IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/15760912/1/zlab-sa-v-juul-inc/ ZLAB S.A., SS GROUP HOLDINGS & SHENZEN YIBO TECH. CO., Plaintiffs, v. JUUL LABS, INC., Defendant. Case No. ____________ PLAINTIFFS’ COMPLAINT AND DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL Found this on the internet. Ziip files a lawsuit against JUUL Labs. I find this very interesting and well hidden from retail. Will be […]

Altria and Philip Morris International Considering Merger

Altria and Philip Morris International Considering Merger By Tobacco Business – August 27, 2019 0 16 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Two of the world’s biggest tobacco companies are considering merging. A recent press release from Altria revealed that the company was in discussions with Philip Morris International regarding a potential all-stock, merger of […]

Vapor Technology Association Files Lawsuit Against FDA over PMTA Process

Vapor Technology Association Files Lawsuit Against FDA over PMTA Process By Tobacco Business – August 22, 2019 0 328 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Vapor Technology Association (VTA), a leading U.S. non-profit industry trade association representing the industry-leading manufacturers of vapor devices, e-liquids, flavorings and components and retailers of these products, has filed […]

Menthol May Boost Cigarettes’ Addictive Properties: Study

https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=171918 Menthol May Boost Cigarettes’ Addictive Properties: Study By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) — The mint flavoring in menthol cigarettes makes it easier for young people to start smoking and harder for smokers to quit, U.S. health officials said Tuesday. In a review of existing research, the U.S. Food and […]

Ohio (finally) gets with the hemp program

July 29, 2019 03:30 PM updated 10 hours ago Ohio (finally) gets with the hemp program https://www.crainscleveland.com/jeremy-nobile-blog/ohio-finally-gets-hemp-program Jeremy Nobile Finance reporter Bloomberg Hemp plants. Photograph: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg The Buckeye State is ready to get with the hemp program. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced that he will sign Senate Bill 57 into law on Tuesday, July […]

House panel claims Juul deliberately targeted children, teens

  https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/454839-house-investigation-finds-juul-deliberately-targeted-children House panel claims Juul deliberately targeted children, teens By Nathaniel Weixel – 07/25/19 09:07 PM   Juul deliberately targeted children and teenagers in an effort to become the country’s largest e-cigarette manufacturer, a House panel claimed Thursday. The company “deployed a sophisticated program to enter schools and convey its messaging directly to teenage children,” […]

Juul went into a ninth-grade classroom and called its device ‘totally safe,’ teens testify

Story from CNN Health https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/07/25/health/juul-reps-in-classroom-teen-testimony/index.html (CNN)A Juul representative repeatedly told a ninth-grade classroom that the company’s e-cigarette was “totally safe” before showing underage students the device, according to two teenagers who testified under oath to Congress on Wednesday. The comments came at the first of two hearings organized by the House Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer […]

Facebook and Instagram Updates Policy to Restrict Tobacco Content

Facebook and Instagram Updates Policy to Restrict Tobacco Content By Tobacco Business – July 24, 2019 0 19 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter If you’re a tobacco manufacturer, retailer or consumer, be aware–Facebook and Instagram is changing its policies to make it harder to promote and post certain content related to tobacco products going […]