Category: Vapor

Flavors removed

Flavors removed

| January 16, 2020

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

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Vote against flavors

Vote against flavors

| January 15, 2020

New Jersey lawmakers voted on Monday to ban flavored vapor products in an effort to reduce youth tobacco use.

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Claim questioned

Claim questioned

| January 9, 2020

Researchers dismiss the claim that e-cigarettes are 95 percent safer than combustible cigarettes as a “factoid.”

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Tanks exempted from ban

Tanks exempted from ban

| January 2, 2020

Open tank systems may be exempted from a U.S. ban on e-cigarette flavors expected to be announced this week.

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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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Layoffs in Shenzhen

Layoffs in Shenzhen

| December 23, 2019

China’s e-cigarette industry is contracting in the wake of mounting restrictions.

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Preventing underage access

Preventing underage access

| December 20, 2019

E-cigarette manufacturer RELX Technology is deploying facial-recognition technology to prevent underage access to its products.

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Advisory maintained

Advisory maintained

| December 13, 2019

South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety will maintain its advisory discouraging people from buying e-cigarettes until the cause of a recent spate of vaping-related illnesses has been determined.

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‘Tobacco’ use at record high

‘Tobacco’ use at record high

| December 6, 2019

The popularity of e-cigarettes among U.S. high school students makes ‘tobacco’ consumption in that demographic appear at a record high.

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Demanding choice

Demanding choice

| December 6, 2019

Nearly 70 percent of Malaysian smokers want the government to permit the distribution and sale of nicotine e-cigarettes to give them a viable alternative to smoking tobacco.

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Nova Scotia bans flavors

Nova Scotia bans flavors

| December 6, 2019

Nova Scotia will ban the sale of flavored vapor products on April 1, making it the first Canadian province to take such action.

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Ban approved

Ban approved

| December 4, 2019

India’s upper house of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, has approved a bill to prohibit the production, trade, transport, storage and advertisement of e-cigarettes.

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Restricting sales

Restricting sales

| December 4, 2019

Hungary’s Parliament on Dec. 3 approved legislation limiting the sale of vapor products to the state-run network of tobacco shops.

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Ban considered

Ban considered

| December 3, 2019

Bangladesh plans to prohibit the sale and use of vapor products in response to a global health scare.

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Push against flavors

Push against flavors

| December 3, 2019

The Philippines’ Department of Finance is pushing for a ban on flavored vapor products to discourage youth from vaping.

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Vuse submitted for review

Vuse submitted for review

| November 29, 2019

The FDA has filed for substantive scientific review the PMTA that was recently submitted for Vuse vapor products.

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Ban signed into law

Ban signed into law

| November 28, 2019

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker on Wednesday signed into law severe restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco and vapor products, making his state the first to enact such stringent controls.

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Jobs at risk

Jobs at risk

| November 25, 2019

More than 150,000 jobs would be lost in the independent U.S. vapor industry if the Trump administration moves forward with a ban on flavored vapor products, according to a new study.

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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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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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