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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

Celebrity Smokers: The Unpaid Tobacco Sponsors / Are famous puffers making young people smoke more?

Spokespeople for Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Emma Watson; who are all called out in the campaign; have not accepted the request for comment. Other celebrities which have sparked the controversy are Lady Gaga, Engli
Neon Nettle (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:02

[UK] Terminally ill mother's emotional video plea for North-East smokers to quit

A 47-YEAR-OLD mother terminally ill with cigarette-related lung cancer has made an emotional video plea ... After completing six months of gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, the mum-of-one is now sharing her story as part of the Don’t be
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Aug 27, 2014 10:32

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

Uruguay’s Tobacco Control Policies Reducing Smoking Rates, Encouraging Quitting, Finds Six-Year Survey

a country currently the target of litigation by Philip Morris International (PMI). Uruguay’s government has consistently asserted its sovereign right to implement tobacco control laws to protect public health and the ITC Uruguay National Report (the Repor
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:41

Electronic nicotine delivery systems - Report by WHO (PDF)

it is likely that a two-pronged regulatory strategy – regulating ENDS as both a tobacco product, in accordance with the provisions of the WHO FCTC, and as a medical product – would be necessary.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:55

Backgrounder on WHO report on regulation of e-cigarettes and similar products

The report on “Electronic nicotine delivery systems” (ENDS), of which electronic cigarettes are the most common prototype, is on the agenda of the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), being hel
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 26, 2014 12:43

World Health Organization Urges Stronger Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes

said it was appropriate to prohibit their use indoors “until exhaled vapour is proven to be not harmful to bystanders.” It also called for regulation to ensure the products contain a standard dose of nicotine,
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2014 12:39

[Europe] Poland to challenge EU ban on menthol cigarettes

Poland will appeal to Europe's top court over a European Union ban on flavoured tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly affected as one of the region's biggest consumers and producers of menthol cigarettes.
added Aug 25, 2014 17:56

VIDEO: The End of Tobacco?

* truth campaign calls on young people to "X Your Profile" on social media & show support for ending tobacco use * With teen smoking rates at historic lows, truth believes young people have the creativity, smarts & commitment to end tobacco use for good
PR Newswire
added Aug 25, 2014 17:49
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