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Can Star Scientific Leave its Big Tobacco Past Behind?

While Star Scientific (NASDAQ:STSI) is remoulding itself, focusing on dietary supplements rather than smokeless cigarettes, the company is still haunted by Big Tobacco.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
added Nov 13, 2012 11:40
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DOCKET for NICOPURE LABS v. FDA et al, Oct 17-26, 2016

MINUTE ORDER... Finally, each side should address the impact of the rules concerning modified-risk tobacco products on these questions, including whether liquids marketed as “nicotine free” are modified risk products.
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 27, 2016 02:20
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[New Zealand] International anti-smoking campaigners' ten messages on e-cigarettes

Briton Clive Bates and Canadian David Sweanor make the case for regulating e-cigarettes almost as lightly as coffee in their submission to a Ministry of Health review into legalising e-cigarettes... ON LEGALISING E-CIGARETTES... "It would be unethical t
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:05
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Philip Morris Device Criticized by Imperial Tobacco Researcher

Marlboro maker claims its “iQOS” product -- a black pen-shaped device that heats capsules containing tobacco -- is safer than smoking because combustion isn’t involved. Imperial researchers tested the so-called “heat-not-burn” gadget and found evidence th
Bloomberg News
added Sep 25, 2015 15:42
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Special Issue "Electronic Cigarettes as a Tool in Tobacco Harm Reduction" / Published Papers (9 papers)

Are they effective in promoting smoking reduction or as a complete substitution, and why? Is there a potential to cause harm, and at what level compared to smoking? How should they be regulated? These are crucial issues that need to be addressed. Therefor
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Nov 11, 2014 15:57
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BAT pushes for tobacco harm reduction policy

British American Tobacco (BAT), has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments around the world to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation. The WHO’s own estimates suggest there ar
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:52
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About one in five U.S. adult cigarette smokers have tried an electronic cigarette

“E-cigarette use is growing rapidly,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH. “There is still a lot we don’t know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes.”
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 28, 2013 18:45
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Altria picks up pace on FDA applications for innovative tobacco products

Altria confirmed it would — as expected — piggyback on Philip Morris International’s March premarket application with the FDA to sell its IQOS Marlboro HeatSticks in the U.S. The FDA accepted the IQOS application for scientific review of the heat-not-bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 5, 2017 21:27
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[Ireland] SWEANOR: 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'

Most importantly, we can assist hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland to significantly extend the length and quality of their lives. And that’s about as good a use of our own time and imaginations as we are likely to find.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 23, 2017 15:06
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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to Smoke-Free Products

PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, offering the millions of men and women who continue to smoke a better alternative. This second United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress includes expectatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:24
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