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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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MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42
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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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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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[New Zealand] Marewa Glover & David Sweanor: Vaping can make us smoke-free by 2025

The question remains, will these changes go far enough to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal? Some anti-smokers think not and they have proposed a regressive abolitionist plan that frankly could have been written last century.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:16
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[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31
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