E-Cigarette ban & regulation: Global Status as of February 2020

Download PDF 41 COUNTRIES1 BAN SELLING OF E-CIGARETTESThe sale/distribution of e-cigarettes2 is banned in the following forty-one (41) countries:Antigua and Barbuda*, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain**, Barbados**, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica**, Ethiopia*, Gambia, India, Iran, Japan, N. Korea, Kuwait**, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Mauritius**, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Qatar, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, […]

E-CIGs: The Future of Addiction (2019)

Studies show the use of e-cigarettes/ experimental products, or vape Causes harms to heart, lung, blood vessels, immune system, and airways Can lead to breathing problems, pneumonia, and wet lung Affects brain development of babies May contain carcinogens, formaldehyde, and other poisons Has flavors and sweeteners that cause cancer8 There are others that are not […]

E-CIGs: Myths (2019)

Heated Tobacco Products The tobacco company claims that heating instead of burning tobacco is safer. If this is to be believed, the government, as a consumer safety measure, can demand a recall or ban of all unsafe products (traditional cigarettes), before replacing these with safer ones; instead of giving the manufacturer of harmful products an […]

E-cigarettes—new product, old tricks

December 1, 2018   Source: The Lancet Oncology   Tobacco smoking cessation represents one of the most successful public health initiatives in the world, with smoking prevalence at its lowest during the past decade according to recent WHO estimates. However, since the introduction of e-cigarettes in 2003, marketed as a less harmful alternative to tobacco, what […]