising cases of kidney failure among the youth.
For detail: ghanaweb.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: eurekalert.org

E-cigarette use among adults

To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link https://media.
For detail: eurekalert.org
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: earth.com

Vaping epidemic: Nearly half of students who try e-cigs get hooked

Recent data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates a significant decrease in the use of e-cigarettes and other tobacco products among high school students, marking a potential shift in the vaping epidemic among American youth.
For detail: earth.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: detroitnews.com

Warren schools will use funds from Juul settlement for anti-vaping efforts

Warren — A Macomb County school district plans to use settlement money it obtained in a lawsuit against the maker of Juul e-cigarettes to fund districtwide anti-vaping programs, training, workshops and seminars.
For detail: detroitnews.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dailyprogress.com

Youth tobacco use declines, but vaping remains a worry, CDC says

High school students are smoking less and have cut back measurably on vaping with e-cigarettes, the latest National Youth Tobacco Survey reports.
For detail: dailyprogress.com
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: convenience.org

National Youth Tobacco Survey Data Released

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data from the 2023 National Youth Tobacco Survey on tobacco product use among U.S.
For detail: convenience.org
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cdc.gov

Tobacco Product Use Among U.S. Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2023

Jan Birdsey, MPH1; Monica Cornelius, PhD1; Ahmed Jamal, MBBS1; Eunice Park-Lee, PhD2; Maria R.
For detail: cdc.gov
Published Nov 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cdc.gov

Tobacco Product Use Among U.S. Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2023

Jan Birdsey, MPH1; Monica Cornelius, PhD1; Ahmed Jamal, MBBS1; Eunice Park-Lee, PhD2; Maria R.
For detail: cdc.gov
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: yaledailynews.com

Yale-led study shows that e-cigarette bans boost traditional cigarette sale

A recent Yale-led study found that banning flavored electronic cigarettes increases sales of standard, combustible cigarettes, which can cause cancer and are considered more dangerous.
For detail: yaledailynews.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: walesonline.co.uk

Welsh Government told to ban smoking in outdoor eating areas

The Welsh Government hopes to make Wales a smoke-free country by 2030.
For detail: walesonline.co.uk
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: usatoday.com

Tobacco use among high schoolers is going down, but increasing for middle schoolers, CDC says

E-cigarettes, commonly known as vapes, have been the most-used tobacco product by both middle and high school students for the past 10 years.
For detail: usatoday.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Tobacco Income Up at Vector

Vector Group announced financial results for the three months and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2023.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Growers Demand Seat at Table

Stakeholders in the nicotine business gathered in Dar es Salaam from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 for the annual meeting of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA).
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccofreekids.org

Drop in E-Cigarette Use Among High…

Drop in E-Cigarette Use Among High School Students Is Good News, But Over 2 Million Kids Still Vape – Problem Won’t Be Solved Without Eliminating All Flavored E-Cigarettes WASHINGTON, D.C.
For detail: tobaccofreekids.org
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theguardian.com

The tobacco industry claims smoking reforms fuel the black market. Health experts say this is wrong

In three days of hearings about wide-ranging law reforms aimed at discouraging smoking and addressing the health risks posed by vaping, one issue dominated the questioning of health experts by senators.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

Survey shows youth vaping on decline but extremely addictive

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A CDC and FDA study shows the amount of high school students who admit to currently using tobacco products is down to 12.6%, a nearly 4 point decline from the previous year.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: silive.com

NYC announces plan to combat youth vaping through educational initiative

New York City public schools announced Thursday a partnership with CATCH Global Foundation to combat youth vaping.
For detail: silive.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: rstreet.org

The Impact of Cultural Pressures on Tobacco Harm Reduction Efforts in Southeast Asia

Provide clear education on the negative consequences of smoking and how it affects local communities, taking socioeconomic and cultural norms into consideration.
For detail: rstreet.org
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: record.umich.edu

Center based at U-M receives $20M to research tobacco use

The Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations, housed at the School of Public Health, recently received $20 million to continue its research on the impact of tobacco regulations on tobacco use patterns and their health effects.
For detail: record.umich.edu
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: prnewswire.com

Significant Decline in E-cigarette Use Among High School Students Indicates Progress, Yet Challenges Persist in Youth Tobacco Prevention

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The release of the 2023 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) marks a notable achievement in the fight against youth tobacco use.
For detail: prnewswire.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Smoking FCTC]

Source: prnewswire.com

ECST: Blocking Smokers Access to Better Alternatives Transgress Human Rights

BANGKOK, Nov. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Denying adult consumers access to smoke-free products is a violation of human rights, public health advocacy groups said in a letter to the United Nations (UN).
For detail: prnewswire.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nytimes.com

Vaping Declines Among High School Students, Survey Shows

The number of high school students who reported using e-cigarettes fell to 10 percent in the spring of this year from 14 percent last year, according to the results of an annual survey released on Thursday by federal health agencies.
For detail: nytimes.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Does social media and academic performance impact e-cigarette use among adolescents?

In a recent study published in the BMC Public Health Journal, researchers investigated the mediating effects of factors such as academic performance and the tendency of the youth to internalize problems on the longitudinal association between electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use and social media influence among adolescents.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: montreal.ctvnews.ca

Covenant Chain: Mohawk men in tobacco smuggling case cite treaty, win in Quebec court

Two Mohawk men from Kahnawake, near Montreal, have been granted a stay of proceedings in a tobacco smuggling case after a judge ruled their Aboriginal and treaty rights were infringed.
For detail: montreal.ctvnews.ca
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: medscape.com

High School Students Using Less Tobacco, Vape Products, CDC Report Shows

Use of e-cigarettes among US teens was down sharply, dropping from 14.1% in 2022 to 10% in 2023, government figures show, but the majority of these youth still used flavored products, which have been shown to both entice and keep teens vaping.
For detail: medscape.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: livemint.com

UK government cracks down on marketing and sale of vapes to children

he development comes at a time when a 12-year-old had to be placed in a medically induced coma after her lungs were severely weakened by vaping Both children and their parents often remain unaware of the severe health consequences of vaping, as they perceive it as a harmless activity involving the inhalation of flavours like apple or strawberry (REUTERS)Premium.
For detail: livemint.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: limerickleader.ie

GAA clubs to start banning vaping on club grounds

Several GAA clubs across the country are banning e-cigarettes on their grounds as concerns grow over how harmful they can be.
For detail: limerickleader.ie
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: kuwaittimes.com

How harm reduction plays a role in our everyday lives

Harm reduction in the very broadest sense refers to any opportunity we have to reduce the negative consequences of something we consume or expose ourselves to.
For detail: kuwaittimes.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: hindustantimes.com

Heated Tobacco Products

This article is authored by Dr Himanshu Pandey, MBBS MS FIAGES FLCS FALS, consultant surgeon and industrial health expert.
For detail: hindustantimes.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: haringey.gov.uk

Detection dogs, Dipper and Sky paid a visit to local businesses to uncover and eliminate the illegal tobacco products being sold to the community.

Together with Trading Standards, Haringey Council seized over 9,000 illegal cigarettes as well as 2.5kg of counterfeit hand rolling tobacco, from three businesses in the borough.
For detail: haringey.gov.uk
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: globalnews.ca

Additional vaping tax coming for products sold in Ontario, province says

An additional vaping tax is coming for products sold in Ontario, the province says, as it plans to take the federal government up on an offer to charge an additional excise duty.
For detail: globalnews.ca
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: forbes.com

Vaping Among U.S. High School Students Declines—But More Middle Schoolers Are Using Tobacco, Survey Says

E-cigarette use among high school students in the U.S.
For detail: forbes.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: fool.co.uk

The British American Tobacco share price has crashed in 2023. Should I buy?

Right now, the British American Tobacco share price is near its 52-week lows and the stock is offering a big yield.
For detail: fool.co.uk
Published Nov 02, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: fda.gov

National Survey Shows Drop in E-Cigarette Use Among High School Students

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), released data from the 2023 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) on tobacco product use among U.S.
For detail: fda.gov
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: edition.cnn.com

Youth tobacco use rates declined slightly in US, but ‘work is far from over,’ health officials say

Nearly all students who use e-cigarettes reported using flavored products, according to a new survey.
For detail: edition.cnn.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dakotanewsnow.com

Vaping by high school students dropped this year, says US report

FILE - Varieties of disposable flavored electronic cigarette devices manufactured by EB Design,...
For detail: dakotanewsnow.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: cnbc.com

High school kids are vaping less, FDA and CDC say

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For detail: cnbc.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cbsnews.com

E-cigarette and tobacco use among high school students declines, CDC study finds

E-cigarette use is down among high school students but remains steady among middle schoolers compared to last year, according to a study released Thursday from the U.S.
For detail: cbsnews.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: cbs19news.com

Ongoing partnership targets youth vaping

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A continuing partnership in Orange County is working to combat vape use by young people.
For detail: cbs19news.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: brighton-hove.gov.uk

Continuing our mission to tackle illegal sales of vapes and tobacco

Our Trading Standards officers seized over £17,000 worth of illicit vapes and tobacco products during three days of inspections conducted in early October.
For detail: brighton-hove.gov.uk
Published Nov 02, 2023
[FED Tobacco]

Source: brecorder.com

Khyber Tobacco Company

Khyber Tobacco Company (PSX: KHTC) was incorporated in Pakistan as a public limited company in 1954. The company manufactures and sells cigarettes besides re-drying of tobacco.
For detail: brecorder.com
Published Nov 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: atr.org

CDC Data Vindicates Tobacco Harm Reduction; Exposes FDA’s Failings

Newly Released Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2023 National Youth Tobacco Survey 2023 delivered a stunning vindication for tobacco harm reduction advocates, as youth cigarette smoking continued to be practically non-existent at 1.
For detail: atr.org
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

A Taste of ‘Terroir’

“Shrinking” is the first word that comes to mind when thinking about the French tobacco sector.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Surprising Successes

U.S. smokeless tobacco users are no more likely to die from cancer than people who never touched tobacco products.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Pipe Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

A Pipe Dream?

Britain’s plan to create a smoke-free generation could be momentous if implemented properly—and herein lies the problem.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 01, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Changing the Conversation

From Sept. 19 to Sept. 21, 2023, stakeholders from around the world gathered in Seoul to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the nicotine business, particularly as they relate to tobacco harm reduction.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: thelocalreporter.press

We need to raise the awareness of electronic nicotine delivery systems.

Picture this: A cloud of vapor swirls in the air with the light smell of cotton candy to disguise the dangers lurking within.
For detail: thelocalreporter.press
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: reuters.com

More older former smokers need lung cancer screening, experts say

A man holds a cigarette in his hands in London, Britain April 11, 2023.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: papers.ssrn.com

Balancing & Mitigating Trade-offs: Can E-cigarette Regulation Be Optimized?

Context: E-cigarettes are vastly safer than smoking, and research suggests that they are an effective cessation aid for smokers.
For detail: papers.ssrn.com
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newsroom.heart.org

Leading cardiologist says prohibiting menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars would save lives in communities targeted by Big Tobacco

DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2023 — Action by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prohibit the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars would save lives and improve health in communities long targeted by the tobacco industry, according to renowned cardiologist Michelle A.
For detail: newsroom.heart.org
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: metro.co.uk

What is ‘vaper’s tongue’? Dentist warns of loss of taste and other side effects from vaping

Many people smoke flavoured vapes, but did you know they can actually affect your tastebuds with a little-known condition called ‘vaper’s tongue’?.
For detail: metro.co.uk
Published Nov 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: english.news.cn

Former deputy chief of State Tobacco Monopoly Administration prosecuted for bribery

BEIJING, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- He Zehua, former deputy chief of China's State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, has been prosecuted for accepting bribes, according to a statement from the Supreme People's Procuratorate on Wednesday.
For detail: english.news.cn

News Excerpts of October-2023

Published Oct 31, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: accountantsdaily.com.au

Taskforce seizes illegal tobacco worth millions in dozens of raids

A specialised unit involving the ATO has swooped on stores across Victoria in an attempt to stamp out a tobacco turf war between rival crime gangs.
For detail: accountantsdaily.com.au
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Egypt Approves New Cigarette VAT

Egypt will impose a new value-added tax of EGP0.50 ($0.02) on locally sold tobacco products, reports Ahram Online.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: the-star.co.ke

MoH empowers Tobacco Board to fight rise in addictive products

• The board has no say on taxes levied on the tobacco industry yet it is mandated to manage the tobacco control fund.
For detail: the-star.co.ke
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: straitstimes.com

Forum: Vaping has morphed from a solution to nicotine addiction to becoming a gateway

What began as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) has evolved into the widespread practice of vaping seen today.
For detail: straitstimes.com
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: psychologytoday.com

New Evidence on the Best Ways to Quit Smoking

We’ve known for decades that smoking leads to serious health problems including cancer, lung and heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
For detail: psychologytoday.com
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: parliament.gov.za

Media Statement: Call for Tobacco Traders to Be Licenced to Enhance Bill’s Enforcement

The Portfolio Committee on Health has successfully concluded the Free State leg of public hearings on the Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill (B33-2022) at the Leslie Monnanyane Hall in Mangaung, with residents calling for the Bill to include a requirement for tobacco trading licences.
For detail: parliament.gov.za
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Youth vaping skyrockets as 85% are exposed to e-cig ads, despite global bans

In a recent study published in the journal Tobacco Induced Diseases, researchers conducted a four-nation-wide cross-sectional online survey to assess youths’ exposure to media-based e-cigarette advertising.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: indianacapitalchronicle.com

Vaping Is hurting, not helping, Indiana’s fight to be nicotine-free

A report recently released by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation details the full scale of Indiana’s vaping epidemic and includes recommendations for reducing e-cigarette use.
For detail: indianacapitalchronicle.com
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cureus.com

E-cigarette and Vaping-Induced Lung Injury (EVALI) Long Taken for Miliary Tuberculosis: A Rare Cause of Interstitial Lung Disease

Cite this article as: Rachid C, Fikri O, Amro L (October 30, 2023) E-cigarette and Vaping-Induced Lung Injury (EVALI) Long Taken for Miliary Tuberculosis: A Rare Cause of Interstitial Lung Disease.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Oct 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: colorado.edu

5 things to know about nicotine

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nicotine use and dependency have increased across the United States in recent years.
For detail: colorado.edu
Published Oct 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Third of Irish Youngsters Vape: Study

More than a third of Irish people aged 13 to 16 years old currently vape without having smoked before, reports The Irish Times, citing new research commissioned by Foroige Sligo.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 29, 2023
[FBR Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Cigarette Production Plunges in Pakistan

Tobacco companies in Pakistan produced 43.9 billion cigarettes in 2022-2023, down from 64.7 billion in the previous fiscal year, reports The News International, citing figures from the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) track-and-trace system.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 29, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: deccanherald.com

Most young people exposed to vaping ads, despite restrictions: Study

New Delhi: Despite advertising restrictions in place, at least 85 per cent of respondents of a survey in India, China, Australia and the UK reported being exposed to e-cigarette advertising, especially on social media and in or around vape shops and other retailers.
For detail: deccanherald.com
Published Oct 28, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: theguardian.com

Australian politician’s speech at tobacco conference in September allegedly in breach of WHO treaty

An Australian politician spoke at the tobacco industry’s flagship conference in South Korea, despite the federal government developing reforms to address alarming rates of youth nicotine addiction.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: punchng.com

FG’ll tackle tobacco smoking among children — Minister

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to tackle tobacco use by children in Nigeria.
For detail: punchng.com
Published Oct 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: montreal.ctvnews.ca

Quebec's new vaping regulations start next week, but some say they'll just buy online

New regulations come into effect next week to ban flavoured vaping products from being sold in Quebec, but people who buy those products say they'll buy them online instead.
For detail: montreal.ctvnews.ca
Published Oct 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: miamistudent.net

More common than coffee: We need to rethink vaping normalcy in Oxford

There are 17 vape and smoke shops in Oxford. That’s right 17. Why are we letting this industry take control of so much of our town? There are 17 vape and smoke shops in Oxford.
For detail: miamistudent.net
Published Oct 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: gazettengr.com

FG vows to tackle public smoking, tobacco use among children in Nigeria

“We must work with the act that bans tobacco smoking in public places especially to prevent second hand smoke,” the minister said.
For detail: gazettengr.com
Published Oct 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailypost.ng

FG reaffirms commitment to tackle tobacco smoking among children in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment to tackle tobacco use by children in the country.
For detail: dailypost.ng
Published Oct 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: asahi.com

All Shinkansen trains in Japan to be smoke-free in spring 2024

All bullet trains in Japan will be smoke-free from spring next year following a decision by the operators of the Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen lines to abolish smoking rooms.
For detail: asahi.com
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wlos.com

Jackson County launches campaign to educate parents on dangers of vaping in youth

JACKSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Jackson County Public Schools is launching a campaign to educate and warn parents and caregivers about the dangers of vaping in youth.
For detail: wlos.com
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: wellingtonadvertiser.com

School board approves updated smoking, vaping policy

GUELPH – The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) has approved updates to its smoking and vaping policy.
For detail: wellingtonadvertiser.com
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: vapingpost.com

UK Government Launches Consultation on Smoking and Vaping

Vapers and tobacco harm reduction advocates are encouraged to make a submission, as some of the proposed measures are a threat to achieving the UK's smokefree goal.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

New Report Touts THR Benefits

Significant numbers of lives can be saved through the widespread adoption of tobacco harm reduction (THR) and related measures in Kazakhstan, Pakistan, South Africa and Bangladesh, according to a new report released by experts in the field.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thenationonlineng.net

Harm reduction should guide tobacco regulations, say medical experts

Stakeholders in the health sector have been challenged to consider harm reduction as a key guide to drive public health strategies in Africa.
For detail: thenationonlineng.net
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theage.com.au

Chop chop boom sends state tobacco plans up in smoke

The escalating violence linked to Victoria’s booming illicit tobacco trade has caught the state government off guard and belatedly scrambling for a response two years after it commissioned advice on reform.
For detail: theage.com.au
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nature.com

Nicotine pouches: a review for the dental team

Nicotine pouches are tobacco-free products that are becoming increasingly popular in the UK. They are held between the user's lip and gum to provide a source of nicotine.
For detail: nature.com
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: harmreductionjournal.biomedcentral.com

The utilization and delivery of safer smoking practices and services: a narrative synthesis of the literature

Providing sterile drug smoking materials to people who use drugs can prevent the acquisition of infectious diseases and reduce overdose risk.
For detail: harmreductionjournal.biomedcentral.com
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: guampdn.com

Bipartisan bill seeks to tax vape products 10% on 1st year, then 20% on 2nd year

Sen. Joe San Agustin and three other Democrat and Republican senators are proposing to impose a 10% excise tax on all vape products for the first year, and then raising it to 20% on the second year.
For detail: guampdn.com
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: abc.net.au

Cancer Council WA launches social media campaign to unveil toxins inside vapes

Cancer Council WA has unveiled social media adverts to educate kids about the harmful effects of vaping.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Oct 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: abc.net.au

Illicit tobacco shop raids across Victoria snares millions of dollars worth of illegal vapes, tobacco

Police seized nearly 40,000 e-cigarettes, or vapes, in the regional Victorian raids.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wa.campaignbrief.com

Cancer Council WA clears the air on vaping via first prevention campaign by Gatecrasher

Cancer Council WA has launched a new digital campaign, Clear the Air, created via Gatecrasher in a bid to prevent people taking up vaping, following new data that shows the number of 14-24 year olds who currently vape has skyrocketed since 2020.
For detail: wa.campaignbrief.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Growers Want Amends for Below-Market Prices

Tobacco growers in Pakistan have asked tobacco companies to compensate them for tobacco purchased at below-market prices and losses caused by rains and hailstorms in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, reports The News International.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Flavors Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Taiwan Worried About Popularity of Flavors

Health authorities in Taiwan are worried about the growing popularity of flavored tobacco products, especially among young students and women, reports Taiwan News.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Crackdown Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Belgium Announces Crackdown on Tobacco

Belgium Health Minister Frank Vandenbroucke announced measures to curtail tobacco consumption and ban the display of tobacco products, reports The Brussels Times.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Altria Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Altria Revenues Down 4.1 Percent

Altria Group reported net revenues of $6.28 billion in the third quarter of 2023, down 4.1 percent from the comparable 2022 quarter.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

Vaping promotion at shops and on social media exposing young Australians to practice, study finds

Promotion by vape shops and social media advertising are key ways young people are being exposed to the practice, a new study as found, as health experts sound alarm at the number of vape stores that continue to open throughout Australia.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: talkingretail.com

Underage vaping survey: we want your views

The issue of underage vaping has become a hot topic among politicians and on the national news agenda, but how is it affecting convenience retailers at the sharp end? Independent Retail News and TalkingRetail.
For detail: talkingretail.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: nonpareilonline.com

Saturday event to help address discarded e-cigarettes

There’s a growing concern about the use of e-cigarettes beyond the health hazards: Where are they discarded? The question particularly bothers Tony Fiala, who as the waste management superintendent for Council Bluffs is seeing more and more e-cig and vape waste coming into that facility.
For detail: nonpareilonline.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: news-medical.net

Healthy eating may be a key player in COPD risk reduction

In a recent study published in BMC Public Health, researchers investigated the association between diet quality measured by the Healthy Eating Index-2010 (HEI-2010) score and the odds of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the Iranian population.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newsguru.pk

Research Shows Tobacco Harm Reduction Could Save 1.2 Million Lives in Pakistan Copy

ISLAMABAD – October 25, 2023: A new research study titled ‘Integrating Harm Reduction into Tobacco Control’ reveals a significant opportunity: adopting tobacco harm reduction (THR) strategies could save more than 1.2 million lives in Pakistan.
For detail: newsguru.pk
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: iranwire.com

Teenager Smoking in Iran Surges by 133 Percent

Smoking rates among girls aged 12 to 15 have surged by 133 percent, Mohammad Reza Masjedi, Secretary-General of the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association said Wednesday.
For detail: iranwire.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: drugtopics.com

What Smoking Cessation Strategies are Most Effective for Pregnant Women?

