Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Latest News

INTELLIQUIT: World's 1st Cloud Based Nicotine Monitoring for All Tobacco Users and Their Doctors

IntelliQuit, a leader in tobacco treatment products & services, announced today the release of their first mobile app.

SAVAGE ENTERPRISES: To Make History as One of the First E-Liquid Companies in the Vape Industry to Submit a PMTA to FDA to Meet 10-Month Deadline

California-based e-liquid manufacturer Savage Enterprises, known as "Savage," plans to partake in making history as one of the first stand-alone e-liquid companies set to apply for the Premarket Tobacco Application Process (PMTA) in the upcoming FDA May 2020 deadline.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Foundation funded by Philip Morris ‘hijacks’ SEATCA’s Smoke-Free Index

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) has accused the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) funded by Philip Morris International (PMI) of hijacking the former Smoke-Free Index.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO: British American Tobacco unveils transformed science website

British American Tobacco’s dedicated science website, bat-science.com, has been transformed to showcase the science and innovation behind the company’s potentially reduced-risk products (PRRPs).

IMPERIAL BRANDS: Announces Revised Capital Allocation and Dividend Policy

The Board of Imperial Brands PLC announces a revised capital allocation and shareholder distributions policy to support continued growth and optimised returns for shareholders.

SAVAGE ENTERPRISES: To Make History as an Open System Company in the Vaping Industry: FDA 10-Month PMTA

Savage Enterprises, known as "Savage", plans to partake in making history as an open system company in the vaping industry. Its belief is concurrent with a statement released by the former FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb mentioning "Data shows that refillable liquid vaping devices – so called open systems- are primarily used by adults while disposable cartridge-based e-cigs – "closed" systems…are favored by minors…Both types are currently subject to similar regulations.

CANADIAN VAPING ASSOCIATION: Respond to Minister's Letter on Youth Vaping

The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) would like to respond directly to the “Minister’s Letter to Retail Associations Concerning Youth Vaping”.

U.S. FDA: Statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., on the agency's actions to tackle the epidemic of youth vaping and court ruling on application submission deadlines for certain tobacco products, including e-cigarettes

Late last week, a U.S. District Court judge in Maryland issued a decision that, among other things, requires makers and importers of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and certain other tobacco products like cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah to submit applications for their currently marketed products to the agency within 10 months.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Secondhand Smoke Is Much More Than Just a Smelly Nuisance

Many of us still mourn the death of the much-loved disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, affectionately known as Pak Topo, who, despite stage-four lung cancer, continued to provide regular updates on the country’s inordinate number of natural disasters.

GLOBAL CENTER FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE IN TOBACCO CONTROL: Public Statement in relation to the invitation to attend tobacco industry-backed ‘Smoke Free Dialogue’

GGTC received invitations for two officers to attend the Smoke Free Dialogue, an event organized by SustainAbility, which is funded by the Foundation for a Smoke Free World (FSFW), on July 25 in Bangkok, Thailand.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Cambodia: Gov’t to act against sale of unstamped cigarette packets

From this month, joint working groups formed by the Ministry of Economy and Finance will act against those involved in the distribution and sale of cigarette packets devoid of tax stamps.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

Tobacco News Wire