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Retailers warn vape regulations will see a return to smoking

April 07, 2021: The government is cracking down on who can sell what vape products in the hopes of stopping young people from picking up a nicotine habit. But retailers warn this will have a bigger impact on current smokers trying to quit.

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Most People Using E-Cigarettes Still Want to Quit

April 06, 2021: New research finds that many people who begin vaping as a way to quit smoking end up addicted to both. This has potentially severe consequences for their health. Experts say that there are no clinically proven treatments to help vapers quit the habit.

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CAPHRA: Regional Petition Implores WHO to Respect Consumer Rights

March 18, 2021:  "We urge WHO to provide guidance based on sound scientific facts, methodologies and principles," CAPHRA and other consumer advocacy groups said in the Right2Switch petition.

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Big tobacco about to score big win in Ukraine, roll back excise tax

March 15, 2021: It has been 3.5 months since Ukraine’s government tripled the excise tax for heated tobacco products — it is now the same as the minimum tax for traditional cigarettes. 

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)