Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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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.

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).

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.

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

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.

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

PYXUS INTERNATIONAL, INC.: Statement Regarding U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Announcement on Non-Tobacco Flavored E-cigarette Products

"As manufacturers and marketers of e-liquids, an adult-use product, our subsidiaries and affiliates recognize the unique responsibility in bringing nicotine products to market and are committed to responsible marketing practices.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO: Response to USA Food & Drug Administration Announcement Regarding Vaping Products

On 7th September 2019, the USA's Food & Drug Administration issued a statement in response to recent reports of respiratory illnesses following the use of vaping products.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Thailand: PM to keep e-cigs illegal

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has vowed to retain Thailand’s ban on e-cigarettes, insisting the new government will not yield to lobbying from an interest group that has been working hard to lift the prohibition.

TRUTH INITIATIVE: Meharry Medical College Students To Host Townhall About 7.5 Million Grant From E-Cigarette Company JUUL

Students, African American leaders and administrators will discuss the impact of tobacco industry targeting on the African American community

MOLL LAW GROUP: Chicago Law Firm Investigating the Makers of JUUL E-Cigarettes for allegedly targeting teens into addiction

A Chicago law firm stated today that it is investigating the makers of JUUL e-cigarettes. Moll Law Group has been contacted and is currently investigating claims of teen addiction and injuries associated with nicotine ingestion, including a recent warning by the federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA) of the association between seizures and e-cigarettes.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Malaysia: Teens the target for vape products

Vape products in all shapes and sizes have been flooding the market, including those targeting schoolchildren.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: DOF to propose higher taxes on e-cigs, vapes; juice flavors to be limited to two

The Department of Finance is proposing to raise taxes on electronic cigarettes and vapes to impose restriction for smokers on Thursday.

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