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[UK] IQOS reviewed: Could a 'heat not burn' alternative to cigarettes wean this committed smoker off Marlboro Lights? ($$)

I have been hynotised (twice); I have had acupuncture, I have read Alan Carr (cover to cover, five times); I have listened to motivational podcasts; I have been on a week-long juice fast; I have chewed gum that made me wretch; I have slapped on patches t
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 15:21
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PMI's Application to Best Practices to our Clinical Programs

The following is an excerpt from PMI’s 4th issue of its Scientific Update, in which Dr. Patrick Picavet, Director Medical Affairs, discusses our practice of conducting high-quality clinical research.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Mar 14, 2018 21:27
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Global Smoking Survey Findings To Be Presented Via Webcast on March 19th at 10:00 a.m. EDT

Findings presented from 2018 State of Smoking Survey of more than 17,000 people...By uncovering key drivers behind why people smoke and main barriers to quitting, the Foundation hopes to advance innovative approaches to help smokers quit or switch to red
Business Wire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:21
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The Foundation For a Smoke-Free World Supports STOP

Yach, released a statement in support of the newly launched STOP initiative, pointing out that the foundation applauds the effort to monitor the activities of PMI and other Big Tobacco companies, and joins STOP in condemning any efforts by Big Tobacco to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 14, 2018 17:23
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Africa’s Deepening Battle with Big Tobacco

PMI is not the only company taking this approach, and many of the industry’s most nefarious tactics are aimed squarely at Africa. Facing dwindling fortunes in Europe and America due to strong regulations, the tobacco industry has made Africa the new fron
Fair Observer
added Mar 14, 2018 17:22
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[UK] Smokeless cigarettes not as harmless as claimed, study says

found that users speed up their “puff rate” in order to inhale more nicotine because the heat stick lasts for just six minutes, after which the device shuts off and needs to be recharged. That means they may potentially breathe in large amounts of vapour.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:25
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iQOS: evidence of pyrolysis and release of a toxicant from plastic

This study found that the tobacco plug does char and that charring increases when the device is not cleaned between heatsticks. Release of formaldehyde cyanohydrin is a concern as it is highly toxic at very low concentrations.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 14, 2018 15:25
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Warning: Your tax dollars have been supporting cigarette makers

This indirect subsidy from taxpayers to high-volume buyers of tobacco comes through a crop insurance program that provides payments so reliably they are referred to as the “insurance bonus.” It’s impossible to say how much money the tobacco quality-loss
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 13, 2018 15:15
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YACH: ACCELERATING AN END TO SMOKING

Their calls are igniting excitement to invest and innovate in these areas among cutting-edge scientists, entrepreneurs and large companies. In the few months since we have launched the Foundation we have witnessed this first hand. This reality offers us a
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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[Africa, South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declarations announced at conference close

We call on governments to unite with civil society to stop tobacco industry interference and accelerate implementation of the WHO FCTC using a whole of government approach. We urge governments, scientists, research entities, foundations, and civil socie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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