Vap'News offers you your flash news about the e-cigarette for the day of Thursday 16 May 2019. (Update the news at 08h33)
BRAZIL: E-CIGARETTE, A RISK FACTOR FOR CANCER?
“We also need to tackle new issues, such as electronic cigarettes, whose impact on health is unknown. We know that it is a gateway to nicotine addiction, in particular among adolescents and young adults, ”continues the researcher. Among men, smoking is at the top of the list of risk factors (20,8%), ahead of overweight, lack of exercise, alcohol consumption and unhealthy diet (14,2%). (See article)
FRANCE: IN TOULOUSE, WITH THE “MAI POUMONS” OPERATION LEARN TO VAP!
Dr. Christophe Raspaud is a pneumology physician in Toulouse, co-founder of May Poumons. We are talking about a new fashion with him: vaping. For this specialist, it is better to vapot than to smoke because there are no carcinogens in the electronic cigarette. But some precautions are necessary. (See article)
UNITED STATES: NORTH CAROLINA CONTINUES THE JUUL E-CIGARETTE BRAND!
North Carolina sued Juul, a maker of electronic cigarettes, and accused the vaping company of appealing to younger consumers and misrepresenting the potency and risks of nicotine in their products. (See article)
CANADA: A PROHIBITION OF SPAMING IN CERTAIN HEALTH INSTITUTIONS!
The health and social services establishments of the greater Drummond will soon be 100% smoke-free. The CIUSSS de la Mauricie et du Center-du-Québec is adopting a 100% smoke-free policy that will gradually come into effect by 2023. (See article)
FRANCE: DETECT THE ODOR OF COFFEE TO FIGHT ADDICTION TO TOBACCO
The more we feel the desire to drink coffee, the more we would be able to detect its aromas, reveals a study. The researchers see in this discovery a new avenue of therapy to be explored to fight against certain addictions. (See article)