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1)E-Cigarettes: Matching Risks With Regulations
Policy responses to nicotine vaping must balance incentivizing smokers to switch to e-cigarettes with disincentivizing nicotine vaping in the general population
2)Canadian Vaping Association’s response to Newfoundland’s vape tax
Newfoundland has announced a 20% tax on vapour products, to be implemented January 1, 2021. The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) cautions all governments that taxing a harm reduction product is counter productive.
3)Oregon Health Authority Recommends E-Cig Restrictions to Protect Youth
Oregon’s Vaping Public Health Work Group has sent recommendations to Gov. Kate Brown, suggesting a ban on flavoured products and harmful additives and increased prices amongst other things.
4)Parents play important role in whether kids smoke or vape
The main findings of the study revealed that parents less often suspected their children’s tobacco use if their children reported using only e-cigarettes, and other non-cigarette tobacco products, when compared with cigarettes.
5)Why Conflicting Recommendations About E-Cigarettes May Influence Smokers’ Healthy Behaviors
The Communication Monographs article authors note that conflicting information on e-cigarettes may result in public confusion.