Month: September 2019

India and China ban e-cigarettes while Public Health England continues to say it is a safer alternative to smoking

A few days after the White House announced plans to ban flavoured e-cigarettes, except for tobacco-flavoured products due to the rise in the number of young people who vape as well as the pandemic of lung illnesses in the US, India’s cabinet approved an emergency order banning the production, import and sale of e-cigarettes citing …

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VPASA Media Statement

VPASA takes note of the recent news reports that associate lung-related illnesses and deaths with electronic cigarettes and maintains that the public should refrain from making alarmist claims about vaping. Any claim regarding the supposed danger of vaping should be based on verifiable facts and scientific findings. Read more here https://vpasa.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/13-September-VPASA-Media-Release.pdf

Demystify Vaping to Save Lives

Conversations about the supposed negative impact of vaping should be based on scientific evidence as opposed to personal feelings. The mistake that many anti-vaping advocates make is to lambast vaping while failing to acknowledge that there is still, hitherto, no scientific evidence that suggests that vaping poses a substantial risk to people’s health, let alone …

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