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Deaths in the USA: Sales of e-cigarettes collapse

Sales of e-cigarettes have fallen by up to a fifth. The cause is apparently reports of deaths and illnesses in the USA, which the manufacturers’ association criticises as “abridged”. The reports on deaths and illnesses of e-cigarette consumers in the USA have apparently caused a slump in sales for manufacturers in Germany: In the second half of 2019, sales dropped by ten to twenty percent, the German Association of the Tobacco Industry and Novel Products (BVTE) announced on Wednesday. Sales of tobacco cigarettes remained almost constant in 2019. The association described the reporting of incidents following the consumption of e-cigarettes […]

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US government bans many flavored e-cigarettes

In the USA, certain e-cigarettes that taste of fruit or mint may no longer be sold. However, the ban is less strict than originally planned. President Donald Trump had announced as recently as September that he wanted to introduce “very strict” regulations – but now the sale of e-cigarettes in the USA will not be restricted as much as planned. In the future, the US government wants to ban those models that are particularly popular with young people. Specifically, this concerns e-cigarettes with already filled cartridges in flavors such as fruit and mint, the regulatory agency FDA announced. After the […]