Researchers said the most effective smoking cessation method was counseling, which could be boosted with financial incentives and doctor/nurse feedback interventions.
For detail: drugtopics.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: chronicleonline.com

Combatting the vaping problem

Local educators at a recent elected leadership summit said vaping in county schools is a growing problem that needs to be dealt with now.
For detail: chronicleonline.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bbc.com

Illegal tobacco worth £12,500 seized from Gloucester flat

Illegal tobacco found in GloucesterImage source, Gloucestershire Constabulary Officers found 2,284 packs of illegal cigarettes and 117 pouches of illegal hand rolling tobacco Officers executed a warrant at a flat in Gloucester city centre on 18 October following complaints from the community about the sale of illegal tobacco taking place in the area.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Oct 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: asfeworld.tv

In Pakistan, Tobacco control can help save over 1.2m lives

AL-MALABAD: Over 1.2 million lives in Pakistan can be saved by implementing tobacco harm reduction (THR) measures, according to a recent study titled “Integrating Harm Reduction Into Tobacco Control.
For detail: asfeworld.tv
Published Oct 25, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: topclassactions.com

FDA sends proposed menthol cigarette ban to White House for review

Close up of a menthol cigarette pulled out of a cigarette box, representing the proposed menthol cigarette ban.
For detail: topclassactions.com
Published Oct 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Nearly Half of Alto Users Quit Smoking: Study

Nearly 45 percent of participants who use Vuse Alto in a study completely switched away from cigarettes, according to the interim results of research conducted by Reynolds American Inc.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 25, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: lexology.com

Flavored E-cigarette Manufacturers Face Regulatory Challenges

Manufacturers of e-cigarettes find themselves in a challenging regulatory environment to obtain U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) marketing approval of flavored products.
For detail: lexology.com
Published Oct 25, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: filtermag.org

FDA’s Rejections of Menthol Vapes Could “Backfire,” Scientists Say

On October 12, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to R.J.
For detail: filtermag.org
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wndu.com

E-cigarette and vaping use in young adults hits epidemic levels

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - E-cigarette use in young adults is a continued problem across the country and right here in St. Joe County.
For detail: wndu.com
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Heated tobacco uncertainty blights Philip Morris profit beat

[1/2]A woman poses with a cigarette in front of Philip Morris International logo in this illustration taken July 26, 2022.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

What are the health impacts of nicotine and tobacco products on young people?

Review question: What are the implications of new nicotine and tobacco products on adolescent health? Products: E-cigarettes and oral nicotine products such as pouches, lozenges, tablets, gum, and gummies.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nature.com

What are the health impacts of nicotine and tobacco products on young people?

What are the implications of new nicotine and tobacco products on adolescent health? These products can be addictive and can cause respiratory, cardiovascular and oral potential health problems.
For detail: nature.com
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: lohud.com

The FDA can’t sit on the sidelines anymore. Ban flavored vapes

Hulk Hogan fans across the country can buy all sorts of gear celebrating the 12-time world champion — action figures, kids’ t-shirts and championship belts.
For detail: lohud.com
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: ideastream.org

More children are being poisoned by e-cigarette liquids, Ohio doctors warn

Young children being poisoned by vapes and electronic cigarette liquids is on the rise — with exposures nearly tripling over the last six years, Ohio health officials said Thursday during a media conference.
For detail: ideastream.org
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: healthdirect.gov.au

How to quit vaping

With a sweet scent, nice taste and sleek packaging, vapes appear to be better for you than smoking cigarettes.
For detail: healthdirect.gov.au
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: gov.uk

Charities voice support for government's smokefree plans

Stakeholders met with government today and voiced support for the government's smokefree plans.
For detail: gov.uk
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cnbc.com

Marlboro maker Philip Morris reports revenue miss, but strong sales of cigarette alternatives

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For detail: cnbc.com
Published Oct 19, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: bonewssng.com

Increase Tobacco Taxes To the WHO-recommended Level

Increase Tobacco Taxes To the WHO-recommended Level – Group Tells African Governments The African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) in collaboration with the Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Research and the Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), in the 2023 Africa Tobacco Industry Interference Index has called on African Governments to increase tobacco taxes to the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended level.
For detail: bonewssng.com
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bloomberg.com

Philip Morris Raises Earnings Forecast on Nicotine Pouches

Delayed market launch in Taiwan is weighing on heated tobacco Philip Morris International Inc. . . .
For detail: bloomberg.com
Published Oct 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: achi.net

FDA’s Decision To Block Sale of Popular Flavored E-Cigarettes Signals Stricter Tobacco Controls

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently denied R.J. Reynolds’ applications to keep six flavored e-cigarette products under its Vuse Alto brand, including top-selling menthol, on the market.
For detail: achi.net
Published Oct 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: thefinancialexpress.com.bd

Banning electronic cigarette

Electronic cigarettes are new in Bangladesh. But they are making their presence felt in the capital city as well as in the countryside.
For detail: thefinancialexpress.com.bd
Published Oct 18, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: stuff.co.nz

Nicotine and cannabis vaping on the rise, according to Massey survey

A Massey University survey has revealed nicotine e-liquid vape use is on the rise. The use of nicotine e-liquid vaping is increasing, a Massey University study has shown.
For detail: stuff.co.nz
Published Oct 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: onlinelibrary.wiley.com

The science behind vaping

This special issue examines the science behind electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), also called electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapour products or vapes.
For detail: onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Published Oct 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

E-cigarette flavor restrictions may increase cigarette sales, study finds

The immense popularity of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, among young people has led many policymakers to restrict the sale of flavored varieties.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Oct 18, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: medicalxpress.com

Nasvay: The chewing tobacco poisoning Kyrgyzstan

Farmer Askarbek Duisheyev pours a small plastic bottle into the palm of his hand and tips some green balls under his tongue.
For detail: medicalxpress.com
Published Oct 17, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: ysph.yale.edu

Tobacco purchases rise following restrictions on e-cigarette sales

A photo of an e-cigarette device on a table with several small bottles of vaping fluid next to it. For every 0.7 milliliters of e-cigarette e-liquid that goes unsold due to flavor restrictions, 15 additional traditional cigarettes are sold.
For detail: ysph.yale.edu
Published Oct 17, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Social media and mental health linked to rising e-cigarette use in American teens

In a recent study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, researchers from Pennsylvania investigated the role of indicators of mental health conditions in the relationship between the use of social media and e-cigarette use among the youth.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Oct 17, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news.cancerresearchuk.org

The PM’s bold decision on tobacco will help promote good health for generations to come

At the start of this month, Rishi Sunak proposed some of the biggest and boldest changes to smoking laws that we have ever seen in the UK.
For detail: news.cancerresearchuk.org
Published Oct 17, 2023
[PHW Tobacco]

Source: indiatoday.in

Can a low-nicotine tobacco plant benefit smokers?

Lower nicotine content in a cigarette can potentially reduce the health risks but will by no means make smoking safe For smokers trying to quit but with little success, news that genetic science may have come up with a tobacco plant with 60-70 per cent less nicotine is nothing short of a dream come true.
For detail: indiatoday.in
Published Oct 17, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: ajmc.com

FDA Denies Marketing to 6 Vuse Alto Flavored e-Cigarette Products

The marketing denial orders were due to what the FDA stated as insufficient data supporting the products' additional benefit for adults switching from smoking cigarettes to vaping or cessation. This article was originally published by HCPLive®.
For detail: ajmc.com
Published Oct 17, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: aaos.org

Study Examines Effects of E-cigarette Use on Bone Healing

It is well-established that conventional cigarette smoking causes delayed healing of fractures and results in higher rates of nonunion.
For detail: aaos.org
Published Oct 16, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: scoop.co.nz

Global State Of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR) Raises Alarm On FCTC COP10 Decisions

The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR) has released a new briefing paper, which should be alarming to the New Zealand Government delegation about to head off to the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control COP10 meeting in Panama.
For detail: scoop.co.nz
Published Oct 16, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: edition.cnn.com

FDA takes ‘momentous’ step toward banning menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

The US Food and Drug Administration has taken a “momentous” step toward banning menthol in cigarettes and banning flavored cigars, sending final rules to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review, a key regulatory step.
For detail: edition.cnn.com
Published Oct 16, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dutchnews.nl

Dutch wait for EU tax on e-cigarettes plan, despite health fears

The Dutch government has no plans to introduce a tax on e-cigarettes, or vapes, and will leave the issue up to the new administration after the November election, the Telegraaf reported on Monday.
For detail: dutchnews.nl
Published Oct 16, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: blog.cvn.com

Philip Morris Prevails in Trial Over New Mexico Smoker's Death

Santa Fe, NM— Jurors early this month cleared Philip Morris and Allsup’s Convenience Stores, Inc.
For detail: blog.cvn.com
Published Oct 16, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Southampton parents hope detectors will reduce vaping in school

Parents worried about the rise of vaping in schools have described designing a detection alarm they hope will stop pupils taking up the habit.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Oct 15, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: tribtoday.com

Liberty to get part of e-cig settlement

LIBERTY — Liberty Local School District is one of more than 1,000 schools across the nation receiving settlement funds in lawsuits against e-cigarette producers JUUL Labs Inc.
For detail: tribtoday.com
Published Oct 14, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: masslive.com

Westfield Public Health Bulletin: More awareness needed of e-cigarette dangers

Vaping or e-cigarettes have been around for about 10 years. Initially touted as a healthy alternative or safe pathway to quitting smoking, vaping has been proven to cause significant health risks.
For detail: masslive.com
Published Oct 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: harmreductionjournal.biomedcentral.com

Patterns of flavored e-cigarette use among adult vapers in the USA: an online cross-sectional

Flavored e-cigarettes remain a controversial topic with regulators planning or already implementing restrictions worldwide.
For detail: harmreductionjournal.biomedcentral.com
Published Oct 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: uhhospitals.org

Is Nicotine Gum Dangerous?

Many people turn to nicotine gum or patches to quit smoking.
For detail: uhhospitals.org
Published Oct 13, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Clifford Douglas to lead Smoke-Free Foundation

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World has named Clifford E. Douglas as president and CEO.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: healio.com

Q&A: Vaping dependence linked to higher depression risk in young people

Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles are posted on Primary Care: Pulmonology.
For detail: healio.com
Published Oct 13, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: fortune.com

Chinese vaping company bypasses FDA ban with simple name change

Four months after U.S. regulators tried to block imports of Elf Bar, the top-selling Chinese disposable e-cigarette remains widely available thanks to a simple but effective tactic: a name change.
For detail: fortune.com
Published Oct 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ec.europa.eu

International efforts against tobacco smugglers

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) together with the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia organised the 26th annual Task Group Cigarettes Conference in Ljubljana on 10 and 11 October 2023.
For detail: ec.europa.eu
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Pacific Disputes ‘Shocking’ Tax Bill

Pacific Cigarette Co. co-founder and chairman, Adam Molai, during a virtual press conference on Oct.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: tobaccofreekids.org

FDA’s Rejection of Flavored Vuse Alto E-Cigarette Products, Including Menthol, Is Major Step to Protect Kids

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FDA announced today that it has issued marketing denial orders to R.J.
For detail: tobaccofreekids.org
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: time.com

I Wrote the Book On Juul in 2021. Here’s What’s Happened to the Vaping Industry Since

Juul vaporizers and pods are seen on a shelf at a smoke shop in Brooklyn on Dec. 7, 2022.Michael M.
For detail: time.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: themessenger.com

Marlboro Maker Lobbying Furiously Against Vaping, E-Cigarette Regs: Report

Tobacco company Philip Morris is worried the World Health Organization will crack down on smoke-free tobacco products Philip Morris International has spent 18 months aggressively lobbying to prevent members of the World Health Organization from enacting harsh regulations on vapes and other smoke-free products.
For detail: themessenger.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: theguardian.com

Philip Morris lobbying to stop WHO ‘attack’ on vapes and similar products

Philip Morris International (PMI), the tobacco and vaping company behind Marlboro cigarettes, is waging a big lobbying campaign to prevent countries from cracking down on vapes and similar products as part of a global treaty, a leaked email reveals.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: theguardian.com

Philip Morris lobbying to stop WHO ‘attack’ on vapes and similar products

Philip Morris International (PMI), the tobacco and vaping company behind Marlboro cigarettes, is waging a big lobbying campaign to prevent countries from cracking down on vapes and similar products as part of a global treaty, a leaked email reveals.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

US FDA blocks some flavors of British American Tobacco's key vape brand Vuse

Signage is seen outside of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in White Oak, Maryland, U.S., August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights Oct 12 (Reuters) - The U.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: health-ni.gov.uk

Statement on UK-wide public consultation on tobacco and vaping

Department of Health Latest News image white text on a departmental blue background Important strides forward have been made including a reduction in smoking prevalence, with adult smoking rates here falling from 24% to 17% over the last 11 years.
For detail: health-ni.gov.uk
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: gov.uk

Creating a smokefree generation and tackling youth vaping

A consultation on the proposed actions the UK Government and devolved administrations will take to tackle smoking and youth vaping.
For detail: gov.uk
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: ft.com

UK launches consultation over crackdown on disposable vapes

About £1.3bn of disposable e-cigarettes were sold in Britain In the year to the end of July © John Keeble/Getty Images The UK has launched a consultation into restricting the sale of vapes, as both major political parties support imposing much harsher rules on the sale of enticing disposable e-cigarettes that have soared in popularity among children.
For detail: ft.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: forbes.com

FDA Bans Sale Of Top-Selling Vuse Menthol E-Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration ordered Reynolds American on Thursday to stop selling menthol-flavored e-cigarettes under the company’s Vuse Alto brand—a flavor that has generated $1.6 billion in e-cigarette sales in the U.S.
For detail: forbes.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Names Clifford Douglas CEO as National Voice in Smoking Cessation Work

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2023 /CNW/ -- The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World has named Clifford E. Douglas as President and Chief Executive Officer.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: fda.gov

FDA Denies Marketing of Six Flavored Vuse Alto E-Cigarette Products Following Determination They Do Not Meet Public Health Standard

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to R.J.
For detail: fda.gov
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Teens caught vaping in Alabama schools will be punished with up to 16 hours of community service in unprecedented crackdown on underage e-cig use

Teenagers caught vaping at schools in Alabama will have to complete community service as part of a an unprecedented crackdown by schools on e-cigarette use.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: conveniencestore.co.uk

Government launches consultation on youth access to vape and tobacco products

Restrictions on packaging, point of sale materials and a ban on single-use vapes are being proposed as ways to tackle younger people accessing vape products.
For detail: conveniencestore.co.uk
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cnbc.com

Supreme Court declines to hear case challenging FDA authority to reject flavored e-cigarettes

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear arguments in a case challenging the Food and Drug Administration’s authority to reject approvals of flavored electronic cigarettes.
For detail: cnbc.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Smoking WNTD]

Source: business-standard.com

Experts criticise proposal to tag nicotine therapy as prescription drugs

A regulatory proposal to reclassify nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products like chewing gum and patches as prescription-based drugs may hinder accessibility to people who want to quit smoking, experts have said.
For detail: business-standard.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: blog.gov.uk

Creating a smokefree generation and tackling youth vaping: what you need to know

The Prime Minister has set out plans to build a better and brighter future for our children.
For detail: blog.gov.uk
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Staffordshire schoolboy's petition to ban flavoured vapes

Barney (right), who is helping Walter says vaping is becoming more common among children as prices fall An 11-year-old boy has launched a petition in a hope to ban all flavoured vapes.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Health Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Never start vaping, says 12-year-old girl with lung damage

Sarah, who has asthma, became seriously ill and doctors said her vaping habit was a factor in her condition A 12-year-old girl who suffered a lung collapse and spent four days in an induced coma has told the BBC that children should never start vaping.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Oct 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.co.uk

Never start vaping, says 12-year-old girl with lung damage

Sarah, who has asthma, became seriously ill and doctors said her vaping habit was a factor in her condition A 12-year-old girl who suffered a lung collapse and spent four days in an induced coma has told the BBC that children should never start vaping.
For detail: bbc.co.uk
Published Oct 11, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Cigarette Makers Turn to Menthol Substitutes

Cigarette manufacturers are deploying synthetic chemicals that mimic menthol’s cooling sensations in U.S. states that have banned the additive, according to a new study from Duke Health.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 11, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: risingkashmir.com

DHSK holds workshop on ‘measures to prevent tobacco industry interference in health policy’

Srinagar, Oct 10: The health department's Tobacco Control unit on Tuesday held a workshop for policymakers for implementation of measures to prevent interference of tobacco industry into public health policies.
For detail: risingkashmir.com
Published Oct 11, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: news.vt.edu

How do tax proposals affect cancer health of tobacco users based on income, education?

Roberta Freitas-Lemos of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute received a career development grant to examine socioeconomic cancer disparities of tobacco policy.
For detail: news.vt.edu
Published Oct 11, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: irishnews.com

Northern Ireland included in public consultation on vaping and tobacco rules

The consultation will include a series of proposals to clamp down on the sale and use of vapes (PA) Northern Ireland will be involved in the UK-wide consultation on tobacco and vaping rules, the Department of Health has said.
For detail: irishnews.com
Published Oct 11, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: greaterkashmir.com

Take measures to decrease use of tobacco'

Srinagar, Oct 10: The Health department's Tobacco Control unit today held a workshop for policymakers for implementation of measures to prevent interference of tobacco industry into public health policies here.
For detail: greaterkashmir.com
Published Oct 10, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

COP10 to Reject Harm Reduction: Briefing

Tobacco harm reduction will be absent at the 10th Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), according to new briefing paper published by the Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR).
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 10, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nytimes.com

Illicit E-Cigarettes Flood Stores as F.D.A. Struggles to Combat Imports

Some vapes are appearing with increasing nicotine levels that approach those in a carton of cigarettes. U.S.
For detail: nytimes.com
Published Oct 10, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: news.northeastern.edu

The rise and fall of an e-cigarette company: This Northeastern graduate’s book on vaping is getting the Netflix treatment

Jamie Ducharme spent 2020 split between two public health crises. By day, she covered the COVID-19 pandemic as a health correspondent for Time magazine.
For detail: news.northeastern.edu
Published Oct 10, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: healio.com

Study: Most teens who use e-cigarettes try to quit without help

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For detail: healio.com
Published Oct 10, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: dentistry.co.uk

‘We will not forgive or forget’

Labour will ban the marketing, promotion and the sale of vapes to children, the shadow health secretary has said.
For detail: dentistry.co.uk
Published Oct 10, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bbc.co.uk

Vapes should be prescription only, Mark Drakeford says

Vapes should only be available on prescription for people quitting smoking, Mark Drakeford has said. The first minister said he was "attracted" to Australia's policy of restricting the sale of vapes to pharmacies.
For detail: bbc.co.uk
Published Oct 10, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: asianews.network

Anti-tobacco lobby hits industry anew

According to the 2023 Tobacco Industry Interference Index, tobacco giants still influence the development of policies regulating the industry, making then a threat to the younger generation.
For detail: asianews.network
Published Oct 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tga.gov.au

TGA seizes 70,000 vapes in NSW

On 28 September 2023, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) executed warrants on two storage units in Sydney and seized more than 70,000 vaping products with an estimated street value in excess of $2.
For detail: tga.gov.au
Published Oct 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: proactiveinvestors.co.uk

Chill Brands soars on WH Smith nicotine-free vape deal

Chill Brands Group PLC (LSE:CHLL, OTCQB:CHBRF), the CBD and smoking alternatives company, rallied 18% in early trading on Monday after it revealed a deal to sell its nicotine-free vapes in WH Smith PLC (LSE:SMWH) shops.
For detail: proactiveinvestors.co.uk
Published Oct 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: pharmaceutical-journal.com

Scottish government considers nicotine addiction treatment for children aged under 12 years

The Scottish government is consulting with pharmacy officials about nicotine addiction treatment for children aged under 12 years, amid concerns that children are using e-cigarettes or ‘vapes’ from the age of 8 years.
For detail: pharmaceutical-journal.com
Published Oct 09, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-journalonline.com

U.S. students are using e-cigarettes by the millions. Here is what to know about vaping.

