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Digital stamps coming

Digital stamps coming

July 12, 2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to start requiring digital tax stamps on all e-cigarette and vapor products in November. Then, as of June 1, 2020, it will no longer be permissible to supply, transfer, store or possess unmarked designated excise goods in the UAE.

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New Philippine guidelines to require licensing for vapor-related businesses

New Philippine guidelines to require licensing for vapor-related businesses

July 12, 2019

The Philippines will mandate licensing for all makers, sellers and distributors of e-cigarettes and vaporizers under the new guidelines covering the sector.

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Cautious about CBD

Cautious about CBD

July 12, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a consumer update addressing health-related claims about cannabidiol (CBD) and issued a warning to consumers.

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Acting FDA Commissioner Sharpless on ENDS: topic is a complicated one

Acting FDA Commissioner Sharpless on ENDS: topic is a complicated one

July 12, 2019

The e-cigarette industry is “a complicated one with many unknowns,” according to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless. “There is great potential to significantly reduce the national burden of cancer and other diseases if we can help addicted smokers quit … but there is also the terrible risk of having millions of new Americans become life-long addicts to a new class of products that are not safe … “

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Lawsuit filed after external battery explodes in mod

Lawsuit filed after external battery explodes in mod

July 7, 2019

A man from Cleveland, Ohio, USA, has filed a lawsuit after suffering second- and third-degree burns following the explosion of an e-cigarette battery in his pants pocket.

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New GM Fontem Canada

New GM Fontem Canada

July 7, 2019

Rob Norris, head of Altadis USA, has accepted a transfer to Fontem Ventures as general manager of Canada effective Aug. 1.

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Avail Vapor launches its own CBD brand, Leafana

Avail Vapor launches its own CBD brand, Leafana

July 7, 2019

Avail Vapor launched Leafana Wellness, its newly developed CBD line of products. The company launched the brand at its 99 retail stores in 12 states and will offer the complete product line to U.S. distributors.

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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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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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