The director of public health for Canada’s second-largest city has called for national regulation specifically covering e-cigarettes, which would clarify the country’s confusing mixture of proclaimed prohibition and actual tolerance.
An influential member of the U.S. Congress has urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to mandate child-proofing for e-liquid containers, as the wrangling over whether e-cigarettes pose a threat to young people rumbles on.
The chief executive of U.S. tobacco firm Reynolds American has strongly hinted that it will take its Vuse e-cigarette brand to international markets through a partnership with British American Tobacco (BAT).
U.S. tobacco giant Lorillard is losing its best-selling e-cigarette brand Blu to British counterpart Imperial Tobacco, as part of a complex four-way deal which sees Reynolds American pay $27bn for Lorillard while Imperial picks up a number of key brands from both.
Campaigners have accused two New York state senators of failing to see the wood for the trees after they introduced a bill that could prevent businesses from selling, offering to sell or giving away e-liquids.
The proposed e-cigarette regulations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could face legal challenges on at least five separate grounds if they are enacted without change, a new analysis from ECigIntelligence reveals.
Can nicotine cause cancer? It’s a question that has been posed for some time, and answered in the negative, although some studies have found potentially carcinogenic associations. And now new research raises the issue again.
Ten U.S. public health organisations have today asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to move quickly on child-proofing of e-liquid containers, and extend its proposed e-cigarette regulations to cover flavourings and advertising.
The sensitivity of U.S. vapers to e-cigarette pricing is much higher than smokers’ sensitivity to the costs of tobacco cigarettes, according to new research – and sales of refillable units are particularly likely to be affected by price increases.