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2014-08-18 08:30:41

Prevents sale of "blu" e-cigarettes in Germany BRADFORD, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zippo Manufacturing Company, maker of the iconic Zippo® lighter ("ZMC" or the "Company"), announced today that it has been granted a preliminary injunction in Germany against Cygnet UK Trading Ltd., a Lorillard subsidiary, preventing Cygnet from using the "blu" brand name for e-cigarettes sold in that country. The Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main agreed with ZMC that the "blu"...

2014-08-01 08:26:43

EDINBURGH, Scotland, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JAC Vapour, the UK's leading high quality e-cigarette brand, kick started a new experiential campaign last night by unveiling their first pop up 'vape space' in Edinburgh, the home of the brand. The sponsorship-led initiative will form part of a new six-month campaign, The JAC Vapour Exchange, which will encourage smokers to exchange their traditional cigarettes for a healthier alternative - a high quality e-cigarette....

2014-07-22 12:27:48

Impact on Health Not the Only Issue in Unregulated Industry MADISON, Conn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers curious about trying e-cigarettes are being swindled in droves by unscrupulous companies advertising free trials and special deals, according to an analysis of nearly 600 consumer complaints to the FTC by advocacy group truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org). The advertising watchdog launched an investigation into the rapidly growing industry after receiving...

2014-07-14 12:30:08

-- Innovation Changes Life SHENZHEN, China, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disposable e-cigarettes, which look, feel and taste like conventional cigarettes, have become the first choice of entry-level e-cigarette users. They are now quite popular for their easy operation, high efficiency and thick vapor. In order to provide an enhanced vaping experience, a 3.7 V lithium ion cell is used in most e-cigarettes; the result being higher power consumption and shortened battery shelf life....

2014-06-30 12:32:37

Law will protect kids and clean indoor air MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom to Breathe coalition, a group of Minnesota's leading health organizations, responded to new restrictions on e-cigarettes that were passed during the 2014 Legislative Session and will be enacted tomorrow. "Minnesota is leading the nation in taking steps to regulate e-cigarettes, which have the potential to addict youth to nicotine," said coalition co-chair Molly Moilanen, Director of Public...

2014-06-19 10:30:00

UIC Adults are widely exposed to e-cigarette marketing through the media, but those messages reach different demographic groups in different ways, according to a survey by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy. The study is published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control. Eighty-six percent of those surveyed were aware of e-cigarettes, and 47 percent had seen or heard about them on television, on...

Online Availability Of Electronic Cigarettes Is Exploding: Study
2014-06-17 08:45:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Both online and offline, e-cigarettes appear to be exploding in popularity and a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Diego has revealed the degree of diversity in complexity that has recently emerged in the industry. According to their report published in the journal Tobacco Control, the researchers found an average of 10 new e-cigarette brand names entered the online marketplace on a monthly basis from 2012...

2014-06-09 08:31:58

DANIA BEACH, Fla., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (NASDAQ: VPCO; "Vapor", the "Company"), a leading U.S. based electronic cigarette and vaporizer company whose brands include Krave®, VaporX®, Hookah Stix®, Alternacig® and Fifty-One®, announced today that Jeffrey E. Holman, Chairman, President and CEO of Vapor Corp. will be joined by members of the Company's management team to ring the NASDAQ opening bell tomorrow, Tuesday June 10, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. ET, in celebration...

America's Youth Seeing More And More Ads For Electronic Cigarettes
2014-06-02 13:05:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unlike conventional cigarettes – the advertising for electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, is not currently regulated at the federal level and a new study form RTI International in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina found that e-cigarette ads targeting adolescents has risen over 250 percent from 2011 to 2013. The study also found that e-cigarette ads targeting young adults rose more than 320 percent over that same time frame....

2014-06-02 12:25:58

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Youth exposure to television ads for electronic cigarettes increased by 256 percent from 2011 to 2013, exposing 24 million U.S. kids to these ads, according to a study published today in the journal Pediatrics. The researchers predicted that "if current trends in e-cigarette television...


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