Tag Archives: Vape

42% Quit Smoking Using Vape In Malaysia

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates. Smoking is a disgusting and deadly disease and vaping could be the cure Malaysia needs to improve our public health – So why aren’t we doing more to encourage this less harmful habit? This is the burning question that was on Dr Sivakumar Thurairajasingam’s mind, the Deputy Head, Consultant Psychiatrist and Associate Professor at Monash University Malaysia’s School of Medicine, who spoke of how tobacco harm reduction strategies (THR) could potentially save millions of Malaysians from being victims […]

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Smoke shop sales associates concerned FDA approval will encourage youth to vape | News

ATLANTA (CBS46) — For the first time, the FDA authorizes e-cigarettes to stay on the market. The agency approved three “Vuse” vaping products, made by the world’s biggest cigarette company, R.J. Reynolds. “I think it’s a great thing,” said Shareiff Dickson, assistant manager at World Piece. “I was always against actual cigarettes, in general. Cigarettes carry thousands of chemicals inside, versus something like the Vuse uses.” The products approved are strictly tobacco-flavored. And some contain as much nicotine as a pack of cigarettes.  “I’ve been vaping and using e-cigarettes […]

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Malaysia should copy New Zealand’s strategy, says vape group

by HARIZAH KAMEL / pic by BLOOMBERG MALAYSIA should emulate New Zealand’s strategy of using vape as a medium for smoking cessation. Malaysian Vape Industry Advocacy president Rizani Zakaria said New Zealand has succeeded in creating an eco-system involving various parties including consumers, industry players, the government and the country’s health agency. “From their collaborative efforts, New Zealand is expected to succeed in achieving its goal of becoming a smoke-free nation,” he said in a statement yesterday. Last March, the New Zealand government introduced the “Vape to QuitStrong” […]

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Canada’s proposed flavour ban will harm public health

Beamsville, ON, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the Canada Gazette, Part 1, proposing a ban on flavoured vape products except for tobacco, mint and menthol was published. The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) is disappointed that Canada has proposed harmful regulation to address misguided moral panic, instead of supporting the greatest harm reduction opportunity of our lifetime. If the flavour ban is implemented, hundreds of thousands of smokers may be pushed back to smoking or to the black-market and many will die. There is mounting evidence […]

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