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Vaping out of the shadows

Vaping out of the shadows

May 25, 2018

Canada is moving from an environment where the sale of nicotine e-liquid was technically illegal to one where it will be possible to advertise it.

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Imperial – a better offer

Imperial – a better offer

May 24, 2018

A new report sets out Imperial Brands’ position on next generation products; or as it describes such products – something better.

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E-cigs struggling in US

E-cigs struggling in US

May 23, 2018

In the US, electronic cigarettes are struggling to hold onto the people who try them. Only 3.2 percent of people admit to being daily or occasional users.

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Expanding cannabis

Expanding cannabis

May 22, 2018

An indirect subsidiary of Alliance One International is gearing up to satisfy expected increases in demand for medicinal and recreational cannabis in Canada.

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GFN registration open

GFN registration open

May 22, 2018

The organizers of the Global Forum on Nicotine are putting on the most ambitious event in its five-year history.

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Science losing to ideology

Science losing to ideology

May 21, 2018

Scientific issues are being subverted by ideology in the vital debate on using electronic cigarettes to replace combustible cigarettes.

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There can be only ‘one’

There can be only ‘one’

May 21, 2018

In devising regulations to govern heat-not-burn products, the Netherlands’ junior health minister seems to coming down on the side of a quit-or-die approach to smoking.

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Canada formally legalizes vapor

Canada formally legalizes vapor

May 17, 2018

Once the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act receives royal assent, adults smokers in Canada will soon have easier access to vaping supplies. The Act allows the legal manufacture, import and sale of vaping products both with and without nicotine, Health Canada said Wednesday.

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Looking beyond TPD2

Looking beyond TPD2

May 17, 2018

Following the failure of the EU’s revised Tobacco Products Directive to reduce smoking, there is a need to look at other ways of achieving health gains.

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HNB market heats up

HNB market heats up

May 17, 2018

With sales of heat-not-burn products in South Korea predicted to grab 30 percent of the country’s tobacco market by 2020, it is little surprise that new products are all the go.

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Vaping in the dark

Vaping in the dark

May 17, 2018

A new law in Canada will allow the sale of nicotine-delivering e-cigarettes, but it won’t allow advertisements informing smokers why they should consider switching to such devices.

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Glas going to Avail

Glas going to Avail

May 16, 2018

Avail Vapor will now manufacture select e-liquid products from Glas’ Basix line for national and international distribution. The partnership comes through the company’s e-liquid contract manufacturing services division.

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Optimum opportunity for Giant Vapes

Optimum opportunity for Giant Vapes

May 15, 2018

Optimum Vapor Products has joined Giant Vapes. Optimum’s Smart Auto-matching Technology will now be offered through Giant, a major online marketplace and distributor of vapor products. 

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Putting an end to ENDS

Putting an end to ENDS

May 15, 2018

A ban on ENDS products is being discussed in India where the Ministry of Health believes they could form a gateway to combustible products.

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Vaping policies criticized

Vaping policies criticized

May 15, 2018

EU policymakers are performing the dance of death with lower-risk nicotine products – one step forward, two steps back…one step forward, two steps back…

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Improving the TPD

Improving the TPD

May 14, 2018

Japan Tobacco International’s vice president, reduced-risk products, has suggested a number of ways in which the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive might be improved in respect of vapor products.

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Bill ropes in vaping

Bill ropes in vaping

May 14, 2018

A new smoking bill in South Africa that takes in vaping is said to be a “cut-and-paste job from Geneva” that doesn’t take account of local circumstances.

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Call for vapor standards

Call for vapor standards

May 14, 2018

Pressure is being ramped up in the EU in relation to electronic-cigarettes by those proposing that standards should be tightened and advertising rules relaxed.

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