Regulatory Issues May Stall Reynolds – Lorillard Deal
Aug31

Regulatory Issues May Stall Reynolds – Lorillard Deal

Reynolds American encounters regulatory problems in acquiring Lorillard; some of your favorite cigarette and e-cigarette brands may soon be British-owned.

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Republic Tobacco Buys Half of Johnson Creek Smoke Juice
Mar18

Republic Tobacco Buys Half of Johnson Creek Smoke Juice

In a deal that will increase Johnson Creek Smoke Juice’s distribution network 20-fold, the company has sold a 50-percent stake to Republic Tobacco.

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New York City Bans Smoking Under 21
Nov26

New York City Bans Smoking Under 21

Times have just gotten a little tougher for smokers in New York City — especially those under 21.

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Victory E-Cigarettes Sued; Owner Receives Paper Payday
Nov24

Victory E-Cigarettes Sued; Owner Receives Paper Payday

On the heels of a massive stock price increase, Victory E-Cigarettes faces a pending patent infringement lawsuit from rival NJOY.

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Vuse E-Cigarette: Reynolds Announces Expansion Plans
Nov24

Vuse E-Cigarette: Reynolds Announces Expansion Plans

Reynolds American will sell an improved Vuse e-cigarette in 2014 and has announced its plans of expansion to Utah.

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E-Cigarettes May Present Problem for American Tobacco Growers
Nov23

E-Cigarettes May Present Problem for American Tobacco Growers

There’s concern among American tobacco growers that growing demand for e-cigarettes could hinder the future of the domestic tobacco industry.

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The Future History of the E-Cigarette Industry
Nov09

The Future History of the E-Cigarette Industry

With FDA regulation looming, the future of the e-cigarette industry is uncertain. In this piece, Vapegrl describes what the next five years might look like for e-smokers.

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Lorillard Buys Skycig
Oct05

Lorillard Buys Skycig

Lorillard, the owner of Blu Cigs, has added another company to its e-cigarette portfolio with the acquisition of Skycig.

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Attorneys General Ask FDA to Lower the Boom on E-Cigarettes
Sep28

Attorneys General Ask FDA to Lower the Boom on E-Cigarettes

The Attorneys General from 40 states have sent a letter to the FDA asking for the immediate regulatory oversight of e-cigarettes.

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Oregon E-Cigarette Taxes On the Way?
Sep19

Oregon E-Cigarette Taxes On the Way?

The Oregon state legislature is currently considering the possibility of taxing e-cigarettes as tobacco products.

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Virginia Court Finds Eclipse Cigarette “Deceptive”
Jul14

Virginia Court Finds Eclipse Cigarette “Deceptive”

Remember the Eclipse cigarette? When it came out a little over ten years ago, R. J. Reynolds marketed it as a safer alternative to the traditional cigarette because it vaporized the tobacco rather than burning it. The Eclipse cigarette was essentially a foil tube filled with propylene glycol-saturated tobacco. You’d light a carbon filament at the end of the tube and inhale slowly, turning the propylene glycol to vapor and...

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RJ Reynolds Sues MaxxVapor Over Winston, Camel Trademarks
Nov03

RJ Reynolds Sues MaxxVapor Over Winston, Camel Trademarks

RJ Reynolds has filed suit against an e-cigarette company in a North Carolina district court claiming infringement against its Camel and Winston trademarks.

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TVECA Attacks V2 and Rival Trade Organization in Press
Oct08

TVECA Attacks V2 and Rival Trade Organization in Press

An e-cigarette industry group has started a flame war by attacking rival company V2 Cigs in the press.

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Rumor: EU Planning to Ban E-Cigarettes
Oct06

Rumor: EU Planning to Ban E-Cigarettes

A leaked document suggests that the EU plans to ban all smokeless tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.

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Hospital Studies the Effects of E-Cigarettes on the Heart
Aug25

Hospital Studies the Effects of E-Cigarettes on the Heart

A study conducted by the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center of Athens, Greece produced interesting findings regarding the effects of e-cigarettes on the heart.

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Johnson Creek Closes Affiliate Program — Up for Sale?
Aug11

Johnson Creek Closes Affiliate Program — Up for Sale?

Johnson Creek Smoke Juice has announced the closure of its affiliate program. Is an acquisition in the works?

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