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We already know West Virginia has the highest percentage of smokers in the country, but more research — this time by ProVape — indicates the Mountain State is the “most obsessed with vaping” of all the states. If you’re wondering how one quantifies obsession, the research looked at populations having “the highest search levels for the phrases ‘Vape shop,’ ‘Vape,’ ‘Vaping’ and ‘Vapes.’” West Virginia outstripped the second-place state, Wyoming, by an astounding amount. (The research appears to have been compiled with lower scores indicating […]

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11-year-old girl rushed to hospital after vaping, mother now calls for action against the sale of illegal e-cigarettes to children

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She is calling on her Yarmouth MP, Brandon Lewis to address this issue. Holly Smith (Image credit: Facebook)By: Kimberly Rodrigues ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) in the UK mentions that most people become addicted to nicotine and take up smoking when they are still children. Recently, an 11-year-old girl was rushed to a hospital after her mother, Holly Smith, 29, discovered her to be extremely lethargic and barely able to stand. The girl had reportedly used an illegal fake vape, which probably contained twice the legal […]

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UK Plan to Push its Smoke-free 2030 Target Includes Vaping

The report ‘The Khan review: Making smoking obsolete’ was an independent review of the UK government’s 2030 smoke-free policies, which encourage the use of vapes for smoking cessation. “It is great that the UK seems to keep supporting vaping to help smokers quit despite the unfounded attacks in other parts of the world. Vaping is proven to be one of the most successful smoking cessation methods. The UK is the beacon of hope for smokers who want to quit, and other governments should follow their lead,” said […]

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Opinion: Taxing vaping promotes smoking. So why is Ottawa doing that?

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Breadcrumb Trail Links FP Comment Heavy-handed vaping regulations and taxation do nothing but create more smokers Targeting vaping will encourage some former smokers to go back to cigarettes. Photo by EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images files Article content Health Canada announced last week that warning labels will now be required on each and every cigarette in a pack. That global first is part of Canada’s goal to have fewer than five per cent of Canadians smoke by 2035. It’s hard to tell what effect similar measures have had in […]

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Vaping Is Risky. Why Is the F.D.A. Authorizing E-Cigarettes?

When they first appeared in the United States in the mid-2000s, “electronic nicotine delivery systems” — e-cigarettes, vapes, e-liquids and other wares that contain the stimulant found in tobacco — were subject to little federal oversight. Their makers could incorporate countless other ingredients and flavorings. Like cigarettes before them, the devices proved extremely attractive to young people; in 2018, the surgeon general declared youth vaping an “epidemic” and noted that one in five high schoolers and one in 20 middle schoolers used e-cigarettes. Nicotine can harm the […]

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FDA blocks sale of 55,000 flavored e-cigarette products

Related video above: Juul to pay $40M in teen vaping suit settlementThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration blocked the sale of more than 55,000 flavored e-cigarette products Thursday, its first ban of e-cigarette products since it began requiring makers to apply for premarket review last September.The FDA issued marketing denial orders for the electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products, saying they pose a public health threat to youth in the U.S. Of the more than 55,000 products impacted by the decision, those not yet being sold may […]

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