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[Switzerland] A Safer Cigarette? Philip Morris Is Working On It

Philip Morris International is quietly developing a next-generation cancer stick that could replicate the traditional smoking experience, while killing fewer customers. An exclusive peek inside
added Jun 22, 2014 20:35

[Germany, USA] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated ... The new clinical study, to be conducted in Germany, will enroll 260 healthy volunteers, includ
MedPage Today
added Jul 29, 2013 16:20

[Europe, Sweden] ROSS: The EU's New Tobacco Directive: Protecting Cigarette Markets, Killing Smokers

the net effect will be, paradoxically but inevitably, damaging to Europeans’ health. The Directive proposes to continue (indeed strengthen) the prior ban on Swedish smokeless tobacco, known as snus. Worse, restrictions and regulations dealing with the rel
added Jan 10, 2013 10:22

22nd Century Group Delivers Additional Proprietary Research Cigarettes with Various Nicotine Levels

22nd Century Group, Inc. (OTCBB: XXII), a company that has developed groundbreaking technology for tobacco harm reduction and smoking cessation products, today announced that the company has delivered an additional 2.7 million SPECTRUM® research cigarett
Business Wire
added Jul 31, 2012 13:32

Philip Morris Is Releasing A Bunch Of Cool New Cigarettes

Tobacco companies are staving off the decline of smoking with a stream of exciting new products (which are popular with children). A Jefferies note on Philip Morris talks of "high hopes for Next Generation Products (NPGs)."
Business Insider
added Jun 25, 2012 11:36

KOZLOWSKI/SWEANOR: ‘Not harmless’ messages without comparisons disserve consumers, potential consumers, and public health approaches to tobacco/nicotine products

Information on relative risks needs to be combined with measures that facilitate the ability to use that information. Arguably, one of the most significant casualties of the misinformation campaigns has been the limiting of choices for those using the mos
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 27, 2017 06:56

FDA Approval For iQOS To Be A Game Changer For Altria

Philip Morris is the first company to seek US approval to market a tobacco product as being less harmful than traditional cigarettes since the new laws were introduced. Once the MRTP claim is approved by the FDA, the company will hold a significant market
added Jan 3, 2017 16:50

[Canada] Breakenridge: E-cigarettes do more good than harm

If we send the message that e-cigarettes are just as bad as the real thing, and we make it just as difficult and just as inconvenient to use them, we run the risk of discouraging smokers from making the transition, writes Rob Breakenridge.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 16, 2015 16:26

[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes and the rise of the vapers: Can there really be smoke without fire?

With worldwide domination on the cards then, isn’t it about time we found out about any long-term effects? ‘Nothing in life is risk-free,’ said Robert West, professor of health psychology and director of tobacco studies at University College London. ‘I
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 4, 2013 11:59

[Germany] New Study Suggests E-Cigs Less Harmful Than Tobacco Cigarettes

Results show low emissions of volatile organic compounds from electronic cigarettes
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:34
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