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Juul Labs to expand into South Carolina

Juul Labs to expand into South Carolina

May 14, 2019

Juul Labs plans to invest more than $125 million in its new assembly facility in Lexington, South Carolina. The factory is expected to create more than 500 new jobs to support assembly operations, according to a release from the South Carolina Department of Congress.

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Canada e-cigarette advertising scrutinized

Canada e-cigarette advertising scrutinized

May 14, 2019

The Canadian Cancer Society claims it’s concerned that e-cigarette advertising is creating consumer confusion about vaping.

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Vaping recommended

Vaping recommended

May 7, 2019

The New Zealand ministry of health will soon start promoting the use of e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking.

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Court case moved

Court case moved

May 7, 2019

A U.S. federal judge will allow e-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs to transfer a class action lawsuit from Florida court to California.

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Limits limit effectiveness

Limits limit effectiveness

May 7, 2019

EU limits on nicotine levels are making Juul and similar products less effective as alternatives to cigarettes for smokers, according to a Juul executive.

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Jessen to keynote at UKVIA

Jessen to keynote at UKVIA

April 18, 2019

U.K. Television doctor Christian Jessen will give a keynote speech at the UKVIA Vaping Industry Forum on May 9.

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HPHC testing delayed by US FDA

HPHC testing delayed by US FDA

March 12, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents (HPHCs) reporting compliance date. The deadline was Nov. 8, 2019. The new deadline is not a firm date.

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Conference to focus on vaping public health potential

Conference to focus on vaping public health potential

March 4, 2019

The U.K. Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) will hold a one-day business-to-business conference on May 9, 2019, titled “Seizing the vaping public health prize.”

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New draft guidance

New draft guidance

February 27, 2019

The FDA has issued a revised draft guidance titled “Use of Investigational Tobacco Products” superseding the draft guidance of the same title that was published in September 2015.

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Vaping legal but difficult

Vaping legal but difficult

February 4, 2019

Once the vaping genie is out of the bottle, it is hard to stuff it back in, even in the unlikely event that you want to; so, at this point, it’s probably best to rely on regulation rather than bans.

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Study finds vapor helps smokers quit

Study finds vapor helps smokers quit

January 17, 2019

A sample of 2,568 former and current smokers in Attica, Greece, showed that 40 percent of respondents who quit smoking since 2014 reported using or having used vapor products.

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‘There is no epidemic’

‘There is no epidemic’

January 7, 2019

If the figures are looked at in the round, there is no epidemic of teen vaping in the US, just a de-epidemic of teen smoking.

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Action against youth access

Action against youth access

November 13, 2018

The Global Vaping Standards Association supports regulations limiting the sale of certain flavored e-liquids to vape shops and tobacconists.

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Save the vape!

Save the vape!

October 29, 2018

SFATA has announced a multi-media initiative dedicated to saving the vapor industry from excessive regulation and taxation, biased science, inaccurate reporting, and unfair competitive practices.

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Safety recognized

Safety recognized

October 18, 2018

Joyetech has become the first organization to certify to UL 8139, a safety standard that evaluates the electrical and battery systems of vaping devices and e-cigarettes.

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Campaigning against ban

Campaigning against ban

September 26, 2018

The global vaping community calls on World Health Organization to reverse moves to ban vaping.

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Giant step backward

Giant step backward

September 13, 2018

FDA announcement could result in millions of American vapers returning to smoking, according to the Vapor Technology Association.

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FDA cracks down

FDA cracks down

September 12, 2018

The FDA has given tobacco companies 60 days to submit plans describing how they will address youth access and use of their products.

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