Two months ago, Volusia Schools began the new academic year with an updated code of conduct — one that promised, among other measures, stricter rules on the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or vape pens) on district campuses.
For detail: news-journalonline.com
Published Oct 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: moosejawtoday.com

Teens’ use of vaping materials in high schools concerns PSSD trustee

While cigarettes may not be as popular with teenagers as they once were, youths are now turning to vaping to acquire their quick fix — an issue that concerns some public division trustees.
For detail: moosejawtoday.com
Published Oct 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: dallasnews.com

Dallas could join other Texas cities in banning vaping in public spaces

Citizen-led environmental commission recommends city add restriction on e-cigarette use to existing ban on smoking traditional cigarettes.
For detail: dallasnews.com
Published Oct 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: chicagotribune.com

South suburban school districts to see financial gain from vaping lawsuit

When two south suburban school districts agreed to be among the thousands of plaintiffs that were named in a lawsuit against many power players in the electronic cigarette industry, they didn’t know if, when or how much money they would receive.
For detail: chicagotribune.com
Published Oct 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cals.ncsu.edu

A New Leaf in Tobacco Breeding

Tobacco has a long history with humans. It has had a storied, sometimes holy or ceremonial, role in populations throughout human history around the world, including our state.
For detail: cals.ncsu.edu
Published Oct 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

Wes Streeting threatens to ‘come down like ton of bricks’ on vaping industry

Labour will “come down like a ton of bricks” on the vaping industry if Rishi Sunak does not “pull his finger out” and introduce regulations, Wes Streeting has said.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theage.com.au

Gunmen on the run as shopping centre killing linked to gangs in tobacco war

While Saturday’s shooting was connected to organised crime groups involved in the tobacco wars, police were still to determine the exact motive for the attack, he said.
For detail: theage.com.au
Published Oct 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: salisburypost.com

New anti-vaping art contest teaches teens about its dangers

SALISBURY — Back in the day, parents fretted over their kids smoking cigarettes. The unhealthy habit claims the lives of over 480,000 people per year in the United States according to the Center of Disease Control’s website.
For detail: salisburypost.com
Published Oct 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nichs.org.uk

Mum backs charity’s vaping awareness campaign after 12-year-old daughter is admitted to Intensive Care

This week sees the launch of Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke’s (NICHS) new vaping awareness campaign which comes as a result of the charity’s concern about the number of young people choosing to vape and the misconceptions often associated with vaping.
For detail: nichs.org.uk
Published Oct 08, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

Does smoking tobacco damage sperm quality?

A study published in the journal Antioxidants finds that tobacco smoking can negatively affect semen quality by inducing stress responses in sperm cells.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Oct 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: uknow.uky.edu

UK awarded $19 million to research tobacco regulation in Appalachia, inform FDA

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2023) — The University of Kentucky will be home to a new research center focused on tobacco regulations in the Commonwealth named the Appalachian Tobacco Regulatory Science Team (AppalTRuST).
For detail: uknow.uky.edu
Published Oct 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: turnto10.com

Pediatricians concerned as reports show more kids are vaping

Pediatricians are concerned as more and more teens are reporting that they are vaping. Even though vapes are illegal for minors, they are somehow getting them.
For detail: turnto10.com
Published Oct 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Serbia Raises Excise on Tobacco

Serbia has raised excise taxes on cigarettes, fuel, alcohol and coffee by 8 percent, effective Oct. 1, reports Euractiv.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: ctvnews.ca

Vaping nicotine can be a 'crutch,' and for those trying to quit, the process can be painful

In early 2013, the now 38-year-old was smoking cigarettes, but was growing uncomfortable with the negative health effects of her addiction.
For detail: ctvnews.ca
Published Oct 06, 2023
[FED Cigarette]

Source: brecorder.com

WB seeks higher rates of FED on all brands of cigarettes

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank (WB) has strongly recommended higher rates of the federal excise duty (FED) on all brands of cigarettes.
For detail: brecorder.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wwnytv.com

School buys sensors to deter vaping among students

COPENHAGEN, New York (WWNY) - When kids vape in school, it can be very discreet. In fact, some vape pens can look like everyday school supplies.
For detail: wwnytv.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: who.int

Ban smoking and vaping in school to protect young people

On September 26 2023, the World Health Organization released two new publications, “Freedom from tobacco and nicotine: guide for schools,” and “Nicotine- and tobacco-free school toolkit” to help protect children’s health just in time for back-to-school season in many countries.
For detail: who.int
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wdam.com

Marion County schools implements new anti-vaping policy

MARION CO, Miss. (WDAM) - A new policy is in effect now in the Marion County School District, a zero-tolerance policy on vaping.
For detail: wdam.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Center for Black Equity Calls for E-Cig Approval

The Center for Black Equity (CBE) called on the U.S.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

Sunak is right to phase out smoking

More teenagers now vape than smoke their way to nicotine addiction, a fact that the prime minister seems to be ignoring Once upon a time, a crafty fag behind the bike sheds was the mark of a teenage rebel.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theguardian.com

Ban smoking for next generation to ‘keep pace’ with UK and NZ, advocates tell Australian government

The health minister, Mark Butler, has said the Albanese government will monitor the impact of smoking bans to be imposed by New Zealand and now the UK, as health experts and advocates say pressure is on Australia to “keep pace” with those countries.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: talk-business.co.uk

Vaping and Socializing: How the Community of Vapers is Bringing People Together

In recent years, vaping has grown from a smoking cessation aid to a thriving subculture with a passionate and inclusive community for socializing.
For detail: talk-business.co.uk
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: samaa.tv

Malia Obama spotted smoking cigarette in Los Angeles: A closer look

Malia Obama, the daughter of former US president Barack Obama, was spotted smoking a cigarette outside a convenience store in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
For detail: samaa.tv
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: reuters.com

Britain proposes ban on cigarettes for younger generations

MANCHESTER, England, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Britain's government on Wednesday proposed banning younger generations from ever buying cigarettes, a move that would give the country some of the world's toughest smoking rules and hurt the sales of major tobacco firms.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: papers.ssrn.com

Alternative Nicotine & Smoking Cessation: Findings From Case Studies in Five Countries

Since 2010, several nations with impressive histories of smoking cessation have witnessed the proliferation of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS).
For detail: papers.ssrn.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: nbcmiami.com

Florida Attorney General files lawsuit against E-cigarette maker Juul

The lawsuit alleges Juul violated a law known as the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act This Cookie Notice (“Notice”) explains how NBCUniversal and its affiliates (“NBCUniversal” or “we”), along with our partners, including advertisers and vendors, use cookies and similar tracking technologies when you use our websites.
For detail: nbcmiami.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: ksat.com

Northside ISD hosts community event to discuss dangers of fentanyl, vaping

SAN ANTONIO – The Northside Independent School District hosted a community forum on Wednesday to talk to families about vaping and fentanyl.
For detail: ksat.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: independent.co.uk

Tobacco makers lead the way as FTSE breaks three-day losing streak

London’s top share index broke a heavy three-day losing streak on Thursday, as tobacco companies rebounded from the hit of a new proposed cigarette ban.
For detail: independent.co.uk
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: health.osu.edu

Stopping the deadly legacy of tobacco use and nicotine addiction

Armed with a team of experts and decades of research, Ohio State’s Center for Tobacco Research is poised to make significant impacts on public health.
For detail: health.osu.edu
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: focustaiwan.tw

1st illegal vape factory discovered since e-cigarette ban implemented

New Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) An electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) manufacturing factory was discovered Wednesday in New Taipei, the first illegal facility of its kind discovered in Taiwan since new tobacco control regulations took effect in March, the city government said Thursday.
For detail: focustaiwan.tw
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Smoking Ban]

Source: bbc.com

Will Rishi Sunak's plan to ban smoking in UK work?

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has described his plan to phase out the sale of cigarettes as the "biggest public health intervention in a generation".
For detail: bbc.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bbc.com

Will Scotland sign up to Sunak's smoking ban?

Rishi Sunak has promised tough new action in England to stub out smoking for the younger generation.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Oct 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: abc.net.au

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says UK government will ban cigarettes for younger generations

A confident-looking middle-aged man of Indian heritage in a suit speaks behind a woodern lectern.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Oct 05, 2023
[COPD Vaping]

Source: abc.net.au

Health'Wellness' vapes containing vitamins and caffeine raise potential safety concerns

‘Wellness’ vapes also go by a host of other names, including 'nutritional supplement infusers'.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

UK to Raise Cigarette Consumption Age

The U.K. prime minister, Rishi Sunak, wants to raise the legal age for consuming cigarettes, gradually increasing it one year at a time until the next generation is no longer legally allowed to purchase the products, reports Bloomberg.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: themesatribune.com

MPS keeping its vaping case winnings a secret

Scottsdale attorney Joseph “JoJo” Tann is one of the outside attorneys who represented MPS in the JUUL suit.
For detail: themesatribune.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: theguardian.com

Health charities welcome Sunak’s plan to curb smoking in England

Banning growing numbers of people in England from buying cigarettes is a bold move that will save lives and create the country’s first “smoke-free generation”, health charities have said.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Nicotine]

Source: theguardian.com

Vaping and de-nicotinisation: what UK can learn from New Zealand’s smoking crackdown

Plan to ban next generation from buying cigarettes has received praise from health experts - but opposition from convenience store owners New Zealand’s world-first law to ban the next generation from ever being able to buy cigarettes may have provided the blueprint for measures announced this week by Rishi Sunak, but while New Zealand’s public health officials have applauded the ban, opposition groups – some backed by big tobacco – are hoping to curb the changes.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: sciencemediacentre.org

expert reaction to PM proposing incremental raising of smoking age in England

Prof Caitlin Notley, Professor of Addiction Sciences, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, said: “Incrementally raising the age of sale of tobacco products is a progressive policy that would undoubtedly impact on population level smoking prevalence, and ultimately improve rates of smoking related disease.
For detail: sciencemediacentre.org
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: local.gov.uk

LGA statement on PM smoking and vaping announcements

"Smoking is the single largest cause of preventable death worldwide and councils stand ready to help the Government achieve its ambition of eliminating smoking in England by 2030.
For detail: local.gov.uk
Published Oct 04, 2023
[COPD Cigarette]

Source: healio.com

E-cigarette use linked to asthma among adolescents with no other smoking history

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For detail: healio.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: greaterkashmir.com

Health Department for monitoring illegal sale of e-cigarettes through online platforms

Srinagar: As the health risks associated with e-cigarettes continue to emerge, health authorities on Tuesday stressed the importance of monitoring online platforms closely as it had become crucial to prevent the illegal sale and distribution of e-cigarettes through online channels.
For detail: greaterkashmir.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: ft.com

Rishi Sunak plans to raise smoking age year-by-year

The health department said the proposed legislation would make it an offence for anyone born on or after January 1 2009 to be sold tobacco products © Hager/Alamy Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.
For detail: ft.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: forbes.com

Teens Who Vape Want To Quit. They Just Don’t Know How

Several years after vaping became so popular among teens and pre-teens, more of them are wanting to quit.
For detail: forbes.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dentistry.co.uk

Vaping

Researchers are looking into the long-term impact of vaping on the cardiovascular system as part of a new study.
For detail: dentistry.co.uk
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: dailyinterlake.com

Law roundup: Parents steamed after catching teen vaping

After sleeping on it, a parent who caught their teenager vaping the night prior contacted the Columbia Falls Police Department.
For detail: dailyinterlake.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: cureus.com

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Cigarette Smoking Among Medical Students of Quaid-E-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur: A Web-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Cite this article as: Mustafa N, Bashir A, Sohail R, et al. (October 04, 2023) Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Cigarette Smoking Among Medical Students of Quaid-E-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur: A Web-Based Cross-Sectional Study.
For detail: cureus.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: committees.parliament.uk

Steve Brine MP comments on Government plans to phase out cigarette use for coming generations and introduce measures to stop children vaping

Responding to an announcement from the Prime Minister today to hold a vote in Parliament on introducing a phased legal age restriction on purchasing cigarettes, and measures to reduce the number of children vaping, Health and Social Care Committee Chair Steve Brine MP said: "I am fully supportive of moves toward a smoke-free generation.
For detail: committees.parliament.uk
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bmj.com

England plans to raise legal age for buying tobacco each year to create “smoke-free” generation

The government has tabled plans to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes in England by one year every year, so that children who turn 14 this year will never legally be sold a cigarette.
For detail: bmj.com
Published Oct 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: auckland.ac.nz

Vaping promises up in smoke

Opinion: Vaping rates, particularly among young people, have rapidly risen.
For detail: auckland.ac.nz
Published Oct 03, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: straitstimes.com

Vaping offences rise sharply in schools, enforcement and education being stepped up

About seven in every 1,000 students in primary schools, secondary schools and institutions of higher learning have been caught for smoking and vaping offences.
For detail: straitstimes.com
Published Oct 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: mmu.ac.uk

New study will explore long-term health impacts of vaping

The long-term health impacts of smoking electronic cigarettes are to be investigated in a new study The long-term health impacts of smoking electronic cigarettes are to be investigated in a new study led by researchers from the Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport.
For detail: mmu.ac.uk
Published Oct 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: hindustantimes.com

Possession of e-cigarettes is in violation of law: Health Ministry clarifies

The health ministry clarified that possessing e-cigarettes or similar devices is in violation of the law. The ministry will strengthen the ban on e-cigarettes.
For detail: hindustantimes.com
Published Oct 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: evanstonnow.com

Flavored tobacco ban narrowed

Four months after deciding to expand the scope of a proposed ban on flavored tobacco products, Evanston’s Human Services Committee reversed itself Monday night.
For detail: evanstonnow.com
Published Oct 03, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: brighton-hove.gov.uk

When you stop smoking, good things happen

Over 5 million adults in England still smoke, and it remains the biggest behavioural cause of preventable illness and death, with 64,000 deaths a year.
For detail: brighton-hove.gov.uk
Published Oct 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: azcentral.com

Vaping is unhealthy, but banning it in Arizona could hurt teens more

Opinion: Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes and others say a vaping ban could keep more teens from smoking. Here's why they're wrong.
For detail: azcentral.com
Published Oct 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: whmi.com

Vape Detectors Approved For Brighton Area Schools

The Brighton Board of Education has made a major investment in eradicating the incidence of vaping on school campuses in the Brighton Area School District.
For detail: whmi.com
Published Oct 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

New York schools, parents look for ways to curb teenage vaping

Vaping has become a ubiquitous presence in the lives of teenagers, shaping their daily routines and posing a challenge to educators and parents alike.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Oct 02, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: rte.ie

Experts call for urgent ban on disposable vapes

Respiratory medicine experts have warned of the urgent need for legislation to ban disposable vapes, as it can have significant long-term health risks for children and young people whose brains and bodies are still developing.
For detail: rte.ie
Published Oct 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: publications.aap.org

Adoption of Vaping Cessation Methods by US Adolescent E-Cigarette Users

Address correspondence to Hongying Daisy Dai, PhD, 84375 Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4375.
For detail: publications.aap.org
Published Oct 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: inc42.com

Possession Of E-Cigarettes Is A Violation Of Law, Says Health Ministry

In a clarification issued to the Ministry of Civil Aviation last month, the health ministry called for strict enforcement of the the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Act (PECA), 2019 While PECA, 2019 does not explicitly mention the prohibition of individual e-cigarette use, the law is designed to prohibit all aspects of these products, the ministry said.
For detail: inc42.com
Published Oct 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: globenewswire.com

Canadian Vaping Association: New study reveals flavoured vape product restrictions could lead to a rise in cigarette use

BEAMSVILLE, Ontario,, Oct. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A groundbreaking study E-cigarette Flavor Restrictions’ Effects on Tobacco Product Sales provides compelling evidence that restrictions on the sale of flavoured nicotine vaping products could inadvertently lead to a significant increase in traditional cigarette sales.
For detail: globenewswire.com
Published Oct 02, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: filtermag.org

American Lung Association Seeks to Suppress Harm Reduction Information

The American Lung Association, as you would expect, is eager to point out the dangers of cigarettes.
For detail: filtermag.org
Published Oct 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Vaping almost KILLED me: Mum, 26, was rushed to hospital unable to breathe and dizzy after getting pneumonia from e-cig addiction

Jodie Hudson, from Worksop, Nottinghamshire, swapped cigarettes for e-cigs two years ago in pursuit of a less harmful alternative.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Oct 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bqprime.com

Possession Of E-Cigarettes Violation Of Law: Health Ministry

The clarification was sent to the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA) last month, official sources said, adding that it will strengthen the enforcement of the ban.
For detail: bqprime.com
Published Oct 01, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Doubling Down

As a vaper in Australia, you basically have two choices. The first option is to behave like a good citizen, go to your doctor, get a prescription and convince a pharmacist to sell it to you.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Dispelling Myths

For a long time, people involved in tobacco harm reduction (THR) have bemoaned the fact that many doctors wrongly believe that consuming nicotine causes smoking-related diseases.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 01, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Star Power

Celebrity news sites have reported sightings of Sasha Obama, the daughter of the former president, smoking cigarettes.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Oct 01, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: relxnow.co.uk

Is Vaping Better for Your Teeth Than Smoking?

There are many reasons that people switch to vaping from smoking traditional cigarettes, and many comparisons have been made regarding the health implications between the two.
For detail: relxnow.co.uk
Published Oct 01, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: npr.org

It's one of the world's toughest anti-smoking laws. The Māori see a major flaw

Her mother would give her five dollars to go to the shop in Christchurch, New Zealand, and buy a pack of cigarettes — "then I would buy some lollies with the change," Butler recounts.
For detail: npr.org
Published Oct 01, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: journalstar.com

Lincoln East first in district to implement new vaping detection devices

Lincoln East High School will begin pilot testing vape detection devices in student restrooms in an attempt to decrease the number of students who vape in school, according to the district.
For detail: journalstar.com
Published Oct 01, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Concern as thousands of teens in Telford try vapes

Under the law, the sale of nicotine products to those aged under 18 is banned Concerns have been raised after figures show thousands of teenagers have tried vapes.
For detail: bbc.com

News Excerpts of September-2023

Published Sep 30, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thenewdaily.com.au

Vaping held responsible for toxic waste and even landfill fires

The millions of Australians who vape are leaving the nation with a toxic mountain of waste and so far there’s no national strategy to deal with it.
For detail: thenewdaily.com.au
Published Sep 30, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: starweekly.com.au

New research reveals vape selling techniques

VicHealth and Quit have released new research revealing the ways the vaping industry uses social media to promote and sell vape products to young Australians, including those in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay.
For detail: starweekly.com.au
Published Sep 30, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: regionriverina.com.au

NSW Government to crack down on the sale of illegal vapes

NSW Minister for Health Ryan Park and NSW Premier Chris Minns have promised to spend $6.8 million to combat illegal vapes. Photo: Ryan Park/Facebook.
For detail: regionriverina.com.au
Published Sep 30, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: muscatdaily.com

Youth taking to vaping in Oman a rising concern amidst health implications

Muscat – On a leisurely walk along the corniche or in the lanes of Ghubra and Shatti al Qurum, it has become increasingly common to see individuals, mostly the youth, blissfully vaping.
For detail: muscatdaily.com
Published Sep 30, 2023
[FCTC TCC Tobacco]

Source: eastmojo.com

Nagaland: Socially tolerated tobacco use sparks concern

Kohima: In Nagaland, the prevalence of tobacco consumption is high, and the socially tolerated use of tobacco products has raised concern among health officials.
For detail: eastmojo.com
Published Sep 30, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dentalnewspk.com

WHO warns of e-cigarette hazard for schoolchildren

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) has unveiled two significant publications aimed at preserving the well-being of children as countries gear up for the back-to-school season.
For detail: dentalnewspk.com
Published Sep 30, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bbc.com

Bicester corner shop fined for underage vape sale

The crackdown comes as reports suggest the government may be considering a cigarette ban for the next generation A shop owner has been ordered to pay more than £2,500 after selling a disposable e-cigarette to a minor.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[COPD Cigarette]

Source: verywellhealth.com

Is Vaping Better Than Smoking?

