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QUIT PARTNER: New Free Quit-Tobacco Programs Available Online, by Phone, and by Mail

Quit Partner issued the following announcement on April 1.The Minnesota Department of Health today is launching Quit Partner (1-800-QUIT-NOW), Minnesota’s new family of programs to help people who want to quit smoking, vaping, chewing or using other commercial tobacco products.Quit Partner offers many free support options and resources so people can quit in a way that works best for them.

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: On COVID-19 and Protecting Lung Health: Quit Smoking and Vaping

While on quarantine, now is the perfect time for proven quit smoking online and phone support from the American Lung Association

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: COVID-19: What Those with Lung Disease Should Know

American Lung Association shares guidance for those with asthma, COPD, lung cancer and other lung diseases

PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC.: Announces Temporary Suspension of Operations at Manufacturing Technology Bologna

Philip Morris International believes there are adequate inventories of finished goods for an extended period

SEATCA: Philip Morris fined B130m for tax-dodging

Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited (PMTL) says it will appeal a Criminal Court ruling that it wrongly declared the price of cigarettes imported from Indonesia between 2002 and 2003.

FDA: Requires new health warnings for cigarette packages and advertisements

New warnings with color images promote greater public understanding of negative health consequences of smoking

FOUNDATION FOR A SMOKE-FREE WORLD: Confusion about Quitting Options Impacts the Health of 1 Billion Smokers Globally

New Global Poll of Current and Former Tobacco Smokers and Harm Reduction Product Users Finds Broad Misperception of Nicotine as Potential Carcinogen, Expanding Gaps in Quit Attempts Across Countries

ACHIEVE LIFE SCIENCES: Announces Presentation of Additional Cytisinicline Analyses at the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting

Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACHV), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisinicline for smoking cessation and nicotine addiction, announced that additional analyses from the ORCA-1 Phase 2b trial will be presented today, Thursday, March 12th, at the SRNT Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS: Trump Administration Policy Provides Roadmap for E-Cigarette Makers to Keep Addicting Kids with Flavored Products

No one should be fooled: The Trump Administration's new e-cigarette policy being implemented this Thursday (February 6) will not stop the youth e-cigarette epidemic that is addicting a generation of our kids.

KROGER HEALTH: Aims to Help Tobacco Users in Idaho and Indiana Keep Their Health Resolutions in the New Year

Kroger Health announced today a new service aimed at helping tobacco users in Idaho and Indiana successfully quit for good. Beginning February 3rd, 2020, pharmacists across Idaho and Indiana Kroger, Fred Meyer and Smith's locations will prescribe and supply tobacco cessation products to be used in combination with lifestyle resources and behavioral support.

SNOWPLUS: All New SNOWPLUS Pro Puts the Evolution of Vaping in Your Hands

SNOWPLUS Pro packs the peaks of vapor technology into one sleek, premium package

SEATCA: Orchard Road smoking ban: Over 4,000 tickets issued last year

Head of business group for area says no reports of business being affected since curbs enforced

Baron & Budd and Panish Shea & Boyle File Suit on Behalf of King City Union School District Against JUUL Labs, Inc. for Creating the E-Cigarette Epidemic That Disrupts District-Wide Education

Today, the nationally recognized law firms of Baron & Budd, P.C. and Panish, Shea, & Boyle, LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of King City Union School District, against JUUL Labs, Inc. for the company’s role in cultivating and fostering an e-cigarette epidemic that disrupts the education and learning environment across the District. The suit was filed in Monterey County Superior Court on January 14, 2020 (Case No. 20CV000194).

SEATCA: One in six vaping lung illnesses linked to legally purchased THC, according to federal data

One-sixth of patients who developed lung injuries after vaping marijuana obtained the product from legal dispensaries, a new federal report says, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said reinforced its current recommendations to not use THC-containing e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

SCANDINAVIAN TOBACCO GROUP: Completes the acquisition of Royal Agio Cigars

Effective 2 January, 2020, after completion of the statutory works councils consultation process in the Netherlands and clearance from the relevant competition authorities, Scandinavian Tobacco Group has acquired from Highlands Beheer B.V. all the shares of Agio Beheer B.V. (“Royal Agio”), which is the holding company of the Royal Agio Cigars group. Reference is made to the Company’s announcement of 16 September 2019.

U.S. FDA: FDA finalizes enforcement policy on unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes that appeal to children, including fruit and mint

Companies that do not cease manufacture, distribution and sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes (other than tobacco or menthol) within 30 days risk FDA enforcement actions

RELX: Launches First-of-its-kind Advanced Minor Prevention System for Tobacco Products

RELX Technology, Asia’s leading e-cigarette brand, announced the launch of Project Sunflower, the first of-of-its-kind minor prevention system for tobacco products sold in retail stores.

SEATCA: Philippines: Senate ratifies new sin tax measure on e-cigarettes, liquor

The Senate ratified on Wednesday a bill that will tax electronic cigarettes and impose higher duties on alcohol to raise P22.2 billion on its first year of implementation.

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