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HALL/MacKENZIE: Should Australia lift its ban on e-cigarettes?

World Health Organisation has just released a report on electronic nicotine delivery systems that calls for their global regulation... In this Viewpoints, Wayne Hall calls for the ban to be lifted, while Ross MacKenzie presents the case for retaining it.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:13
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Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says

Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders. WHO
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 27, 2014 12:04

[UK] Health experts demand curb on the sale of e-cigarettes

(ASH)...said it could not support any plans to include electronic cigarettes under smoke-free legislation. Hazel Cheeseman, its director of policy and research, said there was "no evidence of any harm to bystanders from use of these devices" and said reg
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:25

World Health Organization Urges Stronger Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes

“This view ignores the fact that product innovation to develop and assess truly reduced risk alternatives to combustible cigarettes can play an important role for public health.” Companies like Philip Morris...“are not only driving this innovation, but ha
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2014 10:04

[Russia] E-cigarettes regulation to be debated by WHO in Moscow

In a long-awaited report that will be debated by member states at a meeting in October in Moscow, the United Nations health agency also voiced concern at the concentration of the $3 billion market in the hands of transnational tobacco companies.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:30

E-Cigarettes: A State of Play Around the World

Here is a snapshot of the situation around the world, after the World Health Organization said ... - NOT POPULAR: Germany, Norway and Russia, where e-cigarettes have not caught on in a country where a third of the population, or 44 million people smoke.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:29

[Asia, Sri Lanka] Youth and tobacco

According to the Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC), the government follows the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with intention to reduce tobacco use and exposure. The guidelines/measures of the WHO are art
The Nation (lk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:12

[UK] Ban on smoking e-cigarettes indoors 'would cost countless lives' ($$)

The guidance divided public health experts, with some accusing the organisation of “unnecessary scaremongering and misleading language” over the potential risks of e-cigarettes, which are gaining popularity in homes, offices and restaurants around the wo
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:05

UPDATE 5-WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

* Concern at Big Tobacco's control of $3 billion market * WHO urges minimising toxins in smokeless devices * Seeks ban on indoor use, advertising, sales to minors
added Aug 26, 2014 22:10

[UK, UK-Wales] E-cigarettes: no indoor smoking ban planned in England despite WHO call

The Department of Health (DH) made clear that it does not plan to outlaw the use of the increasingly popular gadgets in enclosed public spaces in England, although Wales's Labour government is considering doing so. The DH ruled out making e-cigarettes s
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 22:03
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