Home Authors Posts by Jim McDonald
Hong Kong legislators are set to debate a ban on sales, manufacture and promotion of e-cigarettes, with offenders facing fines and even prison.
How much nicotine is in a cigarette? We answer that, and explain how cigarettes deliver nicotine in the most powerful and most addictive way.
A list of countries that have banned the use, possession, importation or sale of e-cigarettes and other vaping products. There are more than 40 countries on the list.
Because of declining cigarette sales, state governments in the U.S. and countries around the world are looking to vapor products as a new source of tax revenue.
The FDA gave itself regulatory authority over vaping products in the 2016 Deeming Rule, using power granted to it by Congress in the Tobacco Control Act of 2009.
A clinical trial of nearly 900 British smokers showed that vaping e-cigarettes was almost twice as effective helping them quit as FDA-approved therapies.
The New York City Council’s health committee will hold a hearing Jan. 30 to discuss a proposed ordinance that would ban sales of flavored vaping products.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his 2019 budget proposal will back a sweeping set of laws that would restrict adult access to vapor products.
A Northern California man suspected for arson surrendered after a six-hour standoff with the police when they offered to bring a vape pen to him.
Controversial vaping manufacturer JUUL Labs will launch a series of TV ads, focused on its own customers telling how they switched to JUUL from cigarettes.