Turning Point Brands Acquires Solace Technologies and Expands Nu-X Team

Turning Point Brands Acquires Solace Technologies and Expands Nu-X Team Business WireJuly 19, 2019 LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Opens Nu-X Headquarters in Southern California Turning Point Brands (TPB), a Kentucky-based industry leading marketer of Other Tobacco Products (OTP) and adult consumer alternatives, announced today it will acquire the assets of Solace Technologies (“Solace”) for $15.25 million. […]

Juul And Rivals, Given 10 Months To Submit FDA Application, Face Battle To Keep Selling E-Cigs

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrickcai/2019/07/16/juul-rivals-10-month-deadline-fda-application-battle-to-sell-e-cigarettes/#7408d2ae1f3c 13,937 viewsJul 16, 2019, 07:47pm Juul And Rivals, Given 10 Months To Submit FDA Application, Face Battle To Keep Selling E-Cigs Kenrick CaiForbes Staff I write about tech. For years, Juul and its competitors have run an e-cigarette market without FDA approval. That will come to an end in May, when e-cigarette makers face […]

Juul Labs Drops Patent Infringement Case Against Competitors

Juul Labs Drops Patent Infringement Case Against Competitors Posted April 18, 2019, 3:37 PM Juul previously lost bid for emergency relief Competitors allegedly infringed design patents E-cigarette company Juul Labs Inc. dropped patent infringement claims pending in the District of New Jersey against competitor Eonsmoke LLC and other vaping companies from China and Uruguay. Juul […]

Ohio Governor Signs Tobacco 21 Measure Into Law

Ohio Governor Signs Tobacco 21 Measure Into Law 07/19/2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio — With the stroke of Gov. Mike DeWine’s pen, Ohio became the latest state to increase the legal minimum age to buy tobacco products. Ohio’s Tobacco 21 measures was part of the state’s budget that DeWine signed on July 18. The new law applies […]

CEO Kevin Burns “Sorry” For Kids Addicted to JUUL

By Tobacco Business – July 15, 2019 In a recent interview for the documentary “Vaporized: America’s E-Cigarette Addiction,” JUUL CEO Kevin Burns apologizes to parents whose children are addicted to his company’s product. In the documentary, Burns was asked what he would say to a parent whose child was addicted to JUUL. To that question, […]

SHEETZ ENTERS THE CBD MARKET IN PA

PITTSBURGH — Sheetz has announced the launch of cannabidiol, or CBD, products, which will be available at over 140 of its store locations across Pennsylvania. According to a release, the CBD products that will be offered include topical rubs and patches, tinctures, vape pens, oral pouches, capsules and pet products. All CBD products will be […]

NACS & SIGMA Submit Joint Response to FDA’s E-Cigarette Policy Proposal

05/08/2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The convenience store industry shares growing concern about the rise of electronic cigarette use by minors; however, the industry did raise concerns about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposal to restrict the sale of flavored vapor products. This week, NACS, the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing, and the Society […]

FDA Will Hold April Meeting to Discuss CBD Product Regulation

02/28/2019 SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is putting cannabidiol (CBD) products on its agenda. In testimony during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Feb. 27, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the agency will meet in April to explore new pathways for hemp-derived CBD to be sold legally in the food […]