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[North Carolina] New York firm buys Mocksville facility for cigarette production

New York-based 22nd Century Group Inc., which develops and commercializes reduced-risk tobacco products, announced Tuesday that it purchased a manufacturing facility in Mocksville out of bankruptcy, with plans to begin production of the company's lower-n
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 5, 2013 10:52
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Peering through the mist: What does the chemistry of contaminants in electronic cigarettes tell us about health risks? (PDF)

an analysis of current state of knowledge about chemistry of liquids and aerosols associated with electronic cigarettes indicates that there is no evidence that vaping produces inhalable exposures to contaminants of the aerosol that would warrant health
Drexel University School of Public Health
added Aug 9, 2013 01:49
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Do We Get Sick Like Rats? A New Philip Morris Prize Asks the Crowd

In partnership with computational biologists at IBM’s Watson Research Center, Philip Morris’s so-called sbv IMPROVER project creates open challenges to encourage scientists to augment traditional peer reviews of research data. On Monday, Philip Morris la
Techonomy
added May 2, 2013 06:51
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Supreme Court Lets FDA Move Forward with Graphic Cigarette Warnings And Other Tobacco Regulations

The new warnings are needed to better inform Americans about the deadly consequences of smoking. As Congress found in enacting the requirement, the current, text-only warnings – which are printed on the side of cigarette packs and haven't been updated si
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2013 20:02
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Reducing smokers' exposure to cigarette smoke toxicants -- our first clinical study results

We have shown in our first clinical study of our novel prototype cigarettes that it is possible to reduce smokers' exposure to certain smoke toxicants. ... We have spent several decades researching the nature of tobacco smoke, identifying key toxicants
EurekAlert
added Mar 25, 2013 20:58
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Clinical Notes: Users Deem E-Cigs Safer

Some 80% of individuals who reported using so-called electronic cigarettes in a large survey said the products are safer than traditional cigarettes.
MedPage Today
added Feb 11, 2013 11:28
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[Canada] Smoking: Will cigarettes ever be safe?

“How do you evaluate if any of this is going to be of useful effect?” asks Proctor. “That’s the story of a lot of our research effort for the last five or six years. It’s one of the most challenging things, figuring out if what you’ve done to the product
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Sep 3, 2012 10:13
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[North Carolina] FDA focus on menthol flavoring, low nicotine levels rattles investors

Menthol’s popularity with smokers led Reynolds American Inc. to spend $29.25 billion in June 2015 to acquire Newport from Lorillard Inc. Reynolds, now fully owned by British American Tobacco PLC, holds 56 percent of the U.S. menthol cigarette market shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2017 19:47
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[Switzerland] In Marlboro Country, a Big-Money Race for the New Smoke

Perched above crystalline Lake Neuchatel, ...scientists in lab coats are searching for the Big Tobacco’s magic bullet: cigarette substitutes that will sell -- but won’t kill... The push gained new urgency Friday with news that British American Tobacco Pl
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 13:21
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Lawsuit against natural cigarette maker moved to New Mexico

A class-action lawsuit targeting a company behind a line of cigarettes touted as natural has moved to U.S. District Court in Albuquerque. Three men from California, New York and Florida are suing the maker of American Spirit cigarettes, Santa Fe Natural
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2016 10:52
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