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Tag : e-cigarettes

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  • Why I choose to stock e-cigarettes Subscription

    1 OCT 2012

    Having this week received a booklet regarding the sale of electronic cigarettes from pharmacies (containing material reprinted from The Journal, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the National Pharmacy Association), I feel moved to join the debate.

  • Woman smoking an e-cigarette

    WHO calls for ban on indoor use of e-cigarettes

    27 AUG 2014 10:38 By Debbie Andalo

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for tougher regulation on electronic cigarettes, including a ban on their use in indoor public places.

  • Conventional cigarette (Joyfull/

    US report challenges e-cigarettes ‘smoke screen’

    23 MAY 2014 0:00

    Researchers have called for tougher regulation of the use of e-cigarettes after a review of literature about the devices found many marketing claims are untrue or unsupported.

  • Unintended costs of EU e-cigarette tax hike Subscription

    3 MAY 2016 11:01 By Pascal Culverhouse

    The media has been rife with sensationalist articles regarding the potential dangers of e-cigarettes. But when discussing e-cigarettes, it is important to remember that they are used overwhelmingly by smokers as a means of quitting or cutting down on cigarettes. According to Action on Smoking and Health — a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco — instances of non-smokers taking up vaping (as opposed to just trying it once) are extremely ...

  • E-cigarette (Annems/

    UK chief pharmaceutical officers express concern over pharmacies selling e-cigarettes

    1 MAY 2014 10:05
    Comments (1)

    Chief pharmaceutical officers of the four UK health departments agree that pharmacies should not sell e-cigarettes until there are licensed products available

  • Threats and the cult of vaping

    23 SEP 2014 By Chris Chapman
    Comments (8)

    Insulting and threatening people who do not agree with your views is not the way to be heard, writes Chris Chapman

  • The tide is turning in favour of e-cigarettes Subscription

    25 NOV 2014 10:13 By Margaret Cunningham
    Comments (3)

    I recently attended the E-cigarette Summit at the Royal Society in London on 13 November 2014, which aimed to offer the opportunity for debate around the use of e-cigarettes. I am a locum pharmacist and stop smoking adviser, and in my role I come across many patients who are smokers.

  • e-cigarette-Librakv-dreams

    The debate over e-cigarettes

    1 JUL 2014 13:28

    Electronic cigarettes are battery-powered devices that often look like cigarettes but do not contain tobacco. On inhalation, a solution, often containing nicotine, is vaporised into a fine mist resembling cigarette smoke. Recently, since a few pharmacies have decided to sell e-cigarettes, a debate over the role of pharmacists in offering e-cigarettes has been started. On this page you will find all the information we have to offer over this ongoing debate.

  • Woman using an e-cigarette

    Study finds direct association between e-cigarette use and successful quitting

    14 SEP 2016 15:19 By Debbie Andalo

    Electronic cigarettes are helping people who want to quit smoking to successfully kick the habit, according to a study on the population impact of e-cigarettes on quit rates.

  • Illustration of e-cigarette

    Stop demonising a potentially useful product for smokers Subscription

    10 SEP 2014 16:50 By Clive Bates
    Comments (6)

    Compulsory regulation of electronic cigarettes could spoil a safe substitute for smoking.

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