Sunday, March 29, 2020

Sunday, March 29, 2020

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Small shops and heavy advertisers less likely to ID tobacco sales

Research suggests young smokers are less likely to be carded in smaller shops and those that heavily advertise tobacco, according to a study from the American Journal of Health Promotion.

Morgan Stanley warns “maximum nicotine” rule could cut tobacco companies’ profits in half

Analysts at Morgan Stanley are warning that major U.S. tobacco companies could see profits cut in half if the Food and Drug Administration passes a “maximum nicotine” rule.

Non-tobacco flavors encourage switch from cigarettes, study says

A study that tracked 37,000 U.S. adult smokers found that JUUL users who used non-tobacco flavored products were more likely to switch from cigarettes than those who used tobacco flavored JUUL products.

JUUL funds new research center at Meharry Medical College

The Meharry Center for the Study of Social Determinants of Health will be a $7.5-million center funded by JUUL Labs.

Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Indiana are first in vaping, QuoteWizard report says

A report by QuoteWizard, a LendingTree company, found that Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Indiana are tops in vaping based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data.

One of the highest cigarette taxes in the nation coming to Illinois

A $45 billion infrastructure plan passed by Illinois law makers on June 1 includes a $1 per-pack cigarette tax hike, which would result in a $2.98 tax per-pack on cigarettes.

FDA and FTC warn four firms over advertising of e-liquids

The FDA and Federal Trade Commission warned four companies they failed to adhere to advertising requirements on flavored e-liquids.

Pod vapes have seen increased investment, says Fact.MR study

The pod vapes have grown in recent years, according to a Fact.MR study, especially because of their small size and effective nicotine delivery.

Tobacco and alcohol companies look to cannabis

The recent boom and legalization in the cannabis industry has made previous competitors like the tobacco and alcohol industry look to how cannabis can help their companies from decline.

Philip Morris makes changes to accelerate the realization of a smoke-free future

The Philip Morris company has made organizational changes in an attempt to further its vision for a smoke free future.

Juul twitter followers are mostly underage

A study published in JAMA Pediatrics found that, in April 2018, almost all (80.6 percent) of JUUL’s individual Twitter followers were underage.

Judge rules in favor of the American Academy of Pediatrics on e-cigarettes

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its partners won a lawsuit that the Food and Drug Administration cannot delay review of e-cigarettes.

Non-combustible cigarettes heat tobacco at lower temperatures

A combustible cigarette and a non-combustible cigarette are different in the way they are made and consumed.

Oregon introduces bills to tax cigarettes, e-cigarettes

Oregon may turn to cigarette and e-cigarette taxes in order to save the Medicaid program.

Smaller brands grow amid emerging vape market

E-cigarettes are becoming more and more popular, with almost 1 in 20 adults using some form of e-cigarette, according to Reuters.

Raising age to 21 may not prevent youth e-cigarette use

Studies on tobacco use in middle school and high school students in Hawaii and Massachusetts found there was an increase in e-cigarette use after the age of sale was raised to 21.

FDA approves marketing for IQOS Tobacco Heating System

Marketing by Philip Morris Products for the IQOS Tobacco Heating System was approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Microbes found in e-cigarettes

According to research by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, popular e-cigarettes have bacterial and fungal toxins.

Altria supports raising age of purchase for tobacco products to 21

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) wants to raise the age of purchase of all tobacco products from 18 to 21.

JUUL sued by parents of teen who claim vaping caused seizures

JUUL Labs has been sued by the parents of a nicotine-addicted teen who allegedly suffers seizures from e-cigarette use.

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