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Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act

The recently amended PACT Act will profoundly change the vapor industry. By prohibiting the U.S. Postal Service from delivering vaping products, it will force companies to fundamentally rethink their operations. Will PACT boost brick-and-mortar stores or will it force companies out of business—or both? In this special section, you will find frequent updates on the impact of this disruptive legislation.


PMTA Updates

Thousands of manufacturers and importers submitted premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) to the Food and Drug Administration by the Sept. 9, 2020, deadline to continue selling their products in the United States. How have these applications fared? Who will remain in the market and who willl exit? Keep up with the latest developments in market authorizations in this dedicated section of our website.

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High Expectations

While the legality of Delta-8 THC products is questionable, retailers say consumer demand is booming.

Numerical Response

A large study conducted by the TPA shows e-cigarettes control youth combustible smoking.

Taxing the Solution

Vaping products do not create costs; they make some of the costs of tobacco use disappear.

Finally Face-to-Face

Exhibitors react to the industry’s first trade show since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March of 2020.

Market Watch: India

E-cigarettes have been banned in India since 2019, but the ‘grey’ market continues to grow.

This issue takes a deep dive into the controversy surrounding Delta-8 THC. We also peek inside India’s illegal vape market, talk taxes on vaping products, breakdown a new data study, visit the first industry trade show in 2021 and much, much more.


Arnaud Dumas de Rauly

The Blinc Reflex

The Blinc Group is a full-service hardware manufacturer for the CBD and THC oils market.

Retail and Distribution


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