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CRIMINAL GROUPS FARM ILLICIT TOBACCO AS AUTHORITIES CONFISCATE IMPORTS
As authorities target illicit tobacco imports, criminal groups are turning their attention to farming their own crops across regional Australia.
ANTI-VAPING ADVICE BY WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION ‘RISK LIVES OF MILLIONS’
British experts have accused the World Health Organisation of risking the lives of millions by urging governments to crack down on vaping.
UK REPORT SLAMS BLOOMBER FOR UNDERMINING RIGHTS OF CONSUMERS IN LMICs
A report issued by a parliamentary group in the United Kingdom criticized anti-vaping groups funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies for being hostile to tobacco harm reduction (THR).
WILL WHO WAKE UP TO REALITIES OF TOBACCO?
Global experts say the WHO’s tobacco control approach is fundamentally flawed. The slow decline in the use of combustible cigarettes is a serious indictment to the organisation
THE OUTBREAK OF LUNG INJURIES OFTEN KNOWN AS ‘EVALI’ WAS NOTHING TO DO WITH NICOTINE VAPING
An examination of the evidence shows that EVALI cannot have been caused by nicotine vaping. The characteristics of the lung injury outbreak were consistent with localised supply chain contamination.
GOAL-SETTING AND POSITIVE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPS REDUCE RISK OF YOUTH VAPING
Adolescents who set goals for their future and those with strong parental support are less likely to use e-cigarettes and other tobacco products, according to a study by UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine physician-scientists.
STORY OF THE WEEK
TOBACCO FIRM PHILIP MORRIS CALLS FOR BAN ON CIGARETTES WITHIN DECADE
CEO Jacek Olczak says product should be treated like petrol cars, which will be outlawed from 2030