So, your shine new e-cigarette is outside of the UK smoking laws, does that mean you can use it where ever you like? Much like e-cigarettes on planes, the workplace is now deciding what the rules are for e-cigarettes in the workplace. [Read more…]
New research has found that e-cigarettes can produce harmful levels of formaldehyde that exceed those of regular cigarettes — but only under “extreme conditions”
E-cigarettes can produce harmful levels of formaldehyde that exceed those of regular cigarettes — but only under “extreme conditions”, a new report says.
The study, led by cardiologist Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos, took a closer look at how the popular tobacco replacement devices perform in ‘real world’ conditions. The findings, published in online journal Addiction, found that it was possible for a third-generation e-cigarette (a vaping device with variable power settings) to produce high levels of aldehydes — known to be carcinogenic to humans.
Research shows smokers are ditching cigarettes for e-cigarettes in droves, as the debate over the safety of vaping rages on.
Advertising watchdog says general impression of advert was of ‘sultry glamour and intimacy’ and images of vapour had the appearance of tobacco smoke
A recent article claimed there’s no evidence that vaping is less harmful than smoking. Tobacco expert Linda Bauld argues otherwise
Researchers find those using e-cigarettes daily, especially ones with refillable tanks, made more effort to give up over a year than infrequent users
Can you vape on London buses?
Can you use e-cigarettes on the tube? [Read more…]
A JetBlue plane at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts was evacuated last year after baggage handlers smelled smoke and extinguished a smouldering bag as they prepared the aircraft for take-off. The e-cigarette was packed in a passenger’s checked luggage and burned a small hole in the bag, said Ed Freni, director of aviation with the Massachusetts Port Authority, which operates the airport. [Read more…]
The market for smokable tobacco in the U.S. has been shrinking, as The Altria Group has forecast that the number of smokers in the U.S. will decline at a rate of 2-3% per year. The short-term solution to maintaining revenues in the face of the declining market size has been price hikes. [Read more…]