Business Wire

Bluehole New Consumption Publishes a Feature Story on Recent Vaping Regulation Updates

Share

China’s leading vaping media, Bluehole New Consumption, today published a feature story on recent vaping regulation updates in the UK, the US and Malaysia. As vaping accepted by more and more health regulators, the industry will witness a more concentrated and standardized market.

Here below is the full article in English:

On October 29, 2021, the U.K government agency, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced that NHS could soon prescribe e-cigarettes to help tobacco smokers quit, inviting e-cigarette manufacturers to submit products to undergo the same approval process as prescribed medicines. It could make England the first country to prescribe medicinally licensed e-cigarettes. Under such a circumstance, “A medically licensed e-cigarette would have to pass even more rigorous safety checks than those required for them to be sold commercially,” according to BBC.

On the same day, the Malaysian government announced to impose excise duty on nicotine vapor products. The managing director of British America Tobacco (BAT) Malaysia, Nedal Salem, said this indicates the Malaysian government is looking to legalize nicotine vapor products: “Regulation will not only allow vape users access to reduced-risk alternatives to smoking, but also ensure the products used are compliant to quality and safety standards.”

Meanwhile, in October, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing orders for Vuse Solo and accompanying tobacco flavored e-liquid pods, making it the first set of e-cigarette authorized for sale by the FDA.

From the UK to Malaysia and the U.S, E-cigarette is accepted by more and more health regulators around the world as an effective harm-reduction tool to improve public health.

As BAT Malaysia states, regulation could positively accelerate healthy development of the vaping industry for setting higher quality requirements and safety standards for products. Moreover, regulation measures, such as the marketing authorization and prescription evaluation, could be deemed the regulators’ acknowledgement of the products’ public health benefits.

Besides, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products, said that “many of the tobacco product reviews are in final stages,” at a virtual conference hosted by the Food and Drug Law Institute on October 27. However, the agency so far has only authorized three products for their substantial evidence of harm reduction while issuing marketing denial orders for 200 thousand products.

Vuse is currently in a lead position to pass the Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTA) process. It showcases that the FDA (and perhaps other regulators) is more likely to trust and approve products made by market leaders for assured public health benefits and reliability proved by sufficient scientific data.

The FDA’s rigorous requirements for products are also applied to manufacturers. SMOORE, the world’s largest vaping manufacturer, is the strategic supplier of VUSE. It features PMTA-related non-clinical evaluation capabilities, including physical testing, chemical testing and health risk assessment. Moreover, SMOORE’s CNAS tests have also expanded to 134.

As the regulatory framework outlines a higher entry barrier for the industry, the global vaping industry will witness a more standardized and concentrated market where industry leaders, such as BAT and SMOORE, will further strengthen their leading positions. Meanwhile, the whole industry and the supply chain will benefit from such a well-regulated and standardized market in turn.

To read the original article, please visit: https://www.bluehole.com.cn/news/detail/47350

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Bluehole New Consumption Contact Info:
(+86)18612693874
CHEN ZHONG

SMOOR
Frankie Chen
(+86)13530848319
frankie.chen@smoorecig.com

About Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Seoul Viosys Provides Air Purifier Sterilizers, Which Dramatically Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Infection, to 300 Small Businesses in Korea for Free3.12.2021 08:59:00 EET | Press release

While Living with COVID-19 campaign has kicked off in earnest, Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ: 092190), a company specializing in optical semiconductors, provided Violeds Air Purifying Sterilizers that can reduce the indoor COVID-19 infection rate by 1/30 to 300 Korean facilities free of charge, with a good intention to support Korean small business owners. In addition, it announced that it would provide the Air Purifying Sterilizer license to the partners who can supply them worldwide. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202006063/en/ Air flow analysis while the air purifier sterilizer is running (Graphic: Business Wire) Seoul Viosys conducted an air sterilization experiment based on the study of the Korea Central Disease Control Headquarters and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), which found out that opening windows frequently can lower the infection rate. When compared to opening windows a

BeiGene and EUSA Pharma Announce NMPA Approval of SYLVANT® (Siltuximab for Injection) in China for Idiopathic Multicentric Castleman Disease3.12.2021 07:00:00 EET | Press release

BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ:BGNE; HKEX:06160) and EUSA Pharma (UK), Ltd. today announced that the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved SYLVANT® (siltuximab for injection) for the treatment of adult patients with multicentric Castleman disease (MCD) who are human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) negative and human herpes virus-8 (HHV-8) negative, also known as idiopathic MCD (iMCD). This disease is a rare, life-threatening, and debilitating condition of the lymph nodes and related tissues. Siltuximab is a monoclonal antibody approved in the United States, European Union, and other countries and regions around the world. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202006056/en/ “Today’s approval provides a new treatment for patients in China with this rare systemic disorder,” commented Xiaobin Wu, Ph.D., President, Chief Operating Officer, and General Manager of China at BeiGene. “This approval is our

