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Health Canada Proposes Nicotine Cap

Health Canada proposed a nicotine cap at 20mg in vaping products. This move was made after Nova Scotia and British Columbia started implementing caps in their provinces. These two provinces also prohibited non-tobacco flavors. The aim of this nicotine cap is to prevent teens from vaping. During the 75-day listening period, the public can express what they think about the proposal.
At present, vaping products are allowed to have 66 mg nicotine content. Health Canada was alarmed by the increase in the number of youth vaping in Canada. According to David Hammond’s report, the increase in vaping youth reaches 11% just in the past …

Florida Tries Regulating E-Cigarettes Again After DeSantis Veto

The legislature of Florida considers drafting new regulations when it comes to vaping after DeSantis vetoed a bill that bans flavored vaping products. He said that it was “too restrictive.” In this new bill, the shops that are offering vaping products would be required to acquire a special license so that they can start selling e-cigarettes. The shops will not be required to pay a fee for the special license. Penalties for violators were also not mentioned. This is the reason why many people think that this new bill will be ineffective.
The new bill also proposes to raise the minimum age to buy vaping products to 21. If …

Tobacco Regulations in China Updated, E-Cigarette Industry Affected

The government of China has announced that there would be updates on their tobacco regulations following the rise of the e-cigarette industry in the country and the e-cigarette makers aren’t happy about it. In fact, on the day the news was announced, RXL Technologies’ stock dropped by 40%.
Just last year, the government introduced 2 policy initiatives. The first one is about banning the sales of e-cigarettes online and the prohibition of its online marketing. The second one was about the investigation of e-cigarette safety.
Further details of the plan have not yet been announced. Despite that, investors have …