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Instagram posts banned for promoting e-cigarettes

Four vape firms have had Instagram posts banned for promoting e-cigarettes The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints against Mylo Vape, Attitude Vape, Ama Vape Lab and Vype makers, British American Tobacco. All the banned posts were on Instagram. Complaints were brought from agencies Action on Smoking and Health, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products. These…

News: E-cigarettes do not ‘re-normalise smoking’ for young people

The so-called ‘re-normalisation’ of smoking among impressionable young people has been used many times to attack vaping, with governments tightening e-cigarette regulations in response to such claims. However, a new Cardiff University study has rebuffed these fears. Researchers collected the data from the results of three national surveys taken between 1998 and 2015, using responses from some 248,324 13 and…