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Altria eyes JUUL purchase as FDA keeps attacking vapers

JUUL in talks over Altria deal The maker of the USA’s most popular vapour product is in talks with Altria, a source for the tobacco...

South Korea Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Earlier this month, on the 23rd of November, South Korea revised its national drug policy, which now allows the import and distribution of a...

Juul to Sell Reduced Nicotine Pods Outside the US

In this last year, the Juul brand has become synonymous with teen vaping, as we have been incessantly bombarded with alarming media headlines about...

Italy Celebrates Huge Reductions in Excise Tax on E-Liquids

With these votes, the amendment to the tax decree that reformulates the consumption tax on refill liquids for e-cigarettes, has passed into the Senate...

The SFATA “Save The Vape” Conference & Member Meeting

In recent months, the FDA has launched several efforts in an attempt to fight teen vaping. Last September, the agency released a campaign which...

Sperm Count is 50% Lower in Males With Smoking Fathers

The study titled “Association between paternal smoking at the time of pregnancy and the semen quality in sons,” was published in the journal PLOS...

Research Looking into Toxicity via Nicotine E-Liquid Exposure

In the US many remain concerned about children’s exposures to the nicotine-containing liquids in e-cigarettes. In 2014 the number of exposures in the US...

Sweden Reaches “Tobacco-Free” Target Thanks to Snus

A chart published in May 2017 by the EU as part of a survey looking into smoking behaviour across the union, lists Bulgaria, Greece...

Malaysia: Actions to Prevent the Sales of Nicotine-Laced E-Liquids

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

Public Health Expert: US Statistics on Youth Vaping do not Justify FDA Actions

In recent months, the FDA has launched several efforts in an attempt to fight teen vaping. Last September, the agency released a campaign which...
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