Category: Vapor

Italian e-cig initiative

Italian e-cig initiative

| March 20, 2018

If there is to be a debate on electronic cigarettes, what better place than one designed for debates: parliament; in this case the EU Parliament?

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Into the Cosmic Fog

Into the Cosmic Fog

| March 16, 2018

Fontem Ventures has bought into Cosmic Fog Vapors, a supplier of e-liquids, which comprise the largest contributor to the value of the global e-vapor sector.

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Strung out on nicotine

Strung out on nicotine

| March 16, 2018

The US Food and Drug Administration says that its nicotine proposals will lead to a dramatic change in the future of smoking. But when, if ever, will the future become the present?

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Transforming tobacco now

Transforming tobacco now

| March 16, 2018

On an increasing number of tobacco-and-nicotine markets, British American Tobacco is offering products that are expanding the horizons of consumers.

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Smoking frozen out

Smoking frozen out

| March 15, 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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Vive la différence

Vive la différence

| March 15, 2018

Russia’s Ministry of Health is in agreement with a proposal to categorize vaping products and tobacco products differently, and is urging cigarette smokers to switch to safer alternatives.

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Evidence building

Evidence building

| March 15, 2018

To the man in the street, there can be little doubt that heated tobacco products are far less risky than are combustible-tobacco products. The only question left is one of acceptability.

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Nicotine misunderstood

Nicotine misunderstood

| March 15, 2018

Could it be that misunderstandings about the risks associated with nicotine are preventing some smokers from even trying patches in an effort to quit smoking?

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Reducing risk

Reducing risk

| March 14, 2018

Given that cigarette smokers are switching to heated-tobacco devices; it is important to understand the short-term – as well as the long-term – health implications of that switch.

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Ploom sales heating up

Ploom sales heating up

| March 9, 2018

Sales of Ploom TECH, Japan Tobacco’s heated-tobacco device, are being expanded further in Japan.

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‘Hold your horses’

‘Hold your horses’

| March 1, 2018

Once again, US public health expert Dr. Michael Siegel (pictured) has provided some much-needed clarity in respect of a headline-grabbing story – this one about vaping and heart attacks.

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E-cigs given a hearing

E-cigs given a hearing

| February 28, 2018

Suppliers need to be allowed to market responsibly a wide range of high-standard, reduced-risk products that provide consumers with alternatives to combustible cigarettes.

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E-cigs work without nicotine

E-cigs work without nicotine

| February 27, 2018

People in Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, seem to be proving that vaping can help you quit smoking, even if your electronic cigarette doesn’t deliver nicotine.

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Dithering over HNB

Dithering over HNB

| February 27, 2018

While the authorities in South Korea cannot decide how to test heat-not-burn cigarettes, consumers are making up their own minds about relative risks.

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E-cigs as treatment aid

E-cigs as treatment aid

| February 26, 2018

The stress of hospital treatment, especially in the case of some vulnerable patients, can be lessened by allowing them to use electronic cigarettes inside the hospital.

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Another glowing report

Another glowing report

| February 26, 2018

Evidence supporting the reduced-harm potential of heated tobacco products is mounting, but to realize that potential, smokers have to be encouraged to switch from combustible products.

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More support needed

More support needed

| February 22, 2018

While applauding the American Cancer Society’s endorsement of e-cigarettes, the Consumer Choice Center is calling on other organizations to embrace tobacco harm reduction.

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Putting the record straight

Putting the record straight

| February 22, 2018

A myth-debunking blog about electronic cigarettes and vaping gets right to the heart of the matter by saying that e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes are not the same and shouldn’t be treated as such.

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BAT volumes increased

BAT volumes increased

| February 22, 2018

Its acquisition of Reynolds American in 2017 meant that British American Tobacco reported volume growth for the year. But it enjoyed too ‘excellent progress in its next-generation-product business.

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More support for e-cigs

More support for e-cigs

| February 21, 2018

In a position statement that will no doubt be seen as all things to all men, the American Cancer Society does state that, in extremis, smokers should try e-cigarettes as a quit aid.

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