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Nicotine Science and Policy - Daily Digest - Mon, 1 June 2015

The French are among Europe's heaviest smokers, but the government is trying to improve public health with a series of anti-tobacco measures. From July, anyone caught smoking in the play areas of public parks will be liable to a fine of €68 (£48.50). The health minister, Marisol Touraine, said it was a "common-sense measure" designed "to respect our children".

2015-06-01
telegraph.co.uk

The state Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued notices to 23 importers and sellers of e-cigarettes in Mumbai for violation of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act. The department has observed that use of e-cigarettes that contain nicotine, much like real cigarettes, is on an exponential rise mainly among youngsters.

2015-06-01
timesofindia.
indiatimes.com

Women living in poorer communities are more than four-and-a-half times as likely to smoke than those in more affluent communities, according to the latest figures from the HSE. The Irish Cancer Society revealed the figures as it launched the 'We Can Quit' project. Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is launching the findings of a 'We Can Quit' pilot project this morning.

2015-06-01
rte.ie

The debate regarding the perceived benefits of e-cigarettes smoulders on. Opinions remain divided as to whether the unknown and potentially harmful side-effects of this unregulated product outweigh the argument that e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to smoking. A recent review (the Cochrane Review) provides a cautious boost to the e-cigarettes camp.

2015-06-01
lexology.com

Washington is locked in a growing debate over what restrictions should be placed on the booming electronic cigarette industry. The Food and Drug Administration is pushing ahead with a proposed rule that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18 and prohibit sales in vending machines.

2015-06-01
thehill.com

Jones explains that there are 80 flavours of Kik E-cigarettes and explains that smokers should give up tobacco in favour of the safer electronic version. Jones is understood to be a fan of e-cigarettes in real life. “We are fast becoming known for our innovative approach to the vaping industry and how we market to past smokers keen to make the change to e-cigarettes,” said Kik chief executive Sandy Chadha.

2015-06-01
theguardian.com

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