Health advocates demand Kentucky vape tax

Health advocates demand Kentucky vape tax

Kentucky, which has a large tobacco industry, has historically had low taxes on cigarettes – currently the state charges 60 cents a pack, whereas most states set it between $1 and $2.50, with New York imposing an eye-watering $4.25 levy. Now a campaign is underway to...
ANPVU launches to give Italian vapers a consumer-led voice

ANPVU launches to give Italian vapers a consumer-led voice

Italy already has several pro-vaping organisations, such as the Italian Federation of Electronic Cigarette Manufacturers (SVAPO) and the Association of Independent Retailers (Anide), but up to now there hasn’t been a group focused on vapers themselves. While...
Tennessee lawmakers push for higher vaping age

Tennessee lawmakers push for higher vaping age

State Senator Jeff Yarbro and fellow Democrat Representative Darren Jernigan tabled the bill in the state House and Senate this week; titled HB1706 in the House, and SB1636 in the Senate, it’s a simple bill that changes the age in several state laws from 18 to 19....
Reprieve for EU vapers as tax decision put off for a year

Reprieve for EU vapers as tax decision put off for a year

EU holds off on e-cig tax – for now The EU Commission has reviewed the evidence on vaping and decided that, for the moment, it doesn’t have enough evidence to impose a tax on the products across the whole political union. They haven’t dropped the idea, though – and...
New study finds no health risks in 2-year vapers

New study finds no health risks in 2-year vapers

A new study has provided further evidence that vaping has no harmful implications for health, at least in the short to medium term. Carried out for Fontem Ventures, an Imperial Brands subsidiary that manufactures the Puritane closed-system e-cigarette, the experiment...

Pin It on Pinterest