Vaping is a relatively new phenomenon, which means there isn't research on the long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes (commonly called e-cigarettes, e-cigs, or vaping) compared to smoking.
For detail: verywellhealth.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: regulatoryoversight.com

FDA Ramps Up Enforcement Against Flavored Disposable E-Cigarettes as External Pressures Mount

In September, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued two new rounds of warning letters to online retailers, manufacturers, and distributors for reportedly selling or distributing unauthorized e-cigarette products.
For detail: regulatoryoversight.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: reason.com

Sales Data Indicate That Restrictions on Flavored Vaping Products Encourage Smoking

A study found a "high rate of substitution" between vapes and cigarettes, suggesting that policies aimed at preventing underage use are undermining public health.
For detail: reason.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[FCTC Cigarette]

Source: newsinfo.inquirer.net

Int’l study finds no sign vaping leads to smoking

Prof. Peter Hajek, director of Health and Lifestyle Research Unit at Wolfson Institute of Population Health in Queen Mary University of London An international study has found no sign that using e-cigarettes and other alternative nicotine delivery products can lead a person to smoke cigarettes.
For detail: newsinfo.inquirer.net
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: newcastleweekly.com.au

Vaping crackdowns costing $6.8 million aimed at saving kids

Vaping is once again under the spotlight after new reports highlighted a $6.8 million need to crack down on the harmful habit.
For detail: newcastleweekly.com.au
Published Sep 29, 2023
[FCTC TCC Tobacco]

Source: morungexpress.com

Tobacco as acceptable form of social behaviour very high in Nagaland state

Participants along with officials from Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Department, The Union and others during the state level workshop to implement WHO FCTC, Article 5.3 Policy in Nagaland at Hotel De Oriental Grand, Kohima on September 29.
For detail: morungexpress.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: londonlovesbusiness.com

Disposable vape ban could cost lives by forcing people back to smoking cigarettes

The government is reportedly considering a ban on disposable e-cigarettes to tackle youth vaping. But a new briefing paper from the free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) finds that a ban could deter adult smokers from quitting while doing little to stop underage vaping.
For detail: londonlovesbusiness.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: labpulse.com

Genetic predisposition to smoking may drive schizophrenia heart disease risk: Study

Genetic factors are unlikely to directly drive the increased rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in schizophrenia patients but may influence lifestyle, according to a paper in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
For detail: labpulse.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: herald.co.zw

Vaping is no better than smoking

Vaping is trending among youths as the in thing worldwide including our country Zimbabwe. Some people believe vaping is safer than smoking.
For detail: herald.co.zw
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: gothamist.com

Smoking-related cancers are declining in NYC, but vaping and e-cigs raise concerns

Fewer New Yorkers are being diagnosed with cancers linked to tobacco than in years past, according to a new report by the New York State Department of Health.
For detail: gothamist.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: filtermag.org

Watch: Exploring the Overlooked Benefits of Nicotine

Dr. Paul Newhouse has been researching nicotine for over 30 years.
For detail: filtermag.org
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: express.co.uk

E-cigarettes ban would be counterproductive to war against underage smoking

Banning e-cigarettes will cost lives as it will deter adults from quitting smoking, according to a new study. Such a ban would also do little to stop underage vaping, the report argues.
For detail: express.co.uk
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: dailyrecord.co.uk

Surgeon warns vaping 'barbecues your lungs' as habit 'more dangerous' than smoking

Taking to social media, the surgeon has claimed that vapes and e-cigarettes are actually more dangerous than smoking.
For detail: dailyrecord.co.uk
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: co.chalkbeat.org

Voter guide: Prop II asks Colorado voters to spend extra nicotine tax revenue on preschool

Three preschool children play with green and brown plastic tree houses while a teacher looks on. Prop II would send $23.7 million to Colorado’s new universal preschool program.
For detail: co.chalkbeat.org
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com

Non-pharmacological interventions for smoking cessation: analysis of systematic reviews and

Although non-pharmacological smoking cessation measures have been widely used among smokers, current research evidence on the effects of smoking cessation is inconsistent and of mixed quality.
For detail: bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com
Published Sep 29, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: barrons.com

Philip Morris Sets New Profit Targets, Smokefree Goals

Shares of Philip Morris International climbed on Thursday after the tobacco company introduced long-term targets that pleased investors, and are edging higher again on Friday.
For detail: barrons.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: youtube.com

Clearing the smoke about tobacco industry interference

Ever wondered what tobacco industry interference really means? It's when big tobacco manipulates our government's decisions, affecting our local health policies.
For detail: youtube.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tysonsreporter.com

FCPS settles lawsuit against Juul over its e-cigarette marketing to teens

Fairfax County Public Schools will receive money to support student wellness after settling its portion of a class action lawsuit against the vaping company Juul Labs.
For detail: tysonsreporter.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

France’s Last Cigarette Factory Closing

The last cigarette-making factory in France is set to close by the end of the year, according to the site’s owner, reports The Straits Times.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: theguardian.com

Smoking in pregnancy increases risk of premature birth threefold, study finds

Risk of smoking double the previous estimate, but research finds no link between above average caffeine intake and pre-term babies Drinking some tea and coffee does not harm babies, but smoking is twice as bad as previously thought, according to new research.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: telford.gov.uk

Children and young people vaping on the agenda for Telford and Wrekin's Health & Wellbeing board

Members of Telford and Wrekin's Health & Wellbeing Board met on Thursday, 28 September, to discuss, among other items on the agenda, joint ways to tackle vaping among children and young people in Telford and Wrekin, as part of the “Children & Young People and Vaping Position Statement”.
For detail: telford.gov.uk
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: scrippsnews.com

Smoking on TV shows and social media causes problems for young adults

TV stars and social media influencers still show a lot of tobacco use, despite rules against the advertising of tobacco products.
For detail: scrippsnews.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Philip Morris develops zero-tobacco heat stick that may avoid regulations

Electric tobacco heating system IQOS of cigarette maker Philip Morris Switzerland is displayed after a news conference in Bern The charger and the holder (top) of the electric tobacco heating system IQOS of cigarette maker Philip Morris Switzerland are displayed after a news conference in Bern, Switzerland November 19, 2019.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[IQOS Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Exclusive: Philip Morris hires U.S. lobbyists as key IQOS launch nears

LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Philip Morris International (PM.N) has registered new lobbyists in at least 19 U.S. states this year, and plans to add some in four more in the next two weeks, according to a Reuters' review of public records and information provided by the company.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: reason.com

How Bans on Flavored Vapes Could Increase Teen Smoking

Well-intentioned restricitons on selling vaping products with non-tobacco flavors could have dire unintended consequences.
For detail: reason.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: prnewswire.com

NIHR research suggests e-cigarettes are not a gateway into smoking

NEW DELHI, Sept. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted by National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) reveals that there is no sign that e-cigarettes promote smoking.
For detail: prnewswire.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nottinghampost.com

Six unexpected foods and drinks that contain nicotine

According to the ONS, 6.6million people in the UK are nicotine dependent.
For detail: nottinghampost.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newswise.com

New California Tobacco Cessation Policy Research Center to be housed at cancer center

Newswise — UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has launched the state’s first-ever Tobacco Cessation Policy Research Center.
For detail: newswise.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

Smoking during pregnancy more than doubles risk of premature birth, study finds

Cambridge researchers have found that women who smoke during pregnancy are 2.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: luton.gov.uk

“Don’t smoke? Don’t start to vape!” warn Luton Council

Luton Council has launched a new campaign this week aimed at 12-15 year olds to help stop children using vapes, following a rise in the number of children in this age group who have at least used an e-cigarette once or are regularly vaping.
For detail: luton.gov.uk
Published Sep 28, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: kxan.com

Study finds link between vaping and asthma in teens

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Vaping, or e-cigarette smoking, may increase the risk of developing asthma, even if those kids have never smoked typical tobacco products, according to a Texas A&M University School of Public Health research study.
For detail: kxan.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: impakter.com

Vapers Beware: UK Set to Ban Disposable E-Cigarettes

UK Government action to ban disposable vapes is picking up steam, in line with Australia and New Zealand as well as EU member countries The UK Government is set to announce a ban on disposable vapes this week according to a Telegraph report.
For detail: impakter.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: gq.com

How to Quit Smoking When You’re Really, Really Good at It

I started smoking cigarettes because I couldn’t get a first kiss. I didn’t know how else to be cool, and everyone was kissing, and in order to get a first kiss, you have to find another willing participant, so at age 14 I bought my first pack of Marlboro Reds.
For detail: gq.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

FRESOR's Big Breakthrough Shakes Up the European Vaping Industry

DORTMUND, Germany, September 28, 2023--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FRESOR, as the world's Leading Vaping Technology Platform, launched upgraded FRESOR NOVA technology and its latest product, FRESOR Slim at InterTabac 2023.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: fda.gov

FDA Seeks Fines Against 22 Retailers for Selling Illegal Youth-Appealing E-Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued complaints for civil money penalties (CMPs) against 22 retailers for the illegal sale of Elf Bar/EB Design e-cigarettes, a popular youth-appealing brand.
For detail: fda.gov
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dentistry.co.uk

Vapes ‘95% safer’ than cigarettes messaging was unwise, says health expert

A leading health expert has argued that the message that vapes are ‘95% safer’ than cigarettes has backfired.
For detail: dentistry.co.uk
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailytimes.com.pk

Premature heated tobacco product regularization increases child nicotine addiction risk

Health advocates have expressed their deep apprehension regarding the premature decision made by the former Cabinet to legitimize Heated Tobacco Products (HTPs) through a Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO).
For detail: dailytimes.com.pk
Published Sep 28, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: conchovalleyhomepage.com

Study finds link between vaping and asthma in teens

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Vaping, or e-cigarette smoking, may increase the risk of developing asthma, even if those kids have never smoked typical tobacco products, according to a Texas A&M University School of Public Health research study.
For detail: conchovalleyhomepage.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: cincinnati.com

Kids and vaping: We asked medical pros, 'As a parent, what would you do?'

Vapes come in a wide variety of sometimes deceptive shapes, sizes and colors and accommodate an enormous number of flavored juices.
For detail: cincinnati.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bloomberg.com

Philip Morris Says 2025 Smoke-Free Target Is Out of Reach

Tobacco company is driving growth with IQOS, Zyn products Have a confidential tip for our reporters? Get in Touch Before it’s here, it’s on the Bloomberg Terminal.
For detail: bloomberg.com
Published Sep 28, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: benzinga.com

From Tobacco Titan To Smoke-Free Pioneer: How Philip Morris Is Lighting Up Its Future Prospects

Tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc PM provided 2024-2026 growth expectations at its 2023 Investor Day.
For detail: benzinga.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: von.gov.ng

WHO seeks banning of smoking, vaping in schools

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has released two new publications, “Freedom from Tobacco and Nicotine: guide for Schools” and “Nicotine and tobacco-free school toolkit” as part of measures to help protect children’s health.
For detail: von.gov.ng
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thv11.com

North Little Rock puts restrictions on new vape shops

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — This week, a new ordinance was passed in North Little Rock, limiting where new vape stores can open.
For detail: thv11.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thermtide.com

Vape detector program is a step in the right direction

Flyers, in Spanish and English, hang on the RM boys bathroom door with a QR code for students to submit issues with the bathroom.
For detail: thermtide.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: themalaysianreserve.com

Need for clarity to distinguish vaping from smoking

It is recommended that the got and MoH consider the inclusion of nicotine-containing vape liquids within the provisions of the GEG Bill (Pic by HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN/TMR) HEALTH Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa recently announced that the government is in the midst of finalising the Control of Smoking Product for Public Health Bill 2023 ahead of its tabling to the Dewan Rakyat next month.
For detail: themalaysianreserve.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: spectroscopyonline.com

Tobacco Stem Impurities Identified with New Hyperspectral Superpixel Technique

A group of scientists from Jiangsu, China is using hyperspectral superpixels to classify the compounds in tobacco stems and avoid the influence of interference fringes.
For detail: spectroscopyonline.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: southtahoenow.com

Vaping among youth continues to be an issue in South Lake Tahoe and across the U.S.

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - After decades of anti-tobacco campaigns, American youth are now facing the possibility of more addiction to nicotine than when cigarettes were a popular choice, thanks to vaping and e-cigarettes.
For detail: southtahoenow.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: sciencedirect.com

Research ArticleE-cigarette dependence and depressive symptoms among youth

: While the relationship between smoking and depression has been well-established, little is known about the association between e-cigarette use and depression, particularly among youth and young adults.
For detail: sciencedirect.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: saltwire.com

N.S. vape shop with ‘a history of selling flavoured tobacco’ raided, charged and replaced

Selling flavoured tobacco vape juice proved a tough habit to kick for one Spryfield business. Authorities had caught Vapor Max more than once selling the flavoured e-liquid that’s outlawed because it gets children hooked on nicotine.
For detail: saltwire.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: rrdailyherald.com

Smoking Increases Risk for Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes After PCI

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), smoking is associated with an increased risk for adverse cardiovascular outcomes, according to a study published online Sept.
For detail: rrdailyherald.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: rochdaleonline.co.uk

Vaping restrictions to be introduced in Rochdale

Rochdale Conservatives told the LDRS that they would back a national plan to ban disposable vapes (pictured) altogether, and people should only be only to use them in areas where smoking is also permitted Rochdale Conservatives told the LDRS that they would back a national plan to ban disposable vapes (pictured) altogether, and people should only be only to use them in areas where smoking is also permitted.
For detail: rochdaleonline.co.uk
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: plenglish.com

WHO urges to ban smoking, vaping in schools worldwide

According to the UN health agency, the tobacco industry’s approach has resulted in increased use of e-cigarettes, with nine out of 10 smokers starting before the age of 18 – and some as early as 11.
For detail: plenglish.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

The cardiovascular consequences of electronic cigarette smoking: a narrative review

Introduction: E-cigarettes have emerged as a popular alternative to traditional tobacco smoking in recent years.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: messengernewspapers.co.uk

Police and Trafford Council in illicit tobacco crackdown

Dogs discovered a large amount of illicit tobacco at shops across the area in a operation between GMP Trafford and Trafford Council.
For detail: messengernewspapers.co.uk
Published Sep 27, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: medicine.temple.edu

Effect of Combined Alcohol and E-Cigarette Use on Blood Brain Barrier

(Philadelphia, PA) – With a variety of flavors and widespread perceptions of safety, e-cigarettes appeal to an array of users and especially to adolescents.
For detail: medicine.temple.edu
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: medicalrepublic.com.au

All aboard for prescription-only vaping: RACGP, AMA

But it should be a ‘last resort’ says the AMA and it doesn’t stem concerns over Big Tobacco donations adds the RACGP President.
For detail: medicalrepublic.com.au
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: mankatofreepress.com

Now is time to ban sales of flavored tobacco

I am writing to urge the Mankato City Council to pass a city ordinance to ban the sale of flavored tobacco.
For detail: mankatofreepress.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: journal-news.com

Fairfield debates tobacco, vape retailer regulations

Shown here are some of the vape cartridges confiscated by Hamilton police when search warrants were served on three local smoke shops.
For detail: journal-news.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: hoodline.com

Boston's Dunkin' Serves New York E-Cig Company "Vapin' Donuts" a Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Earlier this month, Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. announced its decision to sue Singh Handicraft Corp., a New York-based e-cigarette company, for allegedly infringing on its trademark with its "Vapin' Donuts" branding.
For detail: hoodline.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Geekvape has announced the inauguration of the world's first e-cigarette industry "Geek Fest" fan festival in the Philippines.

SHENZHEN, CHINA, Sept. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In September, the leading e-cigarette brand Geekvape heralded the premiere of the Geek Fest fan festival in the Philippines.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: eurekalert.org

Risk of premature birth from smoking while pregnant more than double previous estimates

Cambridge researchers have found that women who smoke during pregnancy are 2.6 times more likely to give birth prematurely compared to non-smokers – more than double the previous estimate.
For detail: eurekalert.org
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: escardio.org

Patients who quit smoking after percutaneous coronary intervention do as well as non-smokers

Patients who quit smoking after undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for narrowed arteries have similar outcomes as non-smokers during four years of follow-up after the procedure, according to a large study published in the European Heart Journal [1] today (Wednesday).
For detail: escardio.org
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: devex.com

Retailers Face Civil Money Penalties

The retailers selling illegal flavored disposable vapes are under scrutiny. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued complaints for civil money penalties (CMPs) against 22 retailers for the illegal sale of Elf Bar/EB Design.
For detail: devex.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: deccanherald.com

Cigarette demand likely to rise by 7-9% this fiscal: Report

Return of a large number of workforce to offices, coupled with a stable tax regime, is likely to push up cigarette demand by 7-9 per cent this fiscal, according to a report.
For detail: deccanherald.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: croakey.org

ICYMI: science under threat, broken climate policy, global push for vaping-free schools

Around the world, the fossil fuels industry maintains its political and economic stranglehold, even as it is destroying planetary health and the wellbeing of current and future generations.
For detail: croakey.org
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: biometricupdate.com

ITCAN rolls out biometric age pass for vape stores, while Washington debates

Biometric measures for age verification are gaining ground in Canada and Washington state, as retailers and regulators try to prevent youth from accessing vapes and other restricted products.
For detail: biometricupdate.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[WNTD]

Source: beststocks.com

Philip Morris Internationals Proactive Lobbying for IQOS SmokeFree Product in the US

Philip Morris International (PMI) has taken proactive measures to ensure the success of its revolutionary IQOS smoke-free product, hiring fresh lobbyists in no less than 19 U.S.
For detail: beststocks.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bestpractice.bmj.com

Page: Smoking cessation - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Healthcare professionals play a central role in motivating and assisting patients to quit smoking. Smoking cessation benefits all people who smoke regardless of age, comorbidities, or current health problems.
For detail: bestpractice.bmj.com
Published Sep 27, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: 25newsnow.com

Peoria limits tobacco and nicotine sales

PEORIA (25News Now) - Peoria now has limits on tobacco sales, with higher fees and the elimination of unregulated synthetic nicotine The city council Tuesday night approved three measures; one eliminated the 90-day moratorium on getting a tobacco license.
For detail: 25newsnow.com
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Tobacco Nicotine]

Source: who.int

WHO launches toolkit for schools to create a tobacco- and nicotine-free environment

“Every time I pass by a smoking person, I hold my breath and try to move faster. I don’t like cigarette smoke.
For detail: who.int
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: who.int

Nicotine- and tobacco-free school guide 2023

Tobacco has negative implications for the environment, the economy and the health of both smokers and non-smokers.
For detail: who.int
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Ban Tobacco]

Source: who.int

Ban smoking and vaping in school to protect young people

Today, the World Health Organization released two new publications, “Freedom from tobacco and nicotine: guide for schools,” and “Nicotine- and tobacco-free school toolkit” to help protect children’s health just in time for back-to-school season in many countries.
For detail: who.int
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thebusinessdesk.com

Popularity of vaping a key growth driver at Supreme

The popularity of vaping has lifted trading at AIM listed Supreme, the manufacturer, supplier, and brand owner of fast-moving consumer products.
For detail: thebusinessdesk.com
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: pmnch.who.int

Ban smoking and vaping in school to protect young people

Today, the World Health Organization released two new publications, “Freedom from tobacco and nicotine: guide for schools,” and “Nicotine- and tobacco-free school toolkit” to help protect children’s health just in time for back-to-school season in many countries.
For detail: pmnch.who.int
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: news.un.org

Ban smoking and vaping in schools worldwide urges WHO

Young people continue to be “relentlessly” targeted with tobacco and nicotine products, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday, in a call to ban smoking and vaping “whether sitting in class, playing games outside or waiting at the school bus stop”.
For detail: news.un.org
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: naija247news.com

WHO to ban smoking, vaping in school to protect youngsters

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released two new publications, “Freedom from tobacco and nicotine: guide for schools,” and “Nicotine- and tobacco-free school toolkit” to help protect children’s health.
For detail: naija247news.com
Published Sep 26, 2023
[PHW Tobacco]

Source: indianexpress.com

Debate over anti-smoking ads on OTT platforms: How Indian films and TV saw warnings come in

