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Hong Kong police made their first arrests under a law banning the sale of electronic cigarettes after two men were allegedly caught with the items on Wednesday. Two suspects, aged 28 and 31, are being held on...
On April 26, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized an additional four tobacco-flavored electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products for marketing under the Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) pathway. Marketing granted orders (MGOs) were...
Touted as an antidote to the youth vaping epidemic, the bill lost the support of advocates worried about a loophole in the ban. Hawaii's ban on flavored e-cigarettes will land on the governor's desk, having survived...
A new study says smokers receiving noninvasive low intensity electric or magnetic impulses were twice as likely to go without cigarettes for three to six months than those receiving placebo treatment. Researchers from the University of...
The National Tobacco Products Control Committee is being urged to consider revising its ban on the import and sales of e-cigarettes in Thailand. Digital Economy and Society Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn said he has submitted a petition...
Although I have been studying electronic cigarettes for several years, sometimes it feels like the same questions keep coming back around: Are e-cigarettes safe? What are the health effects of vaping e-cigarettes? Is vaping better...
In a move that is likely to undermine public health, the agency warns that products containing synthetic nicotine "will be subject to FDA enforcement." The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving fast to close off...
In an earlier edition of Tobacco Reporter, I described the globally widespread, misplaced fears about the health risks of nicotine—and the critical need for credible messengers to counter those fears (see “Watch Your Mouth,” Tobacco Reporter, March...
The automatic criticism of everything associated with tobacco is not merely misguided; it has the potential to do real harm. Yes, the tobacco companies worked hard to acquire a terrible reputation over many decades. With the publication...
More Filipino doctors pushed for the enactment of the final version of the Vape Bill, which they said, will fill the gap in local regulation, as the current laws are not enough to prevent the...