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Aug 20 15

Green Tea Cigarettes Are Now a Thing

The manufacturer hopes the 100% green tea, no-nicotine cigarettes can be used to quit smoking. This is This Is Now A Thing, where we check out the science behind new health trends.

May 28 15

Indonesian Increases Tobacco Taxes from 56 % to 65 %

Beginning January 1, 2015, the government will legally increase tobacco excise from 56 % to 65 % as part of actions to dissuade smoking.

Mar 16 15

Imperial Tobacco’s Yearly Cigarette Volume Dropped by 7%

Britain’s Imperial Tobacco, the producer of Davidoff, Richmond, West and Gauloises cigarettes, claimed these days that annual net profits boosted by 57 %, raised partially by a great cost-cutting drive.

Feb 18 15

E-cigarettes need regulation to protect the public

E-cigarettes and the liquids used inside them need to be regulated to protect the public, according to the World Health Organisation.

Dec 1 14

E-cigarettes a bigger cancer risk than smoking tobacco

E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents in regular tobacco, Japanese scientists say, in the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.

Oct 15 14

How To Quit Smoking: Stick Your Head In A Can Of Cigarette Butts

About 50 years ago, a young psychology professor by the name of Walter Mischel was walking around Stanford Medical School, when suddenly he had the smoker scared out of him.

Sep 12 14

As Big Tobacco takes up e-cigarettes, investors look ahead

As electronic cigarettes flew off shelves on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years, investors flocked to a business some hope will be the future for tobacco.

Aug 22 14

British America Tobacco looking for alternative smoking products

alternative smoking products
The British America Tobacco Nigeria, BATN, has urged non-governmental organisations, NGOs, involved in tobacco control to put more effort in consumer education and researching for alternative smoking products.

Aug 5 14

E-Cigarettes Have More Benefits than Side Effects

A new research shows that e-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes.
For the study, researchers examined 81 studies that concentrated on the safety concerns of e-cigarettes, chemicals present in the liquids and vapors used for these cigarettes, and popularity among smokers and non-smokers.

Jun 9 14

Tawuniya anti smoking campaign “Dokhaniyat”

Tawuniya anti smoking campaign
An anti smoking campaign was initiated by Tawuniya insurance in KSA, it started by phase 1 poster saying”the smoker is an accident waiting to happen”, then phase 2 poster to announce a program that helps smokers stop smoking.