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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.

SCANDINAVIAN TOBACCO GROUP: Completes the acquisition of Royal Agio Cigars

Effective 2 January, 2020, after completion of the statutory works councils consultation process in the Netherlands and clearance from the relevant competition authorities, Scandinavian Tobacco Group has acquired from Highlands Beheer B.V. all the shares of Agio Beheer B.V. (“Royal Agio”), which is the holding company of the Royal Agio Cigars group. Reference is made to the Company’s announcement of 16 September 2019.

CIGAR BOX FACTORY ESTELI: Cigar Box Factory Esteli Moves to a Larger and More Modern Facility

Cigar Box Factory Esteli Moves to a Larger Box Factory Estelí (CBFe), well known in the cigar market for making high quality cigar packaging and humidors, celebrates the opening of their new, larger, and modern factory.

ACHIEVE LIFE SCIENCES: Announces Completion of Meeting with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on Cytisinicline Smoking Cessation Phase 3 Clinical Development Program

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 an update on the cytisinicline clinical development program.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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