We interviewed Prof. Jean-Françios Etter about a new study which looked at the long-term behavior of vapers.
A news story about a kid purchasing an e-cigarette is bound to get those opposed to the technology up in arms, and a recent story from British Columbia drives that fact home very clearly indeed.
With lawmakers around the world pondering the question of how to deal with e-cigarettes, England has now joined many others (including 26 states) and opted to officially ban the sale of e-cigarettes to youths.
Tobacco giant Altria (manufacturer of Marlboro) has agreed a deal to purchase Florida-based e-cig company Green Smoke, marking another milestone for the Big Tobacco expansion into the e-cig industry.
MEPs have approved new and stringent rules on e-cigarettes, banning advertising and limiting nicotine content to 20mg/ml beginning in 2016.
In response to LA City Council banning public e-cig use, CASAA asked vapers to reach out to Mayor Garcetti and rally in Pershing Square.
The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products has announced it will be holding a public listening session to discuss “any topic relevant to science-based regulation of tobacco products” on April 5th in San Diego.
A recent South Jersey Times opinion piece on e-cigs illustrates this ability beautifully, as if it was designed as a template for media-based e-cig bashing. If you're a journalist looking to publish some brain-dead word-farts on the topic of e-cigs, this is the resource for you.
The British newspaper the Leicester Mercury misquoted Prof. Jason Hughes claiming he said e-cigarettes could be a gateway to harder drugs.
Skycig is set to become blu eCigs in May, after recently being acquired by Lorillard. Is this a sign Big Tobacco will take over the market?
It’s been a very, very long time coming, but the FDA has finally revealed its plans for the regulation of e-cigarettes.
The FDA, which claims to stand for “science-based regulation,” seems incapable of drawing even the most basic of conclusions: e-cigarettes, regulated or unregulated, are vastly safer than tobacco cigarettes and should be treated as such.
The AHA comes out in support of the FDA’s proposal, and even advocates further actions such as including vaping in smoke-free air laws and increasing taxes, but manages to hold this view despite conducting a fairly reasonable analysis of the evidence beforehand.
Big Tobacco companies Altria (of Marlboro cigarettes and MarkTen e-cigarettes) and RJ Reynolds (maker of Camels and Vuse e-cigarettes) are taking some further steps to bolster their image and further their standing in the e-cigarette market by placing some excessive warnings on their vaping products.
New York City Councilman Costa Constantinides introduced a bill on Tuesday proposing a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes, flatly claiming, “These flavors are direct marketing to children.
The newest thinly-veiled attempt to stoke fear of e-cigarettes is a curious one: e-cigarettes can infect your computer with malware.
After a string of court cases in Germany revolving around the possible classification of e-liquids as medicines, the Federal Administrative Court has decisively ruled that they don't meet the definition, and e-liquids can therefore continue being sold freely.
E-cigarettes are harmful, sold by the tobacco industry, contain toxic and cancer-causing chemicals, emit a “pollution cloud” that does “second-hand harm to others” and are just the "latest gimmick" from Big Tobacco, according to the new #CurbIt campaign from the San Francisco Tobacco Free Project.
Big tobacco giant Lorillard saw sales of blu eCigs fall by almost 40 percent in the third quarter of 2014, likely due to the fact that vapers have long-since realized that eGo-style devices or mods are vastly superior to the cigarette-sized weaklings of the vaping industry.
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is losing sales of its nicotine patches and gums because of the proliferation of e-cigarettes, according to the company’s chief executive. Andrew Witty commented, “Of course, it's definitely taken a bit of our market, no question at all," but said they won't release their own because e-cigs are "just too controversial."