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CHINA ISSUES DRAFT RULES REQUIRING E-CIGARETTE FIRMS OBTAIN LICENSES
China’s tobacco regulator issued on Thursday draft rules governing e-cigarettes, moving the product away from a regulatory grey area and under the oversight of the state.
YORKSHIRE CANCER RESEARCH HAS WELCOMED THE INCLUSION OF VAPING PRODUCTS AS A STOP SMOKING AID IN NICE GUIDELINES
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has, for the first time, included vaping products (also known as electronic cigarettes) as a recommended stop smoking aid in its newly released tobacco guidelines.
THE DANGERS OF MISINFORMATION ON VAPING
It is impossible to know what damage this misinformation will have caused in deterring smokers from switching to safer nicotine products, but there will be a significant negative effect to public health as a result.
ARE BANS GOOD PUBLIC POLICY IN INDIA?
In 2008, India imposed a ban on smoking in public places to curb high levels of tobacco addiction. Direct and indirect advertising of tobacco products and the sale of cigarettes to children was also prohibited.
THE 1988 U.S SURGEON GENERAL’s REPORT ‘NICOTINE ADDICTION’:HOW WELL HAS IT STOOD UP TO THREE MORE DECADES OF RESEARCH?
The 1988 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report titled ‘Nicotine Addiction’ was a comprehensive treatise setting out the evidence that tobacco is addictive and showing that nicotine lies at the heart of this addiction.
STORY OF THE WEEK
TRANSFORMERS VERSUS ABOLITIONIST
According to Clive Bates, public health is sharply divided into two camps—the transformers versus the abolitionists.