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Two e-cigarettes are thrown away every second in the UK. What damage do they do?

26 November 2022 By Joshua Askew, Euronews Tobacco waste is one of the biggest sources of plastic pollution on the planet. Trillions of cigarette butts are tossed, flicked and chucked away each year, littering the earth’s soil and seas with toxic chemicals and harmful man-made plastics. However, this is fast being matched by another stream of

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Philippines: Doctor urges public to quit smoking, vaping to protect lung health

8 November 2022 By Analou de Vera, Manila Bulletin A doctor from the Lung Center of the Philippines reminded cigarette and vape users that quitting such habits is an important way to protect their lung health and avoid diseases. “Prevention pa rin, kaya talagang isinusulong din po natin iyong huwag magsisigarilyo ang ating mga kababayan

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People who vape had worrisome changes in cardiovascular function, even as young adults

31 October 2022 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2022, Abstracts SU3138 and SA3142 Research Highlights: Two new analyses from research comparing cardiovascular function in people who vape, people who smoke and people who did not use any nicotine found significant negative health impacts among participants after vaping and smoking combustible cigarettes. In one report, people

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Malaysia, KJ: With GEG law, no need for harm reduction for those born after 2007

 28 September 2022 By Fatimah Zainal,  the Star PUTRAJAYA: Harm reduction methods such as vaping and ecigarettes will not be necessary for Malaysians born after 2007, says Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said in the Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill 2022, vapes and ecigarettes were allowed to be sold to those born before 2007. However,

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Juul Settles Multistate Youth Vaping Inquiry for $438.5 Million

6 September 2022 By Christina Jewett, The New York Times The tentative deal would close an investigation by nearly three dozen states into the company’s marketing and sales practices. Juul Labs, fighting for its survival in the United States, on Tuesday tentatively agreed to pay $438.5 million to settle an investigation by nearly three dozen states

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Malaysia: Snuff out public displays of smoking, vaping, Health DG tells artistes

24 August 2022 The Star PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry views seriously the issue of public displays of smoking and vaping by artistes in public or when on stage, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. “These actions show bad example to the society at large, especially children and youth. “From the health standpoint, smoking

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Malaysia: Include more industry players in developing vape rules, BAT tells govt

25 July 2022 FMT PETALING JAYA: British American Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia has urged the health ministry to include industry players in developing appropriate regulations for vape products. This comes in light of the Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill that is slated to be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat next week. Last Friday, health minister Khairy

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Philippines: Group blasts doctors favoring vape measure

23 July 2022 By Red Mendoza, The Manila Times A GROUP that opposes the passage of the Vaporized Nicotine and Non-Nicotine Products Regulation Bill or the Vape Bill has slammed doctors who are said to support the measure, calling them as false. In recent media releases, some doctors have urged President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to sign the bill,

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