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Coronavirus: Vaping linked to COVID-19 infection risk in young adults, teenagers

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Teenagers and young adults that vape are at substantially higher risk of becoming infected with ......

Coronavirus: Smoking linked to higher risk of severe COVID-19, death, says WHO

Thursday, 02 July 2020

The World Health Organization says smoking is linked to a higher risk of severe illness and death ......

Smokers likely to have more severe coronavirus symptoms, urged to quit

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

The world’s estimated 1 billion smokers are likely to experience more severe symptoms of coronavirus ......

Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical

Thursday, 21 November 2019

A 17-year-old Canadian nearly lost his lungs after five months of intensive vaping, but the ......

Arrests ordered in Philippines vaping ban

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Just hours after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced he would ban e-cigarette use, police ......

Russia smokers fuming after balcony ban

Friday, 27 September 2019

No more late-night balcony cigarettes, summer barbeques or candle-lit patio dinners: Russians are ......

US public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

Monday, 19 August 2019

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung ......

Vaping companies sue to delay US e-cigarette review

Thursday, 15 August 2019

A vaping industry group sued the US government on Wednesday to delay an upcoming review of thousands ......

WHO says e-cigarettes ‘undoubtedly harmful’

Saturday, 27 July 2019

Electronic cigarettes are “undoubtedly harmful” and should be regulated, the WHO said ......

Beverly Hills poised to outlaw all tobacco sales

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Posh Beverly Hills is poised to outlaw the sale of all tobacco products -- except at cigar lounges ......

Japan university stops hiring smoking professors

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

A Japanese university has stopped hiring professors and teachers who light up, officials said ......

Air pollution killing more people than smoking, say scientists

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Air pollution is killing more people every year than smoking, according to research published on ......

Tobacco giant strides into vape market with $13B Juul stake

Friday, 21 December 2018

Altria, one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, is spending nearly $13 billion to buy a ......

E-cigarette usage nearly doubles in US high schools - survey

Monday, 17 December 2018

The percentage of high school seniors who used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days nearly doubled to 20 ......

Tobacco giant Altria pulls some vaping products from market

Friday, 26 October 2018

American tobacco giant Altria, maker of major brands like Marlboro and Chesterfield, said Thursday ......

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