SMOKING

Lung radiation shows promise for COVID-19 pneumonia- smoking raises risks

Lung radiation shows promise for COVID-19 pneumonia- smoking raises risks

Published 15/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

Published 23/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday expressed concerns that enacting his administration’s proposed ban on many flavored e-cigarette and vaping products would [more…]

South Korea bans liquid e-cigarettes on army bases

South Korea bans liquid e-cigarettes on army bases

Published 11/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - The South Korean Army has banned the use and possession of liquid e-cigarettes on its bases for health reasons, the military said [more…]

U.S. CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

U.S. CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

Published 08/11/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tests of lung samples taken from 29 patients with vaping-related injuries suggest all contained Vitamin E acetate, a discovery U.S. officials described [more…]

Erdogan says he will never allow vaping, will block e-cigarettes in Turkey

Erdogan says he will never allow vaping, will block e-cigarettes in Turkey

Published 20/10/2019

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he will never allow electronic cigarette companies to produce their products in Turkey, urging Turks [more…]

Vaping illness, deaths likely very rare beyond U.S., experts say

Vaping illness, deaths likely very rare beyond U.S., experts say

Published 14/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - E-cigarette or vaping-linked lung injuries that have killed 29 and sickened more than 1,000 people in the United States are likely to [more…]

New York court blocks state ban on flavored e-cigarettes

New York court blocks state ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Published 04/10/2019

(Reuters) - A New York court on Thursday temporarily halted a state ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, giving the embattled vaping industry a [more…]

Vape product concerns weigh on Canadian cannabis companies looking for sales boost

Vape product concerns weigh on Canadian cannabis companies looking for sales boost

Published 29/09/2019

TORONTO (Reuters) - A U.S. recommendation that consumers avoid vaping products containing the active ingredient in marijuana ahead of their legalization in Canada next month [more…]

‘It is time to stop vaping’: Kansas reports sixth U.S. death linked…

‘It is time to stop vaping’: Kansas reports sixth U.S. death linked…

Published 10/09/2019

(Reuters) - A Kansas resident was the sixth person to die in the United States of a mysterious respiratory illness related to vaping, state officials [more…]

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses

Published 10/09/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to [more…]