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CANADIAN VAPING ASSOCIATION: CANADA’s REGULATORY DOUBLE STANDARD THREATENS PUBLIC HEALTH
As Canada considers restricting flavours in vape products, the Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) is astounded by the hypocrisy and inequity in the regulation of adult products.
DAMNING REPORTS STRENGHTEN PUSH FOR NEW SMOKING AND CIGARETTE LAWS IN SOUTH AFRICA
Anti-tobacco and health groups have called on the government to introduce the long-awaited Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill – or to at least process the bill to Cabinet by the end of 2021.
IF THE FDA DOESN’T KILL THE VAPING INDUSTRY, THE DEMOCRATS’ TAX HIKE JUST MIGHT
House Democrats’ proposed excise taxes could double or triple the price of some vaping products.
NICOTINE FLAVOR BANS: SYMBOLIC POLITICS WITH REAL-WORLD HARMS
In the US we are witnessing the decriminalization of drugs like heroin and cocaine and the ongoing legalization of marijuana but attempts to ban all legal access to flavored nicotine and tobacco products.
FURTHER CONSIDERATIONS ON THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FLAVORED TOBACCO LEGISLATION AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT SMOKING RATES-REPLY
The critique that findings were premature as they relied on a single data point was noted by Maa and Gardiner as well as Leas but has a false premise.
EVALUATION OF A NATIONAL SMOKE-FREE PRISONS POLICY USING MEDICATION DISPENSING: AN INTERRUPTED TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS
In Scotland, all prisons implemented a comprehensive smoke-free policy in 2018 after a 16-month anticipatory period. The study aims to use data on medication dispensing to assess the impact of this policy on cessation support.
STORY OF THE WEEK
DO VAPE COMPANIES TARGETS TEENS? A PERSPECTIVE
While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced it needs more time to decide whether e-cigarettes could remain on the market, anti-smoking activists continue to accuse vaping companies of targeting teens to buy their products.