In the News 27th October


Tuesdays News at a glance:

Viral Dangers – Innovation – Won’t Tobacco Control Please Think Of The Children! – Remove batteries from e-cigarettes before flying – E-cigarettes: Market developments – FDA Industry Guidance for E-Cigarette / E-Liquid PMTAs – Fontem Ventures Develops Scientific Method to Determine Concentration of Nicotine in Exhaled Breath Following Use of Electronic Cigarette – Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest – Tue, 27 October 2015

Viral Dangers

Mawsley – Planet of the Vapes

As vapers we are all fully aware of the things that happen in the media. Stories of dangers are commonplace because fear and shock drive readers to the websites. Links to the stories are then copy pasted onto forums and other forms of social media; the stories begin to trend. Newspaper advertising space sales executives rub their hands in glee. But do other vapers do us a disservice by doing this…..?


Mawsley – Planet of the Vapes

Vaping technology took a massive leap over the last twenty-four months with the advent of the subohm tank. Its introduction gave beginners and experienced vapers alike an easy system to acquire a substantial cloud, excellent nicotine delivery and good flavour. Vaping is also witnessing the development of some incredible claims from new to the market companies…

Won’t Tobacco Control Please Think Of The Children!

Dick Puddlecote on form as always

Regular readers will know that for years on these pages I’ve maintained that e-cigs have the potential to show up the tobacco control industry as the self-absorbed, trouser-stuffing, socially-destructive, health-be-damned, institutionally mendacious collection of snake oil salesmen that they have always been. However, even I’m suprised at how rapidly the the real life proof of that is stacking up now.

Remove batteries from e-cigarettes before flying

E-cigarette users will now have to remove the batteries from their vaping devices during flights as an extra safety precaution, says Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB).

In a Facebook post, MAHB said that current International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations do not allow e-cigarettes to be checked in as baggage, but these can be hand-carried on board the aircraft….


 E-cigarettes: Market developments (PDF)

Tim Phillips:  ECigIntelligence – 21st October 2015

• ECF Survey results: e-cig consumpAon paHerns
• Decline in C-store sales
• Pricing pressure
• Growth through other channels – vape store / online
• Regulation and the TPD
• Outlook

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FDA Industry Guidance for E-Cigarette/E-Liquid

Leaked  Document? -Legitimacy Not Confirmed – AVA

This guidance is intended to assist persons submitting premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) for electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) under section 910 of the Federal Food. Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act) (21 U.S.C. 387j). This guidance explains, among other things…

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Fontem Ventures Develops Scientific Method

To Determine Concentration of Nicotine in Exhaled Breath Following Use of Electronic Cigarette

The method, published today in the Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry can also determine the levels of nicotine retained by an e-cigarette user following a typical vaping experience.

“For the first time, we have presented an experimental method to measure nicotine concentration in exhaled breath following e-cigarette use, and also a scientific process for measuring the impact of vaping topography on nicotine retention rates,” explained Dr. Grant O’Connell, Lead Scientist, Fontem Ventures….

Nicotine Science and Policy – Daily Digest



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