Sunday, October 20, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019

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CANNABIS INDUSTRY: First Time Users and Young Adults Choose Cannabis Over Cigarettes

Most regions around the world allow young adults at the age of 18 to enjoy or purchase their own alcohol and tobacco.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: Time to quit?

Cigarette packs contain warnings about the health hazards of smoking. And with so few public places where people are allowed to smoke, one has to wonder—why do people still smoke?

Confusion remains within vaping industry over FDA regulation

Confusion remains among those involved in the vaping industry over what manufacturers must do to comply with future regulations laid down by the Food and Drug Administration, industry insiders said.

Juul-commissioned study reinforces relative safety of vaping emissions

An advocacy group campaigning on behalf of vaping companies and users said it was not surprised by a study showing that emissions from e-cigarettes are much less harmful that second hand smoke from traditional cigarettes.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Indonesia: National Narcotics Agency Calls for Ban on Electronic Cigarettes

Indonesia’s antidrug agency has come out against vaping, noting that the popular replacement for arguably more harmful conventional cigarettes was prone to misuse.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Myanmar: Threefold increase in tobacco consumption among youths under 15

From 2001 to 2016, cigarette and tobacco consumption among the youths under 15 has increased around threefold, said Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe, at a workshop on the control against tobacco and tobacco-related products , held in Nay Pyi Taw on June 25.

HEMP, INC.: Reports South Carolina Sees Over 500% Increase in Hemp Farmers

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 the number of South Carolina hemp farmers has grown 565 percent since 2018.

P&S INTELLIGENCE: Japan E-Cigarette Market to Witness Stronger Growth in Coming Years

Some of the major players in the Japan e-cigarette market include 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 Nation’ youth smoking rate rivals that of many 3rd World nations

If the 13 U.S. states with the highest smoking rates were a nation, it would be among those countries with the highest rates of tobacco use among youth, according to a study from the nonprofit Truth Initiative.

SCANDINAVIAN TOBACCO GROUP: Acquires premium pipe tobacco brands

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S has closed a deal to acquire certain pipe tobacco trademarks and designs from Dunhill Tobacco Company of London Limited, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c.

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.

Large percentage of parents believe vaping is addictive, unsafe

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s latest “Truth In Medicine Poll” reveals 80 percent of parents from New York and Long Island think vaping is addictive and 63 percent consider it unsafe.

Colorado Indoor Clean Air Act bans indoor vaping in public areas

Colorado has amended the Colorado Indoor Clean Air Act, banning the use of vaporizers and electronic cigarettes in most indoor public places.

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).

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

Heated Tobacco Products vaporizing Japanese cigarette sales

Heated Tobacco Products (HTPs) have created a substantial impact in foreign countries, such as Japan and South Korea, gaining a 17.4 percent share of the cigarette and heated-tobacco-stick market and contributing to declining cigarette sales in Japan, according to a report from the American Cancer Society.

CDC position on vaping may work against harm reduction: critics

Concern over vaping among teens is a driving force behind the message being delivered by government health agencies, but advocates for the use of non-tobacco products believe this could work against harm reduction.

Cumberland Farms sues MA boards of health, calls for a level playing field in tobacco sales

Cumberland Farms has filed a lawsuit against boards of health in three cities and three towns in Massachusetts.

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