Smoking warnings for films and TV shows were introduced a few years ago but were followed by court cases and debates.
For detail: indianexpress.com
Published Sep 26, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: eurekalert.org

Effect of combined alcohol and e-cigarette use on blood brain barrier under study at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University thanks to new NIH grant

With a variety of flavors and widespread perceptions of safety, e-cigarettes appeal to an array of users and especially to adolescents.
For detail: eurekalert.org
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

World Health Organization calls for ban on shops near schools selling vapes and tobacco

The World Health Organization has called for shops near schools to be banned from selling tobacco and vapes in a bid to protect children.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bwhealthcareworld.businessworld.in

WHO Releases Toolkit For Nicotine & Tobacco-free School Environments

“Whether sitting in class, playing games outside or waiting at the school bus stop, we must protect young people from deadly second-hand smoke and toxic e-cigarette emissions as well as ads promoting these products,” said Dr Ruediger Krech, Director of Health Promotion, World Health Organization On Tuesday, the WHO released a new guide and a toolkit with step-by-step manuals for schools to create nicotine and tobacco-free campuses, adopting a “ Whole of school” approach.
For detail: bwhealthcareworld.businessworld.in
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Vapes '95% safer' than cigarettes messaging backfired

The message that vaping is 95% safer than smoking has backfired, encouraging some children to vape, says a top health expert.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 26, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: aa.com.tr

Protect youth by banning smoking, vaping in schools: WHO

9 out of 10 smokers start before age 18 as products have been made more affordable, warns UN agency Protect youth by banning smoking, vaping in schools: WHO The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called on states to ban smoking and vaping in schools to protect youth.
For detail: aa.com.tr
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wjla.com

Prince William Co. schools report surge in student vaping, marijuana use

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (7News) — Just a month into this new school year, Prince William County Public Schools (PWCPS) is seeing a dangerous rise in students' vaping and pot usage.
For detail: wjla.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

UK Prime Minister Considering Cig Ban

U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is considering a ban on cigarettes that would effectively ban the next generation from purchasing cigarettes, according to the Guardian.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

Toxic chemicals found in vapes seized from NSW schools and retailers

The New South Wales chief health officer has warned “there is no such thing as a safe vape” after government-funded research identified toxic chemicals in scores of vapes seized from schools and retailers, including the same substance found in antifreeze.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: reuters.com

Dunkin' sues e-cigarette maker over 'Vapin' Donuts' brand

A drink and a doughnut are seen at a Dunkin' Donuts location in the Chicago suburb of Niles A drink and a doughnut are seen at a Dunkin' Donuts location in the Chicago suburb of Niles, Illinois, February 4, 2015.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: psychologytoday.com

The Unexpected Harms of Vaping

E-cigarettes heat liquids known as vape juices or e-liquids and transform them into an inhalable vapor containing nicotine and other hazardous compounds.
For detail: psychologytoday.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nsw.gov.au

Crackdown on illegal vape sellers in NSW

The NSW Government is committing $6.8 million over 3 years to invest in a crackdown on the sale of illegal vapes and increase for support for young people who are addicted to vaping.
For detail: nsw.gov.au
Published Sep 25, 2023
[NCD Tobacco]

Source: muscatdaily.com

Tobacco use kills 8mn annually; workshop highlights control measures in Oman

Muscat – The National Committee of Tobacco Control (NCTC), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, conducted a workshop titled ‘Tobacco Control and Plain Packaging in the Sultanate of Oman’ on Monday.
For detail: muscatdaily.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: morungexpress.com

Leading cardiologist calls for innovative global harm-reduction strategies to combat smoking-related cardiovascular disease in India

New Delhi, September 25 (IANS): Distinguished international experts at a recent symposium held at AIIMS, New Delhi, addressed the escalating global concern of smoking-related cardiovascular diseases.
For detail: morungexpress.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: koreabiomed.com

E-cigarettes could have helped type 2 smokers quit'

Referencing a recent paper “E-Cigarettes and Smoking: Correlation, Causation, and Selection Bias," Professor Anna Choi of Public Administration at Sejong University shared that the government's discouragement of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) use, could have been a missed opportunity.
For detail: koreabiomed.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: ketk.com

‘It’s a gateway to nicotine use’: Raising awareness of vaping risks on World Lung Day

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Every year, Sept. 25 is recognized as World Lung Day. It’s a time to raise awareness about respiratory health and what it takes to have healthy lungs.
For detail: ketk.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: exposetobacco.org

Smoke-Free Policies Help—Not Hurt—Businesses and Economies

Of the 8.7 million people who die every year from tobacco use, 1.3 million of them don’t even use tobacco.
For detail: exposetobacco.org
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dentistry.co.uk

Vaping not a gateway to smoking tobacco, says study

Vaping does not act as a gateway into smoking, according to ‘the most comprehensive study’ into the topic. Research led by Queen Mary University of London and funded by the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) suggests there is no sign that e-cigarettes products promote smoking.
For detail: dentistry.co.uk
Published Sep 25, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com

Effect of glycerol concentration on levels of toxicants emissions from water-pipe tobacco

Glycerol, flavorings and sweeteners constitute approximately 70% of water-pipe tobacco smoking (WTS) mixtures.
For detail: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com
Published Sep 25, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: afro.who.int

Namibia strengthens tobacco control

Honorable Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Ester Muinjangue, Executive Director of the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Mr Ben Nangombe, WHO AFRO Senior Project Officer, TNR, Dr William Maina, Kavango East Region.
For detail: afro.who.int
Published Sep 24, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: youtube.com

UK: How would a smoking ban work?

Rishi Sunak is considering a recommendation that would effectively ban cigarettes for the next generation.
For detail: youtube.com
Published Sep 24, 2023
[COPD Cigarette]

Source: scitechdaily.com

E-Cigarette Alert: New Report Uncovers Escalating Health Risks

A new scientific statement released by the American Heart Association highlights the health risks of e-cigarette use, including potential heart and lung issues, and emphasizes the need for more extensive research on long-term impacts.
For detail: scitechdaily.com
Published Sep 23, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wndu.com

Medical Moment: Link between vaping and oral cancer, research says

(WNDU) - Since their debut, vapes have only gotten more and more popular, especially among young people! According to the National Youth Tobacco Survey, more than 3,000,000 middle and high school students vaped in 2022.
For detail: wndu.com
Published Sep 23, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

‘Nicotine-free’ vapes sold on Amazon found to contain nicotine

Vapes sold on Amazon as “nicotine-free” have been found by a Guardian investigation to contain the highly addictive substance.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 23, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: reuters.com

Sunak may ban cigarettes in UK for future generations, the Guardian reports

A cigarette stub is seen in an ashtray on a street in Liverpool , northern England October 17 , 2016.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 23, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: livemint.com

Cigarette ban in UK; Rishi Sunak eyes anti-smoking measures inspired by New Zealand: Report

UK PM Rishi Sunak is considering anti-smoking measures to prevent next generation from buying cigarettes, similar to New Zealand's policies.
For detail: livemint.com
Published Sep 23, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: english.newstracklive.com

Which diseases are caused by tobacco?

Tobacco consumption is a well-known public health menace, with its deleterious effects spanning far and wide.
For detail: english.newstracklive.com
Published Sep 23, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

I'm a doctor - this is why I believe vaping is much worse than smoking cigarettes: 'It barbeques your lungs!'

A doctor has warned that vaping is 'barbequing your lungs' and increases the risk of lung transplants in young people.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Sep 23, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bbc.com

Newspaper headlines: HS2 row and smoking ban for next generation

The government is looking at measures that would ban anyone born after the start of 2009 from ever buying cigarettes, according to reports Saturday's papers focus on a range of different stories - from HS2 to King Charles' visit to France.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 23, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: ajmc.com

Vaping, e-Cigarettes Linked to Asthma Risk Among US Teenagers

A rapid growth in vaping and e-cigarettes use among teens is associated with increased risk of asthma, according to a new study.
For detail: ajmc.com
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: vapingpost.com

Australia’s Anti-Tobacco Harm Reduction Movement Continues

While Australia's Health Minister Mark Butler has announced further restrictions on vaping products, it is obvious that more of the same is not going to cut it.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: theguardian.com

Rishi Sunak considers banning cigarettes for next generation

Exclusive: Sources say law could gradually increase smoking age to ultimately prevent sales to people born after certain year Rishi Sunak is considering introducing some of the world’s toughest anti-smoking measures that would in effect ban the next generation from ever being able to buy cigarettes, the Guardian has learned.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 22, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: theguardian.com

Superdrug to stop selling single-use vapes in UK and Ireland

Retailer responds to concerns about environmental impact of millions of e-cigarettes thrown away each week Superdrug will stop selling disposable vapes in all its UK and Ireland stores after concerns about the environmental damage from millions of single-use e-cigarettes.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: pharmaceuticalmanufacturer.media

Designing a Vape for MAA Regulatory Submission

To further support the transition from smoking to reduced-risk nicotine products, the Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is encouraging next generation nicotine product manufacturers to consider the Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) route to market.
For detail: pharmaceuticalmanufacturer.media
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

Modulation of cigarette smoke induced alterations by aqueous Ocimum sanctum leaf extract in pulmonary tissue of rodents

Smoking has been associated with an increased risk of asthma, lung cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic bronchitis, and a massive amount of oxidative stress.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nihr.ac.uk

Research suggests e-cigarettes are not a gateway into smoking

NIHR funded research finds that there is no sign that e-cigarettes promote smoking. The study also found some evidence that these products compete against cigarettes.
For detail: nihr.ac.uk
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

E-cigarettes not a gateway to smoking, may even speed its decline, says new study

The most comprehensive study to date investigating whether e-cigarettes are a gateway into or out of smoking finds that, at the population level, there is no sign that e-cigarettes and other alternative nicotine delivery products promote smoking.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nature.com

Varied effects of tobacco smoke and e-cigarette vapor suggest that nicotine does not affect endothelium-dependent relaxation and nitric oxide signaling

Chronic smoking causes dysfunction of vascular endothelial cells, evident as a reduction of flow-mediated dilation in smokers, but the role of nicotine is still controversial.
For detail: nature.com
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: medicalresearch.com

22 Sep Anti-Vaping Laws in the United States Are on the Rise

The FDA regulates the manufacturing and distribution of e-cigarette and vape products in the United States, but anti-vaping laws are still heavily dependent on each state.
For detail: medicalresearch.com
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: jdsupra.com

Oregon Court Upholds Local Tobacco Product Flavor Ban

Over the last decade, hundreds of localities have passed ordinances restricting or prohibiting the sale of some or all types of tobacco products.
For detail: jdsupra.com
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Tobacco Control]

Source: firstshowing.net

Netflix Doc Series 'Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul' Official Trailer

"I don't think anyone could have anticipated how many children would want this product." Uh huh, sure.
For detail: firstshowing.net
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dailypioneer.com

Cigarette demand likely to rise by 7-9 per cent this fiscal: Report

Return of a large number of workforce to offices, coupled with a stable tax regime, is likely to push up cigarette demand by 7-9 per cent this fiscal, according to a report.
For detail: dailypioneer.com
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Tobacco Control]

Source: comingsoon.net

Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul Trailer Previews Netflix Docuseries

The trailer for Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul previews Netflix’s upcoming series which is based on the book by Jamie Ducharme.
For detail: comingsoon.net
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: capitalfm.co.ke

Proposed e-cigarette ban threatens to reignite smoking crisis, says lobby group

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 22 – The motion put forward by senators to ban or highly regulate e-cigarettes could undo years of progress in smoking cessation.
For detail: capitalfm.co.ke
Published Sep 22, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: ama.com.au

AMA supports major reforms to end retail vaping in Australia

The Australian Medical Association has supported a proposed overhaul to vaping laws, which would put an end to the retail sale of vapes in Australia and help people kick the dangerous and addictive habit.
For detail: ama.com.au
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wral.com

Vaping a crisis for health, safety in our high schools

My sister and uncle, who were close in age, idolized grandad Alex, who smoked cigarettes. Since he smoked, they had to smoke, too.
For detail: wral.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: vpm.org

How Virginia's tobacco legacy endures in new packaging

From the inception of Virginia as a colony, tobacco has been essential to the history of the Commonwealth.
For detail: vpm.org
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: vapingpost.com

Study Finds Vapes Are The Most Effective Quit-Smoking Aids, Followed by Prescription Drugs

A multinational review by a team of scientists, including a University of Massachusetts Amherst public health and health policy researcher, reconfirmed that vapes are the most effective smoking cessation tools available to date.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Turkiye Expands Ban on Selling Tobacco

Turkiye has expanded the scope of its ban on serving and selling tobacco and alcohol products, according to Xinhua News Agency.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Ban Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Cyprus Government to Ban Flavored HTPs

The Cyprus government is moving to ban the sale of flavored heated-tobacco products (HTPs) following the Ministerial Council’s decision to adopt the relevant European legislation, according to In-Cyprus.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: thesun.co.uk

Vaping is not a gateway to smoking

VAPING is not a gateway to smoking but may be successfully replacing it, according to a study. Queen Mary University researchers said they found no proof that e-cigarette users move onto tobacco because of the habit.
For detail: thesun.co.uk
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: qmul.ac.uk

E-cigarettes are not a gateway into smoking

The most comprehensive study to date investigating whether e-cigarettes are a gateway into or out of smoking finds that, at the population level, there is no sign that e-cigarettes and other alternative nicotine delivery products promote smoking.
For detail: qmul.ac.uk
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: openaccessgovernment.org

E-cigarettes link to smoking: A complex relationship

In a investigation led by Queen Mary University of London and generously funded by the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR), the relationship between E-cigarettes link to smoking is under scrutiny.
For detail: openaccessgovernment.org
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nyasatimes.com

If you don’t smoke, don’t start, if you smoke, quit and if you don’t quit, change; Tobacco harm reduction is a step in right direction for public health

In the global campaign to reduce and eliminate tobacco smoking — and the harm to public health that comes with it — the focus is to discourage people, especially youths from picking up the habit.
For detail: nyasatimes.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

Nicotine flux as a powerful tool for regulating nicotine delivery from e-cigarettes: Protocol of two complimentary randomized crossover clinical trials

Introduction: Electronic cigarette (EC) use has increased rapidly in the last decade, especially among youth.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ktvh.com

Millions of Americans have nicotine in their body and don't know it

Millions of Americans are being exposed to toxic secondhand smoke and have a byproduct of nicotine in their blood without even knowing it.
For detail: ktvh.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: journalnow.com

Biden administration puts minority focus on tobacco reduction efforts

The Biden administration has added several tobacco-related priorities to its White House Cancer Moonshot initiative while continuing to encourage previous smoking-focused efforts targeting menthol flavorings.
For detail: journalnow.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: hypebeast.com

Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul' Hits Netflix Next Month

Check out the first trailer for the docuseries, which analyzes JUUL’s worldwide takeover and downfall.
For detail: hypebeast.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: healio.com

Smoking abstinence in pregnancy more likely with e-cigarettes vs. nicotine replacement

E-cigarette initiation before pregnancy led to a higher abstinence rate vs. nicotine replacement therapy.
For detail: healio.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: eurekalert.org

E-cigarettes are not a gateway into smoking

The most comprehensive study to date investigating whether e-cigarettes are a gateway into or out of smoking finds that, at the population level, there is no sign that e-cigarettes and other alternative nicotine delivery products promote smoking.
For detail: eurekalert.org
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: edition.cnn.com

FDA must do more to penalize retailers that illegally sell tobacco to kids, government review finds

The US Food and Drug Administration needs to take a stronger stance against retailers that illegally sell tobacco products to children, according to a new report from the US Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
For detail: edition.cnn.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cbc.ca

Growth in illegal tobacco sales costing 3 provinces $2.47 billion in taxes: retail report

Illegal cigarette sales are costing provinces billions in tax revenue, according to a new report by the Convenience Industry Council of Canada.
For detail: cbc.ca
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: cagw.org

The War on Tobacco Harm Reduction Products Will Continue to Fail

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) has long supported the use of less dangerous products to reduce cigarette use.
For detail: cagw.org
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Vapes: What does the new guidance mean for you?

The number of exclusions have increased in the past year as a result of vaping, reported headteachers For the first time, guidance to help schools in Wales tackle vaping has been published - but what does it mean for you?.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: barrie.ctvnews.ca

Hidden Dangers of Vaping: Health unit reports alarming surge in teen addiction

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) is raising the alarm about the rise in young people vaping, threatening the progress of tobacco control as they become hooked on nicotine at staggering rates.
For detail: barrie.ctvnews.ca
Published Sep 21, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: abc.net.au

Police target 'main players' in illegal tobacco trade as Melbourne shop goes up in flames

Police believe the fire is linked to a spate of arson attacks across Melbourne.(ABC News: Rudy De Santis) Police say they are closing in on the "main players" in an illegal tobacco trade which they believe is behind several tobacco store fires in Melbourne.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: vaping360.com

About FDA's New "Authorized E-Cigarette" List...

The FDA has created a downloadable one-page list of vaping products the agency has authorized for sale in the United States.
For detail: vaping360.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theguardian.com

Vape stores opening near Australian schools to ‘recruit new generation to nicotine’, Mark Butler says

The federal health minister, Mark Butler, has criticised the proliferation of vape stores, which continue to open despite reforms that will mean only pharmacies can import and sell the products in future.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[WNTD Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

India to find 'pragmatic solutions' on tobacco rules for streaming firms

A child wearing a skull mask attends an anti-tobacco awareness rally during the World No Tobacco Day in Kolkata, India, May 31, 2019.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Philip Morris to consider stake sale in biggest pharma unit, Wall Street Journal reports

The company's logo is seen near the Philip Morris Izhora factory outside Saint Petersburg, Russia April 9, 2022.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: prnewswire.com

Nearly 7 in 10 American Doctors Mistakenly Believe Nicotine Causes Lung Cancer, Thwarting Efforts to Help The Country's More Than 50 Million Smokers Quit

Global survey of more than 15,000 physicians in 11 countries uncovers need for further education The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World invites researchers to propose new analysis & educational programs On average, 67% of U.S.
For detail: prnewswire.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: nlm.nih.gov

E-cigarette explosion injuries in the oral and maxillofacial region and a protocol for their management

Data sources: MEDLINE, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Embase and Web of Science along with the reference lists from select articles.
For detail: nlm.nih.gov
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

Study explores the efficacy of smoking interventions in new and expectant fathers

In a recent study published in BMC Public Health, researchers performed a systematic-type review to evaluate the efficacy of behavior change interventions (BCIs) for smoking cessation in pregnant couples and new parents using a gendered lens.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Review examines how underage youth access e-cigarettes despite age sales restriction laws

In a recent study published in BMC Public Health, researchers reported ways in which underage adolescents acquire electronic cigarettes (ECs) in nations with minimum age sales regulations (or where sales are prohibited).
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news.sky.com

Investigation into nicotine-based snus use by professional footballers

Players have been warned about the product, which has been linked to heart conditions, oral disease and decreased physical performance.
For detail: news.sky.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: neurosciencenews.com

Brain Stimulation May Combat Nicotine Cravings

Summary: Researchers discovered that theta-burst transcranial magnetic stimulation (TBS) can potentially reduce cigarette cravings.
For detail: neurosciencenews.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: malaya.com.ph

WHO’s prohibitionist tobacco control proposals slammed; more countries welcome science-based approach

AN international group slammed new prohibitionist proposals that will be tackled during the November conference of the World Health Organization’s global accord on tobacco control, saying they contradict the stance of countries recognizing science-based strategies, such as the United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Canada.
For detail: malaya.com.ph
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: latimes.com

Hefty cigarette taxes cut smoking big-time. But there’s a downside for children

California voters eked out a win for children more than two decades ago based on a “sin tax.
For detail: latimes.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: koreabiomed.com

Global experts suggest 5 directives for effective tobacco harm reduction, next-gen products

Regulators from across the globe emphasized that the realization of the “Smokefree 2030” policy requires the introduction of rational e-cigarette regulation policies through collaboration between the tobacco industry, regulators, and policymakers.
For detail: koreabiomed.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: kktv.com

Nearly 7 in 10 American Doctors Mistakenly Believe Nicotine Causes Lung Cancer, Thwarting Efforts to Help The Country's More Than 50 Million Smokers Quit

Global survey of more than 15,000 physicians in 11 countries uncovers need for further education The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World invites researchers to propose new analysis & educational programs On average, 67% of U.S.
For detail: kktv.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: gov.uk

95% of ex-smokers see positive changes soon after quitting

Stoptober is back and calling on smokers to join the thousands of others committing to quit from 1 October.
For detail: gov.uk
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: finance.yahoo.com

Philip Morris considers selling stake in Vectura to boost healthcare and wellness division

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM), the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is contemplating selling a stake in its largest pharmaceutical unit, Vectura.
For detail: finance.yahoo.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[WNTD Tobacco]

Source: commbank.com.au

Supporting a tobacco-free future

Commonwealth Bank recognises that banks and financial institutions have a role to play in addressing the health, societal and environmental impacts of tobacco.
For detail: commbank.com.au
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Philip Morris]

Source: cnbc.com

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For detail: cnbc.com
Published Sep 20, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: businesstech.co.za

New smoking laws for South Africa

Proponents and supporters of the raft of new smoking law for South Africa have reflected on the public feedback on the bill so far, alleging that fear-mongering and misinformation have taken root to manipulate the public into rejecting the bill.
For detail: businesstech.co.za
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wbay.com

More cases of nicotine poisoning in children

That warning comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which noticed more and more kids are getting their hands on vaping devices.
For detail: wbay.com
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: washingtonpost.com

Many of today’s unhealthy foods were brought to you by Big Tobacco

A new study suggests that tobacco companies, who were skilled at marketing cigarettes, used similar strategies to hook people on processed foods.
For detail: washingtonpost.com
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: vapingpost.com

Are Canada’s New Individual Cigarette Warnings Effective?

