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[Asia, India] Exclusive: Philip Morris Funded Anti-Smoking Foundation Targeting Public Health Leaders With Grants

A leaked email from an anti-smoking foundation funded by tobacco major Philip Morris International has revealed that the foundation is targeting prominent figures in global health and encouraging them to apply for grants for projects that can “reduce deat
The Wire (in)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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'Heat-not-burn' tobacco may be safer but still a risk: UK panel

A new wave of “heat-not-burn” tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful compounds, some of which are carcinogenic, a British panel of experts said on Tuesday. Cigarette m
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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Will the FDA’s New Tobacco Strategy Be a Game Changer? [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-Cigarettes might have a role in helping smokers quit, but delaying their regulation won’t help motivate manufacturers to demonstrate that their products are safe and effective as smoking cessation aids, Fiore said.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Dec 8, 2017 17:55
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Farsalinos writes to the FDA about the AHA’s inaccurate HnB study

“This study provides no reliable scientific information about the effects of IQOS on cardiovascular disease risk.”
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 30, 2017 15:04
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G launches e-cigarette brand to take on foreign rivals

Korea’s top tobacco company KT&G announced on Nov. 7 the launch its new heat-not-burn cigarette, also known as e-cigarette, Lil to take on its foreign rivals who have been gaining market share. The e-cigarettes will be available starting Nov. 20 at all G
The Investor (kr)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:21
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[UK] Tobacco giant Imperial steps up vaping efforts but profits come in below expectations

The maker of Gauloises and West cigarettes had so far only developed e-cigarettes, which use nicotine liquid
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:22
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Studies support the reduced-risk potential of glo™

Scientists at British American Tobacco have conducted a series of tests, the results of which help establish glo™ as having the potential to be substantially reduced risk compared to traditional cigarettes glo™ is a commercial tobacco-heating product. I
EurekAlert
added Oct 25, 2017 12:45
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[Asia, Japan, Korea - South] Smoke-free segment up as Philip Morris fights declining sales

In contrast to IQOS’ success in Northeast Asia, it has been met with outright bans by governments elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region – including those in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Thailand. Tobacco users, health professionals and lawmakers co
Asia Times
added Oct 20, 2017 14:19
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[Cyprus] House slaps tax on e-cigarettes

The law introduces a new category called ‘liquid for electronic cigarette use’ with a consumption tax of €0.12 per ml of liquid. Additionally, the bill provides for heat-not-burn tobacco products that are expected to soon be imported to Cyprus and be ch
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 1, 2017 00:34
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Reynolds CEO Embraces FDA Challenge / Innovation a critical focus for reducing harm, executive says

Debra Crew, CEO of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds, said technology provides an important opportunity to give smokers their desired nicotine in a less harmful way, according to a CNBC report. “If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:20
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