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FDA Issues Sampling Guidance

FDA Issues Sampling Guidance

October 12, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an updated guidance to its rules for sampling vapor products. It’s is the same as the rules were originally announced, although the language is more clear.

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Cyprus set to tax vapor

Cyprus set to tax vapor

October 5, 2017

Most sentient governments must by now be aware that vapor products can be used as a force for positive change, but they cannot resist taxing them – making them less attractive to consumers.

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Vaping saving lives

Vaping saving lives

October 5, 2017

New research has found that a strategy of replacing cigarette smoking with vaping would yield substantial life year gains in the U.S., even given pessimistic assumptions.

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Vapor guidance document debunked

Vapor guidance document debunked

October 3, 2017

Michael Felberbaum, press officer for the FDA, told Vapor Voice that Vaporization Nicotine Replacement Therapy Working Document 14375 is “not an FDA document and thus does not reflect comments from the Commissioner.”

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Avail to sell Kraken

Avail to sell Kraken

September 26, 2017

Avail Vapor is now manufacturing and selling in Virginia the Kraken e-liquid brand from The Dreamery, a small e-liquid company in Boone, North Carolina, USA.

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‘Deeming’ litigation continues

‘Deeming’ litigation continues

September 5, 2017

Nicopure Labs and R2B Smoke-Free Coalition are appealing the July 21 court ruling that rejected their challenge to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s deeming rule.

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E-cigarettes shouldn’t be ‘fun’

E-cigarettes shouldn’t be ‘fun’

September 5, 2017

“E-cigarettes are an effective way to get cigarette smokers to quit, but you really need to use those e-cigarettes,” said lead researcher Professor David Levy.b“Using them a couple days a month isn’t going to be anywhere near as effective as if you use them most, if not all, days in a month.”

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Bans counter-productive

Bans counter-productive

September 5, 2017

It seems that India could be edging toward a ban on electronic cigarettes without examining all the evidence.

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Banning flavors does ‘more harm than good’ says op-ed

Banning flavors does ‘more harm than good’ says op-ed

August 31, 2017

If implemented, the proposed ban on the sale of flavored tobacco-products in San Francisco would have far-reaching negative consequences.

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Vaping provides no gateway

Vaping provides no gateway

August 31, 2017

Regular electronic-cigarette use among never smokers is ‘very rare’, according to the findings of a major new study in the UK.

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Smoke-free future possible

Smoke-free future possible

August 29, 2017

Reducing the harm caused by smoking requires a multi-faceted strategy, and one of the most important arms of that strategy involves conveying accurate information to smokers.

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Vuse complaint dismissed

Vuse complaint dismissed

August 29, 2017

Court says general health warning is sufficient.

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HNB tax increase coming

HNB tax increase coming

August 23, 2017

In a straight fight between tax increases and harm reduction, the former is always going to win the day, as South Korea seems set to demonstrate.

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More vaping bans on way

More vaping bans on way

August 22, 2017

Russia seems likely to miss the harm-reduction train by bringing in a bill that will regulate vaping in the same way that smoking is regulated.

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Vapor bans questioned

Vapor bans questioned

August 22, 2017

Governments increasingly are banning vapor products in ways that appear to violate WTO rules against discriminatory treatment, a new study concludes.

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Seeing isn’t believing for vapor in movies

Seeing isn’t believing for vapor in movies

August 22, 2017

If we believe that teenagers who see smoking scenes in movies will start to smoke, why are we seemingly happy to let them see scenes where people inflict horrific levels of violence on each other?

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Avail partners with Charlie’s Chalk Dust

Avail partners with Charlie’s Chalk Dust

August 9, 2017

Company to manufacture and sell select Charlie’s Chalk Dust products

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HNB market set to glow

HNB market set to glow

August 7, 2017

Capacity constraints comprise one of the major challenges tobacco companies face in trying to increase their sales of heat-not-burn tobacco devices.

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