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Study finds vapor helps smokers quit

Study finds vapor helps smokers quit

January 17, 2019

A sample of 2,568 former and current smokers in Attica, Greece, showed that 40 percent of respondents who quit smoking since 2014 reported using or having used vapor products.

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‘There is no epidemic’

‘There is no epidemic’

January 7, 2019

If the figures are looked at in the round, there is no epidemic of teen vaping in the US, just a de-epidemic of teen smoking.

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Action against youth access

Action against youth access

November 13, 2018

The Global Vaping Standards Association supports regulations limiting the sale of certain flavored e-liquids to vape shops and tobacconists.

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Save the vape!

Save the vape!

October 29, 2018

SFATA has announced a multi-media initiative dedicated to saving the vapor industry from excessive regulation and taxation, biased science, inaccurate reporting, and unfair competitive practices.

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Safety recognized

Safety recognized

October 18, 2018

Joyetech has become the first organization to certify to UL 8139, a safety standard that evaluates the electrical and battery systems of vaping devices and e-cigarettes.

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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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Giant step backward

Giant step backward

September 13, 2018

FDA announcement could result in millions of American vapers returning to smoking, according to the Vapor Technology Association.

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FDA cracks down

FDA cracks down

September 12, 2018

The FDA has given tobacco companies 60 days to submit plans describing how they will address youth access and use of their products.

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Getting the message across

Getting the message across

July 10, 2018

Too many smokers, especially mature smokers, are not being made aware of the benefits that accrue to those who switch from smoking to vaping.

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BAT investing in glo

BAT investing in glo

June 13, 2018

British American Tobacco said yesterday that it would invest €800 million during the next five years in its factory in Ploiești, Romania. ‘The investment, which will generate 200 new jobs in Romania, will support the expansion of BAT’s innovative tobacco heating product – glo – in countries across Europe during the second half of 2018,’ […]

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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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Smoking frozen out

Smoking frozen out

March 16, 2018

Vaping has been described by a doctor in Iceland as a “great blessing” that has in part been responsible for causing smoking to fall “like a rock”.

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Ploom sales expanding

Ploom sales expanding

January 16, 2018

Japan Tobacco will expand the sales area of its Ploom TECH starter kit and tobacco capsules in the cities of Sapporo, Sendai, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka and Hiroshima from Feb. 5.

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US equivocates on quitting

US equivocates on quitting

December 20, 2017

The serious lack of funding provided by US states for prevention and cessation programs indicates that they are not serious about getting people to quit tobacco.

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Blinc partners with ALD and Joinking

Blinc partners with ALD and Joinking

September 27, 2017

Partnership will develop the ALD Amaze brand and expand Joinking’s distribution foot print on the U.S. east coast.

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Nicotine dialogues

Nicotine dialogues

February 15, 2017

The organizers of the annual Global Forum on Nicotine are scheduling three, thee-hour dialogues in the UK to help stimulate debate on nicotine and vaping.

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Video: Sweanor and Kovacevic discuss vapor

Video: Sweanor and Kovacevic discuss vapor

February 2, 2017

Video: David Sweanor and Patricia Kovacevic discuss the vapor industry and Canadian law versus U.S. law.

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Call for halt to e-cig regs

Call for halt to e-cig regs

November 29, 2016

Ron Johnson, chairman of the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, has asked Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf to cease implementing burdensome regulations on e-cigarettes.

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