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New vape shop claiming to help people stop smoking opens in student area

Sinead Gill/Stuff Dunedin vape shop Hi-Fo Vape Club shared product details on TikTok. A new vape shop has taken down videos appearing to market its “yummy” products to students, but not before they attracted attention from young teens. Hi-Fo Vape Club in Dunedin opened in March with the purpose, according to its website, of helping people quit smoking. Videos were posted to its TikTok account with the tags #otagouni and #dunedin, and received comments from people under 18 years old. In 2020, a new law banned sales […]

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Clydebank groups encouraged to apply for stop smoking grant

Clydebank community groups and small charities are being invited to apply for a grant to help local residents improve their mental, physical and financial wellbeing. The scheme will also provide a tailored support package by educating people about the harms caused by smoking. The package of support is being offered by Action on Smoking and Health Scotland (ASH Scotland), a charity taking action to reduce the harm caused by tobacco, as part of its initiative encouraging organisations to pledge support for Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation by 2034. […]

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Experts demand new laws to make people stop smoking

Image: Pixabay Legislation doesn’t go far enough to stop smoking, say lung experts The Spanish Society of Pulmonary and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR) has entered into the debates around the need for anti-smoking legislation to be updated and reinforced to help people stop smoking. They have suggestop smokinsted five “inalienable measures” to the Ministry of Health to reduce the amount of tobacco consumed in Spain and therefore hopefully bring down the number of related deaths also. Related deaths currently stand at around 60,000 a year.  The first demand […]

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