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Juul Labs blazes to $15B valuation

A new fundraising round by e-cigarette player Juul Labs values the company at about $15B, sources tell The Wall Street Journal. Juul Labs has already brought in $650M as part of the planned $1.25B in fresh fundraising money aimed at growing the brand in
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 11, 2018 12:43
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Vaping impact study in the spotlight

New published research showing that vaping doesn't help smokers quit cigarettes is dissected by Height Capital Markets analyst Stefanie Miller. "We view news of the latest tobacco research funded by the FDA -- on whether ecigarettes can actually help sm
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 11, 2018 02:31
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New Foundation Revives Debate About Health Research Funded by Big Tobacco

“they did not demand, as a condition of accepting the money, a real change in Philip Morris’s business practices...In the absence..., it is obvious that this grant is a diversion to make it appear that they are part of the solution, not the problem itself
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 11, 2018 02:11
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KOH/GELLER: The Philip Morris International–Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI has unique power...It can set a target date to cease production of cigarettes...and promote full implementation of all FCTC policies. Short of that, the new foundation only diverts attention from evidence-based global tobacco control efforts that are
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 11, 2018 02:08
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Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:59
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Acute perceptions of preferred cigarettes when blinded to brand

Acute perceptions of one’s own cigarette are substantially lower when smokers are simply unaware of brand, relative to those aware it is their preferred brand. Results support the notion that perceptions of smoking own brand are enhanced by marketing effo
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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Regulating the local availability of tobacco retailing in Madrid, Spain: a GIS study to evaluate compliance

ost tobacco stores are compliant with the regulations in Spain. However, these regulations are insufficient to reduce tobacco availability. More restrictive regulations are needed to limit the geographic distribution of tobacco retailers, and health crite
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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Vape start-up Juul raises $650m at $15bn valuation

Juul Labs, the San Francisco-based ecigarette company, has closed on the first $650m of a $1.25bn funding round, new regulatory filings show.  The equity fundraising, led by New York-based hedge fund and venture investor Tiger Global, values Juul at $15
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 18:39
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Attorney-General of Brazil to be the featured speaker at COP8

(WHO FCTC) which will take place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October. The first woman to hold the office of Attorney-General of the Union (AGU), Ms Fernandes Mendonça will share her experience in the successful February 2018 battle to uphold the constitutiona
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:24
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Vapers; here’s your chance

Rodu went on to say that... Vapor Technology Association and Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives had recently launched a national campaign called I Am Not An Anecdote. ‘The groups are asking vapers to submit to the FDA detailed, sworn stateme
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 10, 2018 13:22
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