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UL Certifies First Electronic Cigarette to UL 8139 Standard

UL...announced today that Joyetech, a global manufacturer of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, is the first organization to certify to UL 8139, a safety Standard that evaluates the electrical and battery systems of vaping devices and electronic cigare
PR Newswire
added Oct 15, 2018 23:48
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Assessing the advertisement of waterpipe tobacco on eBay in the UK

The eBay tobacco policy allows the sale of nicotine patches or gums, promotional items with tobacco brand logos, memorabilia for tobacco products, tobacco seeds, vintage ads for tobacco products and collectible packaging that has no tobacco inside. The po
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2018 23:22
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Youth access to JUUL online: eBay sales of JUUL prior to and following FDA action

Following FDA contact, most listings were no longer active. However, 3.4% of these vendors still sold JUUL devices or pods and 15.5% were selling other vaporisers or nicotine products.... Online platforms may lack the will or expertise to effectively mon
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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[China] Juul Gets Restraining Order on Fake Chinese E-Cigarettes

The company filed trademark claims against 30 entities in China for selling counterfeit Juul-brand devices and nicotine pods on EBay Inc., according to a statement Tuesday. Juul was granted a temporary restraining order late last month by a judge in fede
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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New Investigation Exposes How Tobacco Companies Market Cigarettes on Social Media in the U.S. and Around the World

Tobacco companies are secretly advertising cigarettes on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by paying social media influencers – popular young people with large online followings – to post images of cigarettes and smoking as part
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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the illegal juul copycats that are flooding the market

“It feels like there is a new pod system released every day and we receive tons of them … So many in fact that there is no way we can review them all.” These products are not only putting a generation of youth at risk of nicotine addiction, but they appea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:05
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E-cigarette maker Juul targeted teens with false claims of safety, lawsuit says

When a San Diego-based mother posted an emergency alert on Nextdoor, a community discussion app, she hoped a Good Samaritan could help, according to court filings. Her son was hysterical after losing a flash drive with his homework near the local McDonal
Washington Post
added Jul 31, 2018 21:41
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Cigarette and smokeless tobacco company smartphone applications

We identified four cigarette and one smokeless tobacco brand-sponsored apps on the Google Play store, but none in the Apple store. The apps sponsored by Grizzly, Newport, Skoal, Camel and Winston used the last four digits of the users’ social security num
Tobacco Control
added Jul 21, 2018 16:23
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[Canada] Illegal online sale of Chinese cigarettes widespread in B.C., says expert

A CBC news investigation has revealed a thriving online business in the illegal reselling of cigarettes. Most of the brands are from Asia, and Metro Vancouver's Crime Stoppers says roughly three million cigarettes were illegally sold last year in Britis
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:40
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WHY IS JUUL WORTH $16 BILLION? IT’S MORE LIKE A CIGARETTE THAN YOU THINK

Juul, which was “created to be a satisfying alternative to cigarettes,” has those JuulSalts that make the nicotine easier to inhale. Juul combines freebase nicotine with benzoic acid in its e-liquid, creating a chemical reaction that produces the nicotine
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:36
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