Electronic cigarettes – blessing or curse?

While e-cigarettes have been said to be less harmful than their regular counterparts, the remaining effects say otherwise. Sometimes they even lead back to the use of regular cigarettes as well

Money changer holds U.S. dollar banknotes as he counts other currency banknotes in Tehran
Iran: 1 billion euros intended for essential imports 'disappeared'

In the letter, Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian chief of staff, demanded an explanation about what had happened to the imports promised by those who had received the currency.

Vendor smokes cigarette in Russian Bazaar - Jolfa - Iranian Azerbaijan - Iran
Iran spends government money on cigarettes, uses over 2 tons of drugs daily

The subsidized exchange rate was meant to be spent on importing essential medical supplies, according to the deputy health minister.

A CUSTOMER holds a Philip Morris iQOS e-cigarette at an iQOS store in Tokyo last year
‘Philip Morris wants to help a billion people stop smoking’

“I agree that young people should not have access to this product, but it’s extremely important that adults do,” explained Olczak.

A MAN smokes in Duesseldorf
FDA scans possible connection between e-cigarettes, seizures

The FDA called on those who have experienced adverse effects from e-cigarettes to report the episode to the agency.

A 40g pouch of Bali Shag Halfzware, Bali Shag Halfzware tobacco and red Bali Shag rolling papers
High Court deals another setback to smoking, tobacco industries

Additional restrictions will kick in in June and in January 2020.

Survey: Most smokers who want to quit are not successful

In September Israel prohibited smoking in public places, the country also recently introduced regulations on e-cigarettes.

JUUL e-cigarette company files petition to High Court objecting ban

JUUL Israel accused the Ministry of Health of “selective enforcement of hidden agendas."

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