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How Will The New FDA Rulings Help Big Tobacco?

By C. Bosco June 3, 2016 1349 Views No comments

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This is a reblog from Forbes. Original article: http://onforb.es/1U3ccNt

As a result of a dramatic rise in e-cigarette usage among youths between 2011 and 2015, the FDA passed a ruling to limit the e-cigarette industry. While the rule prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes to minors has been well received, there are doubts whether the other regulations may inadvertently benefit the big tobacco companies.

Big Tobacco Using Real Tobacco In New E-Cigs

By C. Bosco March 29, 2016 4897 Views No comments

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This is a reblog from The Huffington Post. Original article: http://huff.to/1pYyJQg

TOKYO (Reuters) - Two tobacco giants are seeing strong demand for their reboots of the e-cigarette in Japan, with Philip Morris International twice postponing a nationwide rollout and Japan Tobacco suspending shipments - both due to supply shortages.

Japan has become a key testing ground for the two companies and their new, real tobacco e-smokes as they grapple with shrinking demand for traditional cigarettes in other developed countries...