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[Ireland] MUCKIAN: No Smoke Without Fire: The Dangers of Vaping

Possibly, more should be done to advertise e-cigarettes to smokers as a means for them to quit smoking, as research has shown it is less harmful than tobacco smoking. All the same, when advertising such a message, it may be worth pointing out the adverse
University Observer (ie)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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MASON: Asian vapers continue to suffer, and US study spreads fresh misinformation

Asian governments seem set on opposing harm reduction, with widespread raids on Malaysian vape shops and the arrest of two Israeli tourists in Thailand making the headlines. There has also been fresh media excitement over a study that claims to show vapin
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH vapers hail US FDA paper on nicotine

Vapers in the Philippines hailed a recent policy paper from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that nicotine, although not totally risk-free, was not directly responsible for fatal lung and heart diseases. In a recently published paper, t
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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KNAUSGAARD: A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

I desperately wanted a cigarette. Brown said it was against the law to smoke on the train... When the interview was over, I headed down the corridor to the tiny space between the carriages for a smoke. As I opened the door I felt a hand on my shoulder. I
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Ireland] IT Carlow to ban smoking from main outdoor areas

The Institute of Technology Carlow has announced it is to ban on-campus smoking from all of the main outdoor areas later this month. Smoking is to be restricted to three designated smoking shelters at locations across the campus to create a “smoke-free e
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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BAKER: Has the UK's anti-smoking efforts reached its peak?

If Smoke-Free World proves to be independent and transparent in its activities and research recommendations, it sounds like an opportunity too important to be missed because of entrenched dogma. Smokers need help and information to encourage them to tran
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:47
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[New Zealand] Vaping not enough for some smokers

Switching from smoking to vaping may not be as easy as it seems, a University of Otago study has found. Some people who switched to vaping as a way to give up smoking still regularly used traditional cigarettes because of a strong attachment to and nosta
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:19
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[Korea - South] Competition intensifies in Korea’s e-cigarettes market

Domestic and international tobacco companies are rolling out their heat-not-burn cigarettes in the Korean market with Philip Morris Friday launching a Metallic Blue edition of the iQOS, dubbed the “iPhone of e-cigs.”
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13
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[Asia] Are we slowly killing our children? Nine out of 10 children are exposed to second-hand smoke in Bangladesh

though worldwide 40 percent of children are exposed to second-hand smoking (SHS), in Bangladesh—a country with laws against smoking in public places—as many as 95 percent of children are affected, which is more than double the global ratio. This shocking
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13
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[UK] Vaping debate: do e-cigarettes cause cancer?

New US research suggests that vaping is “far from harmless” and could pose a serious health risk. However, a Public Health of England evidence review published last week says swapping combustible tobacco cigarettes for e-cigarettes - which turn liquid ni
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:12
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