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US city to stop hiring vapers

A US city is to stop hiring vapers and smokers. The city hopes the move will encourage a healthy workplace and reduce medical costs. Applicants [...]

Gottlieb lands Big Pharma job

Former FDA commissioner Dr Scott Gottlieb is to join Chantix and Nicotrol-maker Pfizer’s board of directors. The staunch vape industry critic and frequent user of [...]

Royal College of Midwives urges pregnant smokers to switch to vaping

Pregnant smokers should be encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit, new Royal College of Midwives (RCM) guidelines say. The guidelines acknowledge that e-cigarettes [...]

Tobacco stocks decline as vape profits rise

Cigarette sales dropped by 11 percent in the four-week period ending May 18, according to leading market research company, Nielsen. The vape sector rose by [...]

E-cigarettes are three times more effective than nicotine patches or gum

A newly-published study has revealed that e-cigarettes are three times for effective than nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT) at helping smokers quit. The study is the third [...]

People with severe mental illnesses benefit from tailored quit support

Bespoke smoking-cessation support can double quit rates for those with severe mental illnesses, according to a trial commissioned by the NHS. Smoking is the single [...]