Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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22ND CENTURY GROUP, INC.: FDA Accepts and Files 22nd Century Group’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application for VLN™ Cigarettes

22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE American: XXII), a plant biotechnology company that is a world leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted and filed for substantive scientific review the Company’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application for its exclusive Very Low Nicotine Content (VLNC) cigarettes under the proposed brand name of VLNTM. 22nd Century’s proposed VLNTM cigarettes are made with the Company’s proprietary VLNC tobacco and, as a result, contain very low levels of nicotine.

INTELLIQUIT: World's 1st Cloud Based Nicotine Monitoring for All Tobacco Users and Their Doctors

IntelliQuit, a leader in tobacco treatment products & services, announced today the release of their first mobile app.

IMPERIAL BRANDS: Announces Revised Capital Allocation and Dividend Policy

The Board of Imperial Brands PLC announces a revised capital allocation and shareholder distributions policy to support continued growth and optimised returns for shareholders.

P&S INTELLIGENCE: U.K. E-Cigarette Market is Expected to Reach $6.5 Billion by 2024

Some of the key players operating in the U.K. e-cigarette market are 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.

R.J. REYNOLDS VAPOR COMPANY: Announces VELO - Expanding Emerging Modern Oral Portfolio and Choice for Adult Tobacco Consumers

Company expands the rollout of VELO as part of its innovative Modern Oral portfolio to meet the evolving preferences of today's adult tobacco consumer with simple, hassle-free, oral nicotine products.

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

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).

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

‘Tobacco Nation’ residents face greater mortality risks

In the 13 states with distinctly elevated smoking rates, rates of heart disease, respiratory illness, and lung and other cancers are higher than in the rest of the nation, according to a new study from the Washington-based Truth Initiative.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Thailand: Smoking at home to be banned

A law prohibiting smoking at home will come into effect on Aug 20 in a bid to reduce deaths caused by second-hand smoke.

TOBACCO ATLAS: Cigarettes are becoming more affordable especially among younger and lower socioeconomic status smokers in China

China, one of the fastest growing upper-middle income countries in the world, is taking the brunt of the global tobacco epidemic which is gradually shifting to the low- and middle-income countries. China’s large population and high smoking prevalence are part of this scenario.

JUUL funds new research center at Meharry Medical College

The Meharry Center for the Study of Social Determinants of Health will be a $7.5-million center funded by JUUL Labs.

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