India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

Business Sep 19, 2019

India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

India announced on Wednesday a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco. The announcement by India came a day after New York became the second U.S. state to ban ...

Counterfeit pot vapes flood California as health crisis expands

Business Sep 18, 2019

Counterfeit pot vapes flood California as health crisis expands

A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected California's cannabis market. Bootleggers eager to profit off unsuspecting ...

Japanese food producers target health-focused Aussies at Sydney expo

National Sep 16, 2019

Japanese food producers target health-focused Aussies at Sydney expo

Gluten-free ramen noodles and tofu jerky were among the many products exhibited Monday by Japanese food companies appealing to health-conscious Australians at a Japanese food expo in Sydney. A record 22 companies participated in the Premium Japanese Food Showcase, an event hosted by the Japan ...