Experts in the field of tobacco harm reduction highlight the futility of Canada's recently implemented measure, meant to deter people from smoking.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Malawi Commits to ‘Decent Work’

Malawi’s government has committed to ensuring that there is “decent work” for tobacco sector employees, according to Malawi24.com.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thisismoney.co.uk

Anti-vaping laws won't stub out tobacco titans

Tobacco companies were back in the spotlight last week as the backlash against vaping was reignited by startling statistics.
For detail: thisismoney.co.uk
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: oklahoma.gov

Big Tobacco Forced To Tell the Whole Truth to Shoppers

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 18, 2023) – Tobacco Stops With Me will launch a new campaign educating the public about court-mandated corrective statements displayed by tobacco retailers on Sept. 25.
For detail: oklahoma.gov
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: npr.org

California's Big Oil Lawsuit Strategy Mirrors Fight Against Big Tobacco : Consider This from NPR

The charge is that oil companies knew they were causing climate change, and lied to cover it up.
For detail: npr.org
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: news-medical.net

Using both cannabis and tobacco linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety

People who use both cannabis and tobacco have significantly higher rates of depression and anxiety than those who use either substance alone or not at all, according to a new study by UC San Francisco researchers.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Vaping increases the risk of asthma in adolescents, study suggests

A new study from the Texas A&M University School of Public Health suggests that vaping increases the risk of asthma in adolescents who have never smoked conventional tobacco products.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: kommunikasjon.ntb.no

“Too Much Time Has Been Wasted”: PMI CEO Challenges Governments Across the Globe to Embrace Smoke-Free Alternatives to End Cigarettes Faster

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For detail: kommunikasjon.ntb.no
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: kidspot.com.au

Students are so addicted they will hit the vape in the middle of English class

“A child dependent to nicotine will be anxious, angry, disrupting class and actively seeking out vapes,” says Dr Nick Yim.
For detail: kidspot.com.au
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: filtermag.org

France to Ban Disposable Vapes This Year in “Dangerous” Move

France is planning to ban disposable vapes, or “puffs” as they’re known in the country, by the end of the year.
For detail: filtermag.org
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: everydayhealth.com

Can Nicotine E-Cigarettes Help You Stop Smoking?

A new study has found that e-cigarettes, prescription drugs, and dual nicotine replacement therapy are the best tools to help people kick the habit.
For detail: everydayhealth.com
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: eonline.com

Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards' Daughter Sami Vows to Quit Vaping Before Breast Surgery

Sami Sheen, the daughter of Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards, shared she is getting ready to undergo a breast augmentation but is focused on her health before going under the knife.
For detail: eonline.com
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Nearly 1,400 illegal vapes seized in Staffordshire raids

Trading standards targeted four shops in and around Newcastle-under-Lyme on Monday, after receiving intelligence about oversized illegal e-cigarettes and also selling to under-18s.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 19, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: barrons.com

"Too Much Time Has Been Wasted": PMI CEO Challenges Governments Across the Globe to Embrace Smoke-Free Alternatives to End Cigarettes Faster

A potential tenfold reduction in smoking-attributable deaths is possible if people who currently smoke were to switch to smoke-free products, Jacek Olczak, CEO of Philip Morris International Inc.
For detail: barrons.com
Published Sep 19, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: allafrica.com

FCTC No Longer Relevant in Tobacco Harm Reduction Efforts - Experts

Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) experts have warned that the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), in its current form, is not capable of influencing change as far as Tobacco Harm Reduction is concerned.
For detail: allafrica.com
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: vapingpost.com

The UK’s Ban on Disposable Vapes Could Undo a Lot of The Progress It Has Achieved

Thanks to endorsing the use of safer nicotine alternatives such as vapes, the UK has achieved the lowest smoking rates ever recorded.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: uta.edu

E-cigarettes not a safer alternative to smoking

Electronic cigarette use, or vaping, has been seen as a potentially less harmful alternative to traditional cigarette smoking.
For detail: uta.edu
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ucsf.edu

How Does Smoking Tobacco and Cannabis affect Depression Risk?

People who use both cannabis and tobacco have significantly higher rates of depression and anxiety than those who use either substance alone or not at all, according to a new study by UC San Francisco researchers.
For detail: ucsf.edu
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: today.tamu.edu

Researchers Find Association Between Vaping And Asthma Among US Adolescents

A new study from the Texas A&M University School of Public Health suggests that vaping increases the risk of asthma in adolescents who have never smoked conventional tobacco products.
For detail: today.tamu.edu
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: theguardian.com

I thought vaping was my pleasure but a book showed me it was a tyranny. With one leap, I was free

I had 20 nicotine obsessed years: first cigarettes and then the plastic alternative. I came to realise it wasn’t a want: it was a need I have been a nicotine fiend ever since I smoked my first cigarette at the age of 14, perched on some steps during my school lunch break.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: newsinfo.inquirer.net

As vaping ‘epidemic’ grips PH youth, tobacco sellers flout law vs targeting kids

MANILA, Philippines—Despite regulations prohibiting the sale and distribution of tobacco products near or within schools in the Philippines, a recent study found that many retailers are not complying.
For detail: newsinfo.inquirer.net
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: kiplinger.com

Who Benefits From the New York Cigarette Tax Increase?

Will the New York cigarette tax increase benefit New Yorkers? Or will it do more harm than good? Red cigarette package with rolled up US dollars.
For detail: kiplinger.com
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: granthamjournal.co.uk

888 Vapour in Grantham launches new programme to tackle underage vaping

888 Vapour, which has a branch in Grantham, has launched the My Checkr programme in its stores.
For detail: granthamjournal.co.uk
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

Nicotine powder sold in fruity flavours and brightly coloured packaging legally sold to children as an 'alternative to vaping'

Children could switch to powerful nicotine powders that are currently legal for them to buy following a teen vaping crackdown, ministers have been warned.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: dailygazette.com

GUEST COLUMN: Fight back against tobacco company propaganda

“Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive.
For detail: dailygazette.com
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com

How do underage youth access e-cigarettes in settings with minimum age sales restriction laws? A scoping review

Despite measures to reduce young people’s access to electronic cigarettes (ECs), or “vapes”, many countries have recorded rising youth vaping prevalence.
For detail: bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com
Published Sep 18, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: aao.org

Severe ocular symptoms are seen among young cigarette and e-cigarette users

In US adolescents and young adults, using e-cigarettes alone or in addition to regular cigarettes led to frequent and severe ocular symptoms.
For detail: aao.org
Published Sep 16, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: thestar.co.uk

Vaping: Sheffield involved in biggest cardiovascular vaping study in world following UK disposable vape ban

The study, which is still recruiting participants, will continue as planned despite the upcoming ban on single-use vapes.
For detail: thestar.co.uk
Published Sep 16, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: themovieblog.com

Is Vaping Appropriate in a Home Theater Environment?

The best part of owning a home theater is inviting your friends and loved ones over to enjoy their favorite films in the environment that you’ve built.
For detail: themovieblog.com
Published Sep 16, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

New law aims to reduce number of tobacco retailers in Syracuse

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh on Friday signed a new local law aimed at reducing the number of tobacco retailers in the city.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Sep 16, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: scitechdaily.com

The Addictive Recipe: Food From Tobacco-Owned Brands More “Hyperpalatable”

The University of Kansas released a study highlighting the promotion of hyperpalatable foods by tobacco-owned food brands in the U.S
For detail: scitechdaily.com
Published Sep 16, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: parliament.gov.za

Media Statement: Informal Traders Fear Unintended Consequences of Tobacco Bill on Them

Small-scale informal traders in the greater Makhado Local Municipality have pleaded with the Portfolio Committee on Health that the Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill (B33-2022) in its current form will criminalise traders and will have an unintended consequence of closing their businesses.
For detail: parliament.gov.za
Published Sep 16, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: modernretina.com

Combined use of e-cigarettes and cigarettes causes severe and frequent ocular symptoms in adolescents and young adults

When smokers used both cigarettes and e-cigarettes, studies showed additional detrimental findings, such as lower general health, increased sleep latency, and higher vascular disorder risk.
For detail: modernretina.com
Published Sep 16, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: hindustantimes.com

Impact of smoking and drinking on male fertility, tips to improve sperm quality

Health experts reveal the impact of smoking and drinking on male fertility, when should one stop smoking in order to conceive and tips to improve sperm quality According to health experts, smoking is harmful for both men and women who are trying to conceive and can cause infertility as cigarette smoking can cause reduced semen volume, decreased sperm count and also reduces the percentage of motile sperms.
For detail: hindustantimes.com
Published Sep 16, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: dailymail.co.uk

EXCLUSIVE: Florida vape addict, 19, smokes a hole in his LUNG after getting hooked on e-cigarettes in high school

A Florida vape addict smoked a hole in his lung after getting hooked on e-cigarettes in high school. At the height of his use, Mason Middleton, 19, from Fort Myers, was so addicted he would vape every few minutes and go through as many as four pods a week.
For detail: dailymail.co.uk
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: volteface.me

Why is it better to vape cannabis than smoke it?

Experts suggest that vaping cannabis could reduce health risks and maximise the plants therapeutic effect. Smoking and vaping are some of the most common ways to consume cannabis.
For detail: volteface.me
Published Sep 15, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: thethaiger.com

Thailand’s e-cigarette ban draws ‘smokin’ support from concerned parents

The ban on the import and sale of e-cigarettes in Thailand gained substantial approval, primarily from parents of students, as a recent survey conducted by the Research Centre for Social and Business Development (SAB) revealed.
For detail: thethaiger.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[FBR Cigarette]

Source: thelocal.de

Cigarette sales grow in Germany in first half of 2023

Peter Krall, owner of the Hofbräu Raucher Stüberl, and his sister Birgit light up their cigarettes.
For detail: thelocal.de
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: theguardian.com

Victorian government hired KPMG to consult on tobacco changes despite firm’s links to industry

The Victorian government paid a consultancy firm that has spent decades working for big tobacco to lead the state’s consultation on changes to tobacco and vaping laws, before the process was abandoned.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Successful crack down on illegal tobacco sellers in Plumstead

Following resident and business concerns, the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s Trading Standards team has achieved two significant successes against illegal tobacco sellers in Plumstead.
For detail: royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Published Sep 15, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: prnewswire.com

India can guide COP10 to include science & evidence-based policy to solve for tobacco diseases

Critical questions that can shape COP 10: With over 1 billion smokers, global policies must focus on the science of tobacco harm prevention NEW DELHI, Sept.
For detail: prnewswire.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: noozhawk.com

Lee Pickett: Here’s Why Secondhand Vaping Is Harmful to Pets

Q: Our son vapes in his bedroom. Is it OK for him to use his e-cigarette when our dog Smoky is in his room? A: No.
For detail: noozhawk.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

What drives the willingness to quit cigarette or snus use among young males?

Considering the health hazards of smoking, a recent Scientific Reports study investigated the factors that enhance the willingness of young males to quit snus and cigarette smoking.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: healthtechzone.com

Innovations in Disposable Vape Technology: Discussing the latest advancements

Vaping has gained popularity over the past decade as a less harmful alternative to traditional smoking.
For detail: healthtechzone.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: health.govt.nz

Maximum numbers of approved smoked tobacco retail premises permitted in areas of New Zealand

Currently there are around 6,000 retail stores selling smoked tobacco products in Aotearoa.
For detail: health.govt.nz
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: gomantaktimes.com

Call for rigorous enforcement of e-cigarette ban in Goa

Vaping can do considerable damage to the lungs. (Photo for representational purpose only) In a letter to the Director General of Police, the Goa State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has called for rigorous enforcement of the ban on e-cigarettes and a clampdown on outlets in Goa.
For detail: gomantaktimes.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: euronews.com

Vapour from vapes may paralyse our immune cells and stop them working, study suggests

As e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular, particularly among young people, there have been increasing studies on the long-term health consequences associated with them As e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular, particularly among young people, there have been increasing studies on the long-term health consequences associated with them - Copyright Canva.
For detail: euronews.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: csnews.com

FDA Continues Crackdown on Sales of Illegal Vapor Products

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to 15 online retailers and three manufacturers for selling or distributing unauthorized electronic cigarette products.
For detail: csnews.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: ajmc.com

Higher Smoking Abstinence Rate Found Among e-Cigarette Users During Late Pregnancy

Researchers found that individuals who used e-cigarettes had a higher smoking abstinence rate in late pregnancy than those who used nicotine reduction therapy, especially for those who began using e-cigarettes before pregnancy.
For detail: ajmc.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: afr.com

Metcash says higher living costs, illicit tobacco trade dent sales

Sales at Metcash are continuing to grow – underpinned by food, alcohol and hardware – but the wholesale distributor has warned cost-of-living pressures are pushing consumers to cheaper products and impacting confidence.
For detail: afr.com
Published Sep 15, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: abc3340.com

Health experts warn of ongoing youth vaping dangers

Health experts want parents to spot the signs of vaping and talk to their children about the serious health risks.
For detail: abc3340.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

New Global Vape Alliance Announced

A new Global Vape Alliance has been announced at the InterTabac Trade Fair in Dortmund, Germany, alongside a declaration to foster collaboration, promote responsible practices and champion the cause of harm reduction in the vaping industry.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[COPD Cigarette]

Source: statenews.com

AG Nessel pushes FDA to increase regulations on e-cigarettes, prevent underage nicotine addiction

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is pushing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to do more to protect kids from e-cigarettes.
For detail: statenews.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: standard.co.uk

Are vapes being banned in the UK?

Vapes are said to be being banned — but what is the next move and how bad are they for your health? isposable vapes are set to be banned under new laws to help protect young people from becoming addicted.
For detail: standard.co.uk
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: pulsetoday.co.uk

Nicotine vaping is most effective smoking cessation aid, say researchers

Cytisine and varenicline are also among the most effective tools to help people stop smoking, although these are not widely available, say researchers.
For detail: pulsetoday.co.uk
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: pharmaceutical-journal.com

Filling the gap in smoking cessation therapies: a race to a smoke-free 2030

Illustration showing two hands, one with a lit cigarette, the other with a space where a cessation pill might be (dotted lines indicate the space).
For detail: pharmaceutical-journal.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nairobinews.nation.africa

Research: Vaping potentially lowers men’s sperm count and shrinks testicles

Research has linked e-cigarette use to shrinking testicles, low sperm counts and reduced sex drive. PHOTO | SHUTTERSTOCK I’ve heard many young adults refer to vaping as the cool kid version of smoking, but essentially it’s still smoking.
For detail: nairobinews.nation.africa
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: marketscreener.com

British American Tobacco completes sale of Russian arm

British American Tobacco PLC - London-based cigarettes, tobacco and other nicotine products maker - Completes the sale of its Russian and Belarusian businesses following West-led sanctions aimed at punishing Moscow for invading Ukraine.
For detail: marketscreener.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: leadership.ng

Tobacco Harm Reduction: Examining Smoke-free Products

“I started smoking right from my secondary school days and switched to e-cigarettes in the past eight months. I noticed remarkable differences and wondered why I didn’t switch all this while”.
For detail: leadership.ng
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ft.com

Bans on disposable vapes would be an ill wind for tobacco companies

Disposable vapes are used by about 2mn people in the UK © Rasid Necati Aslim/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Receive free Tobacco updates We’ll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Tobacco news every morning.
For detail: ft.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: fda.gov

FDA Warns Companies Selling Illegal E-cigarettes with Emerging Popularity Among Youth

On Sept. 14, 2023, FDA issued warning letters to 15 online retailers and 3 manufacturers and/or distributors for selling or distributing unauthorized e-cigarette products.
For detail: fda.gov
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: euronews.com

Vaping crackdown: Which countries are trying to ban single-use vapes amid rising health concerns?

Several countries are cracking down on disposable e-cigarettes, which have become popular among teens, due to health concerns.
For detail: euronews.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: cleveland19.com

Is a barrage of illegal cigarette ads driving Cleveland’s high smoking rate? 19 Investigates

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - It’s way past time for action, according to the public health director of the city of Cleveland, as research shows that the city has the highest rate of smoking in the country and that the leading cause of death in Cleveland is smoking. Dr.
For detail: cleveland19.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: bbc.com

Salford: Vaping and smoking ban outside schools and in parks

The government is currently looking at a wider ban on single-use vapes Health chiefs are set to introduce smoking and vaping bans outside city schools and in park play areas.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 14, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bbc.com

France sets out plan to ban disposable vapes

A festival-goer puffs a cloud of smoke from an electronic cigarette standing in a crowd of festival-goers in Cannes, south-eastern France, on 4 August 2023Image source, Getty Images France is the latest country to tackle the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes among young people.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: wgme.com

Vape disposal causes plumbing problems at Massabesic High School

WATERBORO (WGME) -- Vaping is causing damage to more than just lungs at Massabesic High School. According to school officials, students are dumping disposable vapes down the toilets and sinks and causing plumbing issues.
For detail: wgme.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: walb.com

Vaping and Cancer Link: The new danger

ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Since its debut to the U.S.
For detail: walb.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: usatoday.com

Smoking for the State: How China became addicted to its cigarette monopoly

This story was produced by The Examination, a new nonprofit newsroom dedicated to investigating preventable health threats.
For detail: usatoday.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

White House Steps Up Fight Against Smoking

The White House on Sept. 13 announced a $240 million investment to fight cancer, along with a slew of new health resources to further the administration’s “Cancer Moonshot” initiative.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

EU Urged to Embrace THR

Ahead of this year’s EU State of the Union address on Sept. 13 in Strasbourg, France, the World Vapers’ Alliance (WVA) urged President Ursula von der Leyen to tackle the devastating impact of smoking-related diseases in the European Union.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

EU Urged to Embrace THR

Ahead of this year’s EU State of the Union address on Sept. 13 in Strasbourg, France, the World Vapers’ Alliance (WVA) urged President Ursula von der Leyen to tackle the devastating impact of smoking-related diseases in the European Union.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccofreekids.org

White House Announcement Shows Commitment to Eliminating Menthol Cigarettes and Expanding Efforts to Help Smokers Quit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids welcomes today’s announcement by the Biden-Harris Administration of new investments to help increase adoption, implementation and enforcement of policies prohibiting the sale of menthol and other flavored tobacco products and to increase the availability and awareness of smoking cessation services among populations experiencing tobacco-related disparities.
For detail: tobaccofreekids.org
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thewest.com.au

Mark Butler to introduce crackdown on smoking, vaping

Tougher laws to crack down on cigarettes and vaping, including graphic warnings on individual cigarettes have been unveiled.
For detail: thewest.com.au
Published Sep 13, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: showbiz.co.zw

Vaping a Source of Tobacco Harm Reduction

All tobacco products and some liquids for e-cigarettes include the chemical nicotine. The tobacco plant is the main source of this highly addictive chemical.
For detail: showbiz.co.zw
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: racgp.org.au

New tobacco and nicotine laws ‘to be in place by next April’

Legislation entered Parliament this week, with measures to deter smoking among young people as well as cut the appeal of vapes.
For detail: racgp.org.au
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: pulitzercenter.org

Cheap Cigarettes, Misleading Marketing, and Interference by a Tobacco Monopoly

Two decades after the Chinese public health community celebrated the adoption of a landmark anti-smoking treaty, smoking rates have barely budged, even as they have dropped significantly in some of the other countries that signed onto the World Health Organization (WHO) agreement, known as the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
For detail: pulitzercenter.org
Published Sep 13, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: pulitzercenter.org

