Tag Archives: e-cigarettes

E-Cigarettes help smokers quit, ban not required, goes on AAAS debate

Electronic cigarettes have been shown to be effective in helping smokers quit and many believe them to be much safer than cigarettes. But the debate rages on. Today at AAAS, a panel of global advocacy, ethical, policy, health, toxicology and industry experts from Germany, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK and USA debated whether electronic cigarettes killing users softly or ...

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Harsh Vardhan Pitches for Another Ban: E-Cigarettes This Time

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has reiterated his demand for a ban on bad things in country, first on Diwali firecrackers that is understandably a good reason though he knows that it is difficult to enforce. Now, the minister has pitched in for ban on e-cigarettes saying a complete ban on them is required as new research found that they ...

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E-cigarettes turning nonsmokers to nicotine addiction: Study

Amid claims that e-cigarettes can also pause cancer risks, a study has found that young adults believe electronic cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes – a presumption that is turning even nonsmokers to nicotine addiction. “Half of current users of e-cigarettes are nonsmokers, suggesting that unlike tobacco harm-reduction products, e-cigarettes contribute to primary nicotine addiction and to renormalisation of ...

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