Sunday, October 20, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019

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WALLGREENS CO.: Walgreens to Implement New Tobacco 21 Policy to Further Prevent Youth Access to Tobacco Products

Walgreens is implementing a new, chain-wide policy that will require customers to be at least 21 years old in order to purchase tobacco products in its stores, the company announced.

PHILIP MORRIS: Declares the "Year of Unsmoke," But Launches New Cigarette in Indonesia and Sells Over 700 Billion Cigarettes a Year Worldwide

Doubling down on its campaign of deception, Philip Morris International – one of the world's largest cigarette manufacturers – recently launched "The Year of Unsmoke," a follow-up to claims that it wants a smoke-free future.

CASAA CEO chides FDA commissioner's claim linking seizures to vaping

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who left office last week, was accused by a prominent vaping advocate of "throwing rubbish against the wall" as he walked out the door.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Mt. Samat now a shrine of smoke-free Philippines

During the commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) which marks the greatness of Filipino fighters during World War II, the marker declaring Mt. Samat National Shrine as a Shrine of Smoke-free Philippines was also launched.

22nd Century seeks to market very low nicotine cigarettes

A bioengineering company has applied to the FDA for permission to advertise its very-low-nicotine VLNTM cigarettes as delivering up to 95 percent less nicotine to a smoker’s bloodstream than their regular cigarettes.

AMERICAN VAPING ASSOCIATION: FDA Fearmongering on Vaping and Seizures Puts Lives at Risk

In one of his last actions as FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb ramps up his unscientific fear campaign

Tobacco products made in U.S. down 27% in December

Tobacco products manufactured in the United States in December of last year exceeded 13 billion, representing a 27.4 percent drop over products manufactured during the previous month, according to newly released Department of the Treasury numbers.

US firm VapeWild expands into Ireland with new office, website

With the opening of an office in Dublin, American manufacturer VapeWild will be able to sell and distribute its vaping products across the Republic of Ireland.

FOOTE, CONE & BELDING: FDA & FCB Bring Dangers of Cigarette Addiction to Life in New Video Game for Xbox

Award-winning director Darren Aronofsky and biggest gaming influencer in the world support the latest installment of "The Real Cost"

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