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San Fran vapor flavor vote looms

San Fran vapor flavor vote looms

June 4, 2018

If a proposed ban on flavored tobacco products is passed tomorrow; it will certainly have far-reaching negative consequences. They won’t be ‘unintended’ however.

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Flavors defended

Flavors defended

June 1, 2018

Especially if electronic cigarettes cannot legally be sold to youngsters; it is difficult to understand the point of banning the use of flavors in e-liquids

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HNB probe results due

HNB probe results due

June 1, 2018

The findings of an investigation by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety into heat-not-burn products are due to be announced shortly.

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Heated tobacco warning

Heated tobacco warning

May 29, 2018

An event under the intriguing title, ‘New Heated Tobacco Products: No Smoke, No fire?’, is due to be held at the European Parliament tomorrow.

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Communication at stake

Communication at stake

May 29, 2018

With experts offering radically different risk assessments of new generation products; consumers should be given all the information available so that they can decide.

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Vaping out of the shadows

Vaping out of the shadows

May 25, 2018

Canada is moving from an environment where the sale of nicotine e-liquid was technically illegal to one where it will be possible to advertise it.

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Imperial – a better offer

Imperial – a better offer

May 24, 2018

A new report sets out Imperial Brands’ position on next generation products; or as it describes such products – something better.

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E-cigs struggling in US

E-cigs struggling in US

May 23, 2018

In the US, electronic cigarettes are struggling to hold onto the people who try them. Only 3.2 percent of people admit to being daily or occasional users.

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Expanding cannabis

Expanding cannabis

May 22, 2018

An indirect subsidiary of Alliance One International is gearing up to satisfy expected increases in demand for medicinal and recreational cannabis in Canada.

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GFN registration open

GFN registration open

May 22, 2018

The organizers of the Global Forum on Nicotine are putting on the most ambitious event in its five-year history.

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Science losing to ideology

Science losing to ideology

May 21, 2018

Scientific issues are being subverted by ideology in the vital debate on using electronic cigarettes to replace combustible cigarettes.

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There can be only ‘one’

There can be only ‘one’

May 21, 2018

In devising regulations to govern heat-not-burn products, the Netherlands’ junior health minister seems to coming down on the side of a quit-or-die approach to smoking.

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Canada formally legalizes vapor

Canada formally legalizes vapor

May 17, 2018

Once the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act receives royal assent, adults smokers in Canada will soon have easier access to vaping supplies. The Act allows the legal manufacture, import and sale of vaping products both with and without nicotine, Health Canada said Wednesday.

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Looking beyond TPD2

Looking beyond TPD2

May 17, 2018

Following the failure of the EU’s revised Tobacco Products Directive to reduce smoking, there is a need to look at other ways of achieving health gains.

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HNB market heats up

HNB market heats up

May 17, 2018

With sales of heat-not-burn products in South Korea predicted to grab 30 percent of the country’s tobacco market by 2020, it is little surprise that new products are all the go.

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Vaping in the dark

Vaping in the dark

May 17, 2018

A new law in Canada will allow the sale of nicotine-delivering e-cigarettes, but it won’t allow advertisements informing smokers why they should consider switching to such devices.

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Glas going to Avail

Glas going to Avail

May 16, 2018

Avail Vapor will now manufacture select e-liquid products from Glas’ Basix line for national and international distribution. The partnership comes through the company’s e-liquid contract manufacturing services division.

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Optimum opportunity for Giant Vapes

Optimum opportunity for Giant Vapes

May 15, 2018

Optimum Vapor Products has joined Giant Vapes. Optimum’s Smart Auto-matching Technology will now be offered through Giant, a major online marketplace and distributor of vapor products. 

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