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VIDEO: Concerns over health effects of vaping - and rising use among teens

Scientists examined 56 e-cigarette users, and discovered a number of e-cigarettes released vapors with potentially unsafe levels of lead, chromium, manganese, and/or nickel.... "Everyone does it, like, everyone...Every time I go into the bathroom there's
added Feb 26, 2018 15:08

[China] Flight forced to deplane after passenger's carry-on bag catches fire

Passengers were forced to disembark from a China Southern Airlines flight to Shanghai after a power bank caught fire in an overhead compartment Sunday.
Fox News
added Feb 26, 2018 04:45

[Asia-pacific, China] Indonesia accused of favouring big tobacco as vaping industry faces giant tax increase

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world’s highest smoking r
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:45

[Maryland] E-cigarette explosion sets man on fire

He spent months trying to wean himself off cigarettes, and Michael Henry had become quite adept at changing out the batteries on his e-cigarette, but when he attempted to do so on Sunday evening, something went terribly wrong. "Just a flash,” recalled He
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:42

[India] AJALKUMAR: We Know How To Prevent Cancers… Are We Really Doing What's Needed?

Government must continue to levy higher taxes on cigarettes and bidis and enforce the ban on the sale of smokeless products. Taxes are a cost-effective way to reduce consumption of tobacco products though they would primarily impact those from lower socio
BW Businessworld (in)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:37

[Australia] Apartment residents need better protection from secondhand smoke

Despite the harms of secondhand smoke, only New South Wales tackles the issue of smoking in its strata law.... However, case law from courts and tribunals reveals an awkward tension between the legal concept of “nuisance” and the science on the harms of s
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:28

blu Launches myblu E-Vapor Device

A next-generation e-vapor device, myblu addresses a void that adult smokers and vapers have long been seeking to fill, by delivering strong performance in a sleek and compact closed system—with none of the hassle. In maintaining key attributes of the bl
Convenience Store Decisions
added Feb 26, 2018 04:14

Ups, Downs for Tobacco Regulation in February

Legal-age regulations continue to percolate across the country. The most recent state to introduce a move to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products to 21 was Maryland, with ongoing similar age-restrictive proposals under consideration in Arizona
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:13
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[Asia, China] Hunan couple host smoke-free wedding

A couple in rural Hunan province held an unconventional wedding on Tuesday where smoking and giving cigarettes as gifts were prohibited... A former smoker, Li gave up the habit after attending a lecture about the harmful effects on himself and others.
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:10

[Asia, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Ombudsman report a smoking gun on lax tobacco control

Judith Mackay recommends authorities seize the opportunity to enforce legislation against lighting up in bars and restaurants, which after all are workplaces / The reason for this goes back to the inadequacy of the 2007 smoke-free law, which penalizes
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:07
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