Vap'News offers you flash news about the e-cigarette for the day of Thursday 5 September 2019. (Update the news at 12h01)
UNITED STATES: A VAPOTE OF 18 YEARS SHARES ITS CALVARY
Maddie Nelson is a young American student of 18 years old. She swapped the cigarette for a vaper, which she used for three years, until she found herself in the hospital, plunged into an artificial coma. She recounts her ordeal. (See article)
UNITED STATES: MICHIGAN TAKES ON ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
The U.S. state of Michigan on Wednesday announced a ban on flavored e-cigarette refills in an effort to prevent vaping among young people, as health officials worry about the health effects of a product long touted as harmless . (See article)
UNITED STATES: THE “DANGERS” OF VAPING STUDYED BY FUNCTIONAL MRI
Vaping has been developing in recent years, especially for those who wish to quit smoking. But it has an immediate effect on vascular function, even when the solution does not contain nicotine, according to the results of a new study published in the Journal Radiology. (See article)
SWITZERLAND: A (BR) FORCED MARRIAGE BETWEEN PHILIP MORRIS AND ALTRIA?
In the face of declining smoking worldwide, Philip Morris and Altria plan to marry again after a decade of separation. The two heavyweights in the tobacco industry would then have more powerful leverage to develop the e-cigarette market. And they do not skimp on the means already. (See article)
SWITZERLAND: TOWARDS TAXATION OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE?
Vapers should not escape tax. But the painful should be less heavy than for traditional cigarettes. The Federal Council is ready to propose legal bases in this direction. (See article)