Sunday, October 20, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019

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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.

‘Tobacco Nation’ less diverse than rest of nation, study finds

The 13 states with some of the highest smoking rates in the nation display distinct demographic differences compared to the rest of the nation, according to a new study of a region termed “Tobacco Nation.”

NATIONAL TOBACCO ADMINISTRATION: PH seeks bigger tobacco export amidst declining local demand

AS the nationwide smoking ban in public places and newly imposed tax hike continued to pull down demand for local tobacco, NTA is now concentrating on the production of leaf tobacco for export.

THC BIOMED: Pure Cannabis Cigarettes to be Introduced to Canadian Cannabis Market

THC BioMed Intl Ltd. ("THC BioMed", or the "Company") (CSE: THC) is pleased to announce that it is the first Canadian Licensed Producer to automate the pre-rolling of cigarettes containing 100% cannabis (the "Pure Cannabis Cigarettes").

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: Iloilo City gets WHO award for tobacco control initiatives

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named Iloilo City as among the recipients of the 2019 World No Tobacco Day Awards (WNTDA) for its accomplishments on tobacco control.

GREEN HYGIENICS HOLDINGS INC.: Secures Purchase Order for the Sale of Hemp to U.S. Tobacco De México

Green Hygienics Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: GRYN) (“GRYN" or the “Company"), an innovative, full-scope, science-driven, premium cannabis cultivation and branding enterprise, is pleased to announce it has secured a multiyear purchase order for the sale of hemp to U.S. Tobacco De Mexico.

13 states found to have elevated smoking levels, health care disparities

Thirteen states, dubbed “Tobacco Nation,” have smoking rates that top the rest of the United States, and their residents face greater health challenges, a new study by Truth Initiative concludes.

TRUTH INITIATIVE: Tobacco Tale of Two Nations: New Report Shows 13 States Have Higher Smoking Rates and Greater Health Consequences Than Rest of U.S.

Truth Initiative® released "Tobacco Nation: An Ongoing Crisis – Examining the Health and Policy Disparities of U.S. States with the Highest Smoking Rates."

TACHYONIQ: Releases DotCode Scanning Algorithm in Support of Tobacco Products Directive

TachyonIQ, the leader in image processing software for data capture, announced today the release of a new barcode scanning algorithm that omnidirectionally decodes the mandatory DotCode symbology of the EU Tobacco Products Directive.

BIO-ON: New cigarette filters block up to 60% of harmful substances thanks to Bio-on biopolymers

Bio-on, listed on the AIM segment of Borsa Italiana and operating in the high quality bioplastic sector, announces extraordinary results achieved by its researchers: a 100% natural and biodegradable polymeric liquid has been created using a special process that can replace the triacetinused in old and new generation cigarette filters.

VAPORBRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC.: VaporBrands Introduces New CBD Cartridge Clarity Leveraging Success of Its Recent Return to Market

VaporBrands International, Inc. (OTCPK:VAPR) one of the pioneers in the Vape movement, today introduced "Clarity" a new cartridge for the Vape market.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Public Health Advocates’ Joint Message to our Lawmakers on the Harmful Effects of E-Cigarettes and Heated Tobacco Products

The recent deliberations in the Senate on the proposal to include a tax on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs) without any public consultation appears to be an insidious ploy by the tobacco industry to legitimize these products’ presence in the market.

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