Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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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

U.S. FDA: Statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., and CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., on federal and state collaboration to investigate respiratory illnesses reported after use of e-cigarette products

Both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working tirelessly to investigate the distressing incidents of severe respiratory disease associated with use of e-cigarette products

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Thailand: PM to keep e-cigs illegal

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has vowed to retain Thailand’s ban on e-cigarettes, insisting the new government will not yield to lobbying from an interest group that has been working hard to lift the prohibition.

URTHLEAF: Introduces Safe and Disposable CBD Vape Pen for Daily Use: CBD Vape Pen for Anxiety and Relaxation

The CBD Vape Pen is a disposable, battery-operated pen that is both compact and visually satisfying. Containing no THC, UrthLeaf offers the Vape Pen as a wellness product that can be purchased singly or as a monthly subscription. The CBD Vape Pen is available directly from the UrthLeaf website.

TRUTH INITIATIVE: Meharry Medical College Students To Host Townhall About 7.5 Million Grant From E-Cigarette Company JUUL

Students, African American leaders and administrators will discuss the impact of tobacco industry targeting on the African American community

SNOWPLUS: Launches Smokeless Edition, The First E-Cigarette With No Visible Smoke

Smokeless Edition minimizes second-hand smoke, making it the safest e-cigarette product available in the market

U.S. FDA: Proposes new required health warnings with color images for cigarette packages and advertisements to promote greater public understanding of negative health consequences of smoking

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed ruleto require new health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertisements to promote greater public understanding of the negative health consequences of smoking.

MOLL LAW GROUP: Chicago Law Firm Investigating the Makers of JUUL E-Cigarettes for allegedly targeting teens into addiction

A Chicago law firm stated today that it is investigating the makers of JUUL e-cigarettes. Moll Law Group has been contacted and is currently investigating claims of teen addiction and injuries associated with nicotine ingestion, including a recent warning by the federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA) of the association between seizures and e-cigarettes.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Malaysia: Teens the target for vape products

Vape products in all shapes and sizes have been flooding the market, including those targeting schoolchildren.

U.S. FDA: Notifies four companies to remove 44 flavored e-liquid and hookah tobacco products from the market for not having required marketing authorization

Agency remains vigilant in investigating and taking action against illegally marketed tobacco products amid epidemic of youth e-cigarette use

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: New Report Highlights Big Tobacco's Dangerous Attempts to Co-opt Promising Public Health Policies to Serve Their Own Agenda

Report Also Finds States Are Missing Opportunities to Reduce Suffering and Death from Cancer by Failing to Pass and Implement Evidence-Based Policies

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: DOF to propose higher taxes on e-cigs, vapes; juice flavors to be limited to two

The Department of Finance is proposing to raise taxes on electronic cigarettes and vapes to impose restriction for smokers on Thursday.

22ND CENTURY GROUP, INC.: FDA Accepts and Files 22nd Century Group’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application for VLN™ Cigarettes

22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE American: XXII), a plant biotechnology company that is a world leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted and filed for substantive scientific review the Company’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application for its exclusive Very Low Nicotine Content (VLNC) cigarettes under the proposed brand name of VLNTM. 22nd Century’s proposed VLNTM cigarettes are made with the Company’s proprietary VLNC tobacco and, as a result, contain very low levels of nicotine.

U.S. FDA: Launches its first youth e-cigarette prevention TV ads, plans new educational resources as agency approaches one-year anniversary of public education campaign

“The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign aims to reach nearly 10.7 million at-risk youth through TV, digital platforms, social media, in-school ads and posters nationwide

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.

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