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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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Cloud capable

Cloud capable

November 24, 2016

The Smok TFV8

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GTNF agenda published

GTNF agenda published

August 19, 2016

Scheduled for Sept. 27-29, the event promises to be the most exciting GTNF yet.

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Sevia USA joins VTA

Sevia USA joins VTA

July 15, 2016

Sevia USA has joined the Vapor Technology Association (VTA), a leading advocate of the vapor industry in the United States.

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Alfaliquid launched in the U.S.

Alfaliquid launched in the U.S.

July 15, 2016

Gaïatrend, a leading manufacturer of e-liquids in Europe, is launching its Alfaliquid brand in the U.S.

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Karnataka to ban e-cigarettes

Karnataka to ban e-cigarettes

June 20, 2016

The government of the Indian state of Karnataka, acting on the advice of a ‘high power committee on tobacco control’, is set to ban electronic cigarettes, according to a story in the Times of India.

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U.S. Senator queries FDA’s vapor rules

U.S. Senator queries FDA’s vapor rules

May 25, 2016

Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf raising concerns about the agency’s recent e-cigarette regulation.

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Vapor industry inspects new FDA rules

Vapor industry inspects new FDA rules

May 5, 2016

Vapor industry manufacturers are finding more than a few faults with the FDA regulations, especially the seeming lack of consideration from the industry input the regulatory agency so desperately sought.

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FDA unveils US vapor regulations

FDA unveils US vapor regulations

May 5, 2016

The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alongside the Department of Health and Human Services announced deeming regulations for the vapor industry today.
The FDA will stick to its position that all tobacco products not currently regulated that hit stores after February 2007 would have to be approved by the FDA.

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