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In-house journalist covering international vaping news.

Pakistani Study: Higher Cigarettes Prices Reduce Tobacco Consumption

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Titled, “Switch, Reduce or Quit: How do smokers respond to tobacco tax increases in Pakistan,” the study revealed that a 50% increase in price...

The FDA Finalizes Two Rules for PMTAs

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These rules are meant to ensure that all future submissions contain the basic information needed to meet the relevant premarket requirements efficiently and effectively.The...

THR Experts Infuriated as WHO Manipulates Tobacco Convention

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COP9 organisers had announced there would be no discussions or decisions around Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) products at COP9, but evidence indicates otherwise. In...

Swedish MEP: EU Cancer Plan Will Suffer Due to Opposition to...

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The Lancet’s Global Burden of Diseases as well as a 2020 study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, both concluded there is...

US Health Groups Disappointed as FDA Delays PMTA Decision For Juul

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The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids says it intends to take the FDA to court if it does not “immediately clarify” the timeline and reason...

Ghana FDA: There is No Proof That Vapes Are Safer Than...

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As reported by the Graphic Online, these comments came at the national commemoration of the 34th World No Tobacco Day at Nsawam in the...

Malawi’s President Urges The Tobacco Industry to Switch to Cannabis

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The tobacco industry has been using lobby groups to kill any efforts by policymakers to implement tobacco regulations in developing countries. The economies of...

Philip Morris’s CEO About Phasing Out Cigarettes in Japan Within a...

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Back in 2017, former PMI CEO Andre Calantzopoulos had said that due to the popularity of their electronic devices in Japan and South Korea, the...

The 2nd Edition of “Ride to Vape” Launched In Rome 

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The focus of the 2021 edition is the tax issue, more particularly, the unsustainability and counterproductivity of the tax on e-cigs put forward in...

The Outcome of The EU TPD Implementation Report

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The TPD 2021 Application Report singled out novel tobacco products such as snus and e-cigarettes, as posing “specific regulatory challenges”.The document could become the...