Bluehole Publishes a Feature Story on China’s Recent Vaping Regulations3.12.2021 06:04:00 EET | Press release

China’s leading vaping media, Bluehole New Consumption, today published a feature story on recent vaping regulation updates in China. Here below is the full article in English: On December 2, 2021, China’s State Tobacco Monopoly Administration issued the draft rules governing e-cigarettes while the regulator has just released the exposure draft of national standards of e-cigarettes on November 30, 2021. Previously, China announced to bring e-cigarettes under tobacco monopoly law on November 26, hence the legal status of e-cigarettes. The recent regulation updates have eliminated the uncertainties about the future of Chinese vaping industry, paving the way for the industry’s sustainable development. According to iiMedia Research Group, the size of Chinese’ e-cigarette market has grown from RMB 550 million (USD 86 million) in 2013 to RMB 8.38 billion (USD 1.31 billion) in 2020, witnessing an eight-year compound annual growth rate of 72.5%. World Health Organization estimates that China h

ST Energy Transition I Ltd. Announces Pricing of $250 Million Initial Public Offering3.12.2021 05:34:00 EET | Press release

ST Energy Transition I Ltd. (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of 25,000,000 Stakeholder Aligned Initial Listing, or SAILSM security, at a price of $10.00 per SAILSM security. The SAILSM securities will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trade under the ticker symbol “STET.U” beginning December 3, 2021. The Company was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, amalgamation, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. While the Company may pursue an initial business combination with a target in any industry or geographic location, it intends to focus its search on opportunities that contribute in positive ways towards energy transition and clean energy technology. The Company’s board is led by John Fredriksen, chairperson, and includes independent directors Ole-Eirik Lerøy, Cato Stonex, James O’Shaughnessy, Tore Myrholt and Annika Sigfrid. Gunnar Eliassen is the Chief Executive Offi

Bentley Systems Announces Winners of the 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure3.12.2021 00:01:00 EET | Press release

Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq:BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced the winners of the 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure. The annual awards program recognizes the extraordinary work of Bentley software users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202005219/en/ Bentley Systems Announces Winners of the 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure (Photo: Business Wire) Sixteen independent jury panels selected the 57 finalists from nearly 300 nominations submitted by more than 230 organizations from 45 countries encompassing 19 categories. To see the Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure finalists present their projects, click here. Bentley Systems showcased 19 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure winners on December 2 during the 2021 Year in Infrastructure and Going Digital Awards

Vifor Pharma comments on market speculations2.12.2021 20:40:00 EET | Press release

Regulatory News: AD HOC ANNOUNCEMENT PURSUANT TO ART. 53 LR Due to current market speculations, Vifor Pharma Group states the following: Vifor Pharma Group systematically reviews options that can strengthen its market position and/or accelerate the growth of the company both organically and through partnerships and acquisitions. Vifor Pharma is therefore regularly in discussions with other market participants and does not comment on them. About Vifor Pharma Group Vifor Pharma Group is a global pharmaceuticals company. It aims to become the global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies. The company is a partner of choice for pharmaceuticals and innovative patient-focused solutions. Vifor Pharma Group strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases lead better, healthier lives. The company develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products for precision patient care. Vifor Pharma Group holds a leading position in all its core b

Covid - 19: Laboratoire Cerba Detects First Case of Omicron Variant in Mainland France2.12.2021 18:44:00 EET | Press release

Laboratoire Cerba, a global leader in specialized clinical pathology and member of the Cerba HealthCare Group, has detected a case of the Omicron variant from the sample of a patient arriving from Nigeria who was tested at Roissy Charles De Gaulle airport. The authorities - Santé Publique France [Public Health France], Agence Régionale de Santé Ile de France [Paris Regional Health Agency] and Direction Générale de Santé [General Directorate for Health]- were immediately informed. Laboratoire Cerba, chosen last October by the French Health Authorities to participate in the Emergen consortium, carries out between 1,000 and 1,500 sequencings per week with results returned in less than 5 days. Sylvie Cado, CEO of Laboratoire Cerba explains: "From the beginning of the epidemic, we have been working closely with the Authorities and the National Reference Centres to share the information and the strains of interest in order to support our Authorities in steering public policy: the systematic

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom