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China’s State Administration of Markets and State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, published a notice on their websites, saying the regulator "urges e-cigarette producers, retailers, or individual sellers to temporarily close online sales websites." Read more

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Philip Morris International has called off talks about a US$200 billion merger with Altria Group, Inc. Read more

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E-cigarette users are now turning to cigarettes to help them quit vaping. Some are former smokers who switched to e-cigarettes, and some are taking up cigarettes for the first time. Read more

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China, home to the majority of the world’s e-cigarette manufacturers, is planning to regulate e-cigarettes. Read more

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New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under legislation recently signed into law. The change, which takes effect after 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products as well as electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Read more

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Flavors: Innovation within Boundaries

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The vaping industry has exploded in the past few years, and with it has come a tidal wave of new flavors. While the number of smokers worldwide has been slowly falling, the number of vapers is on the rise. Read more

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The Bombay High Court has passed an interim order restraining the Food and Drug Administration of Maharashtra from taking coercive steps against e-cigarette manufacturer Godfrey Philips India Ltd. Read more

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Philip Morris International is to sell “smokeless cigarettes” over the counter for the first time after a recent change in the law legalized its sale. Read more

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According to an industry researcher speaking at a CSP tobacco forum, vaping cartridges and tobacco-free nicotine pouches have been category leaders so far in 2019. Read more

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A survey of younger people suggests that placing certain restrictions on e-cigarettes could prompt some to use tobacco products more. Read more

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Contaminants or counterfeit substances are being considered a likely cause of vaping-related lung illnesses. Read more

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British American Tobacco invests in research as the industry continues development of next-generation potentially reduced-risk products. Read more

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South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has approved British American Tobacco’s proposed takeover of e-cigarette maker Twisp. Read more

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China, home to the majority of the world’s e-cigarette manufacturers, is planning to regulate e-cigarettes. Read more

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Officials advanced a bill that would halt the sale of e-cigarettes in the city. Read more

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India’s Drugs Technical Advisory Board approved a proposal to prohibit the manufacture, sale, distribution, and import of all electronic nicotine delivery systems like e-cigarettes, e-shisha, and vape. Read more

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Called pod mods, these light-weight, portable vaping devices are all the rage at the moment. Wholesalers want them, retailers desire them, end-users celebrate them. Tobacco Asia inquires what the circus is all about. Read more

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InterTabac and InterSupply focus on the products, services, and machines for the production of tobacco goods and e-cigarettes, takes place September 20-22, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. Read more

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Tobacco Asia recently had the chance to talk about the current situation on e-cigarettes, vapor, and heat-not-burn products in China with Fox Guo, founder of IUOC, and Jackie Zhuang, a vapor industry consultant. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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