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Warnings on cigarettes curb use, study says

Researchers find that printing “smoking kills” on cigarettes could “prolong the health message” Researchers at the University of Stirling asked 120 smokers aged 16+ to [...]

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 [...]