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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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FDA warns four companies over social media posts

FDA warns four companies over social media posts

June 8, 2019

Federal regulators sent warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for failing to follow advertising rules in social media posts.

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Expert asks Philippines to not ban vapor products

Expert asks Philippines to not ban vapor products

May 27, 2019

A cardiologist and top harm reduction expert asked the Philippine government to regulate, and not ban, the use of electronic cigarettes.

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E-cig crackdown

E-cig crackdown

May 27, 2019

Jordan shuts down unlicensed e-cigarette operations and disposes of substandard product.

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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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