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US FDA questions marketing legality of over 40 vapor products

US FDA questions marketing legality of over 40 vapor products

October 13, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administartion (FDA) has advanced its investigation into whether more than 40 vapor products are being illegally marketed outside the agency’s compliance policy.

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Juul headed for Zug

Juul headed for Zug

October 11, 2018

What better timing? Juul Labs is said to be setting up in Switzerland just as the country hosts an international tobacco-control conference.

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US FDA issues warning letter to HelloCig

US FDA issues warning letter to HelloCig

October 11, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to HelloCig Electronic Technology Co. for various violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

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Hong Kong to ban vapor products

Hong Kong to ban vapor products

October 11, 2018

The trade in combustible cigarettes is likely to be given a boost in Hong Kong today as the government moves to ban safer, competitive products.

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Vapers to get fair deal

Vapers to get fair deal

October 11, 2018

One place where the tobacco-product risk-continuum has not been reflected is in the world of life insurance. That is, until now.

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BO and Ignite launch CBD line

BO and Ignite launch CBD line

October 11, 2018

BO Vaping has partnered with Ignite to launch a co-branded line of CBD products at retail and via e-commerce.

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Vapor most promising cessation tool

Vapor most promising cessation tool

October 4, 2018

The level of youth addiction to e-cigarettes is greatly exaggerated, and anyway must be weighed against the reduction in preventable deaths that can be achieved using these products.

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Toning down hysteria on Juul

Toning down hysteria on Juul

October 4, 2018

New data on the U.S. e-cigarette market confirms that Juul Labs is much less dominant than sometimes believed.

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BREAKING: Juul Labs files complaint against 18 companies alleging patent infringement

BREAKING: Juul Labs files complaint against 18 companies alleging patent infringement

October 4, 2018

On Oct. 3, Juul Labs filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission that accuses 18 vapor companies of having products that infringe on one or more of four U.S. patents held by Juul Labs.

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‘Cigarette tax hits ecigs too’

‘Cigarette tax hits ecigs too’

October 3, 2018

Raising taxes on cigarettes reduces nicotine use, even for e-cigarettes, and increases sales of smoking cessation products, says a Ball State researcher.

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Juul sales rocket-powered

Juul sales rocket-powered

October 3, 2018

There must be a question around whether it is Juul’s market success that is infuriating some people. But if that means a million people in the US have switched from smoking to vaping …

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E-cigarettes not cigarettes

E-cigarettes not cigarettes

October 3, 2018

A new report suggests the importance of casting a cold eye on ‘deeming’ – electronic cigarettes are not combustible tobacco cigarettes.

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BREAKING: FDA inspects Juul Labs

BREAKING: FDA inspects Juul Labs

October 3, 2018

On Sept. 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted an inspection at the San Francisco headquarters of Juul Labs. The regulatory agency seized “thousands of pages of documents” that relate to the vapor manufacturer’s marketing practices.

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US-based vapor organization joins global effort

US-based vapor organization joins global effort

September 26, 2018

The Global Vaping Standards Association (GVSA) has joined an international push for the World Health Organization (WHO) to reform its stance on vaping regulation. 

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Campaigning against ban

Campaigning against ban

September 26, 2018

The global vaping community calls on World Health Organization to reverse moves to ban vaping.

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Call for advertising ban

Call for advertising ban

September 25, 2018

A consumer group could possibly recruit the tobacco industry to its cause if it made a distinction between advertisements for smoking products and those for alternative, less-risky products.

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Imperial ambitious on NGPs

Imperial ambitious on NGPs

September 25, 2018

Imperial appears confident as it announces the launch of a ‘heated-tobacco’ product as part of an ambitious strategy for its Next-Generation-Products business.

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Informing, not advertising

Informing, not advertising

September 25, 2018

The description of one product as being less risky than another is not advertising, promotion or sponsorship; it is vital information – given, of course that it is accurate.

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