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Juul Labs Preparing to Launch in Switzerland

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

The FDA Should Not Fight Youth Vaping by Restricting Flavours

Following countless alarming media reports and mounting public pressure, the FDA has been infamously cracking down on Juul labs and teen vaping. Last September,...

Smoking Impacts the Environment as Negatively as it Does One’s Health

The report, authored by scientists from Imperial College London, was presented last week at the WHO’s FCTC COP8. While most reports focus on the...

Nicotine Patches’ Inventor Disagrees with Current Demonization of E-Cigs

Following alarming media reports and public pressure, the FDA has been cracking down on Juul and teen vaping. Last September, the agency issued more...

California Governor Rejects Vaping Ban For Third Year in a Row

Three proposed bills passed by state legislators would have imposed $25 fines on the use of tobacco, marijuana and e-cigarettes at parks and beaches...

FDA Seizes Marketing Documents from Juul

The Juul vape pen has been under the spotlight since approximately the second quarter of 2018, when the public started being bombarded by alarming...

E-Cigarettes Should Not Be Treated Like Cigarettes

A Northwestern Medicine report published last September explains how putting e-cigarettes in the same category as cigarettes could lead to misguided research and therefore...

Farsalinos About the Claimed Epidemic of Youth E-Cig Use

Last September the FDA  launched "The Real Cost" Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign, a new effort aimed at deterring adolescents from taking up vaping. “We are...

The WHO’s MOP1 to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

The Meeting of the Parties (MOP1) is taking place for the first time this year in Geneva between the 8th and 10th October, and...

WHO slams the doors on transparency – again

COP 8 - Press and public expelled again as WHO rejects transparency The World Health Organisation’s biannual tobacco control conference launched in Geneva on Monday...
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