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The nicotine in e-liquids for e-cigarettes has encouraged many smokers to take up vaping, but still causes concern as reflected in numerous regulations and policies. Studied for decades, this alkaloid continues to drive political and scientific debate.

Australia: Sales of Nicotine-Containing Vapes Available Only Via Prescription

After a number of appeals by public health experts, last month it was announced that Australian authorities had agreed to establish a Select Committee...

US Survey Reveals Doctors’ Misconceptions About Nicotine Risks

83% of the doctors inaccurately believed that nicotine directly contributed to heart disease and 81% said that it contributed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

BAT to Start Manufacturing Nicotine Pouches in Kenya

A recent study conducted by the tobacco company to illustrate the relative safety of the products, analysed the toxicological impact of BAT's nicotine pouches...

BAT Study Suggests Nicotine Pouches Are Safer Than Cigarettes And Snus

Given that conducted by a tobacco company to illustrate the relative safety of one of its products, this study is not independent, most tobacco...

Differences in Nicotine Intake From Smoking Vs Vaping in Dual Users

The study recruited 36 healthy participants who used both cigarettes and e-cigarettes. The amount of nicotine in the participants’ plasma was measured, alongside their level...

The Relationship Between Juul Dependence and Perceived Addiction

The study titled, “Addiction vs. Dependence: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Young Adult JUUL Users,” gathered data from 595 college students via a cross-sectional...

US Study Compares Cigarette and E-Cigarette Dependence Amongst Vapers

The study titled, “Dependence on E-Cigarettes and Cigarettes in a Cross-Sectional Study of US Adults”, compared e-cig and cigarette dependence among current and former...

Juul Sales of Minty Pods Surge Following Fruity Flavour Restrictions

When last October, Trump announced that all flavoured vaping products would be banned, Juul had decided to be proactive and stopped selling its flavoured...