Month: November 2017

Man smoking tobacco

Japan tobacco sales plummet

Japan is seeing a steep decline in tobacco smoking and an increase in Heat not Burn (HNB) devices. In fact, cigarette sales dropped by 1 billion more than predicted. A local research company was cited saying that it’s not surprising at all as HNB products are aligned with Japanese values. Since the uptake of the …

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An etiquette guideline to vaping

Vaping is gaining rapid popularity. In fact, it’s growing so fast that vapers and non-vapers are unsure what the general dos and don’ts are. Luckily for everyone, social etiquette company Debrett’s put together a guideline. Main no-go vaping areas according to a poll conducted with 2 000 people: Restaurants In queues In bed Confined spaces such …

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Man vaping with an e-cigarette

Real world research on effects of e-cigarettes commences

Researchers in New Zealand has embarked on a big research project, looking at the effects of e-cigarettes in the real world with regards to quitting smoking. Dr Natalie Walker, associate director at National Institute for Health tobacco and addictions programme in New Zealand, is lead on this e-cigarettes study. E-cigarettes have been widely available since the …

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