How China Became Addicted to Its Tobacco Monopoly

A ring game stall offers cigarettes as prizes near the Red Pagoda in Yuxi, China. Red Pagoda is a local landmark and a popular cigarette produced in the city.
For detail: pulitzercenter.org
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: ophthalmologytimes.com

Combined use of e-cigarettes and cigarettes causes severe and frequent ocular symptoms in adolescents and young adults

When smokers used both cigarettes and e-cigarettes, studies showed additional detrimental findings, such as lower general health, increased sleep latency, and higher vascular disorder risk.
For detail: ophthalmologytimes.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: nytimes.com

Why Artists Can’t Quit Cigarettes

A symbol of dirty habits and corporate greed — and an enduring icon of old-school glamour — smoking is making an unlikely comeback in sculpture, design and even food.
For detail: nytimes.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: notesfrompoland.com

Philip Morris to invest 1 billion zloty in tobacco stick production in Poland

US tobacco giant Philip Morris has announced that it will invest over 1 billion zloty (€214 million) in the Polish city of Kraków for the production of the tobacco sticks that are used in its IQOS heated tobacco units.
For detail: notesfrompoland.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Pregnant smokers who use e-cigarettes more likely to quit smoking later in pregnancy

The risks of smoking during pregnancy for both maternal and fetal health are well documented, but only about half of pregnant people quit smoking on their own.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: neurosciencenews.com

Tobacco and Cannabis Combo Ups Anxiety and Depression Risk

Summary: A new study indicates a link between the co-use of tobacco and cannabis and heightened rates of anxiety and depression.
For detail: neurosciencenews.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nation.africa

Tougher rules on tobacco, say experts

Health experts are urging the government to tighten regulations on tobacco production and consumption. This is necessary to minimise the negative impact on the health of Kenyans.
For detail: nation.africa
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: moultonadvertiser.com

BOE, District Judge, and LCSO unite to combat vaping epidemic

Sheriff Max Sanders and his deputies, Superintendent Dr. Jon Bret Smith, Principal Hawthorne, Vice Principal Tina Coan, Safety Coordinator, Stacy Rose, and students from MMS are excited to announce the new vaping initiative that went into effect this month.
For detail: moultonadvertiser.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: moreaboutadvertising.com

Vaping kills: ASA takes down four TikTok e-cigarette campaigns

TikTok creator Izzi Alice Mitchell once posted that her parents were more furious about her vaping than they were about her teenage pregnancy.
For detail: moreaboutadvertising.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: miragenews.com

Cancer Council Hails Law Boosting Anti-Smoking, Nicotine Fight

Cancer Council Australia welcomes the new landmark Public Health (Tobacco and Other Products) Bill 2023 introduced today, as a critical action to prevent and further reduce harm caused by tobacco products and nicotine addiction.
For detail: miragenews.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: lbbd.gov.uk

Thousands of illicit tobacco and vapes seized in planned operations

The selling of illicit tobacco and vapes is dangerous and last week, during a planned operation codenamed Operation CeCe, Trading Standards Officers from Barking and Dagenham Council took thousands of these illegal products off the streets.
For detail: lbbd.gov.uk
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: itv.com

Smoking and vaping outside schools and in parks could be banned in Salford

Smoking and vaping could be banned outside schools and no smoke zones will be created in parks after concerns were sparked about nicotine addiction rates.
For detail: itv.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: health.gov.au

New laws to fight tobacco and nicotine addiction

After a decade of inaction, the Albanese Government is today taking the next critical step in the fight against tobacco and nicotine addiction – introducing into Parliament a new generation of world-leading tobacco control legislation.
For detail: health.gov.au
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: futurity.org

Can e-cigarettes help pregnant people stop smoking?

"It's possible that using e-cigarettes allows patients to maintain smoking-related physical motions, psychological satisfaction, social behaviors, and interactions with other smokers.
For detail: futurity.org
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: examinerlive.co.uk

The 'vape tongue' symptoms not to ignore as E-cigarette crackdown looms

Fears over the long-term effects of vaping and the use of e-cigarettes have been on the rise as they become increasingly popularly.
For detail: examinerlive.co.uk
Published Sep 13, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: dailyguardian.com.ph

Tobacco and nicotine product sales and ads observed near PHL schools, study finds

An observational study conducted by the Institute for Global Tobacco Control (IGTC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds that tobacco and nicotine product sale and advertising persist within proximity of schools in the Philippines, despite regulations prohibiting sales, displays, advertisements, and promotions of tobacco products within 100 meters.
For detail: dailyguardian.com.ph
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: conveniencestore.co.uk

Vapes to be displayed behind counter in SGF vaping blueprint

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation (SGF) has presented Scottish Government with a blueprint to reduce vaping among children, while also ensuring that adult smokers who wish to quit smoking, can easily access vapes.
For detail: conveniencestore.co.uk
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: chroniclelive.co.uk

Four TikTok vape adverts banned as Government plan to outlaw disposables

The Advertising Standards Authority said the rulings come as part of a response to concerns about banned vaping adverts appearing on social media TikTok said the videos violated its community guidelines, which ban the facilitation of trade of tobacco products, including vapes or e-cigarettes.
For detail: chroniclelive.co.uk
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Smoking WNTD]

Source: chinadaily.com.cn

Shanghai teens least likely to smoke: Survey

Middle school students in Shanghai are the least likely to smoke, to have attempted smoking or used an e-cigarette, according to a smoking indicator survey of the nation's middle school students.
For detail: chinadaily.com.cn
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Vaping: Nearly 400,000 illegal vapes seized in Kent in three years

Since 2021, almost 400,000 illegal vapes were seized in the county, with the majority picked up at the Port of Dover, Europe's busiest ferry port.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: b360nepal.com

Industry's interference at policy level has weakened tobacco control in Nepal: report

KATHMANDU: Tax on tobacco products could not be increased due to the influence of the tobacco industry at the policy level in Nepal, a study conducted by the Health Rights and Tobacco Control Network, Nepal shows.
For detail: b360nepal.com
Published Sep 13, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: akronchildrens.org

Kids and vaping: What every parent should know

Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes or vapes, are increasingly popular amongst teenagers.
For detail: akronchildrens.org
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Poland: PMI Invests in HnB Stick Production

Philip Morris International will invest PLN1 billion ($229.81 million) in the production of heated tobacco sticks at its factory in Krakow, Poland, reports PAP.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

22nd Century Increases VLN Availability

22nd Century Group’s VLN reduced-nicotine content cigarettes are now available at more than 1,200 drug store locations across Texas, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina and Georgia.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: timesofoman.com

New study reveals how e-cigarette damages immune system

Muscat : A study conducted by a research team from the University of Birmingham in Britain revealed that electronic cigarette smoke negatively affects the activity of some key components of the human body's immune system.
For detail: timesofoman.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: thetelegraphandargus.co.uk

Is vaping worse than smoking cigarettes and are there benefits?

Have you swapped cigarettes for vapes and wonder which is more harmful? (Image: Getty) It’s thought the UK government is set to outline new laws that could see disposable vapes banned in England to help protect children.
For detail: thetelegraphandargus.co.uk
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: style.yahoo.com

Health implications of vaping as single-use vapes 'could soon be banned'

Disposable vapes could soon be banned to help protect children from the health implications of vaping and stop young people becomin addicted, new reports suggest.
For detail: style.yahoo.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: standard.co.uk

Vapes ‘best way to quit smoking’ but linked to stress in young people

aping has been linked to stress in teenagers and young adults, according to a study, but separate research has shown vapes may be the best tool to help smokers kick the habit.
For detail: standard.co.uk
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: spectrumlocalnews.com

Portland Press Herald: School districts grapple with vaping in high schools

Christianne Shadidi, a junior at Deering High School in Portland, hasn't seen much vaping in the hallways and bathrooms at the high school yet this school year, but she expects that in the coming weeks students will find a way to circumvent the rules to take a drag on their vape pens during the school day.
For detail: spectrumlocalnews.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: scoop.co.nz

CAPHRA Warns NZ's Reputation Is At Risk

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today issued a warning that New Zealand's reputation and its commitment to the International Open Government Partnership Agreement is at risk.
For detail: scoop.co.nz
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: romfordrecorder.co.uk

Is vaping worse than smoking cigarettes and are there benefits?

It’s thought the UK government is set to outline new laws that could see disposable vapes banned in England to help protect children.
For detail: romfordrecorder.co.uk
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: northernbeachesadvocate.com.au

Under-age vaping concern

Pittwater MP Rory Amon (image below) has called on the NSW Government to crack down on the illegal sale of vapes to children.
For detail: northernbeachesadvocate.com.au
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: news-medical.net

Vaping linked to chronic stress in young people

Young people who have used e-cigarettes are more than twice as likely to report experiencing chronic stress, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Milan, Italy.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: news-medical.net

Smoking can accelerate the process of aging, study shows

A study of nearly 500,000 people has shown that smoking shortens the end fragments of chromosomes in the white blood cells of our immune systems.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: newsinfo.inquirer.net

Study: Switching to vape, heated tobacco can lower smokers’ healthcare expenses

Encouraging smokers to switch to reduced-risk products (RRPs) such as heated tobacco and vapes would lower healthcare costs and free up hospital resources for non-smoking patients, according to a British study.
For detail: newsinfo.inquirer.net
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: medicalnewstoday.com

To summarise, a person cannot vape water using standard vaping devices, and it is dangerous to try.

Water-based e-liquid is less dehydrating than other e-liquids because of its water content and lower concentration of VG and PG.
For detail: medicalnewstoday.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: medicaleconomics.com

Nicotine replacements help patients stop smoking, but some may be hard to get

Study examines effectiveness of drugs, devices to help patients quit using the leading preventable cause of death.
For detail: medicaleconomics.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: independent.co.uk

Vapes are ‘best quit aid’ in UK but linked to stress in young people, research finds

But it comes as separate research links vaping to chronic stress in older teenagers and young adults Vaping has been linked to stress in teenagers and young adults, according to a study, but separate research has shown vapes may be the best tool to help smokers kick the habit.
For detail: independent.co.uk
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: healio.com

High likelihood for chronic stress among young e-cigarette users

Disclosures: Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded this study. To reports no relevant financial disclosures.
For detail: healio.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: fooddive.com

BioBetter opens molecular farming plant using tobacco to help grow cultivated meat

The Israeli startup created a manufacturing platform for producing growth factors using the plants as self-sustained, animal-free bioreactors.
For detail: fooddive.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: csnews.com

22nd Century Group Explores Strategic Alternatives for Tobacco Assets

The review process is intended to consider the long-term potential and best ways to monetize various tobacco products. BUFFALO, N.Y.
For detail: csnews.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: clivebates.com

Is tobacco control the new Big Tobacco?

In their frantic opposition to safer forms of nicotine use, the tactics of tobacco control activists seem eerily familiar.
For detail: clivebates.com
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: buffalo.edu

People who used e-cigarettes before pregnancy were more likely to stop smoking than those using nicotine replacement therapy

One of the first U.S. studies on maternal use of e-cigarettes suggests they could be a potential smoking cessation aid during pregnancy “It’s possible that using e-cigarettes allows patients to maintain smoking-related physical motions, psychological satisfaction, social behaviors and interactions with other smokers.
For detail: buffalo.edu
Published Sep 12, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bloomberg.com

Egypt’s Soaring Cigarette Prices Cast Smokescreen Over Inflation Outlook

For a sense of Egypt’s inflation and currency woes, look no further than the line of customers at a Cairo kiosk jostling for a pack of smokes.
For detail: bloomberg.com
Published Sep 11, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: vic.gov.au

Everything we know so far about vaping

E-cigarettes, more commonly known as ‘vapes’, are battery operated devices, that use a coil to heat liquid into aerosols.
For detail: vic.gov.au
Published Sep 11, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tallahassee.com

Leon County Schools to be paid damages from e-cigarette manufacturers

The Leon County School Board will be paid damages from a class action lawsuit against an e-cigarette manufacturer, alleging the company used unfair marketing practices to hook kids on vaping products.
For detail: tallahassee.com
Published Sep 11, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: publichealthinsider.com

How vaping harms students’ mental health: Tips for parents and educators

Returning to school can be stressful for students, especially after a long break. With the added pressure of trying to keep up with classes, homework, and social activities, it can be tempting to turn to unhealthy coping mechanisms like vaping.
For detail: publichealthinsider.com
Published Sep 11, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: perthnow.com.au

Vapes seized in SA as concern grows over teen use

Authorities say vape use is a looming health crisis for Australia. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS) Thousands of vapes have been seized and a dozen businesses fined as worrying figures reveal the extent of teen e-cigarette use.
For detail: perthnow.com.au
Published Sep 11, 2023
[Smoking COPD]

Source: news-medical.net

Study aims to identify interventions to combat stigma associated with lung cancer and smoking-related respiratory diseases

The stigma that patients face when diagnosed with lung cancer is associated with poorer psychosocial outcomes, including distress and isolation, delayed help-seeking, and concerns about the quality of care, according to research presented today at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 2023 World Conference on Lung Cancer in Singapore.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 11, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: interestingengineering.com

New study shows how vaping affects immune cell activity

"E-cigarettes are a proven, lower-harm, tool to help smokers quit smoking but our data adds to current evidence that e-cigarettes are not harmless and highlights the need to fund longer-term studies in vapers," said Dr.
For detail: interestingengineering.com
Published Sep 11, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: eurekalert.org

Young people who vape more likely to report chronic stress

Milan, Italy: Young people who have used e-cigarettes are more than twice as likely to report experiencing chronic stress, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Milan, Italy [1].
For detail: eurekalert.org
Published Sep 11, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: citymatters.london

Experts warn non-smokers not to take up vaping

Non-smokers were urged not to take up vaping if they haven’t tried it already, by Hackney’s health boss.
For detail: citymatters.london
Published Sep 11, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: abc.net.au

Vape blitz leads to seizure of thousands of illegal e-cigarettes containing nicotine in SA

Twelve businesses have been fined under new legislation that was implemented in July.(ABC News: Rory McClaren) Nearly 5,000 vapes have been seized in a crackdown on illegal e-cigarettes by South Australian health authorities, who inspected 180 businesses across the state.
For detail: abc.net.au
Published Sep 10, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: singaporelawwatch.sg

Education on vaping harms important but enforcement is key: MPs

The Health Sciences Authority's figures indicate a rise in the vaping trend, with almost four times the number of people caught in 2022 than in 2020 for using and possessing e-cigarettes.
For detail: singaporelawwatch.sg
Published Sep 10, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: newatlas.com

Vaping with or without nicotine freezes frontline immune cells

A new study has found that even moderate exposure to nicotine-free vapor from e-cigarettes can literally stop neutrophils, the body's frontline immune cells, in their tracks, reducing their ability to fight off foreign invaders.
For detail: newatlas.com
Published Sep 10, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: leighjournal.co.uk

We need tougher enforcement on illegal vapes and cigarettes

SINCE being elected as MP for Leigh in 2019 I have always worked hard to make sure that the voices of my constituents are heard, both in Westminster, but also here at home in Leigh.
For detail: leighjournal.co.uk
Published Sep 10, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: jpost.com

E-cigarettes reduce testicle size and sperm count - new study

A groundbreaking study uncovers the harmful effects of electronic cigarettes on male reproductive health.
For detail: jpost.com
Published Sep 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: waff.com

EVALI: Harmful ingredients in e-cigarettes cause permanent lung damage.

MARSHALL CO., Ala. (WAFF) - Dr. Christopher Managanaris with Marshall Medical Center recalls times where he treated patients with EVALI.
For detail: waff.com
Published Sep 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: themessenger.com

Tobacco Companies Got You Hooked on Unhealthy Food: Study

Many leading food brands in the United States are owned by tobacco companies, and they may be best at selling you junk food, according to a new study.
For detail: themessenger.com
Published Sep 09, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: themessenger.com

Disposable E-Cigarette Ban on the Horizon

Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne told a French radio station that the government is working on the ban as part of a wider effort to combat smoking in the country.
For detail: themessenger.com
Published Sep 09, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news9live.com

Beyond lungs: Study says vaping can shrink the testicles and reduce sperm count

Many believe that because a vape does not contain tobacco and one does not need to smoke paper in the process.
For detail: news9live.com
Published Sep 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: kansasreflector.com

KU research: Tobacco companies’ investment in hyper-junk foods still seizing nation’s palate

Study says buffet of difficult-to-resist hyperpalatable foods threaten America’s health University of Kansas researchers published a report connecting tobacco company investments in food brands during the 1990s and adoption of marketing tactics used to sell cigarettes to better attract consumers to exceptionally palatable foods laden with addictive sugar, sodium and fat.
For detail: kansasreflector.com
Published Sep 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: edp24.co.uk

Fears as almost 14,000 illegal vapes are seized in Norfolk

Almost 14,000 illegal vapes have been seized in Norfolk. Inset: Bill Borrett, Norfolk County Council cabinet member for public health (Image: Newsquest / Trading Standards) Almost 14,000 illegal e-cigarettes have been seized in Norfolk this year, council officers have revealed, as a new campaign is readied to stop the county's children vaping.
For detail: edp24.co.uk
Published Sep 09, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: al-monitor.com

Iraqi Kurdish farmers expect weak tobacco harvest

KHANAQA, Erbil governorate — High in a mountain valley in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, Star Ahmad Sleman’s field of tobacco is almost ready for harvest.
For detail: al-monitor.com
Published Sep 09, 2023
[COPD Tobacco]

Source: allafrica.com

Tobacco Harm Reduction: The Missing Link

A stitch in time could save nine amid rising morbidity and mortality being driven by smoking cigarettes. With the World Health Organisation (WHO) data showing that tobacco kills at least 8 million people each year, including 1.3 million non-smokers who are exposed to second-hand smoke, delays by governments to adopt alternative and less harmful Tobacco products could see the world sleepwalking into an irreversible health catastrophe.
For detail: allafrica.com
Published Sep 09, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: 1011now.com

Nebraska University researchers find more teens using CBD e-cigs

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Researchers from three Nebraska University campuses teamed up to further study adolescents who use e-cigarettes.
For detail: 1011now.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: vapingpost.com

NZ Vape Regulator Loses Court Case After Misinterpreting Regulations

A recent court case involving New Zealand’s Vaping Regulatory Authority (VRA) and retailer VAPO, concluded that local vape retailers have been threatened inaccurately.
For detail: vapingpost.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[FED Tobacco]

Source: tradechronicle.com

A Call for Pragmatism: Rethinking tobacco harm reduction on the global stage

In the quest to liberate the world from the shackles of smoking, it’s evident that a one-size-fits-all approach falls short.
For detail: tradechronicle.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: thejournal.ie

Nicotine products to come under Drug Payments Scheme with cost capped at €80 per month

Currently you can get Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRT) for free if you have a medical card, but it has not been included in the DPS.
For detail: thejournal.ie
Published Sep 08, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: theguardian.com

Call for UK ban on single-use vapes as more than 5m discarded each week

Exclusive: Fourfold increase on 2022 sees enough vapes discarded to create 5,000 electric car batteries Five million single-use vapes are being thrown away in the UK every week, a fourfold increase on 2022, research has found.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Smoking COPD PTB]

Source: propakistani.pk

Why People Don’t Quit Smoking: What Factors Keep Smokers Hooked?

