The Impact of the FDA & Automation on Operational Efficiency in E-Liquid Production

The Impact of the FDA & Automation on Operational Efficiency in E-Liquid Production Dave Cloud – VP Business Management PS&D I’m somewhat of a newcomer to the vaping industry and so I offer this analysis without any preconceived notions about the industry. I do know a few things about process control and operating efficiency from […]

Plain Packaging

Comment from Connor Campbell, a senior market analyst at www.spreadex.com   With Philip Morris blasted by the International Permanent Court of Arbitration for attempting ‘an abuse of rights’ by trying to get graphic cigarette packing banned in Australia the company today stated they would not contest the verdict. This appeared to send its stock 1% […]

SFATA ISSUES STATEMENT ON FDA’S FINAL DEEMING RULE

SFATA ISSUES STATEMENT ON FDA’S FINAL DEEMING RULE Largest Vapor Trade Association Says New Regulations Problematic President and Executive Director Cynthia Cabrera Available for Media Interviews WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 2016 — The Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA), the largest trade association representing and managing the interests of the vapor industry, today issued the following […]

FDA Finalizes Rule Extending Oversight to All Tobacco Products

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a rule extending its authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, among others. This rule helps implement the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009; steps include restricting the sale of these tobacco products to minors […]

Royal College of Physicians issues 200 page report advocating smokers switch to vaping

Reprinted with the kind permission of Bill Godshall of Smokefree Pennsylvania Royal College of Physicians issues 200 page report advocating smokers switch to vaping Royal College of Physicians – Nicotine Without Smoke: Tobacco Harm Reduction https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/outputs/nicotine-without-smoke-tobacco-harm-reduction-0 Promote e-cigarettes widely as substitute for smoking says new RCP report https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/news/promote-e-cigarettes-widely-substitute-smoking-says-new-rcp-report http://bit.ly/21f0Gjf John Britton: Nicotine without smoke – […]

Doctors call for e-cigarettes to be “promoted” – from FactAsia.org

Doctors call for e-cigarettes to be “promoted” KUALA LUMPUR, April 28, 2016 – An extraordinary new report from the top doctors’ organisation in the UK calls e-cigarettes “beneficial to public health”. The report, from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP*), says smokers should be “encouraged” to switch to e-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking because […]

Congress moves to help the Vaping industry

House Committee Votes to Save the Vaping Industry House Appropriations Committee passes amendment to stop the FDA from banning 99%-plus of vapor products WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a big win for vapers, this afternoon the House Appropriations Committee voted in favor of an amendment to the FY 2017 Agriculture Appropriations bill that would modernize the […]

BAT results – commentary

British American Tobacco have released their latest earnings. Here’s a comment from Joshua Raymond, Market Analyst at XTB.com. “British American Tobacco announced a like for like growth in cigarette volume of 1.1% in an interim management update for its nine months to 31st March. The firm saw solid growth in volume sales across a number […]