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BREAKING NEWS: U.S. FDA searching for pharmaceutical vapor product

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. FDA searching for pharmaceutical vapor product

August 3, 2018

The U.S. food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new draft guidance looking for nonclinical information to support development and approval of orally inhaled nicotine-containing drug products, including vapor products.

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BREAKING NEWS: U.S. FDA to release more guidance for vapor industry in coming months

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. FDA to release more guidance for vapor industry in coming months

August 2, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today, Aug 2, its intent to “quickly advance” three new initiatives concerning tobacco and vapor products.

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Vapor capture

Vapor capture

July 31, 2018

Although Japan Tobacco Inc was slow off the mark when Japanese consumers started to embrace heat-not-burn devices; it now believes that it can make inroads into this category.

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Rapid changes needed

Rapid changes needed

July 31, 2018

The US FDA needs to make rapid regulatory changes if it is to allow US smokers to take advantage of the quitting opportunities provided by electronic cigarettes.

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Eclipse to light up market

Eclipse to light up market

July 31, 2018

British American Tobacco has stolen a march on its rivals by becoming the first company to be given FDA clearance to launch a heating-tobacco product on the US market.

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Law change logical

Law change logical

July 31, 2018

A change in the law in Switzerland that has made legal the sale of electronic cigarettes delivering nicotine has created a space for the launch of Logic Pro.

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Harm reduction glows anew

Harm reduction glows anew

July 27, 2018

In South Korea, as in many other countries, consumers are leading the way toward tobacco harm reduction while officialdom is dragged behind, mumbling incoherently.

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Vapor excise tax four times that of smokes

Vapor excise tax four times that of smokes

July 23, 2018

E-liquid users and producers in Indonesia are looking on the bright side of a new excise tax, which, in effect, recognizes the legitimacy of the industry.

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United Kingdom to get Juul

United Kingdom to get Juul

July 18, 2018

Many people will be hoping that the arrival of Juul in the UK will help revitalize the country’s conversion from smoking to vaping.

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Britain quitting quitting

Britain quitting quitting

July 18, 2018

GPs don’t need to prescribe quit-smoking drugs. They need to point smokers in the direction of vapor products, which are vastly-cheaper and vastly-less-risky than traditional cigarettes.

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Vapor products coming to Nigeria

Vapor products coming to Nigeria

July 18, 2018

British American Tobacco plans to launch its electronic cigarettes in Nigeria in the near future, according to a story in the Nation, relayed by the TMA. Chris McAllister, MD of BAT Nigeria and West Africa, reportedly said the stability of the exchange rate and the revival of consumers’ purchasing power had given the company “the […]

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New Juul pods coming

New Juul pods coming

July 16, 2018

Juul Labs plans to make 3 percent nicotine pods widely available to further support the company’s mission to provide existing adult smokers with “a true alternative” to cigarettes.

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Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

July 16, 2018

Fontem Ventures has entered the refillable liquids market.

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Vapor industry information needed

Vapor industry information needed

July 16, 2018

One possible answer to a question raised by an MEP about the effects of electronic-cigarette rules would say that they had done their apparent job of slowing the switch of smokers to vaping.

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Vapor pressure building

Vapor pressure building

July 16, 2018

If pressure for the legalization of vaping in countries of Asia is successful; a blow will have been struck for common sense against the timidity of ‘you can never be too careful’.

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Fake comments from anti-vaping groups creating havoc for FDA

Fake comments from anti-vaping groups creating havoc for FDA

July 13, 2018

The reaction by some people to a US public consultation on the use of flavors in vaping products has left a bad taste in the mouth.

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Flavors key to quitting combustibles

Flavors key to quitting combustibles

July 13, 2018

The role that e-liquid flavors plays in encouraging smokers to switch from smoking to vaping – from a risky habit to a much less-risky one – is significant and growing.

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Nicotine focus flawed

Nicotine focus flawed

July 13, 2018

The US Food and Drug Administration has been told that a policy of reducing the nicotine deliveries of cigarettes alone would encourage smokers to switch to other tobacco products.

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