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Judge rules in favor of the American Academy of Pediatrics on e-cigarettes

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its partners won a lawsuit that the Food and Drug Administration cannot delay review of e-cigarettes.

Non-combustible cigarettes heat tobacco at lower temperatures

A combustible cigarette and a non-combustible cigarette are different in the way they are made and consumed.

Oregon introduces bills to tax cigarettes, e-cigarettes

Oregon may turn to cigarette and e-cigarette taxes in order to save the Medicaid program.

Smaller brands grow amid emerging vape market

E-cigarettes are becoming more and more popular, with almost 1 in 20 adults using some form of e-cigarette, according to Reuters.

Raising age to 21 may not prevent youth e-cigarette use

Studies on tobacco use in middle school and high school students in Hawaii and Massachusetts found there was an increase in e-cigarette use after the age of sale was raised to 21.

FDA approves marketing for IQOS Tobacco Heating System

Marketing by Philip Morris Products for the IQOS Tobacco Heating System was approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Microbes found in e-cigarettes

According to research by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, popular e-cigarettes have bacterial and fungal toxins.

Altria supports raising age of purchase for tobacco products to 21

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) wants to raise the age of purchase of all tobacco products from 18 to 21.

JUUL sued by parents of teen who claim vaping caused seizures

JUUL Labs has been sued by the parents of a nicotine-addicted teen who allegedly suffers seizures from e-cigarette use.

Philip Morris pushes alternative products that heat but don't burn tobacco

Philip Morris is heavily advertising its new IQOS brand of products — the I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking products heat tobacco but do not let it burn.

E-cigarette and vaporizer market forecast to grow through 2027

From 2017 to 2027, e-cigarettes and vaporizers are poised to continue to grow in popularity, according to an industry report.

Companies warned to stop making e-liquids look like cough syrups

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning creators of e-liquid products Undisputed Worldwide and EZ Fumes to stop marketing their products to look like prescription cough syrups.

Positive growth for global tobacco market projected through 2023

A global analysis of the tobacco market says the global tobacco market is projected to grow through 2023, thanks in part to smokeless tobacco. The report, by Azoth Analytics and available through Report Buyer, is broken down into type, subtype, region and country and projects CAGR of 1.96 percent from 2018-2023.

Advocacy groups raise doubts about raising legal age for tobacco to 21

Texas lawmakers want to raise the legal age for the sale of tobacco from 18 to 21 by signing Tobacco 21 into law but advocacy groups and the FDA do not believe it will be a deterrent.

JUUL produces research to show safety of e-cigarettes

A clinical study by Juul Labs was presented at the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco 2019 Annual Meeting found that vapor products are a good alternative to regular cigarettes.

JTI and Plug and Play partner to create Vapetech

JTI, a leading international tobacco company that owns both Winston and Camel, and Plug and Play, a global innovation platform from Silicon Valley, have partnered to run Vapetech.

Think tank manager questions FDA positions on E-cigarettes

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- The Food and Drug Administration’s mission is to “ensure the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices,” but the Heartland Institute’s state government relations manager, Lindsey Stroud, believes the FDA is creating fear while promoting harm.

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