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For the first time ever, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the marketing of products through the modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) process. The authorization was granted for eight suns smokeless tobacco products manufactured by Swedish Match USA and sold under the “General” brand name. These products were previously sold in the […]
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Altria Group, Inc. has announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with the shareholders of Switzerland-based Burger Söhne Holding AG (the “Burger Group”) to acquire 80 percent ownership of certain companies of the Burger Group that will commercialize on! products worldwide. on! is an oral tobacco-derived nicotine (TDN) pouch product. The on! portfolio consists […]
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Altria Group, makers of Marlboro and one of the world’s big tobacco companies, is looking to expand its product portfolio to include edible nicotine products that it hopes to develop with its latest investment. Back on Jan. 17, 2019, it was announced that Altria Group Inc. would fund up to $12 million to help further […]
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(FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee…The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Februa
Alameda, CA is considering an ordinance to license tobacco retailers and prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products. Retailers are arguing that chewing tobacco should be exempted becuase theh claim the average age of those that chew is 40.
The prevalence of current cigarette smoking in 2017 was 15% (4.6 million smokers), an increase from 13% (3.9 million smokers) in 2015. A higher percentage of males (17% or 2.5 million) than females (13% or 2.1 million) were current smokers. Eleven percen
adopted a “model policy for tobacco-free parks” last week…Neal reminded the Board of Health that nearly 90 percent of adult smokers began smoking at or before they turned 18. The reason vaping was added to the policy recommendations, Neal said, is becau
Both smoked tobacco and smokeless tobacco policies should be aggressively implemented in public places and workplaces in developing countries, because they stimulate voluntary smoke and smokeless tobacco-free policies in homes.
This result reinforces the need to aggressively implement protections from secondhand smoke and to encourage parents not to use any form of tobacco at home.