Saturday, February 22, 2020

Saturday, February 22, 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.

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: 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.

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

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

American Lung Association and Anthem Foundation Reach More than 10,000 Public Housing Residents with Quit Smoking Support

American Lung Association helps residents affected by smokefree public housing rule break tobacco addiction

AARC: Supports Administration's Decision to Remove Flavored E-Cigarettes from the Market

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) strongly supports the Administration's announcement on September 11 regarding its plans to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the marketplace and commends its actions to protect our nation's youth from being deceived by the tobacco industry's marketing strategies that have led to the current epidemic of youth e-cigarette and vaping use.

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