Tag Archives: Vaping

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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Advertising nicotine vaping products | Mirage News

The TGA has today published a revised TGA advertising permission allowing pharmacies and pharmacy marketing to groups to promote, through certain media, that they are able to dispense nicotine vaping products (such as nicotine e-cigarettes, nicotine pods and liquid nicotine) on prescription. The revised advertising permission replaces the permission published in July 2021 to provide greater clarity for pharmacies and pharmacy groups on what is allowed whilst not acting as a ‘push’ for ever users, particularly youth. In particular, the revised advertising permission: Sets out the three […]

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American Lung Association starts vape-free schools scholarship fund

DENVER– One in every five teenagers are vaping with one in four teenagers using a minimum of one tobacco product, according to a study recently released by the American Lung Association. In Colorado, high-school-age tobacco product use rates are around 28%.  As of today, the American Lung Association has launched a brand new fund called the Vape-Free Schools Scholarship Fund in order for teenagers to receive tobacco addiction education, smoking cessation tips and support. The scholarship fund drive has set the cost of $400 per training seat […]

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Vaping Under Fire Nicely Suits Big Tobacco – Vapo and Alt New Zealand

Media attacks on vaping suit those who’ve got most to gain – foreign-owned Big Tobacco companies,” says Jonathan Devery – co-owner of the largest Kiwi-owned vape companies, Alt New Zealand and VAPO. Mr Devery’s comments follow an avalanche of negative media stories on vaping lately. “Vaping is 95% less harmful than smoking yet it’s getting 95% of the negative coverage. For those of us dedicated to Smokefree Aotearoa, we’re just asking for some objectiveness. Let’s not lose sight that smoking kills 5,000 Kiwis a year, and nicotine […]

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Attacks On Vaping, Politically Timed

Friday, 25 June 2021, 11:35 amPress Release: Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy Alarmist media stories on vaping are politically timed to inflict the most damage on a practice that’s saving thousands of New Zealanders’ lives, claims a leading Tobacco Harm Reduction advocate. Her comments follow a frontpage nationwide newspaper story, headlined ‘Vaping – at 10’. “Why don’t we see ‘Smoking – at 10’, ‘Drinking – at 10’, ‘Drugs – at 10’ media stories? It’s all about vaping, which is ironic given it’s the least harmful,” says Nancy Loucas, […]

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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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