FDA Panel Votes To Mostly Deny Philip Morris IQOS Marketing Claims

Philip Morris, which owns such tobacco brands as Marlboro, wants to market its relatively new (launched in 2014) heat-not-burn device, the IQOS — an alternative to cigarettes that heats tobacco sticks instead of burning them like a cigarette — as a less harmful alternative to cigarettes. While it might be exactly that, a less harmful …

Vaporizer Regulations Imposed By FDA Impose Strain On Some Vape Startups

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new regulations for the vapor industry late last year and the result, according to one vaporizer manufacturer’s analysis, is that many of the smaller vape companies will suffer from the new obligations imposed upon them by the FDA. These new obligations include the requirement of manufacturers to submit …