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Juul Labs Considers Opening its Books to Foreign Investors

Capital Reinsurance has recently bought Juul shares on the secondary market for more than $300 a share, nearing a $50 billion valuation Following its $1.2...

Former FDA Chief About E-Cig Rules “We struck the wrong balance”

Last March the FDA issued its much-anticipated guidelines with regards to new restrictions on vaping products. The draft had been released just weeks before...

More health claims as FDA comes under pressure to be even tougher

New study claims vape flavours cause heart attacks A recently published paper from Stanford University in – where else? – the USA claims vaping, especially...

The War on Drugs, Nicotine, and the Youth Vaping Epidemic

Tobacco harm reduction is a field of research but also an economic phenomenon that promotes the safer delivery of nicotine to addicted users. Products...

Maryland to Raise Tobacco Legal Age to 21

The legislation signed Monday by Gov. Larry Hogan will add vaping products to the list of tobacco products. “There is no more important job...

Massachusetts May Ban Flavored Tobacco and Vaping Products

If Bill S. 1279 passes, stores would only be able to sell tobacco flavored tobacco vaping products. Many convenience stores across the state have...

New Mexico to Impose New Vaping Restrictions

As of the 14th of June, the state of New Mexico will add vaping to the existing indoor smoking ban, meaning that the use...

Food Banks at a UK County Will be Giving Out E-Cigs to Smokers

While vaping bans are spreading like wildfire across the US, the UK keeps encouraging smokers to switch to the safer alternatives. Jim McManus, the...

A failure to understand the vaping subculture could explain the rise in regulations

Have you ever wondered if one of the lawmakers restricting e-cigarettes took the time to understand the product they are regulating? Have regulators ever...

Vermont Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Online Sales of Vaping Products

Last March, a number of Representatives for the state of Vermont, had proposed HB 26, a bill which bans direct-to-consumer online sales of vapor...
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