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Daily News on Vape Industry April 12th, 2024

  1. In February 2024, China exported US$9.5 million of vapesto France, a month-on-month decrease of 31.78% and a year-on-year increase of 39.81%; the export volume was approximately 154 tons, a month-on-month decrease of 36.68% and a year-on-year increase of 52.07%.


  1. The Australian Capital Territory government stipulated that carrying vapeswill result in a fine 320 times higher than possessing 1 gram of heroin. This regulation caused controversy.


  1. The Thai government is stepping up its crackdown on the youth vapemarket and has seized tens of thousands of vapes. Violators may face up to three years in prison and a fine of 600,000 baht.


  1. Jincheng Pharmaceutical stated that the company has achieved industrial synthesis and extraction of nicotine, is currently expanding the market, and is paying attention to the new tobacco track, and will judge whether to intervene based on market conditions. Currently, related products are under development.


  1. The German Cannabis Act came into effect on April 1, making Germany one of the most tolerant countries in Europe after Malta and Luxembourg. However, under the law, there is a three-month waiting period to purchase cannabis in a “cannabis social club.” The government says legalizing cannabis will help combat drug trafficking.


  1. The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC), Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), and the National Medical Association (NMA) have filed a second lawsuit against the US FDA, requesting it to issue a ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes as soon as possibletoprotect public health.


  1. Fourteen cities in Ohio, USA, have filed lawsuits against the state Legislature for restricting their autonomy in tobacco sales. Currently, these cities have applied to the state court for a temporary restraining order to block the state’s ban that was originally scheduled to take effect on April 23.