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[Korea - South] E-Cigarette Sales Rise Rapidly on Announcement of Cigarett Price Hike

After the government announces that it would raise the price of cigarettes by 80 percent from January next year, the sales of alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes are rising quickly.
Korea IT Times (kr)
added Sep 16, 2014 00:37

Reynolds American: Adapting To The Switch Towards A Healthy Lifestyle

the acceptance of American Heart Association AHA to use e-cigarettes in the process of giving up smoking could provide uplift to the product's demand. In the quest to achieve a mark in this growing market, Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI) has recently ac
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Sep 16, 2014 00:07

[UK] BAT Seeking to Have New Tobacco Alternative Available on NHS

Nicoventures, a company formed by British American Tobacco Plc (BATS) to develop substitute nicotine products, is seeking approval for its Voke inhalation device to be made available on the U.K. National Health Service as it seeks an edge in the growing
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 13, 2014 06:47

[UK] First Regulatory Authorisation for Voke® Nicotine Inhaler

The technology contains no electronics, heat or combustion and will rival e-cigarettes and nicotine-replacement therapies when launched... is licensed for use to relieve and/or prevent craving and nicotine withdrawal symptoms associated with tobacco depen
PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2014 10:12

Other Tobacco Products

A number of tobacco-based products sold and consumed around the world including roll-your-own and make-your-own cigarettes are used as substitutes for machine-made cigarettes. While some consumers may choose these products because of different customs an
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 3, 2014 10:08

[Africa, Nigeria] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

In a statement responding to a recent criticism of the company by an NGO and made available to PREMIUM TIMES, Thursday, BATN said that it was “surprised” that an NGO would fault its recent efforts to sensitise enforcement agents on the recently passed La
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 2, 2014 17:18

[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04

Alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to human health due to over-use

A recent literature review study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) suggest that small dosages of nicotine found in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse. The findings are reported in the Globa
added Aug 30, 2014 18:17

KECSKES: Do Harm Reduction Cigarettes Work?

“Harm reduction” cigarettes seem low-tech when compared to their e-cigarette counterparts, but they employ some pretty sophisticated “smoke & mirrors” chemistry to reel in the average smoker. This involves the use of genetically modified tobacco to cut d
added Aug 27, 2014 18:06

Tobacco's Continuing Health Threat

But health threats from tobacco products continue, with stagnant rates of cigar and smokeless tobacco use and rapidly increasing electronic cigarette use.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:07
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