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 Promote e-cigarettes widely as substitute for smoking says new RCP report John Britton: Nicotine without smoke – […]

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

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 “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 […]

Senate Amendment 3547

Senate Amendment 3547, which would prohibit airline passengers from bringing “electronic smoking devices” on planes in their carry-on and checked baggage, will possibly be considered as early as next week (week of April, 11th, 2016). The primary sponsor of SA 3547 is Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), who is an outspoken opponent to e-cigarettes. He has […]

Swisher International loses $44.4 million antitrust lawsuit

Jensen Werley ReporterJacksonville Business Journal Swisher International, a major Jacksonville manufacturer of cigarillos and cigars, lost its case against the company Trendsettah on Wednesday and was hit with $44.4 million in damages. Trendsettah said it entered into an agreement with Swisher to produce its Splitarillo product line, and then Swisher strangled the growth of the […]

TPE – Tobacco Plus Expo – Las Vegas, NV show – March 16-18 2016

Well I had a good show and saw lots of my buddies all in one place. Even so, many commented they did not and complained about the lack of visitors. In my recent experience this is common. There are simply a lot of tobacco shows around the world and its mostly patronized by the same […]

Tobacco Harm Reduction Conference in Brooklyn

The first Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR)   conference in the United States will be held on: Thursday,   April 21st, 2016 9:00   AM – 4:30 PM New York City College of Technology Conference Hall Namm 119 300   Jay Street Brooklyn,   NY CASAA’s Executive Director, Julie Woessner, will be presenting   along with […]