Saturday, February 22, 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020

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Chicago's cloud of tobacco lawsuits are unjustified, says former watchdog

In response to Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel's pursuit of lawsuits against tobacco and e-cigarette businesses, former executive director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Travis Akin suggested that more individual and parental responsibility, not lawsuits against the source of the products, is a better solution to the growing popularity of vaping among young people.

Study says JUUL users abstain from smoking cigarettes for a month

A study by JUUL published in the Harm Reduction Journal showed that almost half of adult smokers who started using JUUL products abstained from smoking traditional cigarettes for up to a month, according to a press release issued by the company.

22nd Century seeks to market very low nicotine cigarettes

A bioengineering company has applied to the FDA for permission to advertise its very-low-nicotine VLNTM cigarettes as delivering up to 95 percent less nicotine to a smoker’s bloodstream than their regular cigarettes.

Proposed laws would crack down on flavored vaping products

Vaping — the act of inhaling vapors, usually through an electronic cigarette, created by heating an “e-liquid” — is touted by e-cigarette manufacturers as safer than inhaling tobacco and a way to help cigarette smokers to quit. According to a press release issued by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), if her new law passes they’re going to have to prove that or stop producing flavored vaping liquids.

Philippine lawmaker moves to ban e-cigarettes amid trend for backyard manufacturing

A lucrative — and potentially dangerous — cottage industry is growing up around electronic cigarettes in the Philippines, and at least one lawmaker wants to stop it in its tracks.

Tobacco News Wire