- [NB: On December 4th, VITA issued a statement objecting to and correcting some of the information provided in this blog. The original blog appears below, but is now annotated with reference to [...]A price war is underway among the four main manufacturers of the pod-style vaping products that are sold in convenience stores. Over the fall, each of the companies which sell these JUUL-type [...]l"An exciting new space"
That's how BAT's category director Vincent Duhem described Oral Tobacco products to investors earlier this spring.
Unlike vaping products, he pointed out, Oral [...]Yesterday Altria made a regularly-scheduled presentation to investors, giving them an update on their business results for the first 9 months of their fiscal year.
Altria sells that country's [...]Recently the academic journal Tobacco Control published a new study on Finland's experience with banning flavours in e-cigarettes. In this paper, Eeva Ollila of the Cancer Society of Finland [...]
“The JUUL design seems like a play out of the tobacco industry’s playbook” – David Kessler, US FDA Commissioner 1990-1997Dr. Kessler, former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was talking to the media this week about the problems with the JUUL vaping product. He predicted that JUUL and other [...]Yesterday Alberta became the first province to say that it intends to put a tax on vaping products. The measure was announced in the province's annual budget.
What took so long? Why are other [...]This week an updated report on the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada was circulated. The research was prepared by the Occupational Cancer Research Centre with financial support from the [...]
Do e-cigarettes beat NRT as cessation aids? A key study provides two opposing results – yet only one was reported.There are thousands of scientific studies on tobacco use published every month (37,000 so far this year!), but only a few find their way into the mainstream media. Among those, even fewer seem to [...]Sorry, no posts matched the criteria.
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