What Can Be Expected for the Vaping industry in 2019?

Technologically wise, the industry shows no sign of stopping. The market experts have pointed out that box mods have reached greater performance levels, and the refillable pod systems have made usage of the products easier. Therefore an increase in products...

UK Study: Misperceptions About Vaping Remain Rife

Research from King’s College London which was recently published in the journal Addiction, indicated that smokers and ex-smokers in the UK still believe that vaporizers are more harmful than they actually are. The study which was funded by Cancer Research UK...

Congressional proposal would tax e-cigarettes agressively

Vaping taxation proposals are popping up all over the country as state legislatures and regulatory agencies navigate an industry that they can’t seem to understand. At the federal level, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) has introduced a legislative proposal to the...

Health Canada Launches Campaign About Teen Vaping

When towards the end of 2018, the US FDA released the infamous statements about the alleged alarming rise in youth vaping, Canada who always seems to be a step ahead of the US in relation to harm reduction, seemed unfazed by the FDA’s actions. Health Canada...

Chinese Tobacco Company Plans to go IPO in Hong Kong

The unit that will be listed is the company’s international unit, China Tobacco International Inc., and is mainly responsible for procuring tobacco from other countries such as Brazil and Canada. This unit is only a small part of China Tobacco’s overall...

Analysts Skeptical About Altria’s Two Major Investments

In 2018, Altria’s share price had slumped over 30%, making it one of the worst in history for the cigarette maker’s shareholders. A number of factors are thought to have contributed to this, including various negative regulatory announcements from the FDA, and...

Massachusetts Raised Tobacco Age Now Gone into Effect

Last June, the Massachusetts Senate had voted in favour of a bill that would raise the statewide age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The votes were 33 to 3, with the three no votes coming from Republicans Don Humason of Westfield, Ryan Fattman of...

The Widespread Use of HnB Devices in Korea

HnB devices have been introduced in South Korea only 17 months ago, yet according to data released by the Ministry of Economy and Finance last Friday, 288 million packs of “cigarettes” were sold last month in Korea, of which 35 million packs, were HnB refills....

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