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Malaysia wants to regulate vapor products

Malaysia wants to regulate vapor products

October 21, 2019

Malaysia is looking to introduce stricter regulations on the sale and use of vapor products, placing it together with tobacco products under a single law that would prohibit promotions and advertising, usage in public areas and use by minors.

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Vaping products now sold in New Zealand pharmacies

Vaping products now sold in New Zealand pharmacies

October 21, 2019

Vaping products are now being sold on pharmacy shelves throughout New Zealand. Vaping company Vapix, which is branded as a health product, is now being sold in Unichem and Life Pharmacy stores around the country. The product is only available to those older than 18 and is marketed at smokers, encouraging them to “make the switch”.

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VTA asks voters to oppose national ban on flavored vapor products

VTA asks voters to oppose national ban on flavored vapor products

October 21, 2019

The Vapor Technology Association (VTA) formally called on voters to voice their opposition to the proposed national ban on flavored vapor products.

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Erdogan rules out e-cigs

Erdogan rules out e-cigs

October 21, 2019

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered his trade minister “never” to allow e-cigarettes.

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Juul to end U.S. sales of all flavors except tobacco, mint and menthol

Juul to end U.S. sales of all flavors except tobacco, mint and menthol

October 17, 2019

Juul Labs Inc announced on Thursday it will completely halt U.S. sales of all flavors except tobacco, mint and menthol, as the company faces heightened scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and state attorneys general over the appeal of its nicotine products to teenagers.

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Judge blocks Michigan’s ban on flavored vapor products

Judge blocks Michigan’s ban on flavored vapor products

October 15, 2019

A Michigan judge on Tuesday blocked the state’s weeks-old ban on flavored e-cigarettes, citing evidence that adults could return to smoking more harmful tobacco products.

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First Vape Expo in Dubai to be held March, 2020

First Vape Expo in Dubai to be held March, 2020

October 15, 2019

Vape expo organizer Way Joy announced that the first Dubai International Vape Expo has been scheduled for March 18 to 20, 2020, and will be held at Festival Arena By InterContinental, Al Badiya, Dubai Festival City. The Expo will be special for business groups on March 18 and 19, and open to consumers on March 20.

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Malaysia mulls vapor ban

Malaysia mulls vapor ban

October 15, 2019

Malaysia is considering a ban on vapor products using the excuse of an outbreak of THC-vaping-related deaths and illnesses in the United States.

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Vapor waste becoming a true concern as vaping popularity grows

Vapor waste becoming a true concern as vaping popularity grows

October 15, 2019

A volunteer with Surfrider Foundation, a non-profit group that picks up trash as part of its mission to protect marine environments, Mike Castellano, says vaping waste is a problem that has become progressively worse over the last six months.

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Former FDA chief ‘skeptical’ on nicotine causing cancer

Former FDA chief ‘skeptical’ on nicotine causing cancer

October 15, 2019

A new study claiming that vaping nicotine causes cancer in mice has former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb crying foul. Gottlieb told CNBC that he isn’t convinced that vaping nicotine is carcinogenic. He then cited a study that pointed toward the opposite conclusion.

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Vuse has submitted for review to FDA for PMTA, jumping Juul

Vuse has submitted for review to FDA for PMTA, jumping Juul

October 12, 2019

Reynolds American Inc said on Friday it had filed for a review of its Vuse e-cigarettes by the U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA), giving it a jump ahead of its main rival Juul Labs.

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Montana orders temporary sales stop for flavored vapor products

Montana orders temporary sales stop for flavored vapor products

October 10, 2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has ordered a 120-day halt to the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in the state in response to the recent spate of serious lung illnesses.

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U.S. congressman wants to limit amount of nicotine in ENDS products to 20 mg per ml.

U.S. congressman wants to limit amount of nicotine in ENDS products to 20 mg per ml.

October 9, 2019

U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi wants to limit the amount of nicotine in e-cigarettes to 20 mg per ml.

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13 percent decline in US vapor market predicted, many to return to smoking

13 percent decline in US vapor market predicted, many to return to smoking

October 9, 2019

The U.S. vapor market will shrink by 13 percent as vapers return to smoking, despite government warnings not to do so, according to ECigIntelligence.

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IQOS debuts in the U.S.

IQOS debuts in the U.S.

October 9, 2019

Altria formally launched Philip Morris International’s IQOS heat-not-burn device in the United States on Friday.

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Flight attendant union wants ban of e-cigarettes on planes due to ‘fire risk’

Flight attendant union wants ban of e-cigarettes on planes due to ‘fire risk’

October 9, 2019

The president of the largest flight attendant union wants the FAA to ban e-cigarettes from planes because their lithium-ion batteries could be a fire hazard.

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Alibaba ends sales of ENDS components in United States market

Alibaba ends sales of ENDS components in United States market

October 9, 2019

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba said on Wednesday cease selling electronic nicotine-delivery system (ENDS) components in the U.S. amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to THC vaping.

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Kroger, Walgreens to stop sales of vapor products, will continue combustible sales

Kroger, Walgreens to stop sales of vapor products, will continue combustible sales

October 8, 2019

Kroger Co and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Monday they would stop selling e-cigarettes at their stores, however, the companies will continue combustible cigarette sales.

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