Philippines: Public Consultations on E-Cigs Halted as FDA Hid Funding – Vaping Post

Last August, the Philippine Joint House Committees on Trade and Industry and on Health, put forward a bill that would regulate the manufacture, distribution and use of vaping and heated…

FDA Will Make List of PMTA Applicants Available to The Public – Vaping Post

As the infamous May 12th PreMarket Tobacco Application Authorization (PMTA) deadline was fast approaching, a number of entities including Altria Group Inc. and tobacco association NATO, had asked the FDA…

Kiwi Vape Group Says NZ is Missing Out by Skipping Stoptober – Vaping Post

Stoptober, a yearly campaign created by Public Health England (PHE) launched in 2012, encourages smokers in the UK and across the globe to quit smoking for the month of October.…

Referendum Sought For California's Imminent Flavour Ban – Vaping Post

Besides flavoured cigarettes and vaping products, SB 793 also bans the sales of flavoured smokeless tobacco, small cigars and menthol cigarettes, whilst exempting flavored hookah products, pipe tobacco and premium…

Study Confirms States With Legalised Marijuana Had Less EVALI Cases – Vaping Post

Last December, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), confirmed that EVALI, the infamous “vape related” lung disease that has sadly spread across the US, was caused by…

US: Pittsburgh Public Schools Latest School District Suing Juul – Vaping Post

According to an article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the school district has just been given approval by the school board to enter into a contract with the Frantz Law Group…

Cigarette Smugglers Exploit the Covid-Related Demand for Medical Supplies – Vaping Post

According to experts in illicit trade, the same smugglers who drive the cigarette black market and facilitate money laundering and the trafficking of dangerous weapons, drugs and so forth, are…

US: Two Vape Shop Staff Caught Selling Class A Drugs in Store – Vaping Post

“During the course of the investigation, detectives were able to identify that the Vape Shop employees were selling cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, LSD, and THC oil.” The two people have been…

UK Study: TPD Regulation Pushes UK Vapers to The Black Market – Vaping Post

Introduced in 2017, the aim of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is to educate the public about the risks of vaping and prevent use by non-smokers and minors. Meanwhile…

US Study: Green Apple Vape Flavour Triggers Brain's Reward Pathway – Vaping Post

Farnesene was rewarding by itself, but its reward level was even more enhanced when mixed with nicotine. Conducted by researchers at Marshall University in West Virginia, the study found that…

Oregon Measure Proposing E-Cig Tax is Up For Voting – Vaping Post

“A “yes” vote supports the measure to increase taxes on tobacco products and inhalant delivery systems (such as e-cigarettes) to fund the state’s Medical Assistance Program and other healthcare-related programs.…

The AVCA is Urging Kiwi Voters to be Wary of Possible Vape Tax – Vaping Post

“Huge tobacco excise has long failed our poorer communities. The prospect of also adding an excise tax to vaping – the world’s most effective smoking cessation tool – makes no…

NZ Poll Reveals Cannabis Referendum Outcome is Still Questionable – Vaping Post

Commissioned by Kiwi medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, the latest Horizon Research survey has indicated that 52% of all respondents said they would vote in support of the Cannabis Legalisation…

CVA: Misinformation and Harsh Bans Drive Vapers Back to Smoking – Vaping Post

The CVA is referring to a recent report released by tobacco company Altria. “Over the last several months, we’ve observed an increase in the number of age 50 and older…

The US State of Arizona Wins $22.5M Lawsuit Against Vape Businesses – Vaping Post

Attorney General Mark Brnovich sued Eonsmoke and e-cigarette giant Juul Labs last January, on grounds that both companies have violated state consumer fraud laws and targeted youth with their flavored…

Health Institute Says Belgian Vape Law is “Still Too Vague” – Vaping Post

The local vape law “imposes restrictions only on the presence of nicotines in e-liquids. Other substances are not explicitly banned and therefore we still often find them,” reported Sciensano. “These…

A Review Looking Into The Effect of Vaping on Cardiopulmonary Health, Leads to Inaccurate Conclusions – Vaping Post

Called, “Effects of E‐cigarettes and vaping devices on cardiac and pulmonary physiology,” the review reported that acute exposure to e‐cigarette aerosols seemed to lead to increased blood pressure and heart…

US: Two Pennsylvania School Districts Sue Juul Labs – Vaping Post

Approximately 100 school districts nationwide are believed to be suing the Juul and its subsidiaries. These two districts are the fifth and sixth in the area to file federal lawsuits…

European THR Group Urges Nicotine Users in Europe to Take Survey – Vaping Post

ETHRA, an association bringing together 22 European groups representing consumers of safer nicotine products, is launching a questionnaire today, on October 12th, with the aim of looking into nicotine use…

The Canadian Vaping Association: Why Vape Taxes Lead to Higher Smoking Rates – Vaping Post

There is no denying it, increased vaping rates are directly correlating to decreased smoking rates all across the globe, and scientific data keeps confirming this. However, flavour bans and excessive…

Australia to Launch Senate Inquiry Into Vaping to Set Clear E-Cig Laws – Vaping Post

A selected THR committee is set to analyse the strategies successfully adopted in other countries, such as the UK and New Zealand, and how they have impacted tobacco and nicotine…

A First For Japan: Male Smoking Rate Drops Below 30% – Vaping Post

The biggest drops were observed amongst smokers in their 20s, with the ratio for men falling by 4.1 points, to 27%, and the ratio for women by 1.9 points, to…

