Sunday, October 20, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019

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HEMP, Inc.: Vertically Integrates its North Carolina Farming and Processing Facilities

Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry, announced today it is renovating part of its Spring Hope, North Carolina processing plant for the drying of hemp biomass and the drying and curing of hemp A and B buds.

Oklahoma, Kentucky, Indiana are top states for vaping, study finds

Oklahoma, Kentucky and Indiana topped a new study ranking e-cigarette use in all 50 states.

P&S INTELLIGENCE: U.K. E-Cigarette Market is Expected to Reach $6.5 Billion by 2024

Some of the key players operating in the U.K. e-cigarette market are Philip Morris International Inc., British American Tobacco p.l.c., Altria Group Inc., Japan Tobacco Inc., Imperial Brands PLC, JUUL Labs Inc., Shenzhen iSmoka Electronics Co., Ltd., Shenzhen IVPS Technology Corporation Ltd., Innokin Technology Co. Ltd, Shenzhen Kanger Technology Co., Ltd., and Pax Labs Inc.

TOBACCO FREE FLORIDA: Vaping is Banned in Indoor Workplaces Starting July 1

Effective July 1, a new voter-approved law takes effect under the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) that bans vaping and the use of e-cigarettes in workplaces. In November 2018, Floridavoters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 9 that was enacted by the legislative commission and signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis on April 26.

German scientists grow less addictive tobacco plants

Scientists from the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany successfully grew tobacco plants that only contain 0.04 milligrams of nicotine per gram – 99.7 percent less than other common plants. The team published their research in the Plant Biotechnology Journal in early June this year.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: DOH bans use of e-cigarettes, vapes in public

The Department of Health has banned the use of electronic cigarettes in public, with local government units to be tasked to apprehend violators.

R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY: Announces VELO - Expanding Emerging Modern Oral Portfolio and Choice for Adult Tobacco Consumers

Company expands the rollout of VELO as part of its innovative Modern Oral portfolio to meet the evolving preferences of today's adult tobacco consumer with simple, hassle-free, oral nicotine products.

Working class people told to ‘just die’ by San Francisco leaders: vaping advocates

Working class people are being told to “just die” by those governing San Francisco, one advocacy group argues in the wake of the decision by the city to ban vaping.

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.

Cumberland Farms sues MA boards of health, calls for a level playing field in tobacco sales

Cumberland Farms has filed a lawsuit against boards of health in three cities and three towns in Massachusetts.

CDC position on vaping may work against harm reduction: critics

Concern over vaping among teens is a driving force behind the message being delivered by government health agencies, but advocates for the use of non-tobacco products believe this could work against harm reduction.

Heated Tobacco Products vaporizing Japanese cigarette sales

Heated Tobacco Products (HTPs) have created a substantial impact in foreign countries, such as Japan and South Korea, gaining a 17.4 percent share of the cigarette and heated-tobacco-stick market and contributing to declining cigarette sales in Japan, according to a report from the American Cancer Society.

HABANOS S.A.: Launches Its World Premiere of the Montecristo Supremos Limited Edition in Italy

Montecristo Supremos, Edición Limitada - Limited Edition 2019, will be presented exclusively by Diadema S.p.A. on 6 July, in Italy

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Singapore: Cigarette packs to be sold in standardised plain packaging in Singapore from July 1, 2020

Tobacco products sold in Singapore must have standardised packaging and enlarged graphic health warnings from July 1 2020, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a statement Monday (July 1).

Colorado Indoor Clean Air Act bans indoor vaping in public areas

Colorado has amended the Colorado Indoor Clean Air Act, banning the use of vaporizers and electronic cigarettes in most indoor public places.

Large percentage of parents believe vaping is addictive, unsafe

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s latest “Truth In Medicine Poll” reveals 80 percent of parents from New York and Long Island think vaping is addictive and 63 percent consider it unsafe.

HEMP, INC.: Reports Kansas Hemp Farmers Begin Planting for First Time in Decades

Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with bi-coastal processing centers including the 85,000 square-foot multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in Spring Hope, North Carolina, a state of the art processing center in Medford, Oregon, and a 500-acre hemp growing Eco-Village in Golden Valley, Arizona, announced today Kansas hemp farmers can begin to plant the lucrative crop for the first time in decades.

SCANDINAVIAN TOBACCO GROUP: Acquires premium pipe tobacco brands

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S has closed a deal to acquire certain pipe tobacco trademarks and designs from Dunhill Tobacco Company of London Limited, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c.

‘Tobacco Nation’ youth smoking rate rivals that of many 3rd World nations

If the 13 U.S. states with the highest smoking rates were a nation, it would be among those countries with the highest rates of tobacco use among youth, according to a study from the nonprofit Truth Initiative.

P&S INTELLIGENCE: Japan E-Cigarette Market to Witness Stronger Growth in Coming Years

Some of the major players in the Japan e-cigarette market include Philip Morris International Inc., British American Tobacco p.l.c., Altria Group Inc., Japan Tobacco Inc., Imperial Brands PLC, JUUL Labs Inc., Shenzhen iSmoka Electronics Co., Ltd., Shenzhen IVPS Technology Corporation Ltd., Innokin Technology Co. Ltd, Shenzhen Kanger Technology Co., Ltd., and Pax Labs, Inc.

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