e-cigarettes

Malaysia: MOH: Generation Smoking Ban Also Covers Vape, E-Cigarettes

28 January 2022 By: Boo Su-Lyn Source: Code Blue The proposed ban on the sale of tobacco to anyone born after 2005 includes vape or e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products, besides cigarettes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco. KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 – The Ministry of Health (MOH) today clarified that its proposed smoking ban for everyone […]

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E-cigarette users who test positive for COVID-19 are more likely to experience COVID-19 symptoms

13 January 2022 By Mayo Clinic, Source: Science Daily People who use electronic cigarettes and test positive for COVID-19 have a higher frequency of experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, compared to people who don’t vape, according to new research from Mayo Clinic. The study, which is published in the Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, finds that

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Philippines: Opposition to lowering the age of access to e-cigs snowballs

22 May 2021 Source: Opinyon News Team As the House of Representatives pass on second reading a bill regulating e-cigarettes, two former health secretaries have expressed fears that a loophole in the bill might cause even more addiction among the Filipino youth. LOWERING the age of access to vape products and e-cigarettes does not make

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Youth using e-cigarettes three times as likely to become daily cigarette smokers

11 January 2021 University of California – San Diago, Eurekalert: Age at first use and number of tobacco products consumed also increases addiction risk An analysis of a large nationally representative longitudinal study by University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science report that starting tobacco products, including

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Court upholds FDA regulation of e-cigarettes as tobacco products

1 December 2020 Brendon Pierson, Westlaw Today: (Reuters) – A federal appeals court has upheld the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco products, rejecting challenges from the e-cigarette industry claiming the agency had violated the Constitution. A unanimous panel of the D.C. Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the

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