Oregon Health Authority Recommends E-Cig Restrictions to Protect Youth – Vaping Post

The proposed changes would ban flavoured products and harmful additives, increas e-cig prices, set in place a tobacco retail licensure, and ban online e-cig sales. On the 20th of August,…

The Canadian Vaping Association Responds to Study Linking E-Cigs to Lung Injuries – Vaping Post

“Atomizers use a variety or metal options and nickel chromium alloy is not uncommon. If this study were factual millions of vapers would have already been hospitalized for EVALI.” The…

California's Attorney General Sues Vape Brand – Vaping Post

E-Juice Vapors failed to comply with numerous age verification requirements, intended to prevent youth from purchasing vape products online, and allegedly even with the investigation itself. An investigation into the…

Vermont Programme Involves Teens in Finding Solutions Regarding Underage Vaping – Vaping Post

The GTY program has received a “Best Practice” national designation by the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, while the Vermont Department of Health has recognized the program as…

US Researchers Say Heating Elements In E-Cigs May Cause Lung Damage – Vaping Post

The large-scale study titled, “Heating in vaping device as cause for lung injury, study shows,” was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association and initially set out to…

NZ: Hamilton City Extends Current Smoking Restrictions to Include Vaping – Vaping Post

“For the past 18 months Hamilton has been put up in lights as a progressive and smart city when it came to protecting its community from the dangers of tobacco…

Canadian Review Links E-Cig Adverts to Increase in Teen Vaping – Vaping Post

“This is the first study of its kind that makes direct links between reasons for youth uptake and the marketing strategies of e-cigarette companies,” said Assistant Professor Laura Struik, who…

UK Vape Association Launches Underage Vape Sales Prevention Guide – Vaping Post

Released in the form of a webinar and a pdf, the UK Vaping Industry Association’s Primary Authority Advice, tackles one of the main challenges that the vaping industry faces worldwide:…

Tobacco Harm Reduction Experts Root For Oral Nicotine Products – Vaping Post

During a webinar shown on August 4th, economists and leading international Tobacco Harm Reduction experts, referred to the success achieved by Sweden by endorsing the use of snus for smoking…

South Korea to Double Taxes on Vaping Products – Vaping Post

Last week, the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare, said that the Cabinet has approved a plan to revise the national health promotion law. This revised version would allow the…

UK and Canadian Universities Team Up to Study Teen Vaping – Vaping Post

Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research as part of the Health Effects of Vaping funding opportunity, a multidisciplinary research team of co-investigators and community partners, will be led…

US Study: Group Based Stop-Smoking Support Successful With US Inmates – Vaping Post

“Smokers who are incarcerated, similar to other marginalized populations who smoke, lack the necessary skills to quit and have limited access to treatment options,” said Pamela Valera, an assistant professor…

The Vapor Technology Association Launches Its First-Ever Individual Membership – Vaping Post

Earlier this month, the VTA launched its first-ever individual membership scheme, making it easier for vapers and vaping advocates to have a voice and a role in the fight for…

US National Survey Indicates Significant Drop in Teen Vaping – Vaping Post

“We are acting on very clear science that there’s an epidemic on the way,” said former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb back in 2018. “We’re in possession of data that…

Canadian Lung Association Says Social Media Influencers Should be Tackled Next – Vaping Post

Earlier this year, Canada’s Health Minister Patty Hajdu, had announced a ban on adverts for vaping products in places where they can be seen by minors, such as on billboards…

New Mexico Survey: High School Students Are Vaping More And Smoking Less – Vaping Post

The New Mexico Department of Health 2019 Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey, is a joint project between the Department of Health (DOH) and the state Public Education Department, and is…

US: Chicago City Council Votes in Favour of Flavour Ban – Vaping Post

Chicago on Lake Michigan, Illinois, is among the largest cities in the United States. In September 2019, Mayor Lori Lightfoot vowed to support a citywide ban on the sale of…

NIH Awards $2.3 Million Grant to Study the Impact of Vaping During Pregnancy – Vaping Post

Scientific research has consistently indicated that pregnant women who smoke, are likely to increase the risk of their children having asthma. Moreover these offspring tend to pass it on to…

Kiwi Vapers Encouraged to Attend Online Conference Next Saturday – Vaping Post

Initiated by the Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA), the webinar will be held next Saturday, 26th September, and will be running from 8.00pm until midnight NZT…

US: Louisiana Laws Restrict Vaping in Cars And Improve Access to Medical Marijuana – Vaping Post

With regards to the part pertaining to cannabis, the amended measures expand Louisiana’s medical marijuana program. This now allows doctors to recommend the substance to any patient or medical condition…

Good Riddance: Infamous Anti-Vape Extremist S. Glantz Retires Without Explanation – Vaping Post

“I have finally retired from UCSF, ready to move to the next phase,” wrote Glantz in a message to colleagues. “I will also be continuing to work with my UCSF…

Russia: E-Cigs to Fall Under The Same Regulations as Cigarettes – Vaping Post

Launched in 2013, Russia’s anti smoking legislative campaign began with the federal law “On Protecting the Health of the Citizens from the Effects of Secondhand Tobacco Smoke and the Consequences…

What Can Vapers do to Safeguard the Environment? – Vaping Post

Data keep indicating that over five trillion butts are generated by smokers each year worldwide. Sadly, many of these tend to pile up in parks, beaches, streets and bus stops,…