Apple prohibits vaping apps from the iOS App Store – Ars Technica

Apple prohibits vaping apps from the iOS App Store – Ars Technica

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Apple has removed all 181 vaping-related apps from the iOS App Store, Axios reported on Friday morning. The move follows growing concern about the possible health effects of vaping.


a Few of the banned apps, news, and information. Some of the games were vaping topics. There are also apps that allows users to adjust the temperature and other settings to their vaping devices.

in order To avoid breaking functionality for existing customers, Apple is allowing you to continue vaping with apps already on their devices and transfer them to new devices. But new users may not be able to download apps and new vaping apps published in the Apple store.

Since its inception, e-cigarettes have over questions about their safety. The producers have portrayed you as a safer alternative to cigarettes but critics—including the Food and Drug Administration—say the companies have not proven that these claims scientifically. The technology is so new that the long-term health effects are not yet clear.

critics are particularly concerned about the rising teen vaping. While conventional teen Smoking is on the decline for decades, these gains have been largely offset by an increase in e-cigarette use among high school students. The Food and Drug Administration plans to ban flavoured vaping to reduce the products, their appeal to children.

In recent months, health officials face the disease is a more pressing problem: hundreds of people are after with vaping devices. The officials have linked to off the most of the diseases that brand in the vaping liquids—particularly those with THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana. A possible culprit: a form of vitamin E, which is often used in skin creams that can be harmful to the lungs when vaporized. This form of vitamin E has been found liquids in some vaping.

So far, these acute health problems plagues seem to be a small minority of the vaping users vaping liquids from unofficial sources. Consumers who have not been affected to the stick to mainstream vaping products seem to be.

Released on Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:00:00 +0000

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