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Recognizing unfair and possibly unwise regulatory processes, FDA extended the products review application process for “newly regulated” combustible tobacco products and for non-combustible products such as e-cigarettes. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 PM Features

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld an anonymous complaint saying that advertisements encouraging smokers to switch to e-cigarettes as safer alternatives are against EU law. more

Sep 12, 2017 6:00 AM Products

A federal parliamentary inquiry is examining whether e-cigarettes should be legalized in Australia. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:00 AM Products

Banning e-cigarettes in India will increase smuggling of such products, which have no assurance of source and quality standards, says the Tobacco Institute of India. more

Sep 12, 2017 2:00 AM Products

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 AM

A new study is the first of its kind to suggest that for some people, e-cigarettes could help more than they hurt. more

Sep 11, 2017 1:00 AM News

British travel agents are warning clients about a Thai law that prohibits e-cigarettes being brought into the country, with the penalty being fines or a jail sentence. more

Sep 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Thai Public Health Ministry has revealed an increased tobacco tax will be effective from July 4 in an effort to curb smoking, particularly among low-income smokers. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

For global players like Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, and Japan Tobacco, South Korea is a lucrative market which sits amongst its top five Asia Pacific markets in terms of volume contribution. more

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM Features

New lab data from British American Tobacco reveals vapor from the iFuse and two standard heating products produced little or no effect on human cells. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Following an executive order by President Duterte banning smoking in public places, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) is considering regulating the use of e-cigarettes and vaporizers. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Five US healthcare organizations are calling for a ban on all candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah tobacco, asserting that these products are undermining national efforts to reduce youth tobacco use. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Scotland is one of the latest countries to regulate e-cigarettes as restrictions on e-cigarettes including a ban on sales to under-18s came into effect on April 1. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Despite living under a cloud of regulatory threats, flavor capsule cigarettes continued to make inroads in in global markets. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM Features

New Zealand’s ACT Party is backing the government’s decision to legalize nicotine e-cigarettes, saying that it is the biggest thing National has done to tackle poverty in a very long time. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM Products

The government of New Zealand has confirmed that the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes will be legalized in the country. more

May 18, 2017 12:00 AM Products

A new study published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research reveals that regulations on e-cigarettes may impact their effectiveness as a cessation tool. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Demand for British American Tobacco’s Glo tobacco heating devices has overwhelmed its supply in test markets here. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Chinese electronic cigarette manufacturers now face both opportunities and challenges in production and sales at international markets due to the adoption of stringent new rules by the US Food and Drug Administration. more

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM Features


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Shining a light
on FDA's policies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been quite active in the tobacco industry these past few months… 

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