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News| Manchester pharmacies to offer free vape kits to smokers

Pharmacies in Manchester will offer smokers a free four-week e-cigarette starter kit to help them make the switch. The scheme is open to adult smokers [...]

News| Homeless people are receptive to e-cigarettes but face ‘barriers to use’

Homeless people in the UK are receptive to e-cigarettes but face considerable barriers to use, according to a new study. Researchers at the Centre for [...]

Hong Kong proposes HK$50,000 fine and six months in prison for vape sales

The government of Hong Kong has proposed a fine of HK$50,000 and six months jail time for individuals found to be importing or selling e-cigarette [...]

British American Tobacco under fire for F1 tie-in

Public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has denounced a tie-in between McLaren’s Formula 1 team and British American Tobacco (BAT). The statement [...]

US: Penn State Student Government speaks out against tobacco-free policy changes

Student representatives in the US are concerned that the policy goes against harm reduction and questions claims of “harm” done by second-hand vapour The Council [...]

US: NY Governor proposes flavour ban, raising the age to buy tobacco and e-cigarettes to 21

Governor Andrew Cuomo has backed raising New York’s smoking age from 18 to 21, and banning flavoured liquids. The proposal would carry over to the [...]