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Parliament members chair at London vape conference

Parliament members chair at London vape conference

April 24, 2018

The involvement of three members of parliament in a UK Vaping Industry Association conference in London seems to indicate that harm-reduction is being taken seriously.

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Vapor crackdown coming soon for teen sales

Vapor crackdown coming soon for teen sales

April 23, 2018

Those opposed to the excessive use of electronic cigarettes among young people should define what they mean by ‘excessive’ use and, therefore, what they think is acceptable use.

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Vapor emissions reassessed

Vapor emissions reassessed

April 17, 2018

A replication study of emissions from e-liquids has provided results that are significantly different to those of the original study.

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FDA issues new ingredient guidence

FDA issues new ingredient guidence

April 17, 2018

New guidance from the US Food and Drug Administration is aimed at smoothing the path for manufacturers needing to list the ingredients in their products.

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Halo wins best e-liquid of year at IECIE

Halo wins best e-liquid of year at IECIE

April 16, 2018

Halo, a Florida, USA-based e-liquid company has won the 2018 e-liquid of the year award at the Shenzhen Ecig Expo (IECIE).

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FDA says OTC a vapor possibility

FDA says OTC a vapor possibility

April 4, 2018

Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, has once again spoken positively about electronic cigarettes.

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Uniting around vapor

Uniting around vapor

April 4, 2018

There is a huge momentum building in the UK behind the idea that smokers should be helped to switch to vaping, a momentum that is being supported by some parliamentarians.

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Committee split on vapor

Committee split on vapor

April 4, 2018

An Australian committee looking at the use of electronic cigarettes has taken a ‘precautionary’ position – probably the most dangerous approach of all.

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More evidence on vapor

More evidence on vapor

March 27, 2018

As part of its investigations into the effects of vaping, PMI is developing novel in vitro methods for toxicity testing using human cells.

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Research has real bite

Research has real bite

March 27, 2018

Research has shown that vapor doesn’t discolor teeth in the way that smoke does. Presumably the same would hold for pub ceilings and extravagant facial hair.

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UKVIA launches VApril campaign

UKVIA launches VApril campaign

March 21, 2018

A nationwide awareness and education campaign is being rolled out by the vaping sector across the UK next month (April). VApril, which is being organised by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), will be fronted by  TV doctor, Dr Christian Jessen.

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Italian e-cig initiative

Italian e-cig initiative

March 21, 2018

If there is to be a debate on electronic cigarettes, what better place than one designed for debates: parliament; in this case the EU Parliament?

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Vaping masterclasses

Vaping masterclasses

March 21, 2018

Ignorance over the relative health impacts of smoking and vaping is rife; so an awareness and education campaign in the UK is to be welcomed.

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Russians separate tobacco and vapor

Russians separate tobacco and vapor

March 16, 2018

Russia’s Ministry of Health is in agreement with a proposal to categorize vaping products and tobacco products differently, and is urging cigarette smokers to switch to safer alternatives.

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Strung out on nicotine

Strung out on nicotine

March 16, 2018

The US Food and Drug Administration says that its nicotine proposals will lead to a dramatic change in the future of smoking. But when, if ever, will the future become the present?

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Into the Cosmic Fog

Into the Cosmic Fog

March 16, 2018

Fontem Ventures has bought into Cosmic Fog Vapors, a supplier of e-liquids, which comprise the largest contributor to the value of the global e-vapor sector.

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Reducing risk reduction

Reducing risk reduction

March 14, 2018

The UK government has for some time acted in harmony with the tenets of harm reduction; but now, desperate for revenue, it has introduced a dissonant note.

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CORESTA calls for papers

CORESTA calls for papers

March 14, 2018

The deadline for the submission of abstracts of proposed papers for presentation at this year’s CORESTA Congress is May 16.

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