The State of Nebraska may Raise Legal Age for E-Cigs to 21

The bill’s sponsor is Senator Dan Quick, a Democrat from Grand Island, who has pointed out that this bill has received support from senators of both parties. Local school officials are in favour of the proposed bill as well. “It’s a problem for every school,”...

More Junk Science Linking Vaping to Heart Disease

The study titled E-Cigarettes Linked to Heart Attacks, Coronary Artery Disease and Depression, used data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and concluded that ” adults who report puffing e-cigarettes, or vaping, are significantly more likely to...

Vermont Bill May Ban the Online Sales of Vaping Products

The proposed legislation is being referred to the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs. “This bill proposes to prohibit anyone from selling electronic cigarettes, liquids containing nicotine or otherwise intended for use with an...

San Francisco Lawmakers Propose Total E-Cigarette Ban

Earlier this month, the US FDA issued its much-anticipated guidelines with regards to new restrictions on vaping products, banning most flavoured products from certain retail outlets and moving the infamous PMTA deadline forward by a year.In response to this...

France: A Drop in Tobacco Sales but not in Smoking Rates

The report measured a drop of 50,000 tons in tobacco sales, a figure which was expected, after the increase of tobacco prices in March 2018, a drop that equates to 10%. Sadly however, this does not mean that there was a 10% drop in smoking rates. The OFDT...

Gottlieb suggests a harmful tactic: banning vape pods

One of the latest jabs against the independent vaping industry comes, once again, from the mouth of outgoing Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb. Gottlieb, who is due to vacate his position officially in early April, has recently renewed...

Siegel: The Lies told by the Tobacco Control Movement

In a blog published earlier this week, Siegel pointed out that careers in public health and tobacco control are meant to based on the principle that it is wrong to lie to the public. “In the last few years, however, I believe that our movement has largely...

Australian Report Explores a Regulatory Framework for Vaping

Earlier this week, the McKell Institute,  an independent, non-profit, public policy institute dedicated to developing practical policy ideas, published a report titled ‘Legalising Vaping in Australia’ which explores regulating vaping products as harm reduction...

Trump Proposes a “User Fee” on Vaping Products

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, wants to place a “user fee” on vaping products with the intention of generating approximately $100 million annually. The administration is claiming that this revenue would be used to fund regulatory programs and public...

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