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Some entities in the tobacco control movement are lying to the public by exaggerating the risks of safer alternatives such as e-cigarettes, a tobacco control expert says. Read more

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A November report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that cigarette use among American adults is at the lowest it’s been since CDC started collecting data in 1965. Read more

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The UK branch of Philip Morris International launched its “Hold My Light” anti-smoking campaign with ads in several newspapers late October. Read more

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A recent analysis found the market for cigarettes with flavor capsules in the filter had 'grown exponentially since being introduced in 2007.' Read more

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Tax stamps are now becoming even more critical as an additional security feature on consumer goods, particularly on tobacco products. Read more

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Senators are considering a possible increase of excise taxes on tobacco products to fund the proposed universal health care program. Read more

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Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health has announced that it is working with partners to reduce tobacco consumption, identifying it as a national target Read more

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A new law which will come into effect in February 2019 is putting a stop to smoking in public places in Thailand. Read more

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The Council for Harm Reduced Alternatives and the Association of Vapers India warned the central and state governments that a ban on e-cigarettes would deprive millions of smokers of safer choices and cause damage to public health. Read more

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The Ikoma city government in Japan's Nara Prefecture is forcing smokers to undergo a “decontamination” period before they can enter elevators, a health rule praised by some but described as draconian by others. Read more

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Public Health England says e-cigarettes should be available on prescription. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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