Australia: Northern Territory to Debate New Vape Laws

For the first time ever, when the Territory Parliament regroups this week it is expected to discuss how it will regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes. Despite the fact that Australia has some of the toughest vaping laws across the globe, many locals have...

Virginia May Raise Minimum Tobacco Age to 21

The proposed bill which passed the House of Delegates on a 67-31-1 vote, has drawn mixed reactions from young adults, as it raises the legal age for both tobacco and vaping products. The House and Senate have both passed similar bills to increase the age to buy...

US regulators keep the pressure on

Chicago sues vape shops Chicago, already home to some of the worst anti-harm reduction laws in the USA, has doubled down on the crazy with a massive legal assault on the city’s vape shops. A 136-page complaint filed on Monday in Cook County Circuit Court claims...

E-cigarettes aren’t the Marlboro Man

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is the U.S. government’s preeminent agency governing electronic communications, telephonic infrastructure, the internet, television, and radio. This agency’s regulatory purview also covers digital and electronic...

EU Health Commissioner Says Vaporizers Are Poison

Head of the cabinet of EU Health Commissioner Arūnas Vinčiūnas, was speaking at an event last month, in which participants called for a broader dialogue with policymakers on sensitive health topics like tobacco. When asked why the Commission had systematically...

Health Canada Proposes Restrictions On Vape Ads For Youth

Last January, Health Canada launched the first part of a multi-phase campaign targeting youth vaping, urging parents to start discussing vaping health risks with their kids.“The vaping market is evolving rapidly, with the regular introduction of new products...

Belarus To Tighten E-Cig Regulations

The signed decree sets in place new regulations pertaining to the production, sale and use of all electronic devices, including heat-not-burn products. This amendment bans the display of e-liquids in shop windows and points of sale, and also places restrictions...

Hawaii Considers Raising Minimum Smoking Age to 100

The legislation was proposed by democratic state representative Richard Creagan, and if implemented it would ultimately lead to an unprecedented ban on the sale of cigarettes in Hawaii, making it the first US state to implement such as measure.Like in many...

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