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Vaping In The News – August 17th, 2019

Vaping In The News covers nicotine, smoking, vaping, snus, heat not burn, e-cigarettes, harm reduction, tobacco control, public health, government, regulations, policies & more worldwide. The largest threat to Public Health is an informed consumer. The Science of Nicotine and Weight Loss ~ Juul Nearly Kills Teen From Lung Collapse: A Story Full Of Smoke ~ …

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The climate-inspired detente on the Colorado

For the first time in history, low water levels on the Colorado River have forced Arizona, Nevada, and Mexico to cut back the amount of water they use. It’s the latest example of climate change affecting daily life, but also an encouraging sign that people can handle a world with less: These orderly cutbacks are …

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Greenland’s moment in the sun goes beyond Trump’s real estate interests

Greenland is sooo hot right now. And we’re not just talking literally (though, yeah, that’s also true). In the last week, the gigantic Arctic island has been the focus of several news stories. Here’s a quick round-up of why Greenland is blowing up your Twitter feed: #1: President Trump expressed interest in buying Greenland Let’s …

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Pokemon Sword and Shield: Giantmaxing, new Items, Pokemon Battle Stadium, more revealed

Pokemon Battle Stadium and more information on moves, and Dynamaxing were revealed today for Pokemon Sword and Shield. Pokemon Sword and Shield players will be able to go online and battle it out with others in the Pokemon Battle Stadium. Trainers can connect to the internet and battle in single or doubles in the Battle …

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Student Loan News: Lawmakers Sweat CFPB; Taylor Swift Helps a Fan

Welcome to Student Loan News, a weekly summary of developments and events affecting college debt in the U.S. Join us each Friday for a look at goings-on that could impact your own student loan situation. House leaders want answers from CFPB, Dept. of Education A trio of House committee chairs have fired off letters to …

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The Trump administration tried to bury a climate study on … rice?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is supposed to use the “latest available science” to help the nation’s farmers avoid risk, according to its own mission. So it was more than a little surprising when, last year, the agency decided not to promote an alarming study (that two of its employees had contributed to) that showed …

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New Smash Bros DLC character Hero is already banned from some tournaments for being “anti-competitive”

New DLC character Hero is only a couple of weeks into his time as a Smash Bros. fighter, but he’s already got the ban hammer from the South Australian Smash community. Hero, from Dragon Quest, was first revealed in full at the end of July and released as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC a little …

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Debt Intervention Gets the Green Light

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Debt Intervention Bill Signed Into Law A new law which provides relief for over-indebted, lower income consumers has been signed into law by President Ramaphosa this week. The new law seeks to help consumers with a smaller amount of debt of only up to R50 000 and who earn less …

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