Category: Vapor

Vaping ban planned

Vaping ban planned

| November 20, 2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will ban the import and public use of vapor devices. Violators of the new rules risk arrest.

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California sues Juul

California sues Juul

| November 19, 2019

California is suing Juul Labs for marketing its products directly to underage teenagers and failing to include health warnings.

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Trump wavers on flavor ban

Trump wavers on flavor ban

| November 19, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump appears receptive to arguments from vapor advocates that a blanket ban of e-liquid flavors could provoke a political backlash from voters.

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Vaping death in Belgium

Vaping death in Belgium

| November 18, 2019

An 18-year-old has become the first person to die of vaping in Belgium after authorities blamed his respiratory failure on e-cigarette use.

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Apple ditches vaping apps

Apple ditches vaping apps

| November 18, 2019

Apple has removed 181 vaping-related apps from its app store, citing health concerns.

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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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Vitamin E ‘likely culprit’

Vitamin E ‘likely culprit’

| November 11, 2019

For the first time, scientists have been able to link results from product testing with clinical specimens from patients suffering vaping-related lung injuries.

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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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‘Gateway’ questioned

‘Gateway’ questioned

| November 5, 2019

Vaping does not raise the likelihood a teenager will smoke, according to a new U.S. study.

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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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Reiterating vaping stance

Reiterating vaping stance

| October 31, 2019

A Public Health England official insists e-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking, even after a spate of vaping-related deaths and illnesses in the U.S.

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Value slashed

Value slashed

| October 31, 2019

Altria has written down its Juul investment by more than a third, citing a proposed federal ban on flavored e-cigarettes and regular crackdowns by states and municipalities throughout the U.S.

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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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Ban halted

Ban halted

| October 29, 2019

A judge has overturned Utah’s emergency rule banning the sale of flavored ejuices.

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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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Ban needs fixing

Ban needs fixing

| October 22, 2019

A Massachusetts judge on Monday said he would bar the state from enforcing its ban on nicotine vapor product sales unless several defects are addressed.

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Erdogan rules out e-cigs

Erdogan rules out e-cigs

| October 21, 2019

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered his trade minister “never” to allow e-cigarettes.

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