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Vape shop owners stressed as San Fran vape ban to take effect this week

Vape shop owners stressed as San Fran vape ban to take effect this week

January 27, 2020

San Francisco’s ordinance to ban vapor products, which does not bar the sale of cannabis vaping products, takes effect Wednesday. The law is meant to prevent minors, who are vaping in record numbers, from obtaining the products.

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U.S. top doctor: ‘Insufficient evidence for e-cigarettes’ as a quitting aid

U.S. top doctor: ‘Insufficient evidence for e-cigarettes’ as a quitting aid

January 27, 2020

There is presently inadequate evidence to conclude that e-cigarettes promote smoking cessation, according to a recent report by the U.S. Surgeon General.

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Study:  No link to EVALI found in nicotine products tested in New York

Study: No link to EVALI found in nicotine products tested in New York

January 27, 2020

A new study published on 24 January reveals NO compound that could be linked to EVALI was found in the two nicotine products tested.

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Charlie’s Chalk Dust to submit PMTA by May 12 deadline

Charlie’s Chalk Dust to submit PMTA by May 12 deadline

January 27, 2020

Charlie’s Chalk Dust has engaged Blackbriar Regulatory Services to assist in the preparation and submission of Premarket Tobacco Product Applications to the Federal Food and Drug Administration for certain of its e-liquid products.

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WHO accused of blatant disregard of truth about vapor products

WHO accused of blatant disregard of truth about vapor products

January 27, 2020

The World Health Organization is spreading “blatant misinformation” about the potential risks and benefits of e-cigarettes, according to two U.K. researchers.

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Report: No support for youth vaping epidemic in New Zealand

Report: No support for youth vaping epidemic in New Zealand

January 27, 2020

Cigarette use continues to fall among New Zealand teenagers, and vaping is not being taken up by non-smoking youth, according to a recent study.

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US CDC no longer making broad warning to stop vaping nicotine

US CDC no longer making broad warning to stop vaping nicotine

January 23, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has removed from its website a broad guidance stating people should stop vaping in response to the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses.

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WHO warns there is ‘little evidence’ that e-cigarettes help smokers quit

WHO warns there is ‘little evidence’ that e-cigarettes help smokers quit

January 23, 2020

The World Health Organization issued its strongest warning yet against vaping, stating the habit harms developing teenage brains and can damage a growing fetus as well as increase the risk of heart disease and lung disorders.

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New Jersey governor signs vapor flavor ban, takes effect on April 20

New Jersey governor signs vapor flavor ban, takes effect on April 20

January 22, 2020

Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed a bill into law prohibiting flavors in e-cigarettes in the Garden State, just months after he called for state lawmakers to send him a measure barring the products as a national health crisis associated with vaping unfolded.

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Figr continues to expand its cannabis footprint across Canada

Figr continues to expand its cannabis footprint across Canada

January 22, 2020

Figr Brands has launched a line of THC vapor products in Canada. The line includes a vapor device and pods designed exclusively for the device.

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Bates: No evidence of vapor ’95 percent’ safer claim being untrue

Bates: No evidence of vapor ’95 percent’ safer claim being untrue

January 22, 2020

Contrary to its claim, a recent critique does not debunk the statement that vaping is at least 95 percent less risky than smoking, according to Clive Bates.

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UK’s largest vapor retailer selects one of its own to lead new quit campaign

UK’s largest vapor retailer selects one of its own to lead new quit campaign

January 21, 2020

Douglas Parsons’ stop-smoking journey will be featured across a range of collateral, including on each VPZ store’s in-house screens as he details his switch to vaping.

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Avail Vapor divides into 3 separate entities to better serve its clients

Avail Vapor divides into 3 separate entities to better serve its clients

January 21, 2020

Avail Vapor has announced that as of January 1, 2020 the company has divided its operations into three separate businesses. Each entity has its own dedicated management team that will all be headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

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US presidential hopeful Bloomberg plans to ban all flavored vapes

US presidential hopeful Bloomberg plans to ban all flavored vapes

January 17, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg on Tuesday said he would ban the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes and raise taxes on traditional cigarettes if he wins the White House.

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Heat-not-burn products rapidly rising in Japan according to survey

Heat-not-burn products rapidly rising in Japan according to survey

January 17, 2020

Heated-tobacco product use is rising in Japan, according to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare’s 2018 National Health and Nutrition Survey.

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“Vapor is safer than smoking” : WHO doctor explains to committee

“Vapor is safer than smoking” : WHO doctor explains to committee

January 17, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally admitted that e-cigarettes are less harmful compared to cigarettes. The acknowledgment came from WHO representative Dr. Ranti Fayokun, scientist in the National Capacity-Tobacco Control Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases.

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Vape shop owners fighting back against New Hampshire flavor ban

Vape shop owners fighting back against New Hampshire flavor ban

January 17, 2020

Vape shop owners in New Hampshire came out in force Wednesday in opposition to a proposed flavor ban on vapor products. They argue the ban would shutter shops and force former smokers back to deadly combustible cigarettes.

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US FDA clarifies new Tobacco 21 rules for retailers; rule effective immediately

US FDA clarifies new Tobacco 21 rules for retailers; rule effective immediately

January 16, 2020

In order to help retailers comply, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a statement that says the new rules make it illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product, including all nicotine vapor products, to anyone under 21.

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