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Cautious on heat-not-burn

Cautious on heat-not-burn

January 23, 2017

If the launch in the UK of the iQOS heated-tobacco device is demonstrating one thing it is that it is difficult to get across to some people the workings of a new technology.

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Reminder: Vapor law symposium

Reminder: Vapor law symposium

January 12, 2017

Keller and Heckman will present a vapor law symposium in Washington, D.C. on Feb, 2- 3

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Time ending to change NPS vapor view

Time ending to change NPS vapor view

January 12, 2017

The U.S. National Park Service (NPS) is looking to add vaping to its smoking policy. The NPS currently forbids smoking in most public enclosed facilities, such as restaurants and visitor centers.

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E-cigs charge battery sales

E-cigs charge battery sales

January 9, 2017

Sales of e-cigarettes have contributed significantly to the growth of lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, according to the research firm Packaged Facts.

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New business model invoked

New business model invoked

January 9, 2017

The commercialization of Voke, the safer alternative to cigarettes that doesn’t heat liquid, use a battery or create vapor, should gather momentum during this year.

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FDA clarifying rule issued

FDA clarifying rule issued

January 9, 2017

Depending on its intended use, a tobacco product, or a tobacco-derived product might fall under one of three sections of the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Irish say vapor helps quitters quit

Irish say vapor helps quitters quit

January 6, 2017

Increasing the use of e-cigarettes as an aid to quitting smoking would increase the number of people who successfully quit and would be cost-effective, according to Ireland’s Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).

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Vapor still tobacco in New York City

Vapor still tobacco in New York City

January 6, 2017

Vapers must follow the same rules as combustible cigarette smokers in New York City, an appellate court ruled Thursday.

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Less-risky rewards on offer

Less-risky rewards on offer

January 2, 2017

The government of Hong Kong has been urged to regulate electronic cigarettes rather than ban them.

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Vapor Corp. appoints CFO

Vapor Corp. appoints CFO

December 21, 2016

Vapor Corp. has appointed John A. Ollet to serve as its new chief financial officer.

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Transcripts: synthetic nic not tobacco

Transcripts: synthetic nic not tobacco

December 21, 2016

A court brief by the US Food and Drug Administration seems to indicate that synthetic nicotine does not of itself fall under the remit of the deeming regulations.

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Safer batteries being designed

Safer batteries being designed

December 21, 2016

The reason why lithium-ion batteries sometimes explode has been established. Now, researchers in the U.S. are on their way to finding a solution to this problem.

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FDA under fire from Johnson and Hunter

FDA under fire from Johnson and Hunter

December 13, 2016

Sen. Ron Johnson and Rep. Duncan Hunter sent a letter to Vice President-elect Mike Pence concerning the FDA’s regulation of e-cigarettes and urging a repeal or suspension.

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Nerudia adds Marshall to regulatory team

Nerudia adds Marshall to regulatory team

December 13, 2016

Dr Paul Marshall has joined the Nerudia team as a regulatory principal. His role will be to support customers with medicinal, PMTA and TPD projects.

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E-cig retailing laws relaxed

E-cig retailing laws relaxed

December 12, 2016

Belgium has relaxed its vapor-product retailing laws with the transposition of the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive, but vapers are unhappy that these products are being regulated as tobacco.

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FDA revises vapor registration date

FDA revises vapor registration date

December 9, 2016

The FDA does not intend to enforce the submission deadline for establishment registration and product listing as long as submissions are received by the FDA on or before June 30, 2017.

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VTA response to SG vapor report

VTA response to SG vapor report

December 9, 2016

The Vapor Technology Association’s national legislative director, in response to the recent SG report, says there is no credible evidence that vapor products are a ‘gateway’ to combustible cigarettes

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Electronic cigarette report decried

Electronic cigarette report decried

December 9, 2016

A warning has been issued that the US Surgeon General’s report on electronic cigarettes risks causing serious harm to public health.

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