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  • Pharmacies should stock e-cigarettes, says recent Pharmaceutical Journal poll

    Online poll supports practice of pharmacies selling e-cigarettes Subscription

    17 OCT 2014 14:32

    More than half of people polled by The Pharmaceutical Journal say that pharmacies should stock e-cigarettes.

  • E-cigarette consultation in Scotland Subscription

    16 OCT 2014 15:43

    The Scottish Government is seeking views from members of the public on a number of potential changes to the regulation of electronic cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control in Scotland. The consultation includes a proposal to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to those under 18 years old, and to make it illegal to smoke in a car if there is a child on board. The consultation is available on ...

  • Panelists at the Pharmacy Show debate if e-cigarettes should be sold in pharmacies or not

    Should pharmacies sell electronic cigarettes? Subscription

    15 OCT 2014 14:19 By Elizabeth Sukkar

    As the UK sees the massive growth of vapers, the e-cigarette industry and pharmacy leaders debate the merits of selling e-cigarettes in pharmacies at the Pharmacy Show.

  • New advertising rules for e-cigarettes aim to ensure that young people are not targeted

    E-cigarette advertising cannot target young people under tighter rules Subscription

    10 OCT 2014 15:08 By Ingrid Torjesen

    Electronic cigarettes must not be targeted at young people and non-smokers, under new advertising rules established to ensure the products are promoted responsibly.

  • Man smoking e-cigarette, which is not a reliable smoking cessation aid, according to cancer research

    E-cigarettes unhelpful for cancer patients, study suggests Subscription

    24 SEP 2014 15:42
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    Study casts doubt on the effectiveness of electronic cigarettes as an aid to quit smoking.

  • Threats and the cult of vaping

    23 SEP 2014 By Chris Chapman
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    Insulting and threatening people who do not agree with your views is not the way to be heard, writes Chris Chapman

  • Illustration of e-cigarette

    Stop demonising a potentially useful product for smokers Subscription

    10 SEP 2014 16:50 By Clive Bates
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    Compulsory regulation of electronic cigarettes could spoil a safe substitute for smoking.

  • E-cigarette vaping device

    Mixed results for heavy metal emissions from e-cigarettes Subscription

    5 SEP 2014 16:50
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    Emission of two toxic heavy metals – chromium and nickel – is significantly higher with e-cigarettes than with normal cigarettes, research shows.

  • 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.

  • E-cigarette licensing guarantees quality Subscription

    18 JUL 2014 0:00

    1 July 2014: The August edition of FHM magazine features an article on e-cigarettes. Speaking to the magazine, RPS spokesperson Neal Patel said: “These products aren’t licensed. A licence guarantees safety and proves quality. With a specific product, we can do analysis and work out what’s in there, but as a sector, we just don’t know what’s in them. Smoking is definitely much worse than using a nicotine replacement device, but the question is whether these products actually ...

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