Sunday, March 29, 2020

Sunday, March 29, 2020

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U.S. FDA: FDA finalizes enforcement policy on unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes that appeal to children, including fruit and mint

Companies that do not cease manufacture, distribution and sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes (other than tobacco or menthol) within 30 days risk FDA enforcement actions

RELX: Launches First-of-its-kind Advanced Minor Prevention System for Tobacco Products

RELX Technology, Asia’s leading e-cigarette brand, announced the launch of Project Sunflower, the first of-of-its-kind minor prevention system for tobacco products sold in retail stores.

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."

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.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: LTFRB reiterates ban on smoking in PUVs

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), heeding the directive of the Department of Health (DOH), has reiterated its ban on smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes in public utility vehicles (PUVs) amid reports of exploding vaping devices.

U.S. FDA: Warns JUUL Labs for marketing unauthorized modified risk tobacco products, including in outreach to youth

Agency sends additional letter requesting more information on several issues, including outreach and marketing practices, as part of ongoing investigation

U.S. FDA: Proposes new required health warnings with color images for cigarette packages and advertisements to promote greater public understanding of negative health consequences of smoking

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed ruleto require new health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertisements to promote greater public understanding of the negative health consequences of smoking.

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.

U.S. FDA: Notifies four companies to remove 44 flavored e-liquid and hookah tobacco products from the market for not having required marketing authorization

Agency remains vigilant in investigating and taking action against illegally marketed tobacco products amid epidemic of youth e-cigarette use

SAVAGE ENTERPRISES: To Make History as an Open System Company in the Vaping Industry: FDA 10-Month PMTA

Savage Enterprises, known as "Savage", plans to partake in making history as an open system company in the vaping industry. Its belief is concurrent with a statement released by the former FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb mentioning "Data shows that refillable liquid vaping devices – so called open systems- are primarily used by adults while disposable cartridge-based e-cigs – "closed" systems…are favored by minors…Both types are currently subject to similar regulations.

CANADIAN VAPING ASSOCIATION: Respond to Minister's Letter on Youth Vaping

The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) would like to respond directly to the “Minister’s Letter to Retail Associations Concerning Youth Vaping”.

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