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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Don't make a case for vaping

Do we need to study the habit for a few decades just to simply produce concrete evidence that chronic vaping causes irreparable harm, when there are so many precedents that show addiction and chronic abuse are almost always detrimental to health?
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
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[UK] Vaping at the wheel could cost you your licence: Police warn motorists e-cigarettes could be illegal under law meant to ban mobile phones

Police have warned drivers that vaping at the wheel could cost them their license. Although vaping while driving is not illegal, it is up to the discretion of police officers to determine what they deem a potentially dangerous and distracting handheld el
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 20:57
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Vaping increases susceptibility to pneumococcal infection

Researchers found evidence that e-cigarette vapor increases a receptor that pneumococci use to adhere to cells that line the airways.... “Pneumococcal bacteria can exist in our airways without causing illness. However, in some cases, they can invade the l
Healio.com
added Feb 21, 2018 20:06
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Public Health Concerns About Youth & Young Adult Use of JUUL

The California Department of Education recently asked schools to reject involvement with the JUUL Prevention Initiative and is collecting data on JUUL use and the number of devices confiscated in schools. Similar data have been collected in Arizona.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 21, 2018 19:30
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E-Cigarettes Gateway to Conventional Cigarette Smoking

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medical shows there is “substantial” evidence that e-cigarette use increases the risk of transitioning to smoking conventional cigarettes. This is of particular concern for teens who are i
National Law Review
added Feb 21, 2018 14:30
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[Australia] Vapers risk hefty fines as WA considers new vaping laws

Inquiries by The West Australian have found widespread use of liquid nicotine, despite its supply and use being banned in Australia. Under WA’s Medicines and Poisons Act, people can be fined $45,000 for possessing the product but many users are either u
West Australian (au)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[UK] ‘Huge reduction’ in smoking at Ipswich and Colchester hospital sites thanks to vaping areas

In March last year, to mark National No Smoking Day, Ipswich and Colchester upped the ante and replaced smoking shelters with dedicated outdoor vaping areas. Fresh signs were put up around the sites to spread the message, and staff became more active in
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:18
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[New York] This sleek-looking vape pen is hard to quit

The Juul is the best-selling e-cigarette on the market.. It was spotted backstage at Fashion Week, and comedian Dave Chappelle, a former cigarette smoker, uses a Juul throughout his new Netflix comedy special. But, experts caution that just because the Ju
New York Post
added Feb 21, 2018 01:20
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CARUANA: American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

The organization finally recognizes the research in favour of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation, and recommends that physicians support smokers who choose the devices as their preferred cessation aids.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:09
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American Cancer Society Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes

Some smokers, despite firm clinician advice, will not attempt to quit smoking cigarettes and will not use FDA approved cessation mediations. These individuals should be encouraged to switch to the least harmful form of tobacco product possible; switching
American Cancer Society
added Feb 21, 2018 01:05
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