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THE US FDA FINALIZES TWO MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PMTA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just finalized two foundational rules that provide additional information on the minimum requirements for the Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTAs) reviewed by the agency.
VAPING PRODUCTS FACE TAX HIKE UNDER GERMAN TOBACCO LAW UPDATE
Smokers buying e-cigarette products in Germany could face higher taxes under a new proposal.
PMI EXEC PUSHES FOR PUBLIC DISCUSSIONS ON BETTER ALTERNATIVES TO CIGARETTES
A senior executive of Philip Morris International (PMI) called for robust public discussions among stakeholders on better alternative products to cigarettes.
OPINION: FLAVOR BANS WON’T FIGHT TOBACCO OR IMPROVE HEALTH
Laws fail to distinguish between combustible tobacco products and reduced harm alternatives, such as vapes. In doing so, they undermine rather than support public health.
TOBACCO GIANT BETS £1BN ON INFLUENCERS TO BOOST “MORE LUNG-FRIENDLY” SALES
As smoking falls out of fashion, BAT is pinning its hopes on younger users of e-cigarettes and nicotine pouches.
RESEARCHERS STUDY IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON VAPING, E-CIGARETTE USE AMONG HISPANIC TEENS
Researchers are investigating how the COVID-19 pandemic is contributing to increased substance use and growing mental health concerns among Hispanic adolescents.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SMART SMOKING CESSATION DEVICE: LEVEL-X
A study (TRAJECT) carried out by the UEA looks at the smoking habits of ‘dual-use’ smokers and aims at helping them quit for good.
STORY OF THE WEEK
BARCELONA TO BAN SMOKING ON FOUR OF ITS BEACHES
Pilot scheme will operate from end of May to mid-September as part of city’s ongoing clean air drive.