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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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Beverly Hills bans tobacco

Beverly Hills bans tobacco

June 5, 2019

The Beverly Hills City Council has unanimously approved a ban on the retail sale of most tobacco products with an ordinance that is the first of its kind in the United States.

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Confidence dented

Confidence dented

June 5, 2019

Cannabis stocks fell Monday, as investors digested the first reports from Friday’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory hearing on cannabis and its ingredients.

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FDA learns about CBD

FDA learns about CBD

June 4, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration hosted a hearing on cannabidiol (CBD) to help it determine how to regulate the substance.

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India state of Rajasthan votes to ban vapor products

India state of Rajasthan votes to ban vapor products

June 3, 2019

The Rajasthan government in Northern India has banned the production, distribution, advertisement and sale of e-cigarettes in the state.

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Alabama students file suit against vapor makers

Alabama students file suit against vapor makers

June 3, 2019

A student at the University of Alabama and a student at Auburn University have filed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of e-cigarettes.

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Strengthening scientific services

Strengthening scientific services

May 31, 2019

Avail Vapor has hired Ramesh Srinivasan as business development director for scientific services.

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VAT challenged

VAT challenged

May 31, 2019

A VAT challenge on electronic cigarettes in the U.K. aims to break the mold of ever-increasing taxes on the sector by calling for a drop in value added tax to 5 percent.

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Public vaping on the agenda for Illinois state senate

Public vaping on the agenda for Illinois state senate

May 29, 2019

The Illinois Senate is considering a bill that would expand the state’s general ban on smoking in public places to include e-cigarettes and other alternative nicotine products.

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Nevada seeking 30 percent wholesale vapor tax

Nevada seeking 30 percent wholesale vapor tax

May 29, 2019

A bill that proposes a 30 percent wholesale tax on vapor products is making its way through the Nevada legislature.

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Heating up

Heating up

May 28, 2019

The market share of heat-not-burn cigarettes in South Korea has risen more than five-fold over the past two years

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Nebraska eyeing 19 as age to vape

Nebraska eyeing 19 as age to vape

May 28, 2019

Nebraskans may have to be 19 in order to purchase vapor products if governor signs bill that passed unanimously on May 24.

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Texas may be next state to raise vaping age to 21

Texas may be next state to raise vaping age to 21

May 23, 2019

The Texas state Senate agreed to state House changes in a bill that would raise the legal sales age for vaping products from 18 to 21.

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Three times more effective

Three times more effective

May 23, 2019

A study published by University College London scientists found vapers were 95 percent more likely to be successful than those not using the products in their attempts to quit smoking cigarettes.

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NY state poised to ban e-cigarette flavors

NY state poised to ban e-cigarette flavors

May 21, 2019

The US state of New York is moving toward becoming one of the first states to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes with nicotine

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