Vaping

Malaysia: Ban vape and e-cigarettes before more children get hooked on them, CAP urges govt

18 September 2022 By Audrey Dermawan, New Straits Times GEORGE TOWN: The government must make an urgent decision to ban vape and e-cigarettes before more children get hooked on nicotine smoke. The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is appealing to the Health Ministry to make a decision to ban all types of vaping devices and […]

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Mass General Study Finds Damage in the Lungs of Chronic E-Cigarette Users

7 September 2022 By McKenzie Ridings, Massachusetts General Hospital  BOSTON – Chronic use of e-cigarettes, commonly known as vaping, can result in progressive small airway obstruction and asthma-like symptoms such as shortness of breath and chest pains, according to researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In the first study to microscopically evaluate the pulmonary tissue of

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[OPINION] Filipinos’ health in jeopardy as Vape Bill lapses into law

2 August 2022 By Dr Ulysses Dorotheo, Rappler ‘This new law is even more backward’   On July 26, Senate Bill No. 2239 and House Bill No. 9006, popularly known as the “Vape Bill,” lapsed into law. This bill had been repeatedly criticized by leading professional medical societies, former Secretaries of Health, national government agencies, and civil society organizations, which called

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New Report: Flavored Tobacco Products and Youth Vaping Threaten 20 Years of Tobacco Control Progress

26 January 2022 Source: CISION PR Newswire 20th annual ‘State of Tobacco Control’ report reveals need for federal, state and local policymakers to pass policies to end youth tobacco use CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The American Lung Association’s 20th annual “State of Tobacco Control” report reveals significant progress in the work to end tobacco use, but products

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Philippines: Health experts ask Duterte to veto vape bill; DOH backs call

24 January 2022 By: Consuelo Marquez and Joahna Lei Casilao Source: GMA News The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) on Monday appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the measure seeking to regulate vaporized nicotine and non-nicotine products or vapes. In an online forum, PCP president Dr. Maricar Limpin said the vape bill being pushed

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Secondhand nicotine vaping at home linked to heightened risk of bronchitic symptoms in young adults

11 January 2022 Source: Scienmag Secondhand exposure at home to the nicotine vapour from e-cigarettes is linked to a heightened risk of bronchitic symptoms and shortness of breath among young adults, finds research published online in the respiratory journal Thorax. If these findings prove causal, there would be a “compelling rationale” for banning the use of

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Vaping the Venom: Oral Cavity Cancer in a Young Adult With Extensive Electronic Cigarette Use

1 May 2021 Darren Klawinski, Issa Hanna, Nathaniel K. Breslin, Howard M. Katzenstein and Daniel J. Indelicato, Pediatrics: Abstract Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the oral cavity is one of the most common malignancies of the head and neck. Risk factors for the development of SCC include infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), tobacco use, and alcohol use. HPV-positive SCC of

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