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US regulators keep the pressure on

Chicago sues vape shops Chicago, already home to some of the worst anti-harm reduction laws in the USA, has doubled down on the crazy with...

E-cigarettes aren’t the Marlboro Man

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is the U.S. government’s preeminent agency governing electronic communications, telephonic infrastructure, the internet, television, and radio. This agency’s regulatory...

EU Health Commissioner Says Vaporizers Are Poison

Head of the cabinet of EU Health Commissioner Arūnas Vinčiūnas, was speaking at an event last month, in which participants called for a broader dialogue...

Vermont’s Harsh Tax Could Kill Local Harm Reduction Efforts

Vermont Lawmakers are hoping that this harsh tax which would apply to all electronic cigarette products, including devices and e-liquids that do not contain...

India May Reconsider Plans to Restrict Online Promotion of Vaping Products

Last December, the country’s ministry of electronics and IT (MeitY) proposed changes to India’s Information Technology Act, which would require web platforms like Facebook,...

Health Canada Proposes Restrictions On Vape Ads For Youth

Last January, Health Canada launched the first part of a multi-phase campaign targeting youth vaping, urging parents to start discussing vaping health risks with...

Singapore Health Agency Launches Campaign Against E-Cigarettes

The HPB campaign, which tells young people and parents that vaporizers are unsafe for use, was launched on the 26th of January. It claims...

Belarus To Tighten E-Cig Regulations

The signed decree sets in place new regulations pertaining to the production, sale and use of all electronic devices, including heat-not-burn products. This amendment...

Hawaii Considers Raising Minimum Smoking Age to 100

The legislation was proposed by democratic state representative Richard Creagan, and if implemented it would ultimately lead to an unprecedented ban on the sale...

Mech mod kills Texan; Colorado and Massachusetts try to kill harm reduction

Mech mod kills Texas man A 24-year-old Texas vaper has died after his device exploded in his face, causing severe injuries and triggering a fatal...
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