Vape News

We bring you the latest vape news from around the world. Keep up to date on the latest vaping regulations, studies and rumours.

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Six tobacco control and medical groups have asked the FDA to “take immediate action” to protect young people from the rise in use of JUUL e-cigarettes. The groups, led by the Truth Initiative and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, have led a crusade for months to link JUUL to a supposed epidemic of teen vaping.
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RJ Reynolds Vapor Company is recalling 2.6 million Vuse Vibe vape devices, after 10 customer complaints raised concerns over a battery defect that could lead to a fire risk. The company will replace the products directly.
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A bill in the Vermont Senate would impose a business-killing 46 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vapor products. In Florida, a special commission is proposing a fall ballot measure that would ban vaping anywhere smoking is prohibited. CASAA is asking vapers to act on both proposed laws.
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Anti-smoking activist Stanton Glantz, a professor at the University of California-San Francisco, has been sued by a former subordinate for sexual harassment. This is the second harassment suit against Glantz in the last four months. Both lawsuits also charge academic misconduct by Glantz.
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Two researchers are conducting a major survey of the e-liquid flavor preferences of American vapers. Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos says the survey will provide evidence to the FDA about patterns of e-cigarettes use, and the role flavors play in helping vapers stay free of combustible cigarettes.
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The new Blush Gold JUUL is a limited edition gift for subscribers to JUUL’s auto-ship refill program. The stunning vape device is free to anyone who orders at least two pod packs a month for a minimum of three months on auto-ship.
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The VApril Challenge is an U.K.-wide vapingawareness and education campaign organized by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) and fronted by Dr. Christian Jessen, one of U.K.’s most recognizable doctors with a long-standing TV presence. The goal is to give the country’s 7.6 million smokers help quitting cigarettes.
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Guest columnist Dr. Attila Danko explains how the tobacco control movement in Australia lost its way by transferring hate for the tobacco industry to smokers themselves and fighting a religious war on nicotine use that demanded smokers be punished for their “sin” with death and disease.
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A New York City judge presiding over a murder trial has been observed by New York Post reporters using an e-cigarette during the trial. The state’s Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits vaping in any public building, and violators can get up to a $2,000 fine.
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A coalition of anti-tobacco groups has filed a federal lawsuit intended to force the FDA Center for Tobacco Products to reinstate its original deadline date for vaping manufacturers to submit applications for premarket review for all existing products. The date was postponed last year from 2018 until Aug. 8, 2022.