1. Quebec, Canada will ban the sale of vape products other than tobacco flavors (or tasteless) from October 31, and at the same time prohibit the sale of bottled e-liquids with a capacity of more than 30 ml and Vaping device with e-liquids capacity of more than 2ml.
2. The e-cigarette company Pop Vapor’s PMTA application was rejected due to failure to provide information on the length of the disposable vapingproduct, so they took the FDA to court.
3. The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) encouraged tobacco companies to produce heat-not-burn products (HTP) in the country, but the move was opposed by the Department of Health.
4. Venezuela will completely ban vaping products, and the release of this ban has caused local e-cigarette dealers to be in trouble.
5. The lawsuit between the US VPR and ELFBAR regarding the “ELF” trademark may end in a settlement. One side obtained favorable judgments on two key issues, which could force the other to adjust its settlement demands. Ultimately, however, which side prevails depends largely on the ruling of U.S. District Judge Aileen M. Cannon.
6. Kaival, a BidiVapor distribution company, will postpone its listing on NASDAQand replace its CEO and CFO.
7. Zimbabwe expects tobacco exports to increase by 43% to US$1.6 billion in 2023, of which the share of exports to China will account for 40% to 45%.