Monday, December 9, 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

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RSNA 2019 Presents Session on Lung Injury from Vaping

A panel of medical professionals will discuss the public health impact of e-cigarette use, or "vaping," today during a session at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

PROCAN LABS: Procan Labs Founder Sounds Off on New California Vaping Laws

Mark Unterbach, CEO of Procan Labs, a family-owned, state-of-the-art cannabis processing and manufacturing facility in California, said today that "The inability of the State of California to stop black market products has led to new laws that are having a direct impact on the cannabis industry across California."

TRMA: Tobacco Road Marathon Announces Black Friday Discount Code

Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon (TRM) today announced a $25 Black Friday discount code (ThanksTRM), good through December 3.

Philippines: First vaping-associated lung injury case reported in PH

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday confirmed the first case of electronic cigarette or vaping-associated lung injury (EVALI) in the country.

Vietnam: MoH proposed cigarette tax hike, internet ads control, e-cigarette ban

Plans have been proposed to increase tax on tobacco, ban electronic vapes and tighten online advertising of cigarettes.

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.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: LTFRB reiterates ban on smoking in PUVs

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), heeding the directive of the Department of Health (DOH), has reiterated its ban on smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes in public utility vehicles (PUVs) amid reports of exploding vaping devices.

AROMA BIT: Secures 350mn JPY in Series A Funding from Japan Tobacco and East Ventures

Aroma Bit, Inc. (Representative Director & CEO: Shunichiro Kuroki, headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, hereinafter "Aroma Bit"), a company which plans and develops compact odor imaging sensors and innovative services using these sensors, has undertaken an third-party allocation of new shares, up to 350 million yen in total, with Japan Tobacco Inc.

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

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