Vap'News offers you your flash news around the e-cigarette for the 15 weekend and 16 June 2019. (Update the news at 09h36)
SWITZERLAND: A CONTROVERSIAL PROMOTION OF IQOS BY PHILIP MORRIS!
Launched in Switzerland in 2015, the substitute of the cigarette IQOS (for I Quit Ordinary Smoking, "I stop the ordinary cigarette") represents 2,5% of market shares, that is some 50'000 converted in November 2018. "This is in line with expectations," says Philip Morris Switzerland CEO Dominique Leroux. (See the article)
UNITED STATES: ADVERTISING AND CARTOONS CAN PUT YOUNG PEOPLE TO VAPOTAGE!
Like the famous commercials for "Joe Camel" cigarettes in the 1980 and 1990 years, the use of cartoon characters in commercials for e-cigarettes and e-liquids could attract young people to vaping, according to a new USC study. (See the article)
MALAYSIA: COUNTRY STRENGTHENS ITS CONTROL ON THE SALE OF E-CIGARETTE!
The government does not intend to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and vaping, but it will strengthen control to reduce the health risks that may result from the use of these devices. said Dr. Lee Boon Chye, Deputy Minister of Health. (See the article)