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US vape shops launch legal assault on the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has come under legal attack as three separate challenges to its widely unpopular Deeming Regulations were launched on Tuesday....

PMI “Will end UK cigarette sales by 2030”

One of the most controversial advertising campaigns of the year so far was launched by PMI on the 2nd of January, when they put...

Police, pharma raids hit every Malaysian vape shop

The International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations (INNCO) has told Vaping Post that every vape shop in Malaysia seems to have been raided in...

February brings a new vape ban in Singapore

Singapore is well known for its strict laws, and the latest crackdown is aimed squarely at vapers. The updated Tobacco Act, passed in November,...

American academics release new report as NNA takes on the EU over snus

New US review is slightly more positive Responding to a request from the FDA, the USA’s National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine have just...

FDA vote throws doubt on iQOS as reduced-risk product

A long process In December 2016 PMI submitted an application to the FDA to have iQOS certified as a modified risk product. This status would...

Indonesia plans giant vape tax as smoking rates remain high

Conflict of interest Vapour products have been growing in popularity across Indonesia, with vape cafes springing up in most major cities. The government has been...

New US review divides opinions

The report, which was released on Tuesday, is titled Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes, and its conclusions are available online. It was originally commissioned...

New bills could make life difficult for Hawaii vapers

The first bill, SB2304, was proposed by a group of six state senators. Its stated aim is to prevent young people taking up smoking...

Health advocates demand Kentucky vape tax

Kentucky, which has a large tobacco industry, has historically had low taxes on cigarettes – currently the state charges 60 cents a pack, whereas...
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