Thursday, February 27, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020

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CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS: Trump Administration Policy Provides Roadmap for E-Cigarette Makers to Keep Addicting Kids with Flavored Products

No one should be fooled: The Trump Administration's new e-cigarette policy being implemented this Thursday (February 6) will not stop the youth e-cigarette epidemic that is addicting a generation of our kids.

KROGER HEALTH: Aims to Help Tobacco Users in Idaho and Indiana Keep Their Health Resolutions in the New Year

Kroger Health announced today a new service aimed at helping tobacco users in Idaho and Indiana successfully quit for good. Beginning February 3rd, 2020, pharmacists across Idaho and Indiana Kroger, Fred Meyer and Smith's locations will prescribe and supply tobacco cessation products to be used in combination with lifestyle resources and behavioral support.

SNOWPLUS: All New SNOWPLUS Pro Puts the Evolution of Vaping in Your Hands

SNOWPLUS Pro packs the peaks of vapor technology into one sleek, premium package

SEATCA: Orchard Road smoking ban: Over 4,000 tickets issued last year

Head of business group for area says no reports of business being affected since curbs enforced

Baron & Budd and Panish Shea & Boyle File Suit on Behalf of King City Union School District Against JUUL Labs, Inc. for Creating the E-Cigarette Epidemic That Disrupts District-Wide Education

Today, the nationally recognized law firms of Baron & Budd, P.C. and Panish, Shea, & Boyle, LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of King City Union School District, against JUUL Labs, Inc. for the company’s role in cultivating and fostering an e-cigarette epidemic that disrupts the education and learning environment across the District. The suit was filed in Monterey County Superior Court on January 14, 2020 (Case No. 20CV000194).

SEATCA: One in six vaping lung illnesses linked to legally purchased THC, according to federal data

One-sixth of patients who developed lung injuries after vaping marijuana obtained the product from legal dispensaries, a new federal report says, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said reinforced its current recommendations to not use THC-containing e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

SCANDINAVIAN TOBACCO GROUP: Completes the acquisition of Royal Agio Cigars

Effective 2 January, 2020, after completion of the statutory works councils consultation process in the Netherlands and clearance from the relevant competition authorities, Scandinavian Tobacco Group has acquired from Highlands Beheer B.V. all the shares of Agio Beheer B.V. (“Royal Agio”), which is the holding company of the Royal Agio Cigars group. Reference is made to the Company’s announcement of 16 September 2019.

U.S. FDA: FDA finalizes enforcement policy on unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes that appeal to children, including fruit and mint

Companies that do not cease manufacture, distribution and sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes (other than tobacco or menthol) within 30 days risk FDA enforcement actions

RELX: Launches First-of-its-kind Advanced Minor Prevention System for Tobacco Products

RELX Technology, Asia’s leading e-cigarette brand, announced the launch of Project Sunflower, the first of-of-its-kind minor prevention system for tobacco products sold in retail stores.

SEATCA: Philippines: Senate ratifies new sin tax measure on e-cigarettes, liquor

The Senate ratified on Wednesday a bill that will tax electronic cigarettes and impose higher duties on alcohol to raise P22.2 billion on its first year of implementation.

U.S. FDA: FDA permits sale of two new reduced nicotine cigarettes through premarket tobacco product application pathway

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has authorized the marketing of two new tobacco products manufactured by 22nd Century Group Inc. – Moonlight and Moonlight Menthol, which are combusted, filtered cigarettes that contain a reduced amount of nicotine compared to typical commercial cigarettes.

CIGAR BOX FACTORY ESTELI: Cigar Box Factory Esteli Moves to a Larger and More Modern Facility

Cigar Box Factory Esteli Moves to a Larger Box Factory Estelí (CBFe), well known in the cigar market for making high quality cigar packaging and humidors, celebrates the opening of their new, larger, and modern factory.

PYXUS INTERNATIONAL: Alliance One International expands relationship with Philip Morris International Argentine affiliate

Alliance One International, LLC (AOI), a Pyxus International company (NYSE: PYX), announced that its Argentine subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco Argentina (AOTA), will relocate its processing operations from its El Carril facility in the Salta province and begin processing at Philip Morris International's Argentine affiliate, effective for the 2020 crop.

ACHIEVE LIFE SCIENCES: Announces Completion of Meeting with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on Cytisinicline Smoking Cessation Phase 3 Clinical Development Program

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 an update on the cytisinicline clinical development program.

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).

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