Maker of IQOS (Phillip Morris) Ordered to Stop Advertising Heat Not Burn Technology in UK
Phillip Morris, the maker of a heat not burn tobacco product known as IQOS, has been ordered by the UK government to stop advertising the product saying it violates the law.
U.K. Study Provides Evidence that E-Cigs May Better Help Smokers Drop Cigarettes
A study from the University of East Anglia in the U.K. provides evidence that e-cigarettes help smokers get off cigarettes where other methods fail.
Smoking in U.S. Hits New Lows AP Gives Credit to Vaping
The CDC has released new data showing smoking rates in the US has fallen to new lows, around 14% down from 16% in the previous year -- AP gives some credit to e-cigarettes.
San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products (Vape Juice)
The voters of San Francisco voted to uphold a ban on flavored tobacco products, which includes vape juice as well as menthol cigarettes, which was earlier passed by the city council.
FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Addresses E-Cigarette Regulations (and Getting Sued)
At Healthy Returns forum, hosted by CNBC, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb addressed a wide range of health concerns facing the United States, including tobacco and e-cigarettes. He also talked about the tobacco control groups suing him and the FDA for not implementing controls the vaping industry fast enough.
American Cancer Society shifts stance on E-Cigs in Position Statement
In a position statement released in February 2018, the American Cancer Society has changed its views on e-cigarettes and how they should be regulated. The policy statement will guide the non-profits efforts on tobacco control and smoking cessation efforts going forward.
FDA rejects Philip Morris request to market IQOS as 'safer alternative to smoking'
Philip Morris, Altria, and other Big Tobacco firms have suffered a loss at the hands of the FDA due to the anti-ecig environment they helped create. This decision is going to negatively impact vaping and other non-combustible technologies.
Web Journalists Abuse Research (Again) in Effort to Scare Public About Vaping
The Guardian, which has one of largest news presences on the planet, wrote a misleading headline on a story and was promptly copied by lazy 'journalists' around the globe.
UK Stop Smoking Campaign Endorses E-Cigarettes
Public Health England, a UK government entity, has endorsed the used of e-cigarettes as part of its Stoptober campaign to help Britons quit smoking.
Society Switching to Vaping from Smoking Can Prevent Millions of Early Deaths
A new study published in Tobacco Control, a peer reviewed journal has concluded that potentially millions of Americans can avoid an early death from tobacco related diseases by switching to vaping.