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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YouTube has recently penalized vaping channels without explanation, apparently focused on the popular product JUUL. The problems with vaping and YouTube go further though, with e-cigarette-related channels demonetized and suppressed on the video hosting site.
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Tobacco stocks fell in April after a Citigroup analyst downgraded Marlboro-maker Altria, and Philip Morris International released a weak earnings report. CNBC analyst Jim Cramer summed it up in a Mad Money episode, saying the cigarette manufacturers were “bent, spindled and mutilated” by the threat posed by vaping rivals like JUUL.
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A Florida man is dead after a house fire that authorities say was caused by an e-cigarette. The 38-year-old St. Petersburg resident was found dead in his bedroom by firefighters. A cause of death has not been issued yet.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission have jointly issued warnings to 13 vaping manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for marketing e-liquid with labels that resemble well-known food and candy products. The agencies say the e-liquids are a safety hazard because they could be mistaken by children for food or candy.
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A federal court in Switzerland has overturned the country’s long-standing ban on nicotine-containing e-cigarettes and vapor products. Although the government was already planning to end the prohibition, the court decision allows retailers to now begin selling vaping products with nicotine immediately.
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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced actions that he says will prevent youth uptake of e-cigarettes, and hinted that more enforcement is on the way. Meanwhile the primary focus of the FDA effort, the popular vapor product JUUL, responded by largely agreeing with the FDA.
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Duke University will join more than 2,000 other American colleges by making its campus smoke-free in 2020. However, the renowned private research university will not prohibit non-combustible forms of tobacco, including e-cigarettes.
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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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During a show about teenage vaping that specifically focused on the popular JUUL e-cigarette, On Point host Jane Clayson misidentified the host of YouTube vaping show Abby Vapes as a teenager. On Point is a nationally syndicated NPR program, produced by Boston public radio station WBUR.
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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.