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27 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph
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.
4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
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.
New research delves into the social norms and beliefs of teenage male electronic cigarette users.
The e-cigarette industry had seen a huge demand for the product in the past few months.
The number of U.S. youth who used electronic cigarettes, but have never smoked a regular cigarette, has more than tripled in the past three years, from 79,000 in 2011 to over 263,000 in 2013.
U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging.
Cigarette smoking is the most harmful form of tobacco use. Alternatives to smoking that supply users with, yes, addictive, but not particularly harmful nicotine, are significantly less dangerous.
That's certainly a well-intentioned policy designed to improve the health of employees, reduce costs and project a consistent corporate image.
Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.
In 2003, 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.
The American Heart Association issued a policy statement regarding regulation of the sale of electronic cigarettes on Aug. 24, 2014.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 08:56 am
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