Smoking is a global public health concern affecting individuals, families, and societies. People are aware of the health risks, yet quitting remains a significant challenge for many.
For detail: propakistani.pk
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: pmiscience.com

Heated tobacco products’ contribution to public health

In recent years, alternatives to cigarettes have begun to be introduced among multiple countries around the world.
For detail: pmiscience.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news.yahoo.com

VUMC researchers study nicotine as memory loss treatment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Memory loss is a crippling disease, with an estimated 5.8 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For detail: news.yahoo.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: fox56news.com

Montgomery County schools trying to curb vaping among students

MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (FOX 56) — Last week, Montgomery County Schools sent an open letter to local businesses in an effort to curb underage vaping.
For detail: fox56news.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: dailysabah.com

Türkiye marks success in smoking cessation with over 136,000 quitters

The counseling and support lines at the Ministry of Health, the General Directorate of Public Health, and the Department of Tobacco and Substance Addiction Prevention announced that 136,961 individuals in Türkiye have successfully quit smoking since 2015, marking a milestone for public health.
For detail: dailysabah.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Five million vapes thrown away every week - research

Five million disposable vapes are thrown away each week in the UK, a fourfold increase over the past year, according to research from recycling campaign group Material Focus.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 08, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: app.com.pk

Health experts urge to ban nicotine products

ISLAMABAD, Sep 08 (APP):The health activists are urgently advocating for a ban on emerging tobacco products in the country due to their highly addictive nature.
For detail: app.com.pk
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wandtv.com

Hidden dangers of vaping for teens

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — E-cigarettes first came onto the market as a way to help adults quit smoking.
For detail: wandtv.com
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Russia Tobacco]

Source: vigourtimes.com

British American Tobacco reaches agreement on sale of Russian and Belarusian divisions

British American Tobacco has finally revealed its decision to sell its Russian and Belarusian businesses after 18 months since the initial announcement.
For detail: vigourtimes.com
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Sweden to Slash Snus Tax

The Swedish government intends to reduce the tax on snus by 20 percent and increase the tax on combustible tobacco products by 9 percent.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: rnz.co.nz

Vaping epidemic prompts cameras in school

Rangiora High School principal Bruce Kearney said the school was looking at addiction programmes in a bid to support students addicted to vaping.
For detail: rnz.co.nz
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Tobacco firm BAT sells Russian business to local management

A woman poses with a cigarette in front of BAT (British American Tobacco) logo in this illustration taken July 26, 2022.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ohiocapitaljournal.com

Lawmakers want to curb teen vaping through harsher punishments for businesses

E-Cigarettes made by Juul are displayed at Smoke and Gift Shop. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) A new bill introduced to the Ohio House would increase the penalties for businesses that sell tobacco and nicotine products to kids and teens.
For detail: ohiocapitaljournal.com
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: news-medical.net

Vaping e-cigarettes can be as harmful to gum and oral health as smoking traditional cigarettes

For years, it has been known that smoking can contribute to serious damage on gum and oral health, with smokers having more gum diseases, more tooth loss, and increased levels of oral cancer.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: nation.com.pk

A call for pragmatism: Rethinking tobacco harm reduction on the global stage

KARACHI-In the quest to liberate the world from the shackles of smoking, it’s evident that a one-size-fits-all approach falls short.
For detail: nation.com.pk
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: kunm.org

NM lawmakers want nicotine prevention funds restored after shortfall halted efforts statewide

Earlier this summer, the state’s nicotine prevention and cessation efforts were halted when money the state gets from a settlement with tobacco companies fell millions short of what the Department of Health had projected.
For detail: kunm.org
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: ktul.com

Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline offering free nicotine gum, patches, lozenges

UserWay icon for accessibility widget Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline.
For detail: ktul.com
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: filtermag.org

FDA Decries Vape Misinformation of Its Own Making

Dr. Brian King, director for the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) at the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), acknowledged a major public health failure in recent commentary in the journal Addiction: Many adults who smoke are unaware of the relative safety of nicotine vapes and other tobacco harm reduction options compared with combustible cigarettes.
For detail: filtermag.org
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: edmonton.citynews.ca

School district to install 'vape detectors'

A catholic school division in northern Alberta is trying a new way to combat teen vaping — installing devices that can detect it — but it could be saving students’ lungs in other ways.
For detail: edmonton.citynews.ca
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: edition.cnn.com

British American Tobacco clinches a deal to sell its Russian business

Customers browse racks of clothing as they shop inside a discount department retail store in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 7, 2022.
For detail: edition.cnn.com
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cnbc.com

British American Tobacco finalizes Russia exit with sale to local managers

British American Tobacco, whose brands include Camel and Newport, signed a deal to sell its businesses in Russia and Belarus.
For detail: cnbc.com
Published Sep 07, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Norfolk County Council crackdown on underage vape use

Young girls vaping. They are blowing out smoke and have their faces obscured or turned away from the cameraImage source, EPA A council concerned about vapes being marketed at children has launched a campaign about the risks of vaping.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wwnytv.com

New school year, new concerns about students and vaping

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - They’re dangerous, addictive, and already in the classroom.
For detail: wwnytv.com
Published Sep 06, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: wuga.org

Health Advocates Calling for Ban on Flavored E-cigarettes

With school back in session, some health advocates are raising concerns about e-cigarette use among youth. According to the most recent government survey, over 2.5 million kids still use e-cigarettes and 85% of them use flavored products.
For detail: wuga.org
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: washington.edu

A tax on menthol cigarettes would work better than statewide bans, UW study finds

Results of a University of Washington study suggest that a statewide menthol tax would be preferable to statewide bans because it would lead to a drop in smoking while also generating additional tax revenue.
For detail: washington.edu
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thegrocer.co.uk

Vape industry body ejects tobacco companies from membership

The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) has cut ties with tobacco manufacturers, vowing it will never again accept funding from them.
For detail: thegrocer.co.uk
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: sciencemediacentre.org

expert reaction to report on adult smoking habits

A report published by the ONS looks at adult smoking habits in 2022, including cigarette and e-cigarette usage.
For detail: sciencemediacentre.org
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: rstreet.org

Commending the formation of the Congressional Tobacco Harm Reduction Caucus

We write to congratulate you on the formation of the Congressional Tobacco Harm Reduction Caucus for the 118th Congress.
For detail: rstreet.org
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: oregonlive.com

Multnomah County flavored-nicotine ban upheld in court

A Multnomah County judge upheld a county ban on flavored nicotine products Sept. 1. The ban is expected to go into effect in January.
For detail: oregonlive.com
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: opb.org

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Multnomah County’s ban on flavored tobacco products

A state circuit court judge has ruled in favor of Multnomah County’s ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products.
For detail: opb.org
Published Sep 06, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: nbclosangeles.com

FDA issues warning for e-cigarettes disguised as SpongeBob, Mario toys and highlighters

This Cookie Notice (“Notice”) explains how NBCUniversal and its affiliates (“NBCUniversal” or “we”), along with our partners, including advertisers and vendors, use cookies and similar tracking technologies when you use our websites, applications, such as games, interactive TV, voice-activated assistants, and other services that link to this policy, as well as connected devices, including those used in our theme parks (“Services”).
For detail: nbclosangeles.com
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: marketingweek.com

Pressure mounts on vape brands as Labour calls for ban on advertising e-cigs to children

Shadow Minister for Children and Early Years, Helen Hayes, wants to ban vape brands from marketing at children.
For detail: marketingweek.com
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: leadership.ng

Experts Task Africa On Tobacco Harm Reduction

Experts have tasked African countries to accord priority to tobacco harm reduction by ensuring that regulation of tobacco use on the continent is guided by science not emotions.
For detail: leadership.ng
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: leadership.ng

‘Africa Must Prioritise Harm Reduction’

Experts have tasked African countries to accord priority to tobacco harm reduction by ensuring that regulation of tobacco use on the continent are guided by science not emotions.
For detail: leadership.ng
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: forbes.com

Study: Vaping Can Shrink Testicles And Lower Sperm Counts In Rats

How might vaping affect your testicles and your sperm? Well, a just published rat study offers more .
For detail: forbes.com
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: convenience.org

Alternative Tobacco Is Paving Its Own Path

We all have that product—the one we’re proud to show that we’re using, eating, drinking or otherwise engaged with.
For detail: convenience.org
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: birmingham.ac.uk

Vaping renders immune cells unable to move to meet threats

Even moderate exposure to nicotine-free vapour causes suppression of neutrophil’s typical activity. Inhaling vapour from an e-cigarette may be stopping frontline immune cells from working typically, as a new study shows that even moderate smoke exposure suppresses cell activity.
For detail: birmingham.ac.uk
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Scotland to consider ban on disposable vapes

Scotland could ban disposable vapes under plans unveiled by the country's first minister. Campaigners have highlighted the environmental impact of the plastic tubes, which are often thrown on the ground after being used.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 06, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: aberdeencity.gov.uk

Vape and tobacco charter for sales to young people

A Retailers’ Charter is to be adopted in Aberdeen to control the access young people to tobacco and vaping products.
For detail: aberdeencity.gov.uk
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

CAPHRA Calls for Dismantling Regulator

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) is calling for the disbanding of the Ministry of Health’s Vaping Regulatory Authority (VRA) in light of the recent court case involving VAPO.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

22nd Century to Evaluate Alternatives for its Tobacco Assets

22nd Century Group has initiated a process to evaluate strategic alternatives with respect to the company’s tobacco assets.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: theoaklandpress.com

Column: FDA should prioritize dangerous vaping epidemic

Despite an alleged “crack down” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2020 on flavored e-cigarettes, new illicit disposable products continue to fill the shelves of smoke shops, liquor stores, and independent retailers throughout the country.
For detail: theoaklandpress.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: theguardian.com

Number of young women vaping daily in the UK more than triples

ONS figures for past year show women aged 16-24 have overtaken male counterparts for e-cigarette usage The number of young women vaping every day in the UK more than tripled in the last year, according to government figures.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: rte.ie

Comedian Justine Stafford on her struggle to quit vaping

Comedian Justine Stafford joined Oliver Callan on The Nine O'Clock Show on RTÉ Radio 1 to discuss her experience with vaping, nicotine withdrawals, and her struggle to quit.
For detail: rte.ie
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: news-medical.net

Can e-cigarette use cause asthma?

A study published in the Preventive Medicine Journal finds that using e-cigarettes can significantly increase the risk of asthma among US adolescents who have never used other combustible products.
For detail: news-medical.net
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: news.unl.edu

National survey finds adolescent e-cig users turning to CBD

Welcome to Pocket Science: a glimpse at recent research from Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What,” “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research.
For detail: news.unl.edu
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: healio.com

Underage smoking increases nicotine dependence, making cessation more difficult

Japanese individuals who started smoking cigarettes at a younger age smoked more per day and had greater nicotine dependency.
For detail: healio.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: gov.scot

Single use vapes ban considered

Single use vapes could be banned in Scotland, as part of plans to protect public health and the environment.
For detail: gov.scot
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: forbes.com

New York State Cigarette Tax Just Went Up To $5.35 A Pack—The Highest In The Nation

In the mood for a smoke? If you’re in the Empire State, it’s going to cost you. As of September 1, New York State has the highest cigarette tax in the country.
For detail: forbes.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: daily-jeff.com

Cambridge schools will use $100K grant to educate community about dangers of vaping

The Cambridge City School District was recently awarded a $99,681.55 Stronger Connections health and safety grant.
For detail: daily-jeff.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: cstoredecisions.com

FDA Director Speaks About Tobacco Regulations

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products Director Dr. Brian King presented at the Smoker Friendly Tobacco Conference and Festival in Broomfield, Colo.
For detail: cstoredecisions.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: c-store.com.au

Truckloads of illicit tobacco and vape products seized

A money-laundering investigation has led to the seizure of five truckloads of illicit tobacco and vapes in Queensland.
For detail: c-store.com.au
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: communityimpact.com

Lake Travis ISD adopts heightened disciplinary action for vaping

Lake Travis ISD students using, possessing or selling e-cigarettes, marijuana or THC may be required to attend a disciplinary alternative education program under a new state law.
For detail: communityimpact.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: bbc.com

Teenage vaping: ‘I’ll have puffs as I’m falling asleep’

Vaping has become a way of life for Leia, 17, alongside a growing number of children across the UK. She spoke to BBC Panorama about the hold vaping has over her life - and her determination to quit.
For detail: bbc.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: ajmc.com

E-Cigarette, Cigarette Users Have Higher Likelihood of Ocular Symptoms

Severe and frequent ocular symptoms were more likely in adolescents and young adults who used e-cigarettes and cigarettes.
For detail: ajmc.com
Published Sep 05, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: 6pr.com.au

Vape residue left on surfaces poses health risk with children most affected

JULIE-ANNE SPRAGUE #VAPERESIDUEVAPINGWANEWS A study has found vape residue left on clothing and surfaces could post a greater health risk than cigarette residue.
For detail: 6pr.com.au
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: tribuneindia.com

Teenage boys who smoke can damage genes of their future kids: Study

‘Changes in epigenetic markers were much more pronounced in children whose fathers started smoking during puberty than those whose fathers had started smoking at any time before conception’ These changes in the way DNA is packaged in cells (methylation) regulate gene expression (switching them on and off) and are associated with asthma, obesity and wheezing.
For detail: tribuneindia.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[FCTC Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Brazilian Stakeholders Speak Up for Tobacco

Industry representatives stressed the importance of considering tobacco growers viewpoints in the tenth Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which is scheduled to take place Nov.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[FBR PTC Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Pakistan Poised to Enact Tracking System

Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has signed agreements with 22 tobacco manufacturers to install a track-and-trace system at their factories, reports The News International.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Menthol Rule Expected ‘in Coming Months’

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will finalize its rules to prohibit the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars “in the coming months,” according to a spokesperson quoted by CBS News.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[FCTC Vaping]

Source: theparliamentmagazine.eu

Standing for harm reduction: The EU's duty to smokers worldwide

In an increasingly interconnected world, the actions of one region can reverberate far beyond its borders. Nowhere is this more evident than in matters of public health and harm reduction.
For detail: theparliamentmagazine.eu
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: thenationalnews.com

France to ban disposable vapes to deter young people from smoking

Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said the government will “soon present a new national plan against smoking which will notably ban disposable e-cigarettes, so-called ‘puffs’ which give bad habits to young people”, in an interview on Sunday with RTL radio.
For detail: thenationalnews.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: thehindu.com

Tobacco cessation centre opened at Sedarapet primary health centre

Trained cessation specialists will be available at the centre, which will provide nicotine gums and patches for patients Doctors and CII members at the newly-inaugurated tobacco cessation centre at Sedarapet primary health centre in Puducherry on Monday.
For detail: thehindu.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: theconversation.com

My teen is addicted to vaping. How can I help them quit and manage their withdrawal symptoms?

Gillian Sandra Gould, Karen McFadyen, Marilyn Clarke, Southern Cross University Professor in Health Equity, Southern Cross University.
For detail: theconversation.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: owensborotimes.com

KWC hosting ‘Nicotine and Vaping Awareness’ presentation Wednesday

Kentucky Wesleyan College is hosting a “Nicotine and Vaping Awareness” presentation this Wednesday, featuring Robert Hackenson, a professional speaker with Dynamic Presentations.
For detail: owensborotimes.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nzherald.co.nz

Ministry of Health admits incorrectly threatening vape retailers

Dr Kelly Burrowes tells Science Digest what early research has revealed about the unexpected chemicals found inside vaping liquid.
For detail: nzherald.co.nz
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: news.com.au

France announces plan to make disposable nicotine vapes illegal

Disposable electronic cigarettes are in the firing line as a major world player makes moves to stamp out nicotine addiction.
For detail: news.com.au
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: medicalrepublic.com.au

‘Now is the time to act’: Queensland vaping report

The new government report has 14 recommendations for addressing vaping problems – but not all committee members agreed.
For detail: medicalrepublic.com.au
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: indianarrative.com

Tobacco leaves causing cancer, can also combat it: Study

Research by a team of scientists from various countries, including an alumnus of Allahabad University (AU), has found a compound derived from tobacco leaves that might possess the potential to combat multiple forms of cancer.
For detail: indianarrative.com
Published Sep 04, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: dunyanews.tv

France to ban disposable vapes under an anti-smoking plan

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said that disposable vapes will soon be banned in the country as part of a national anti-smoking plan.
For detail: dunyanews.tv
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: theguardian.com

France planning to ban disposable vapes in effort to combat smoking

Ban follows similar measures in Germany, Australia and New Zealand amid concern over health effects Disposable vapes will be banned in France as part of a national plan to combat smoking, the prime minister said on Sunday.
For detail: theguardian.com
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: star-telegram.com

Vaping crackdown: Fort Worth students to see harsher discipline for having e-cigarettes

School officials have advised Fort Worth students and parents of a new state law that will enforce stronger disciplinary action for students caught with vaping devices.
For detail: star-telegram.com
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Emirati company buys 30% stake in Egypt tobacco firm Eastern Co.

CAIRO, Sept 3 (Reuters) - UAE's Global Investment Holding Co. has agreed to buy a 30% stake in Eastern Co. (EAST.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: reuters.com

Emirati company buys 30% stake in Egypt tobacco firm Eastern Co.

CAIRO, Sept 3 (Reuters) - UAE's Global Investment Holding Co. has agreed to buy a 30% stake in Eastern Co. (EAST.
For detail: reuters.com
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: iamexpat.nl

The Netherlands could ban cigarette filters to combat littering

The Netherlands is one of several countries in the European Union (EU) considering a possible ban on cigarette filters as a way to stop littering.
For detail: iamexpat.nl
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: egyptindependent.com

Eastern Company for Tobacco increases Egypt’s cigarette production by 40%

The Eastern Company for Tobacco (EETC), Egypt’s biggest tobacco company, has taken an urgent decision to increase cigarette production by 40 percent which will be distributed to local markets.
For detail: egyptindependent.com
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: earth.com

Vaping linked to lower sperm counts, reduced sex drive, and shrunken testicles

A recent study conducted by experts in Turkey suggests that vaping, the act of inhaling and exhaling the aerosol produced by an e-cigarette or similar device, may be associated with lower sperm counts, reduced libido, and shrunken testicles.
For detail: earth.com
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: britannica.com

e-cigarette

e-cigarette, in full electronic cigarette, battery-operated device modeled after regular cigarettes. The e-cigarette was invented in 2003 by Chinese pharmacist Hon Lik, who initially developed the device to serve as an alternative to conventional smoking.
For detail: britannica.com
Published Sep 03, 2023
[E-Cigarette]

Source: boston25news.com

‘A real threat’: NH Attorney General pushes FDA to protect children from e-cigarette addiction

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s Attorney General wants the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to do more to protect kids from e-cigarettes, which he calls “a real threat to our nation’s public health.
For detail: boston25news.com
Published Sep 03, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: bloomberg.com

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Disposable electronic cigarettes at a store in Bethune, France.
For detail: bloomberg.com
Published Sep 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: wwnytv.com

New York raises cigarette tax by a dollar, making it the highest in the country

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Effective Friday, New York’s cigarette tax has gone up by one dollar. While some smokers might be fuming, others are applauding the decision.
For detail: wwnytv.com
Published Sep 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tt.loopnews.com

Quitting tobacco and where to go for help

The WHO says that health professions have the greatest potential to promote the reduction of tobacco use.
For detail: tt.loopnews.com
Published Sep 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: themercury.com.au

40k illegal vapes seized in massive Brisbane raid as smoke-free zones extended across state

One Australian state has expanded its smoke and vape-free zones, just as more than 40,000 illegal vaping products were seized.
For detail: themercury.com.au
Published Sep 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: nbc15.com

FDA warns parents of vaping devices disguised as toys, school supplies

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The FDA is warning parents and teachers to watch out for e-cigarettes that look like toys and school supplies.
For detail: nbc15.com
Published Sep 02, 2023
[Vaping]

Source: morningbrew.com

New vapes look an awful lot like school supplies

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For detail: morningbrew.com
Published Sep 02, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: jordantimes.com

WHO expresses appreciation for King’s tobacco control efforts

AMMAN — Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has expressed his appreciation to His Majesty King Abdullah for his recent call to intensify tobacco control efforts in Jordan, with a particular emphasis on reducing youth use.
For detail: jordantimes.com
Published Sep 02, 2023
[Smoking]

Source: iamexpat.de

Berlin authorities to crack down on smoking in bars

Berliners love their smokey bars, but authorities in two districts of the city are planning to enforce the existing smoking ban much more harshly in the near future.
For detail: iamexpat.de
Published Sep 02, 2023
[Cigarette]

Source: 10news.com

Fact or Fiction: Vintage ad claims 'More doctors smoke camels than any other cigarette'?

An image making the rounds on social media claims to show a vintage ad for Camels featuring a doctor and the slogan "More doctors smoke camels than any other cigarette.
For detail: 10news.com
Published Sep 01, 2023
[Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

Ukraine Restricts Duty-Free Tobacco Sales

Ukraine has restricted the duty-free sales of cigarettes and alcohol, reports Interfax. The law, which signed into law by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sept. 1, 2023, prohibits goods that fall under a certain categories of the Ukrainian Classification of Commodities from being registered as duty-free commodities until the country lifts the martial law that has been in effect since Russia’s invasion.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 01, 2023
[Nicotine Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

A Captivating Compound

As a pharmacologist, I remain perplexed that most people, including scientists and doctors, are under the misconception that the harms of tobacco come from nicotine.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 01, 2023
[Harm Tobacco]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

FDA Urged to Prioritize Harm Reduction

The R Street Institute is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to prioritize harm reduction in its approach to tobacco regulation.
For detail: tobaccoreporter.com
Published Sep 01, 2023
[Harm Cigarette]

Source: tobaccoreporter.com

The FDA is fiddl