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NY State Health Commissioner Wants to Ban Flavored E-Cigs

While addressing the American Society of Clinical Oncology last Summer, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb blamed e-cigarette companies for teen vaping. “They better step up...

Why Safer Non-Explosive E-Cigs Are Not Sold in the U.S.

The first vaping products designed to prevent fires and explosions have been safety-certified by the UL, the global safety company that tests and certifies...

Thailand: E-Cig Consumer Group Calls for E-Cig Ban Lift

A recent survey conducted at the annual Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) in Warsaw, ranked Thailand as the worst country in the world to...

The Complex Situation for the CBD Market

The legal status of CBD oil “varies wildly across the globe”, and while in some countries it may be subject to strict regulations, in...

BAT Will Not Hit Target Sales of Safer Alternatives

BAT has cut 10% off its target for revenue from electronic and noncombustible cigarettes, as  it forecasts 900 million pounds ($1.2 billion). This loss...

UAE: Is vaping considered illegal?

The sales of e-cigarettes and e-shishas are prohibited in the UAE, and earlier this year a local health official had said that the country...

Juul Boosts Lobbying Efforts Following FDA Crackdown

Following countless alarming media reports and mounting public pressure, the FDA has been infamously cracking down on Juul labs. Last month, the agency issued...

More attacks on vaping as FDA and NC target pod systems

FDA changes course again The Food and Drug Administration’s determined but confused war against tobacco harm reduction took another twist on Thursday, when director Scott...

Malaysia: Nicotine-Free E-Liquids Exempt from Vaping Ban

Last week, Dr Lee announced that as of next year, the government will be banning smoking in all eateries, including open-air outlets across Malaysia....

One More Study Indicates the Benefit of Switching to Vaping

Senior Lecturer Alexis Bailey has presented preliminary results from his observational study about e-cigarettes at SRNT, the top nicotine and tobacco research conference, which...
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