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San Francisco is first US city to ban vapor sales, combustibles cigarettes remain legal

San Francisco is first US city to ban vapor sales, combustibles cigarettes remain legal

June 25, 2019

The city of San Francisco on Tuesday voted to impose a blanket ban on e-cigarettes — making it the first American city to outlaw the sale, distribution and manufacturing of vaping products.

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US FDA provides free digital calendars to retailers

US FDA provides free digital calendars to retailers

June 25, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that a new digital age verification calendar is available as part of the agency’s “This is Our Watch” voluntary retailer education program.

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Vape Club celebrates 1.5 million orders in 7 years

Vape Club celebrates 1.5 million orders in 7 years

June 25, 2019

When Vape Club was first founded they would hold impromptu team huddle meetings in the car park to discuss the company vision. Vape Club has now announced a major milestone and further expansion.

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Long-term impact studied

Long-term impact studied

June 25, 2019

In the first-of-its-kind longitudinal study of lung health among millennials, researchers will be examining the long-term impact of vaping on the lungs.

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Vermont votes to tax vapor products at more than 90%

Vermont votes to tax vapor products at more than 90%

June 24, 2019

Consumers of vaping products and e-cigarettes may want to stock up on supplies this week. On July 1, two new Vermont laws will go into effect: H.57 will tax all e-cigarettes and vaping products 92 percent, and H.26 will restrict their sales over the internet.

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US Senator asks FDA to stop fake vapor pod sales

US Senator asks FDA to stop fake vapor pod sales

June 24, 2019

Fake refill pods, such as those compatible with Juul, can now be found at convenience stores being sold right next to the authentic items. The issue has become so pervasive that it has garnered the attention of a US Senator.

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Juul enters Philippines

Juul enters Philippines

June 21, 2019

The San Francisco company launches its device as the Health Department drafts regulations on electronic nicotine delivery systems.

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Sales ban contemplated

Sales ban contemplated

June 20, 2019

San Francisco city supervisors are considering whether to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes a part of an effort to crack down on youth vaping

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Juul grant criticized

Juul grant criticized

June 20, 2019

African-American health experts and activists are denouncing Juul’s $7.5 million grant to Meharry Medical College because they don’t want black youths becoming addicted to nicotine through vaping.

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India vapor ban spreads

India vapor ban spreads

June 20, 2019

The government of Gujarat, India, plans to ban the sale and consumption of e-cigarettes.

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Retailer battery choice error forces recall of vapor hardware

Retailer battery choice error forces recall of vapor hardware

June 18, 2019

The UK retailer Argos included the wrong battery with several vaporizer kits, which forced a recall of otherwise safe Innokin and Smok vapor products.

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New deadline proposed

New deadline proposed

June 17, 2019

The FDA has proposed a new PMTA deadline in response to court ruling.

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Findings shared

Findings shared

June 17, 2019

Juul Labs presents results from studies on exhaled toxicants and the role of flavors.

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US FDA finalizes PMTA guidance for vapor products

US FDA finalizes PMTA guidance for vapor products

June 11, 2019

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized its guidance for manufacturers submitting new tobacco product applications through the premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) pathway for electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).

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New Juulpods to help UK smokers making switch easier

New Juulpods to help UK smokers making switch easier

June 11, 2019

Juul Labs recently launched New Technology Juulpods, available in multiple nicotine strength options, to reach a broader range of smokers in the U.K.

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New Zealand website promotes vapor as quitting aid

New Zealand website promotes vapor as quitting aid

June 11, 2019

A new website that provides information and advice on vaping in New Zealand has been launched.

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Confidence boosted

Confidence boosted

June 8, 2019

Shares of Cronos Group soared more than 15 percent on May 5 after the Canadian cannabis company announced it plans to launch cannabidiol in the United States.

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Strategic partnership

Strategic partnership

June 8, 2019

ALD Group has agreed to transfer 10 percent of its stake to Veken Technology for approximately $14 million).

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