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.
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.
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.
It’s been a very, very long time coming, but the FDA has finally revealed its plans for the regulation of e-cigarettes.
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?
The British newspaper the Leicester Mercury misquoted Prof. Jason Hughes claiming he said e-cigarettes could be a gateway to harder drugs.
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 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.
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.
MEPs have approved new and stringent rules on e-cigarettes, banning advertising and limiting nicotine content to 20mg/ml beginning in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
We interviewed Prof. Jean-Françios Etter about a new study which looked at the long-term behavior of vapers.
A bill that will add electronic cigarettes to New York City's Smoke-Free Air Act was passed by NY City Council Thursday afternoon. The legislation would go into effect in four months and would ban use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited.
We’ve written a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg – who has already received a “protect the children” call from the Attorneys General – putting forward the case for e-cigarettes and suggesting how they should be regulated.
Last week, while the city of New York debated adding e-cigarettes to the Clean Indoor Air Act, Los Angeles voted on a motion to draft an ordinance regulating usage of the devices wherever smoking is prohibited.
“Won’t somebody please think of the children” is one of the core rallying calls of the anti-vaping fanatics, and Cancer Research UK is evidently paying attention.
After the landmark decision from the European Parliament to not regulate e-cigs as medicines, the EU Commission – the arm of the EU responsible for proposing legislation – has pushed ahead and proposed a vastly disproportionate approach to regulating e-cigs.