Mint, menthol: Vape industry has dug heels in on flavor bans

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Efforts to ban flavored e-cigarettes and reduce their appeal to youngsters have sputtered under industry pressure in over a half-dozen states this year even as one state, Michiga...

Michigan to become 1st US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved Wednesday to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive ad...

Pro-heated tobacco petition hits 5,000 threshold in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A petition to legalize heat-not-burn (HNB) tobacco products has reached the minimum threshold of 5,000 signatures on the National Development Council’s online policy plat...

Taiwan moves towards a total ban on 'vaping'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Executive Yuan of Taiwan is considering an amendment to current Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act, which would make the manufacture, importation, sale and advertising of ...

Total smoking, e-cigarette ban in all public places: HPA

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The Health Promotion Administration (HPA) announced today a proposed law to expand the recent ban on smoking in public places to bars, nightclubs, cigar lounges, and this will ...