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Wisconsin community to question ‘coordination’ from U.S. FDA

Wisconsin community to question ‘coordination’ from U.S. FDA

April 21, 2017

It could be a major oversight by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Village of Hartland, Wisconsin, USA will conduct a public hearing related to “coordination and lack of coordination” by the FDA and other agencies regarding deeming regulations on vapor products.

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Vapor the preferred quit aid

Vapor the preferred quit aid

April 19, 2017

A survey finding that electronic cigarettes are the quit aid of choice for US smokers seems to have been met with a lukewarm response from the researchers.

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Vapor far less toxic

Vapor far less toxic

April 18, 2017

British American Tobacco is continuing its quest to establish scientifically whether or not vapor is less risky than is smoke. To date; all the signs are that vapor is far less risky.

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Relative fire risks explained

Relative fire risks explained

April 12, 2017

The London Fire Brigade has never attended a fire caused by an electronic cigarette in which a person was killed or injured, but it has some advice for helping to prevent such fires.

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Vaping risk suggestion ‘absurd’

Vaping risk suggestion ‘absurd’

April 6, 2017

A suggestion that smoking cannot be said to be any more hazardous than is vaping has been described as an advertisement for tobacco cigarettes.

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Major vapor distributor launches new division for alternative market

Major vapor distributor launches new division for alternative market

April 5, 2017

Phillips & King, a major vapor distributor, announced today the launch of PK>FWD, a new division focused on curating and distributing top-selling alternative smoking accessories.

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Prison threat for vapers

Prison threat for vapers

April 4, 2017

Under a new Manila city ordinance, a person merely in possession of a vaping device within a zone designated as non-smoking could be liable to a prison term.

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PMI submits PMTA to U.S. FDA

PMI submits PMTA to U.S. FDA

March 31, 2017

Philip Morris International (PMI) submitted a Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) for its Electronically Heated Tobacco Product (EHTP) – such as its iQOS heat-not-burn device – to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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New Zealand to legalize nicotine vapor

New Zealand to legalize nicotine vapor

March 29, 2017

The New Zealand has announced its plans to make nicotine-laced e-cigarettes legal, in a bid to regain lost ground on its noteworthy target to make New Zealand smokefree by 2025.

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Reminder: FDA clarifies retail compliance

Reminder: FDA clarifies retail compliance

March 27, 2017

Just because you are filling tanks for customers doesn’t mean you must register as a manufacturer. Not long ago, retailers viewed vapor regulations to mean they could not perform many menial tasks for customers.

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Nicotine illegal in Australia

Nicotine illegal in Australia

March 27, 2017

Australian authorities have refused to legalize nicotine-containing e-liquid despite appeals to support e-cigarettes for harm reduction.

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Study: vapor helping quitters

Study: vapor helping quitters

March 21, 2017

With electronic cigarettes available in the UK, the smoking prevalence there would be expected to drop off more quickly than if they weren’t available.

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FDA puts off clarification deadline

FDA puts off clarification deadline

March 21, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is delaying until March 19, 2018, its final rule for clarification of when products made or derived from tobacco are regulated as drugs, devices, or combination products under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

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Vape House to open in Marrakesh

Vape House to open in Marrakesh

March 17, 2017

Vape House has announced the addition of Vape House Marrakesh, the first Vape House outside of Europe and the first Vape House in Africa.

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E-cig claim half-baked

E-cig claim half-baked

March 14, 2017

The trouble with oven-ready ideas, such as the one that has it that electronic cigarettes are tobacco products, is that they’re not the real thing. And no amount of ketchup will make them right.

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Gottlieb to head U.S. FDA

Gottlieb to head U.S. FDA

March 12, 2017

Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s appointment could be a boom for the vapor industry. The American Enterprise Institute has consistently argued that there is no evidence showing the risk of vaping is any where near as dangerous as smoking.

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Vapor may be more satisfying than smokes

Vapor may be more satisfying than smokes

March 10, 2017

A small survey in the US suggests that the perceived level of danger posed by vapor products decreases as frequency of use increases.

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Vapor represents a ‘win’

Vapor represents a ‘win’

March 10, 2017

There seems to be a momentum building up behind the idea that vapor products offer a solution to the problems created by traditional cigarettes.

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