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July 25, 2024 by ft.lk

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From Smoke to Smokeless: The Globe Discusses Harm Reduction

Last month’s Global Forum on Nicotine in Warsaw unearthed a wealth of new findings and experiences that will have policymakers around the world revisiting their approach to tobacco control and modern tobacco and nicotine-based harm reduction products. Some of the key observations shared by tobacco control specialists is how excessive regulation has driven people underground and fuelled the growth of substantial illicit drugs.


13.00% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 2.6 million current smokers in Australia 15.20% of men are current smokers but only 10.90% of women.
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July 25, 2024 by colinmendelsohn.com.au

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10 Reasons Why the New Pharmacy Vape Model Will Fail

From 1 October 2024, vapes and e-liquids (with or without nicotine) will be classified as schedule 3 medicines and will be legally available without a prescription only from pharmacies. Here are 10 reasons why the pharmacy model will inevitably fail, probably not (...)


13.00% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 2.6 million current smokers in Australia 15.20% of men are current smokers but only 10.90% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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July 25, 2024 by planetofthevapes.co.uk

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Adults Vaping for Longer

New research published in the British Medical Journal has found a substantial rise in the number of adults vaping for longer than six months in England.



July 25, 2024 by medpagetoday.com

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Surgeon General: Vaping May Be an 'Attractive' Smoking Cessation Tool for Adults

In video interview, MedPage Today's editor-in-chief Jeremy Faust, MD, sits down with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, to discuss several health issues: e-cigarettes for smoking cessation, medical misinformation, and masking.



July 25, 2024 by aier.org

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Will SCOTUS Break Big Tobacco’s Grip on Nicotine?

The Supreme Court recently announced it will review a case where the FDA denied marketing approval for two e-cigarette makers selling flavored products. The FDA is looking to appeal a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision, ruling that the rejections were “arbitrary and capricious” and “unannounced requirements for certain types of studies.”



July 24, 2024 by waateanews.com

Where There’s Smokeless There’s Fire

A Māori Public Health Researcher Says Communications from Associate Health Minister Casey Costello Over Tobacco Policy Are at Odds with Advice from Her Ministry.


10.90% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 420,745 current smokers in New Zealand.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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July 24, 2024 by arqam.news

Study: Heated Tobacco Products Increase Smoking Cessation Chances; 99.4% of Users Switched from Traditional Cigarettes

A recent research study conducted by experts at the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade revealed that the majority of heated tobacco product users were previously smokers of traditional cigarettes before switching to newer products that heat tobacco instead of burning it.


20.10% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 8.9 million current smokers in South Korea 34.70% of men are current smokers but only 5.50% of women.
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July 24, 2024 by clearingtheair.eu

Majority of U.S. Swing-State Voters Wrongly Believe Vaping Is "As Bad As Or Worse” Than Smoking

Three quarters of voters across three swing states in the U.S. believe that vaping is “as bad or worse” for your health than smoking, a new poll has found.


18.30% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 48.7 million current smokers in United States 21.60% of men are current smokers but only 15.20% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR


July 24, 2024 by vape1024.com

Poland Sets New Rules For Nicotine-Free E-Cigarettes Starting 2025

The Polish Ministry of Health plans to submit the bill to parliament in September 2024. The bill aims to regulate nicotine-free e-cigarettes and is expected to come into effect on January 1, 2025. Health Minister Izabela Leszczyna has expressed confidence in the bill’s passage and timely enactment.


27.00% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 8.5 million current smokers in Poland 28.80% of men are current smokers but only 19.00% of women.
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July 24, 2024 by planetofthevapes.co.uk

CAPHRA Call to Asia Pacific Governments

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) is urging governments across the Asia Pacific region to follow New Zealand's lead and allow the sale of oral nicotine products as part of a comprehensive tobacco harm reduction strategy.


10.90% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 420,745 current smokers in New Zealand.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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