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Smokescreen: Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

Companies like to paint a black-and-white picture of a new era of safe smoking. “Cigarettes, you've met your match,” NJOY proudly proclaims in its Super Bowl ads. Whether e-cigs are genuinely safe is far hazier.
Scientific American
added Apr 16, 2014 11:24
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[UK] Philip Morris to Begin Next Round of Studies for New Products

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) is kicking off a round of clinical studies this year for new tobacco products, with plans to commercialize those products as soon as 2016. In June, the maker of Marlboro and L&M cigarettes sold in markets outside th
Dow Jones Newswires
added Mar 18, 2013 12:58
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Mary Bottari: "Can Tobacco Cure Smoking?" And Other Highlights Of ALEC's Meeting in Salt Lake

According to an agenda obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), "Can Tobacco Cure Smoking?" is the title of a workshop yesterday morning led by the tobacco industry-backed Dr. Brad Rodu
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 27, 2012 15:26
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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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New FDA Head May Bring Mindset of Harm Reduction

“Certainly, it would be a great opportunity if Scott Gottlieb’s ascension at the FDA leads to Mitch Zeller leaving the agency,” says Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, Hoboken, N.J. In the past, Conley has called Zeller out for
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 14, 2017 23:37
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The Spark for a Big Tobacco Reunion

What is iQOS? ...the technology looks to be a real game-changer for the industry, and [PMI] has that first-mover advantage. The company says it's spent more than $2 billion on research and development of smoking alternatives, as conventional cigarette con
Bloomberg News
added Jul 20, 2016 10:17
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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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