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Philip Morris is betting on e-cigarettes and new flavors as it feels the heat from Juul and KT&G

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes wants to avoid getting smoked by its rivals.

All tobacco products in Singapore will be sold in standardised packaging with enlarged graphic warnings from July 2020

The minimum size of mandatory graphic health warnings will be increased to cover 75 per cent of all specified tobacco product packaging surfaces - up from the current size of 50 per cent.
Walmart employees are making, on average, more money than ever.

Walmart now bars anyone under 21 years old from buying tobacco

Walmart raised the minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21 years old across all Walmart and Sam's Club stores

Malaysia is the largest consumer of illegal cigarettes in the world with over 12 billion sticks sold in 2018: Study

The study found that 58.9 per cent of cigarettes sold in Malaysia were illegal.
FDA plans to announce broad restrictions on where flavored e-cigarettes are sold.

We just got the first clear evidence that some people are using Juul e-cigarettes to cut back on smoking

Juul has undergone a makeover as it works to position itself as a serious alternative to smoking. A new study suggests some adults are using the devices to cut back on cigarettes.
Tobacco giant Reynolds rolled out nicotine lozenges called Revel on Wednesday.

Tobacco giant Reynolds just rolled out berry and cream nicotine lozenges as it faces new pressure from Juul for smokeless products

Sold in four flavors, the lozenges are the first new product the company has launched on a wide commercial scale since the Vuse e-cigarette in 2013.

The FDA commissioner just launched a crackdown on e-cigs like Juul as he prepares to leave office

The anti-vaping proposals come a week after FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his plans to step down.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation abruptly this week, concerning public health advocates who worry that his agenda on youth use of e-cigarettes could be undone.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s abrupt departure could prove a major win for e-cigarette and tobacco companies

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has been a harsh critic of youth e-cigarette use and advanced proposals that would hit the tobacco industry.

Vaping might be better for you than smoking, but e-cigarettes like Juul come with risks of their own

E-cigs contain nicotine, an addictive drug that appears to blunt emotional control as well as decision-making skills in kids and teens.
US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in a new advisory that e-cigs like the Juul are a danger to kids and teens.

A Juul-sponsored study suggests its e-cigarettes could help adult smokers cut back, but some researchers aren’t convinced

A study paid for by e-cig company Juul, which is partially owned by the tobacco company behind Marlboros, suggests the devices may help smokers quit.