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[Canada, USA] North American public health schools decline funding from tobacco funded foundation

The deans of 19 schools of public health from prominent universities in the US and Canada have signed a joint statement1 declining offers of research funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), an organisation set up with money from tobacc
British Medical Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 16:44

iQOS Expected To Be A Key Growth Driver For Philip Morris

These factors in conjunction could result in a reduced operating margin for the company. However, in the future, as iQOS has higher margins, as compared to traditional cigarettes, they could be expected to improve the margins for Philip Morris.
added Feb 5, 2018 19:24

[Asia-pacific] New rules in Japan take aim at heated tobacco

Japanese regulators are preparing to expand the scope of their rules against passive smoking, this time targeting heated tobacco products. This is casting a shadow over the fate of the products, which have managed to increase their share of the tobacco ma
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:45

SAMET: Why the Colorado School of Public Health will refuse big tobacco money

Everyone knows that cigarette smoking and the use of tobacco products remain a leading and truly avoidable cause of preventable, premature death worldwide. Public health and other researchers have ... TO
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 5, 2018 01:22

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Philip Morris International Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline

The class action, filed in United States District Court, for the District of New Jersey... “[f]ormer employees and contractors [of Phillip Morris] have detailed irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris International’s applica
Business Wire
added Feb 7, 2018 01:00

[Australia] Drippers, throat hits and fairy farts: Inside the hidden world - and secret language - of a vaping bar and the legal minefield faced by e-cigarette users

The Steamery bills itself as 'Sydney's Premier Vape Lounge', home to a community of 'vapers', many of whom have had to break laws they say are stupid in an attempt to save their lives... With at least 100 visitors a day, this is Sydney's vaping central.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:18

Performance of cigarette susceptibility index among e-cigarette and hookah users

Our findings suggest that use of the susceptibility to smoking index in cross-sectional studies of older adolescents to identify those likely to begin smoking may be inappropriate for those using alternative tobacco products (e.g., e-cigarettes or hookah
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 3, 2018 23:59

MASON: Asian vapers continue to suffer, and US study spreads fresh misinformation

Asian governments seem set on opposing harm reduction, with widespread raids on Malaysian vape shops and the arrest of two Israeli tourists in Thailand making the headlines. There has also been fresh media excitement over a study that claims to show vapin
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54

[Italy] Non-Smokers, Former Smokers are Using Heatsticks

(TPSAC) expressed concerns that the device would prove attractive to non-smokers, especially non-smoking teens. Now data from a small study examining IQOS use and product awareness in Italy appears to confirm those fears. Three years after IQOS was laun
MedPage Today
added Feb 3, 2018 13:26

What is a Juul? It's a trend parents need to know about

“It’s a really nice transition from cigarettes to vaping. You get more nicotine with less of a throat head. It just feels like you're breathing” said Hemi Himelein, manager and e-cig expert at the Bohemian Lair smoke shop in Cocoa Village. The Juul has
Florida Today
added Feb 3, 2018 00:06
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