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Real Cost campaign unreal

Real Cost campaign unreal

November 20, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration seems conflicted over vaping. It says it wants to embrace the idea of harm reduction but cannot seem to get its arms – or head – around it.

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FDA vapor campaign

FDA vapor campaign

November 20, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration is for the first time explicitly addressing e-cigarette use by young people.

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‘Flavor ban dents harm reduction’

‘Flavor ban dents harm reduction’

November 20, 2017

Flavors help encourage people to switch from combustible cigarettes, says R Street.

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E-cigs’ role with vulnerable

E-cigs’ role with vulnerable

November 20, 2017

Electronic cigarettes have a role to play in helping people with a mental health condition quit smoking, a habit they are particularly at risk of taking up.

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Australia under e-pressure

Australia under e-pressure

November 14, 2017

Australia is coming under increasing pressure to reverse its opposition to allowing the use of e-cigarettes as a harm reduction tool.

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E-cigs – what’s not to like?

E-cigs – what’s not to like?

November 13, 2017

A lot of people believe that switching from smoking to vaping can improve your health. Now, an online survey has suggested that it can improve your financial health.

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Asia’s vapers unite

Asia’s vapers unite

November 13, 2017

Much of the impetus behind the movement to replace smoking with vaping has come from the West; so it is encouraging that the 1st Asia Harm Reduction Forum was held in Jakarta last week.

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Altria invests in Avail

Altria invests in Avail

November 13, 2017

Nu Mark, a subsidiary of Altria, has made a minority investment in Avail Vapor, the largest vape store chain in the U.S. with more than 100 company-owned stores.

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FDA calls iQOS meeting

FDA calls iQOS meeting

November 12, 2017

Deadlines have been set for presentations to the US Food and Drug Administration’s committee meeting that will discuss Philip Morris’ modified risk tobacco product applications.

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E-cig tax hike coming

E-cig tax hike coming

November 12, 2017

The government of South Korea is having to guard against bulk buying and hoarding after it was decided to hike the taxes on heat-not-burn sticks.

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Retailers have brighter outlook for vape industry

Retailers have brighter outlook for vape industry

October 31, 2017

The average monthly revenue per US vape store has not changed since last year, however, vapes shop owners are feeling more confident about the future than they were earlier this year.

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AEMSA to expand membership catagories

AEMSA to expand membership catagories

October 30, 2017

The American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standards Association (AEMSA) voted to expand the organization’s membership categories.

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Report: Toxicants in Glo very low

Report: Toxicants in Glo very low

October 30, 2017

Reducing inhaled-toxicant levels by switching from smoking to vaping should in principle reduce consumer exposure, a potentially important factor in reducing risk.

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Vaping may offer more health benefits over quitting tobacco

Vaping may offer more health benefits over quitting tobacco

October 30, 2017

Vaping has for some time been promoted by many people as a method for curing smoking. But it seems that it might offer further healing qualities.

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UK launches new vapor study

UK launches new vapor study

October 30, 2017

A lot of observers rightly say that there are gaps in the research into vapor products, but this is only to be expected in respect of a relatively new, fast-evolving category.

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Eclipse making a comeback

Eclipse making a comeback

October 30, 2017

R.J Reynolds Tobacco is making an attempt to launch an improved version of Eclipse, one of several pioneering heat-not-burn products that the company developed.

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Home smoking ban a bit too much

Home smoking ban a bit too much

October 30, 2017

Have the people of the UK decided that enough is enough when it comes to persecuting smokers? Seventy six percent of them think that banning smoking at home is a step too far.

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Clearing the smoke

Clearing the smoke

October 19, 2017

Just in case you live in Scotland and are in any doubt about electronic cigarettes, health organizations in that country have stated that vaping is definitely less harmful than is smoking.

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