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‘Deeming’ litigation continues

‘Deeming’ litigation continues

September 5, 2017

Nicopure Labs and R2B Smoke-Free Coalition are appealing the July 21 court ruling that rejected their challenge to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s deeming rule.

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E-cigarettes shouldn’t be ‘fun’

E-cigarettes shouldn’t be ‘fun’

September 5, 2017

“E-cigarettes are an effective way to get cigarette smokers to quit, but you really need to use those e-cigarettes,” said lead researcher Professor David Levy.b“Using them a couple days a month isn’t going to be anywhere near as effective as if you use them most, if not all, days in a month.”

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Bans counter-productive

Bans counter-productive

September 5, 2017

It seems that India could be edging toward a ban on electronic cigarettes without examining all the evidence.

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Banning flavors does ‘more harm than good’ says op-ed

Banning flavors does ‘more harm than good’ says op-ed

August 31, 2017

If implemented, the proposed ban on the sale of flavored tobacco-products in San Francisco would have far-reaching negative consequences.

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Vaping provides no gateway

Vaping provides no gateway

August 31, 2017

Regular electronic-cigarette use among never smokers is ‘very rare’, according to the findings of a major new study in the UK.

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Smoke-free future possible

Smoke-free future possible

August 29, 2017

Reducing the harm caused by smoking requires a multi-faceted strategy, and one of the most important arms of that strategy involves conveying accurate information to smokers.

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Vuse complaint dismissed

Vuse complaint dismissed

August 29, 2017

Court says general health warning is sufficient.

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HNB tax increase coming

HNB tax increase coming

August 23, 2017

In a straight fight between tax increases and harm reduction, the former is always going to win the day, as South Korea seems set to demonstrate.

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More vaping bans on way

More vaping bans on way

August 22, 2017

Russia seems likely to miss the harm-reduction train by bringing in a bill that will regulate vaping in the same way that smoking is regulated.

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Vapor bans questioned

Vapor bans questioned

August 22, 2017

Governments increasingly are banning vapor products in ways that appear to violate WTO rules against discriminatory treatment, a new study concludes.

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Seeing isn’t believing for vapor in movies

Seeing isn’t believing for vapor in movies

August 22, 2017

If we believe that teenagers who see smoking scenes in movies will start to smoke, why are we seemingly happy to let them see scenes where people inflict horrific levels of violence on each other?

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Avail partners with Charlie’s Chalk Dust

Avail partners with Charlie’s Chalk Dust

August 9, 2017

Company to manufacture and sell select Charlie’s Chalk Dust products

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HNB market set to glow

HNB market set to glow

August 7, 2017

Capacity constraints comprise one of the major challenges tobacco companies face in trying to increase their sales of heat-not-burn tobacco devices.

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Red-letter day

Red-letter day

August 7, 2017

Dr. Michael Siegel, who has been critical in the past about the US Food and Drug Administration’s approach to harm reduction, believes that the agency has turned a corner.

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Vapor opponents decry new FDA approach to harm reduction

Vapor opponents decry new FDA approach to harm reduction

August 1, 2017

In announcing on Friday its plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proved that it’s not possible to please all the people all the time.

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Vapor industry gets 4 year extension

Vapor industry gets 4 year extension

July 28, 2017

The US FDA has moved the PMTA application deadline to Aug. 8 2022, giving the vapor industry 4 additional years to sell products that were on the market before Aug. 8 2016.

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Psychiatrists say lift vapor ban

Psychiatrists say lift vapor ban

July 26, 2017

Nicotine-delivering electronic cigarettes could offer significant health benefits to people with mental illnesses in Australia – if they weren’t ­banned.

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HEETS capacity continues growth

HEETS capacity continues growth

July 26, 2017

If, as seems logical, the expansion of the capacity of HEETS production is reflecting increasing demand for these products, then demand must be strong.

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