Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019

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SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: Baguio to tourists: City is smoke-free zone

The city government is again reminding the public, including the tourists, that this city strictly implements the anti-smoking ordinance, an official said on Thursday.

SMBB: Montgomery County District Attorney Sues To Stop Vaping-Industry Giant Juul From Harming Minors And To Remediate Community Harm Already Caused

In an unprecedented action, the Montgomery County District Attorney filed a civil complaint in the Court of Common Pleas against vaping industry giant JUUL, Inc. to hold the company responsible for its illegal, predatory business practices aimed at turning minors into addicts, it was jointly announced today by District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and special outside counsel Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, P.C. (SMBB).

CDC: What young adults need to know about lung injuries associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products

Nearly 80% of patients with lung injury related to use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products are younger than 35 years old. More than half are under 25! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) together with state and local health departments and federal partners including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues investigating this national outbreak of lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

ACHIEVE LIFE SCIENCES: Announces Presentation of Cytisinicline Data at Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco Oceania (SRNT-O) Inaugural Conference

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, today announced that data from the Phase 2b ORCA-1 trial will be presented at the SRNT-O Inaugural Conference.

SWEDISH MATCH: FDA Designates General Snus as Less Harmful Alternative to Cigarettes

FDA Authorizes Company to State that Use of General Snus Instead of Cigarettes Puts Users at a Lower Risk of Mouth Cancer, Heart Disease, Lung Cancer, Stroke, Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis

U.S. FDA: Grants first-ever modified risk orders to eight smokeless tobacco products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that, for the first time, it has authorized the marketing of products through the modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) pathway.

REED HUABO EXHIBITIONS: Great Success at 2019 China (Shenzhen) International Vape Expo

From August 29-31, 2019 China (Shenzhen) International Vape Expo, known as RHBVE, has been held by Reed Huabo Exhibition. During the three days, there were over 150 vape brands exhibiting at the show, attracting thousands of E-cig distributors, wholesalers, vape stores, traders, retailers, E-commerce, Tobacco companies, gift company etc. from 23 countries or area over the world.

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CHEST PHYSICIANS: Smokers have more blood clots in the lung, leading to higher hospital readmission rates

Patients with lung blood clots who smoke are more likely to be readmitted for lung blood clots than nonsmokers, according to Kam Sing Ho, MD, from Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West in New York City, who will present the study findings at the CHEST Annual Meeting 2019 in New Orleans.

U.S. FDA: Statement on consumer warning to stop using THC vaping products amid ongoing investigation into lung illnesses

Statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., on consumer warning to stop using THC vaping products amid ongoing investigation into lung illnesses

American Lung Association and Anthem Foundation Reach More than 10,000 Public Housing Residents with Quit Smoking Support

American Lung Association helps residents affected by smokefree public housing rule break tobacco addiction

PYXUS INTERNATIONAL, INC.: Statement Regarding U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Announcement on Non-Tobacco Flavored E-cigarette Products

"As manufacturers and marketers of e-liquids, an adult-use product, our subsidiaries and affiliates recognize the unique responsibility in bringing nicotine products to market and are committed to responsible marketing practices.

AARC: Supports Administration's Decision to Remove Flavored E-Cigarettes from the Market

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) strongly supports the Administration's announcement on September 11 regarding its plans to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the marketplace and commends its actions to protect our nation's youth from being deceived by the tobacco industry's marketing strategies that have led to the current epidemic of youth e-cigarette and vaping use.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO: Response to USA Food & Drug Administration Announcement Regarding Vaping Products

On 7th September 2019, the USA's Food & Drug Administration issued a statement in response to recent reports of respiratory illnesses following the use of vaping products.

U.S. FDA: Warns JUUL Labs for marketing unauthorized modified risk tobacco products, including in outreach to youth

Agency sends additional letter requesting more information on several issues, including outreach and marketing practices, as part of ongoing investigation

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