September 2018

26
Sep

How do you smoke a vape?

So how do you smoke a vape? That’s an interesting question, and one that a lot of people are asking these days. A few years ago “vapes” – personal vaporisers, or more commonly, electronic cigarettes – were rare, and most people had never heard of them. Now “vape” is in the Oxford English Dictionary and it’s a common topic in newspapers,

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25
Sep

Juul Labs Files Petition Against Sales Ban in Israel

Following last week’s announcement by Israel’s Ministry of Health, that sales of the Juul device would be locally banned, the e-cig manufacturer filed a petition with the High Court of Justice whilst accusing the ministry of “selective enforcement of hidden agendas.” ast week, a statement by Israel’s Health Ministry said that the Juul device will be banned across the country, as it

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18
Sep

Millions of teens are using e-cigarettes to smoke marijuana

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 US students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but many of the battery-powered devices can vaporize other substances, including marijuana. Results published Monday mean 2.1 million middle and high school students have used them to get high.

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12
Sep

U.S. Study: Majority of E-Cigarette Users are Current Smokers

Data from a recent study have indicated that one in twenty U.S adults are currently using e-cigarettes, and that over half of these are under 35 years old and current smokers. The study which was published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, indicated that one in three e-cigarette users are vaping daily, and that smokers are more likely to

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12
Sep

PMI Says that iQOS can Reduce Prevalence of Lung Carcinomas

Last Thursday, Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI), released findings from a study indicating that its heat-not-burn device, IQOS, can reduce the incidence and multiplicity of lung carcinomas in a cancer animal model when compared to regular cigarettes. PMI conducted an 18-month inhalation study in A/J mice, by comparing the effect of cigarette smoke, to the effect of vapor from iQOS

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