Green Chemists Looking to Improve Biodegradable Filters

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With the copious amounts of cigarettes consumed every day throughout the world, one burning question (no pun intended) remains: what happens to the roughly 2.1 billion pounds of filters that are discarded each year? Unfortunately, when most people think of how cigarette butts are discarded, most immediate reactions are simple flicks in any direction rather … Continue reading Green Chemists Looking to Improve Biodegradable Filters

New Trade Association Pushes Self Regulation of E-Cigarettes

The Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) is making its national debut at the 2012 NACS Show this weekend. The NACS (National Association of Convenience Stores) Show, largely regarded as the industry’s premier event, hosts more than 20,000 attendees from 60 different countries. The newly formed SFATA in the smoke-free alternatives industry represents distributors, manufacturers, retailers, … Continue reading New Trade Association Pushes Self Regulation of E-Cigarettes

VERMONT Vapers – Call to Action on H 747

Proposed Bill in Vermont Threatens Electronic Cigarette Users Vermont House Bill 747 has been introduced and referred to the House Committee on Human Services, but has yet to be added to the agenda. This bill has multiple sections, one of which should be supported. Section 6, as included below from H747, aims to ban the … Continue reading VERMONT Vapers – Call to Action on H 747