• April 2, 2020


VPZ to Close Stores

VPZ, the U.K.’s largest vapor product retailer, is closing its 155 stores.

Hand sanitizer bottles close up

Turning Point to Deliver Hand Sanitizer

Turning Point Brands (TPB) repurposed select manufacturing infrastructure to produce free hand sanitizer for communities in California, Kentucky and Tennessee.

This issue

More Pod Than Mod

The Grimm Kit by Hellvape appeals to intermediate and advanced vapers looking for alternatives.

It’s Showtime!

The Tobacco Plus Expo, the year’s first major industry trade show, sets the scene for the vapor market’s outlook post-May.

Weathering the Storm

Many small vapor businesses have not been able to recover from the EVALI panic caused by the U.S. CDC.

Tasteful Insight

Tobacco flavors are often created by using multiple flavors brought together to taste like tobacco, but not everyone has the same taste.

Editor's picks

Staying Vigilant

The effectiveness of the White House’s flavor ban remains to be seen, but it is time to adapt.

No More Mr. Nice Guy

The FDA and CDC often seem to act absurd in their regulations and explanations of vapor products.

Shop Talk

U.K. Vape Shops Closed; Factories, Online Sales Open

The U.K. Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), the country’s largest trade body representing the vapor sector, has moved to reassure vapers and smokers that the industry is still very much “open for business” despite the closure of shops following the government’s lockdown.

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U.S. FDA Asks District Court for PMTA Extension

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted a letter to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland asking Judge Grimm to extend the May 12, 2020 court-ordered PMTA deadline by 120-days to September 9, 2020.