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The Right to Be Heard

The Right to Be Heard

April 27, 2016

Censorship, publication bans and integrity in scientific research

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We can be heroes

We can be heroes

April 1, 2016

David Sweanor shares some of his thoughts on the nicotine revolution

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Drugs packaging for e-liquids

Drugs packaging for e-liquids

January 28, 2016

With the passage of the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act by both houses of Congress, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission will likely soon get new authority to require child-resistant packaging over certain packages of nicotine-containing e-liquid.

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Leadership change at Breathe

Leadership change at Breathe

January 26, 2016

Joshua Kimmel has resigned as an officer and member of Breathe eCig Corp.’s board of directors. Seth M. Shaw has been appointed to the positions of chairman of the board and interim CEO and CFO.

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Fontem and Ballantyne settle dispute

Fontem and Ballantyne settle dispute

January 26, 2016

Fontem Ventures, owner of the Blu e-cigarette brand, and Ballantyne Brands, a U.S.-based distributor and owner of the Mistic and Haus brands of personal vaporizers and e-liquids, today announced they have reached a settlement agreement that resolves ongoing litigation in the U.S.

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JT launches Mevius Ploom

JT launches Mevius Ploom

January 26, 2016

Japan Tobacco said today that it would launch the next generation of its Ploom ‘tobacco vapor’ device, Ploom TECH, and three types of ‘MEVIUS for Ploom TECH’ tobacco capsules.

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Got juice?

Got juice?

January 1, 2016

Seven quick questions—and answers—about e-liquid

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Golden nugget

Golden nugget

January 1, 2016

Artery Vapor’s Gold Rush Kit is a winner. By Mike Huml Consumers in every industry claim to always want something new and different, yet when that product is made available, it’s almost always divisive. In vaping, a product that deviates too far from the unwritten standards is either criticized or ignored because it’s too different. […]

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Hazy outlook

Hazy outlook

December 1, 2015

E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular since they entered the market almost 10 years ago. An uncertain regulatory future, however, could limit consumer choice, stifle product innovation and end a promising discussion on a means of protecting the public health—one of the primary pillars of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) mandate in regulating tobacco.

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Fashion Model

Fashion Model

December 1, 2015

Vape shop owners could take a few cues from retailers in the fashion industry.

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By the book

By the book

December 1, 2015

While the World Health Organization’s narrow focus on smoking cessation suggests otherwise, the FCTC also requires governments to implement tobacco harm reduction strategies.

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New realities

New realities

December 1, 2015

What the RAI-BAT tech deal means for your business

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Up close and personal

Up close and personal

December 1, 2015

For Vapor Corp., distribution is key in an ever more competitive market.

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Muddy waters

Muddy waters

December 1, 2015

Confusing claims about e-cigarettes may deter smokers from giving up their habit.

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Science or silliness

Science or silliness

December 1, 2015

Conflicting vapor studies are making global headlines and confusing consumers.

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From good to great

From good to great

December 1, 2015

Newly created Calumet Advisors gives small- and medium-sized vapor companies access to the world-class expertise normally accessible only to multinationals.

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Gathering intelligence

Gathering intelligence

December 1, 2015

A state-of-the-industry seminar presented by the Vapor Technology Association set a solid foundation for the newly formed advocacy group.

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The taxman cometh

The taxman cometh

December 1, 2015

As more jurisdictions start taxing e-cigarettes, the vapor industry and its customers can only hope for reason and restraint in the world’s revenue departments.

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