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FDA revises vapor registration date

| December 9, 2016
FDA revises vapor registration date

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

| December 9, 2016
VTA response to SG vapor report

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

| December 9, 2016
Electronic cigarette report decried

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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Aerosol test results validated

| December 9, 2016
Aerosol test results validated

British American Tobacco has conducted research showing that the results of tests on electronic-cigarette aerosols are valid.

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SG report a ‘disservice’

| December 8, 2016
SG report a ‘disservice’

Vapor advocates are expressing disappointment with the U.S. Surgeon General’s report on e-cigarettes, which was released today.

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U.S. SG says vapor safer than smokes

| December 8, 2016
U.S. SG says vapor safer than smokes

Dr. Vivek H. Murthy’s report concurs with the research consensus that e-cigarettes are less harmful than cigarettes because they don’t combust.

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PMI files modified-risk application

| December 6, 2016
PMI files modified-risk application

Philip Morris International has filed its highly anticipated MRTP application with the FDA. The company is seeking the right to make a health claim on its iQOS heat-not-burn vaporizer.

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Purilum inks deal with Vape Forward

| December 6, 2016
Purilum inks deal with Vape Forward

Vape Forward, producer of the Cync compact vaporizer, has selected Greenville, North Carolina, USA-based Purilum as its long-term, preferred partner for filling its Cync pods.

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EU awaiting e-cig developments

| December 5, 2016
EU awaiting e-cig developments

Given the rapid development of the vapor market, the EU Commission’s electronic-cigarette watching brief that is due to last until 2021 could be seen as nonchalant.

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Australian vapers await breakthrough

| December 5, 2016
Australian vapers await breakthrough

Australia allows tobacco smoking but, in effect, disallows nicotine vaping, which seems to make little sense from a health perspective. But change might be on its way.

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