Category: Vapor

Standing up for alternatives

Standing up for alternatives

| July 30, 2019

PMI is lobbying the Thai government to reverse a ban on smoking alternatives, such as e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products.

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WHO in no doubt

WHO in no doubt

| July 29, 2019

Cigarettes are “undoubtedly harmful,” according to a new report by the World Health Organization.

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Juul ban sought

Juul ban sought

| July 26, 2019

Schlesinger Law Firm has filed a motion for preliminary injunction asking a U.S. federal court in Florida to ban the sale of Juul electronic cigarettes across the United States.

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Conclusions questioned

Conclusions questioned

| July 19, 2019

Brad Rodu has asked the Journal of the American Heart Association to retract a recent study suggesting that vaping doubles the risk of heart attacks.

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Cigarette sales down

Cigarette sales down

| March 29, 2019

While sales of combustible cigarettes in South Korea are going down, sales of heat-not-burn products are headed in the other direction.

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Boys and girls will be …

Boys and girls will be …

| March 29, 2019

A survey of schoolchildren has shown that, as would be expected, they are drawn to products they are not supposed to consume. Illegal and new products are the biggest draws.

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E-cigs to be legalized

E-cigs to be legalized

| March 28, 2019

The legalization of vaping products in the Seychelles is a great step forward for smokers, even though these products will come under the country’s tobacco control law.

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Gateway leads nowhere

Gateway leads nowhere

| March 28, 2019

The question that some health-control people need to consider is why, even if a non-smoker decided to try vaping, would she then move on to smoking, a much harsher experience.

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Health improvements

Health improvements

| March 28, 2019

People who switch completely from smoking to vaping are significantly more likely to report experiencing health improvements than those who vape while continuing to smoke.

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Myblu performing well

Myblu performing well

| March 27, 2019

Imperial Brands says it has invested heavily in its blu vaping device, in part to build strong retail-share positions in Europe and Japan.

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When better isn’t best

When better isn’t best

| March 27, 2019

The EU Commissioner for health says it is better to use smoking cessation aids such as Nicorette than electronic cigarettes. But this begs the question: what does he mean by better?

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E-cig education sought

E-cig education sought

| March 27, 2019

A call has gone out in the Philippines for smokers to be informed about alternative products they can use to quit smoking.

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A difficult question

A difficult question

| March 26, 2019

Tobacco manufacturers trying to switch smokers to less risky products are often asked why they don’t simply stop selling combustible cigarettes. That question can be redirected.

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Hyperbole epidemic

Hyperbole epidemic

| March 26, 2019

So far this month, vaping among young people in the US has been described as the beginning of an epidemic, an exploding epidemic, and a craze that has become an epidemic.

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FDA final guidance

FDA final guidance

| March 25, 2019

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a final guidance on tobacco-package labels and the modification of electronic cigarettes by vape shops.

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Pregnant finding

Pregnant finding

| March 25, 2019

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, say they have used mice to show that tobacco-smoking pregnant humans should go cold turkey to protect their fetuses.

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Hybrid device well received

Hybrid device well received

| March 22, 2019

South Korea’s market for vaping devices is expected to jump dramatically with the arrival there this year of Juul.

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E-cig epidemic explodes

E-cig epidemic explodes

| March 21, 2019

On March 6, the US FDA was said to be ‘catching the beginning of an epidemic’ [of vaping among young people]. It failed. By March 19, it was ‘capturing an exploding epidemic…’

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E-cig ban proposed

E-cig ban proposed

| March 21, 2019

If electronic cigarettes were found to be as potentially dangerous as combustible cigarettes, would San Francisco be happy for the former to take their place alongside the latter on retail shelves?

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A means to an ENDS

A means to an ENDS

| March 21, 2019

A new company has been formed to support the evolving ENDS industry create a smoke-free future through ‘innovations, scientific advancement and regulatory compliance’.

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