Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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SAVAGE ENTERPRISES: To Make History as One of the First E-Liquid Companies in the Vape Industry to Submit a PMTA to FDA to Meet 10-Month Deadline

California-based e-liquid manufacturer Savage Enterprises, known as "Savage," plans to partake in making history as one of the first stand-alone e-liquid companies set to apply for the Premarket Tobacco Application Process (PMTA) in the upcoming FDA May 2020 deadline.

HEMP, Inc.: Vertically Integrates its North Carolina Farming and Processing Facilities

Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry, announced today it is renovating part of its Spring Hope, North Carolina processing plant for the drying of hemp biomass and the drying and curing of hemp A and B buds.

Oklahoma, Kentucky, Indiana are top states for vaping, study finds

Oklahoma, Kentucky and Indiana topped a new study ranking e-cigarette use in all 50 states.

German scientists grow less addictive tobacco plants

Scientists from the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany successfully grew tobacco plants that only contain 0.04 milligrams of nicotine per gram – 99.7 percent less than other common plants. The team published their research in the Plant Biotechnology Journal in early June this year.

Heated Tobacco Products vaporizing Japanese cigarette sales

Heated Tobacco Products (HTPs) have created a substantial impact in foreign countries, such as Japan and South Korea, gaining a 17.4 percent share of the cigarette and heated-tobacco-stick market and contributing to declining cigarette sales in Japan, according to a report from the American Cancer Society.

Large percentage of parents believe vaping is addictive, unsafe

South Nassau Communities Hospital’s latest “Truth In Medicine Poll” reveals 80 percent of parents from New York and Long Island think vaping is addictive and 63 percent consider it unsafe.

Juul-commissioned study reinforces relative safety of vaping emissions

An advocacy group campaigning on behalf of vaping companies and users said it was not surprised by a study showing that emissions from e-cigarettes are much less harmful that second hand smoke from traditional cigarettes.

CANNABIS INDUSTRY: First Time Users and Young Adults Choose Cannabis Over Cigarettes

Most regions around the world allow young adults at the age of 18 to enjoy or purchase their own alcohol and tobacco.

Non-tobacco flavors encourage switch from cigarettes, study says

A study that tracked 37,000 U.S. adult smokers found that JUUL users who used non-tobacco flavored products were more likely to switch from cigarettes than those who used tobacco flavored JUUL products.

Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Indiana are first in vaping, QuoteWizard report says

A report by QuoteWizard, a LendingTree company, found that Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Indiana are tops in vaping based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data.

NATIONAL TOBACCO ADMINISTRATION: NEDA official bats for alternative uses of tobacco

NATIONAL Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Under-secretary for Regional Development Adoracion M. Navarro urged NTA to find other alternative uses of tobacco, especially for large-scale or commercial production, as a part of the government efforts to boost the tobacco industry.

Vaping companies fight against stronger regulations

Advocates for e-cigarettes are fighting against the government’s effort to put tighter restrictions on vaping.

JUUL LABS, INC.: Study Demonstrates Smokers Who Used Non-Tobacco-Flavored JUUL Products Were More Likely To Switch From Cigarettes Than Those Who Used Tobacco-Flavored JUUL Products

JUUL Labs announced results from a study that found adult smokers who primarily used non-tobacco-flavored JUUL products were more likely than those who primarily used tobacco-flavored JUUL products to have successfully switched from smoking combustible cigarettes over a 6-month period.

U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION: FDA finalizes guidance for premarket tobacco product applications for electronic nicotine delivery systems as part of commitment to continuing a strong oversight of e-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized its guidancefor manufacturers submitting new tobacco product applications through the premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) pathway for electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), such as e-cigarettes or “vapes,” and the liquid nicotine and nicotine-containing e-liquids used with such products, as part of the agency’s continued commitment to its oversight of tobacco products.

Pod vapes have seen increased investment, says Fact.MR study

The pod vapes have grown in recent years, according to a Fact.MR study, especially because of their small size and effective nicotine delivery.

Tobacco and alcohol companies look to cannabis

The recent boom and legalization in the cannabis industry has made previous competitors like the tobacco and alcohol industry look to how cannabis can help their companies from decline.

PHYSICIANS FOR CIVIL DEFENSE: Is Marijuana Worse than Tobacco, Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

There is a nationwide push to legalize recreational marijuana, partly fueled by states' fears of losing tax revenues to neighboring states where cannabis is legal, according to the Doctors for Preparedness Newsletter.

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