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HNB decision unchallenged

HNB decision unchallenged

May 14, 2018

The lingering question of how to regulate vaping devices and heat-not-burn products is to be looked at again in New Zealand.

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Vapor getting stronger focus at major trade fair

Vapor getting stronger focus at major trade fair

May 2, 2018

InterTabac, the largest trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories in the world, has announced a stronger focus towards vapor and other next generation tobacco products at its 2018 show to be held from the 21-23 of September in Dortmund, Germany.

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U.S. FDA taking firm stance against vapor marketing that may attract youth

U.S. FDA taking firm stance against vapor marketing that may attract youth

May 2, 2018

Whatever its intentions, the vapor industry should realize that there is a big, red, flashing warning over anything even remotely connected with children.

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Juul to invest $30 million to fight underage use of vapor

Juul to invest $30 million to fight underage use of vapor

April 30, 2018

Juul Labs announced that is is investing $30 million over the next 3 years to combat underage use of its products with spending directed towards independent research, youth and parent education, and community engagement efforts.

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U.S. FDA’s aptitude questioned

U.S. FDA’s aptitude questioned

April 26, 2018

Does the US Food and Drug Administration know what it’s doing? Presumably yes. Do its actions always promote public health? Apparently not. Is this concerning? It would seem so.

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FDA comes down on JUUL

FDA comes down on JUUL

April 26, 2018

The US Food and Drug Administration seems intent on heaping some of the blame for ‘underage sales’ on the product being sold. This is like blaming a car for a speeding offence.

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Vuse voluntarily recalls Vibe units

Vuse voluntarily recalls Vibe units

April 26, 2018

The R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company has issued a voluntary recall of over 2.6 million Vuse Vibe power units. The company received 10 complaints from users about faulty and malfunctioning batteries.

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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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Taiwan has e-cig ‘problem’

Taiwan has e-cig ‘problem’

April 4, 2018

Much change demands that something is done without knowing the full consequences of that change, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be a leap in the dark.

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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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