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This directory of stakeholders in US e-cigarette markets will allow you to find the most relevant organisations in 50 states.
This directory of stakeholders in European e-cigarette markets will allow you to find the most relevant organisations in 37 countries, including all EU member states
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The magazine headline said: “More Teens Are Vaping Within 5 Minutes of Waking”. So where does that attention-grabbing line come from, what does it really reveal – and whose line is it anyway?
Another study has confused correlation and causation when it comes to youth vaping and the supposed gateway effect – this time linking vaping and later cannabis use
In demonising nicotine, have many of vaping’s bitterest opponents across the globe got their sights trained on the wrong enemy?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has launched an online resource centre providing science-based, standards-mapped materials that teachers can use to help their students understand the dangers of vaping and nicotine addiction
Scientists studying nicotine levels in disposable e-cigs found claims weren’t always backed up by facts. In fact, if their sample is truly representative and their methods accurate, vapers may be getting sold short
US scientists need to communicate more effectively with politicians and the public to ensure the country overcomes a prohibitionist mindset on tobacco harm reduction, according to some public health experts
New and emerging nicotine and tobacco products such as e-cigarettes are becoming increasingly available in the Americas and now pose a threat to the progress of tobacco control, a new report says
Belgian authorities have embraced harm reduction, with the country’s Superior Health Council advocating for the use of e-cigarettes as both a safer alternative to smoking tobacco and an aid for quitting
Research into e-cigarettes is dominated by American scientists and a few names emerge as clear leaders in the field, despite the involvement of thousands of scholars over the last decade
Bad news is like sex – it sells. And not every scientist is as rigorous as they might be – those who write their press releases even less so. Which leaves the question of who to believe
The number of US adults who think e-cigarettes are more harmful than traditional tobacco products has effectively doubled year on year from 2018 to 2020, according to new research – and that has affected smoking rates
Could the UK’s Khan review of tobacco policy have lessons for the rest of the world in its enthusiastic endorsement of vaping, even for countries where there is far more hostility toward novel tobacco products?
As far as we can tell, God has no opinion on the subject of vaping. Science, almost equally unhelpfully, has plenty of opinions – and they don’t all agree
Recognition of the role vaping can play in the future of public health in England has been welcomed, though there is some criticism of proposals to continually raise the legal age for the purchase of smoking products
In a first, Dutch health authorities are looking to ban tobacco flavourings on top of those more usually prohibited, such as sweet and fruit flavours
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) actions in the name of public health threaten to have the opposite effect by leaving the vaping sector in the hands of big tobacco, a vaping association claims
Next-generation tobacco products such as e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco alternatives are not the solution to damage caused by the tobacco industry to both public health and the environment, according to speakers at a World Health Organization (WHO) conference
On international World No Tobacco Day vaping industry representatives called out the WHO and governments for not supporting smoking alternatives as a cessation tool, but the campaign was celebrated by many charities and health organisations from across the world
Most tobacco companies are keen to be seen supporting the concept of harm reduction, especially through reduced-risk products like e-cigarettes, heat-not-burn and pouches. But how far is their support for the idea actually having an effect on their activities right now, as well as their future direction?