We gather weekly the most important Vaping news.
Switching to tobacco alternatives, science and pragmatism
European Commission Should Abandon “Ambiguous Stance” On Tobacco Harm Reduction. Each year 2.7 million Europeans are diagnosed with cancer. The European Parliament is the first EU Institution to recognise the vital role of tobacco harm reduction strategies by replacing cigarettes. Less risky alternatives to cigarettes could reverse the rising cancer rates in Europe.
Watch: Adults Love Flavors, Says World-Renowned Vaping Researcher
Fruit- and other sweet-flavored e-liquids and cartridges are at the heart of a vaping policy schism. How did the humble apple, banana and mango get caught in the crosshairs of the very sour vaping wars?
Vaping and Its Effects on Spine Health
A 2020 study that reviewed the available narrative literature on the effects of vaping on intervertebral disc health, bone health and spinal fusion found that exposure to carcinogens from e-cigarettes is associated with an increase in oxidative stress and inflammation in the body.
Duterte inking of vape law urged
The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPTHRA) has written President Rodrigo Duterte to appeal for his signature on the Vaporized Nicotine Products Regulation Act to effectively make it a law.
Perks of vaping ‘staggering’
Research increasingly points to vaping being less harmful than smoking tobacco. A study commissioned in 2021 by the Vapour Products Association of South Africa (VPASA) revealed nicotine products and vaping as alternatives that, although it is not risk-free, according to scientific evidence are less harmful than smoking and could assist smokers to escape the harm associated with combustible tobacco.
White people at much higher risk of most cancers in England, study finds
Cancer Research UK’s analysis, published in the British Journal of Cancer, is based on three million cancer cases in England from 2013-17.Overall, compared to the white population, cancer rates were 38% lower in Asian people, 4% lower in black people and 40% lower in mixed-heritage people.
All tobacco product sales should be banned to people under 21, Oireachtas hears
Flavored vaping products should be banned with ad restrictions for the remaining vaping products. Ireland should consider increasing the age limit on buying tobacco and nicotine inhaled products to 21, according to Prof Des Cox, chair of the RCPI Policy Group on Tobacco.