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[Canada] The tobacco endgame: Radical proposals part of strategy to win faltering war on smoking

All have been proposed as part of the “tobacco endgame,” a radical — and controversial — new approach to the smoking scourge that a select group of Canadian public-health experts will discuss later this year. Endgame proponents note that a stubborn 20 p
National Post (ca)
added Feb 13, 2016 21:44
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[Israel] Philip Morris to invest $20 mln in firm developing inhaler -report

will invest about $20 million in an Israeli start-up that developed a metered-dose vaporiser of raw plants for medical use... As part of the deal, Tel Aviv-based Syqe Medical will develop technologies for Phillip Morris that will help reduce health risks
Reuters
added Jan 19, 2016 17:53
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[Arkansas] Ad push to seek plaintiffs in Marlboro tobacco suit

will begin soon to let Marlboro Lights smokers who bought the cigarettes in Arkansas during a nearly 39-year period know they can apply to join a 12-year-old lawsuit that accuses the manufacturer of deliberately exaggerating the safety of the brand.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added May 24, 2015 10:44
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[Korea - South] Popularity of e-cigarettes is lighting up Korea

Demand for e-cigarettes has shot up since the government raised the tobacco tax by 2,000 won at the beginning of the year, translating to an increase of about 80 percent. However, electronic cigarettes have ignited a firestorm of controversy over how s
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:09
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GLANTZ: Lorillard finds that ecigs a little bit less bad for cardiovascular system than Marlboros

"Effects of using electronic cigarettes on nicotine delivery and cardiovascular function in comparison with regular cigarettes," in the industry-friendly journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology in which they compared several models of Lorillard's
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 28, 2014 21:50
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Smoke, the Chief Killer — Strategies for Targeting Combustible Tobacco Use

New approaches must be adopted if we are to dramatically reduce the harms of tobacco use in the United States over the next decade. To achieve this goal requires that we recognize the unequaled dangers resulting from combustible tobacco use.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 27, 2014 14:52
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[North Dakota] Letter: REP. THORESON: Use all anti-tobacco strategies

Several weeks ago, a letter from Dr. Eric Johnson appeared in The Forum in which Johnson made inaccurate accusations regarding a resolution I introduced in the 2013 North Dakota Legislature aimed at reducing the risk of death and disease among smokers. By
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 7, 2013 11:11
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E-Cigarettes less harmful than traditional cigarettes?

According to a spokesman for NJOY Inc., the funding will be used “for marketing, clinical trials, research and development, and international expansion.” Craig Weiss, CEO of NJOY said, “After lengthy study, Sean and I are convinced that NJOY will contin
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Jun 11, 2013 13:53
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[UK] VIDEO: Last gasp: Big tobacco’s search for a ‘safer’ smoke ($$)

Meet Robo-Puffer. Deep inside Building 27, a glass and red-brick structure on an industrial complex ... this machine does nothing but inhale contentedly all day. Scientists feed 20 cigarettes at a time into the device and watch it smoke them down to the
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 22, 2013 08:34
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[North Carolina] Reynolds wants changes to warning label on smokeless tobacco products

Winston-Salem-based R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. wants the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make changes to one of the warning labels on smokeless products, the Winston-Salem Journal reports. The change would say that while smokeless tobacco is not saf
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 13, 2012 15:19
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