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The World Health Organization is calling for heavier regulations for e-cigarettes, including banning their use indoors and keeping them out of the hands of minors.
Cigarette smoking kills approximately 440,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection.
"I wish I never smoked in the first place and moving over to electronic cigarettes [e-cigarettes] was my way of trying to kick the habit but my nicotine addiction has increased - now I want to smoke all the time," says Brett Pearton from Randburg in Johannesburg, shaking his head with regret.
In 2013, more than a quarter million middle school and high school students never smoked regular cigarettes but had used e-cigarettes three times as many as 2011.
ANY move to ban e-cigarettes from indoor public spaces should wait until more facts are known about their effects, a Bristol researcher has said.
The American Heart Association issued its first official policy recommendation on electronic cigarettes this week, saying they were a last-resort method of quitting traditional cigarettes.
On Tuesday, the UN agency said government should have tougher rules for e-cigarettes - including banning their use indoors and putting them off limits to minors.
FYI's Married at First Sight posed another contemporary existential dilemma to audiences Tuesday night: Would you end a marriage if your significant other snuck a cigarette and then lied about it? After a long weekend of visiting Jamie's trailer park roots, Doug dropped his bride off at the apartment door and went to park the car but somewhere in ... (more)
A BAN on using e-cigarettes indoors being proposed by the World Health Organisation could hinder smokers' attempts to quit, according to an East Lancashire MEP.
Citing a World Health Organisation study, Singapore's Ministry of Health says there have been no applications to register electronic nicotine delivery systems as smoking cessation therapy.
The World Health Organization is calling for the strict regulation of electronic cigarettes, including banning the sales of the devices to minors and prohibiting their use indoors.
The World Health Organization stepped up its war on "Big Tobacco" on Tuesday, calling for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors.
Tobacco control advocates disagree on whether e-cigarettes are a useful tool to get smokers off tobacco, or just a sleeker form of one of the world's deadliest addiction.
The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.
Overweight Americans with risk factors for heart disease should be offered "intensive" counseling on diet and exercise, according to new guidelines released this week.
Electronic cigarettes should be banned from indoor spaces and face curbs on their sale over health fears, the World Health Organisation has said.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 02:30 am
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