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More bad news from Asia

Taiwan considers total vape ban The Republic of China’s parliament is considering a tough new law that would effectively ban all vapour products from the...

EU Safety Agency reminds of dangers when travelling with Lithium Ion Batteries

E-cigs should be carried in the cabin not in the baggage compartment, and protected from accidental activation by being kept away from flammable items...

Florida may raise tobacco-purchasing age limit to 21

If approved, SB 1288 would prevent anyone below 21 from purchasing cigarettes, tobacco chew and vaping products. If approved, SB 1288 would prevent anyone...

Taiwan Government moving towards a total vaping ban

Taiwan currently regulates Nicotine-containing products under the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act, while non-nicotine products are unregulated. However, according to an article by ECigIntelligence the executive...

Latest study: Drugs alone will not help smokers quit

"Thirty four percent of people who are trying to quit smoking use pharmaceutical aids and yet most are not successful," said senior study author...

PMI Thailand emphasises that iQOS is not an e-cigarette

Vapers in Thailand are faced with some of the harshest regulations worldwide. A ban on the import, export, sale and possession of vaping products...

Thai government stands by hardline policies, as New Zealand progress comes under threat

Meanwhile, in a threat to the improving situation in New Zealand, a heath lobby group has resurrected similar alarmist claims there. The activists seem...

Scientists report irregularities in PMI’s trials of iQOS

The iQOS device, is a Heat not Burn (HnB) smokeless alternative to combustible cigarettes and works by heating tobacco leaves known as Heets or...

Thailand’s Disease Control Department is spreading misinformation about vaping

The deputy director-general of the Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department, Dr Assadang Ruay-archin, has released a statement dismissing a report that the Public...

Six types of Camel Snus entered for FDA modified-risk status review

Reynolds first submitted the applications last April, and then on Monday the products called Frost, Frost Large, Mellow, Mint, Robust and Winterchill, became the...
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