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Lessons From History: Why Vape Bans Don’t Work

In Australia in recent months, there has been a surge in calls to regulate vape devices.  There’s just one problem.  In Australia, vape devices are currently banned. And when something is banned, you can’t regulate it. A lesson from history Presumably regulators thought that when they banned vaping, the many people who relied on vape …

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Scotland Mounts Pressure on Independent Vape Stores

The Scottish government has launched a new consultation on vaping. If the suggestions are put in place, they could hamper the ability of vaping to denormalise smoking. While well-meaning, the consultation is based on a number of incorrect premises, threatens to penalise law-abiding businesses and fails to tackle the crux of the problem.  In this …

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Can vapers trust Big Tobacco? An Interview with Derek Yach

In the tobacco control world, it’s hard to find a more controversial figure than Derek Yach.  After starting his career fighting both South African tobacco companies over smoking and a white apartheid government for the health of black South Africans, Derek Yach went on to become one of the main architects of the WHO tobacco …

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Vape Shops Are Killing Smoking – But Meddling Could Kill Their Success

Dr Marewa Glover, Director of Centre of Research Excellence: Indigenous Sovereignty & Smoking, shares her predictions for vaping in 2022. Also see our full 2022 vape predictions round up. Vaping displaces cigarette smoking. That’s not a prediction, it’s a fact. New Zealand’s 2020/21 government health survey provides more weight to the evidence that vaping can …

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