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

Wednesday, 20 May 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

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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 May 2020

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

Russia smokers fuming after balcony ban

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Vaping companies sue to delay US e-cigarette review

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

WHO says e-cigarettes ‘undoubtedly harmful’

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Beverly Hills poised to outlaw all tobacco sales

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Japan university stops hiring smoking professors

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Air pollution killing more people than smoking, say scientists

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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

Anger over video of Egyptian children smoking shisha in a café

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A video of Egyptian children, between the ages of 10 to 15, smoking shisha in a café in Upper ......

Indonesian orangutan caught puffing on zoo visitor’s cigarette

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Indonesia can now add a smoking orangutan to its roster of nicotine addicts. A video taken recently ......

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