What degree of risk is acceptable? The question is of vital importance, since everything we do involves risk. Life has been described as a sexually transmitted disease with 100% mortality...
The gargantuan deals of the tobacco merchants were not the only economic events of the week in the nicotine products sphere. A deal involving $60 million may have more long-term impact on the future of vaping.
Bloomberg Business Week has reported a "slide" in the use of electronic cigarettes, and quotes market analysts to the effect that this means vapers must be returning to combustible tobacco cigarettes.
Well, the Big Tobacco do-see-do has happened, and some brands have changed partners. R J Reynolds and neighbor Lorillard are now joined in holy (or perhaps unholy) union, but Lorillard's little baby Blu has been packed off to it's new adoptive parent, Imperial Tobacco. What is going on here, and how will it impact serious vapers and the vaping supplies industry?
A US Senate bill has been introduced that will protect children from the danger of drinking nicotine-containing e-liquid, and will go a long way toward protecting vapers and their suppliers from further negative publicity. The bill, introduced by eleven Democratic Senators, will require child-proof caps on e-liquid containers. It's as simple as that.
It's looking more and more certain that the merger between Newport maker Lorillard and Camel maker R J Reynolds is going to happen...