Category: Next-generation products

Avail splits company

Avail splits company

| January 21, 2020

Avail Vapor has divided its operations into three separate businesses.

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Flavors removed

Flavors removed

| January 16, 2020

Juul Labs will stop selling fruit-flavored pods in Canada.

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Big in Japan

Big in Japan

| January 16, 2020

Heated-tobacco product use is rising in Japan, according to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare’s 2018 National Health and Nutrition Survey.

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Merchants of doubt

Merchants of doubt

| January 1, 2020

In the vaping debate, falsehood flies and the truth comes limping after it

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Understanding chemistry

Understanding chemistry

| December 11, 2019

Broughton Nicotine Services has launched a service focused on enabling companies in the electronic nicotine delivery systems sector to fully understand the chemistry and safety of their products.

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Softening flavor stance

Softening flavor stance

| November 25, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to soften his position on banning flavored vapor products during a meeting with stakeholders on Friday, citing concerns about black market sales.

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Investing in smoke-free future

Investing in smoke-free future

| November 18, 2019

Broughton Nicotine Services has made three senior appointments and completed investments totaling more than £10 million.

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Juul ends mint sales

Juul ends mint sales

| November 8, 2019

Juul Labs will stop selling mint-flavored pods, which account most of its sales. The company will continue selling its menthol and tobacco-flavored pods.

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Closing the door

Closing the door

| November 1, 2019

China’s tobacco regulator has asked e-commerce platforms and businesses to shut online stores that sell e-cigarettes, in a move to prevent youth access.

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Logical launch

Logical launch

| November 1, 2019

Japan Tobacco International will launch its Logic e-cigarettes in Portugal on Nov. 4.

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Contaminated shipment

Contaminated shipment

| October 30, 2019

A former Juul Labs executive is alleging in a lawsuit that the company shipped 1 million contaminated pods without informing consumers or issuing a recall.

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Shakeup at Juul

Shakeup at Juul

| October 29, 2019

Juul Labs has named a new chief financial officer and eliminated the position of chief marketing officer amid a management shakeup.

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FDA warns Eonsmoke

FDA warns Eonsmoke

| October 25, 2019

The FDA has sent a warning letter to Eonsmoke, notifying the company that nearly 100 flavored of its e-cigarette products do not have the required marketing authorization.

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Call to action

Call to action

| October 22, 2019

The VTA has called on voters to voice their opposition to the proposed U.S. ban on flavored vapor products and launched a multimedia campaign to raise awareness of the adverse impacts of such a ban.

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Juul ends flavor sales

Juul ends flavor sales

| October 18, 2019

Juul Labs has suspended the sale of nontobacco, non-menthol-based flavors in the U.S., pending review of these products by the Food and Drug Administration.

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IQOS debuts in the U.S.

IQOS debuts in the U.S.

| October 7, 2019

Altria formally launched Philip Morris International’s IQOS heat-not-burn device in the United States on Friday.

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FDA warns against THC

FDA warns against THC

| October 6, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday strengthened its warning to consumers to stop using vaping products containing THC

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E-cig marketing scrutinized

E-cig marketing scrutinized

| October 4, 2019

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has started an investigation of e-cigarette companies’ marketing practices.

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Noxious fumes suspected

Noxious fumes suspected

| October 3, 2019

Lung injuries from vaping are most likely caused by direct toxicity or tissue damage from noxious chemical fumes, according to a new Mayo Clinic study.

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Juul withdraws from ballot

Juul withdraws from ballot

| October 1, 2019

Juul Labs will end its support for a ballot measure that would roll back San Francisco, California’s, ban on e-cigarettes.

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