Saturday, August 17, 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019

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TAX FOUNDATION: Cigarette Tax Revenue in Alabama

Cigarette excise taxes have been a part of state budgets for decades, but in recent years the reliance on these taxes has increased.

TAX FOUNDATION: Cigarette Tax Revenue in California

Cigarette excise taxes have been a part of state budgets for decades, but in recent years the reliance on these taxes has increased.

TAX FOUNDATION: Cigarette Tax Revenue in Delaware

Cigarette excise taxes have been a part of state budgets for decades, but in recent years the reliance on these taxes has increased.

TAX FOUNDATION: Cigarette Tax Revenue in Florida

Cigarette excise taxes have been a part of state budgets for decades, but in recent years the reliance on these taxes has increased.

TAX FOUNDATION: Cigarette Tax Revenue in Georgia

Cigarette excise taxes have been a part of state budgets for decades, but in recent years the reliance on these taxes has increased.

MARKET RESEARCH: North American E-cigarette and Legal Cannabis Markets

This research report presents an in-depth analysis of the North American e-cigarette and legal cannabis market segments

SOUTHEAST ASIAN TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: DOH: Tobacco tax hike bill to help fund universal healthcare law

The Department of Health (DOH) renewed its call for the passage of a bill that would increase tax on tobacco and alcoholic drinks, citing that doing so would save lives and would help fund the newly signed Universal Healthcare Act.

Three million Americans quit smoking by vaping

Bolstered by a recent survey that 3 million Americans had quit smoking by vaping, consumer advocates say e-cigarettes are proving to be a boon for public health.

E-cigarettes 95 percent less harmful than cigarettes, 2015 British report says

E-cigarette use is significantly less harmful than smoking cigarettes, according to a British independent review report issued more than three years ago.

Heartland Institute wants states to resist hiking legal vaping age

The Heartland Institute is opposing measures to increase the legal age for using electronic cigarette products.

VIRGINIA FOUNDATION FOR HEALTHY YOUTH: New Law Will Make All Virginia Schools 100% Free From E-Cigarettes and Tobacco

A newly signed state law will make all Virginia schools 100% e-cigarette-free and tobacco-free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Think tank manager questions FDA positions on E-cigarettes

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- The Food and Drug Administration’s mission is to “ensure the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices,” but the Heartland Institute’s state government relations manager, Lindsey Stroud, believes the FDA is creating fear while promoting harm.

SOUTHEAST ASIAN TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Myanmar: Women warned against falling for big tobacco’s hype

A regional anti-tobacco organisation on Thursday warned women against falling for a campaign by tobacco companies to lure women to acquire the deadly smoking habit.

SOUTHEAST ASIAN TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Indonesia: Big tobacco seeks to entice women

The tobacco industry is trying to ride the wave of women’s empowerment that is celebrated globally every March, as women and girls, especially in Southeast Asia, are increasingly targeted as an emerging market, a recently published report shows.

INTELLICHECK NYSE AMERICAN: New York State Vapor Association Collaborates With Intellicheck to Help Members Prevent Underage Access to Vaping Products

Intellicheck (NYSE AMERICAN: IDN), a trusted industry leader in identity authentication solutions, announced a partnership with the New York State Vapor Association (NYSVA), a trade association of independent state businesses involved in the vapor products industries.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb steps down; administration looks toward the future with Norman Sharpless

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his planned resignation last week and will step down next month, leaving stakeholders concerned about the future.

Vaping is 'starting a new epidemic of dual use,' Johns Hopkins epidemiology professor says

Vaping may help traditional cigarette users quit smoking but e-cigarette use is just as habit-forming and has its own health risks, a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine epidemiology professor said during a recent interview.

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