Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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The number of Americans who believe vaping is less dangerous than smoking has dropped

Recent studies have shown that the number of Americans who believe that vaping is less dangerous than smoking cigarettes has dropped, causing concerns throughout the vaping industry.

VITAL STRATEGIES: As Tobacco and E-Cigarette Companies Continue to Use Marketing Dollars to Win New Customers, CVS Health Pledges Not to Work with Agencies that Promote Smoking or Vaping

CVS Health joins a growing list of companies to Quit Big Tobacco, a Vital Strategies initiative aimed at taking money, talent and expertise away from the tobacco and e-cigarette industries

CANADIAN VAPING ASSOCIATION: Issues statement on Health Canada action

The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) shares our support of Health Canada’s action which shut down Vype’s Tunnel promotion on April 21st, at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Ontario.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Cambodia: Call for increase in tobacco taxes

Health experts are calling for the government to increase tobacco tax and use the money to expand health care benefits for the general public.

Analysis: Connecticut, New York have highest state cigarette taxes

Connecticut and New York levy the highest cigarette taxes of any state, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: More than 4 in 10 Americans Live with Unhealthy Air; Eight Cities Suffered Most Polluted Air Ever Recorded

American Lung Association's 20th annual 'State of the Air' report sounds the alarm on worsened air quality driven by climate change, placing health and lives at risk

FROST & SULLIVAN: A Majority of Healthcare Professionals in New Zealand are Supportive of Alternatives to Cigarettes if Regulated for Use in Tobacco Harm Reduction

A majority of healthcare professionals in New Zealand view Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products, as a viable alternative to cigarettes if they are legalised and regulated appropriately, according to new research conducted by Frost & Sullivan.

ILLINOIS PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTE: Chicago, Cook County And Illinois Vaping Regulatory Report 2019

The "Chicago, Cook County And Illinois Regulatory Report" report has been added to's offering.

PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL: Age Matters: PMI Calls All Tobacco and E-Cigarette Companies To Do Their Part to Guard Against Youth Nicotine Use

PMI’s vision of a smoke-free future is supported by its long-established policy to ensure its only goal is to switch adult smokers

Vaping association advises caution over Maryland bill raising legal smoking age to 21

Recent legislation passed by Maryland lawmakers requires those who purchase tobacco products to be at least 21.

JUUL sued by parents of teen who claim vaping caused seizures

JUUL Labs has been sued by the parents of a nicotine-addicted teen who allegedly suffers seizures from e-cigarette use.

Philip Morris pushes alternative products that heat but don't burn tobacco

Philip Morris is heavily advertising its new IQOS brand of products — the I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking products heat tobacco but do not let it burn.

Vaping advocates speak out on proposed tobacco prevention legislation

The North Carolina legislature is giving tobacco prevention legislation another try.

RITE AID: Raises Age to Purchase Tobacco Products to 21

Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) will increase the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 consistent with the company’s commitment to promoting responsible access to tobacco products.

WALLGREENS CO.: Walgreens to Implement New Tobacco 21 Policy to Further Prevent Youth Access to Tobacco Products

Walgreens is implementing a new, chain-wide policy that will require customers to be at least 21 years old in order to purchase tobacco products in its stores, the company announced.

Smokeless tobacco manufacturers seek modified-risk claims on their products

A new tobacco product is being introduced as a safer way to smoke cigarettes, but manufacturers believe that there are not sufficient modified-risk claims in place to protect users.

Estimated 3 million American adults have used vaping products to quit smoking

The topic of e-cigarettes has been hot ever since their introduction to the market. While some say they have helped smokers quit entirely, others say they have introduced tobacco to a new generation of users.

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