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Facebook, Instagram Ban Promotion Of Vaping

Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram have announced that beginning "in the coming weeks," in Instagram's case, and starting next year in Facebook's case, the promotion of vapor products on the respective services will be banned. This comes after a ruling…
John Castle
December 20, 2019
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Mass. Vaping Ban Lawsuit On Indefinite Hold

Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court has put a lawsuit by the Vapor Technology Association on indefinite hold. The lawsuit challenges the state's emergency ban on vapor products, and was signed into effect by Republican Governor Charlie Baker in September. The hold…
John Castle
December 10, 2019
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Health Canada Bans Vitamin E From Vapes

Officials with Health Canada have been monitoring the situation and advise that the substance is prohibited in Canadian vapor products. Vitamin E oil is frequently used in black market e-liquid as a thickening agent; this practice is hazardous because, at…
John Castle
November 12, 2019
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U.S. Lawmakers Seek To Ban Disguised Vapes

In their ongoing campaign against vapor products in general, some U.S. lawmakers have chosen a new, specific target: vapor hardware which they claim is "disguised" as other kinds of consumer electronics. According to Senator Richard Blumenthal (D, CT): “These camouflaged,…
John Castle
October 22, 2019
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Laurier To Impose Campus-Wide Ban On Smoking, Vaping

Wilfrid Laurier University has announced plans to ban both traditional cigarette smoking as well as use of vapour products on all of its campuses and properties effective July 1st, 2019. Laurier's primary campus is located in Waterloo, Ontario; its secondary…
John Castle
June 19, 2019