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‘False fears’ about vaping stopping smokers using e-cigs -UK report

4 March 2020, 2:57 AM

More than half of UK smokers now wrongly believe that nicotine-containing “vapes” or e-cigarettes are as dangerous as tobacco cigarettes and these “false fears”are preventing smokers from switching, public health experts said on Wednesday.

As vaping gains popularity in SA, doctors warn of its dangers

21 December 2019, 2:26 PM

Vaping, which refers to the use of e-cigarettes, is slowly becoming popular in South Africa.

Bangladesh plans to ban e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns

2 December 2019, 12:13 PM

Bangladesh plans to prohibit the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and vaporisers, a health official said on Sunday, as countries around the world move to ban devices that have been linked to health risks and teen addiction.

Influential US doctors group calls for ban on vaping products

20 November 2019, 1:30 PM

The American Medical Association(AMA) on Tuesday called for a total ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products that are not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as smoking cessation tools.

US judge keeps intact Massachusetts’ toughest-in-nation vaping ban

8 October 2019, 6:42 AM

A federal judge has denied an industry bid to put on hold Massachusetts’ four-month ban on the sale of vaping products, keeping intact the toughest prohibition yet in a rapidly developing response to e-cigarettes and their potential link to a lung disease.

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