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Jim McDonald

Smokers created vaping without help from the tobacco industry or anti-smoking crusaders, and I believe vapers have the right to continue innovating to help themselves. My goal is to provide clear, honest information about the challenges vaping faces from lawmakers, regulators, and brokers of disinformation. I’m a member of the CASAA board, but my opinions aren’t necessarily CASAA’s, and vice versa. You can find me on Twitter @whycherrywhy
JUUL comes to UK
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JUUL, the most popular American e-cigarette, has entered the second-largest vaping market in the world, launching sales in the U.K. this week.
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The FDA public comment system has been virtually shut down by the submission of more than 250,000 fake public comments on flavors in e-liquid and tobacco.
Trump’s Proposed China Tariffs Will Hit Vape Industry
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E-cigarettes and other vaping products are among the hundreds of categories of Chinese goods that President Trump is planning to hit with a 25 percent tariff.
Stop the EU vape tax
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The European Union taxation authority is conducting a public consultation, asking for opinions on a potential excise tax on e-cigarettes and other vapor products.
vaping fruit aromas
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A new study shows that vapers who have completely switched from smoking to e-cigarettes prefer fruit and other sweet flavors to tobacco and menthol.
Vaping in prison_boxmod
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After a smoking ban in British prisons last year, corrections authorities have reduced unrest by allowing prisoners to buy e-cigarettes.
Massachusetts hazmat story
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A local TV news story about a chemical accident at an industrial components factory led to a series of news stories misidentifying the company as an e-cigarette manufacturer.
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An editorial in Nicotine & Tobacco Research explains why the academic journal will no longer refer to e-cigarettes as “tobacco products.”
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A study led by Dr. Riccardo Polosa shows that smokers who reduce or eliminate cigarettes with e-cigarettes lower and better control their blood pressure.
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Indonesia will impose a 57 percent tax on vaping e-liquids, a decision that may be intended to protect the cigarette market from competition in a country with extremely high smoking rates.