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Interviews with smokers about smokeless tobacco products, risk messages and news articles

Though some exposed to favourable SLT/snus messages appeared to modify their beliefs about the products’ acceptability and risks, many were left unchanged given pre-existing SLT risk perceptions influenced by prior SLT warnings, observed effects in known
Tobacco Control
added Nov 18, 2015 15:10

[Asia] Smoking myth gives slim cigarettes rising popularity in China

300 million smokers are turning to slim and super-slim cigarettes in the mistaken belief that they will be exposed to less harmful chemicals than traditional brands. The world's largest tobacco consumer and producer, production and sales of slim cigarett
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 9, 2015 16:27

BAT scientists propose new framework for assessing reduced-risk products

The new assessment framework employs a four-stage process that uses lab-based and clinical tests along with real-world observations of individual and population perception and use, according to BAT. “We propose that this assessment framework will help u
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 6, 2015 14:13

INFOGRAPHIC: Vaper Trails / Click here to see our interactive graphic, showing the evidence that informed Public Health England’s “95% safer” claim.

"e-cigarettes are around 95% safer than smoked tobacco". This interactive graphic shows the evidence on which this claim is based, the authors of four key documents involved, and their links to different medical and commercial organisations.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 5, 2015 16:29

[North Carolina] Davie cigarette maker has role in low-nicotine study

A biotechnology company with a Mocksville operation, 22nd Century Group Inc., said Friday its low-nicotine traditional cigarettes were used in a high-profile research study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. 22nd Century, based in Clarence
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 2, 2015 21:29

SIEGEL: FDA Completely Misinterprets Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in Warning Letters to E-Cigarette Company

The first claim simply notes that many customers were successful in switching from tobacco cigarettes to e-cigarettes. It doesn't mention or imply the prevention or treatment of any disease. The second claim actually is an "anti-drug" claim. In other wo
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 30, 2015 10:49


Forbidden health descriptors include the words “low tar,” “light,” “ultra light,” “mild,” “natural,” and any other words which reasonably could be expected to result in a consumer believing that smoking the cigarette brand using that descriptor may result
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 21, 2015 16:10

SIEGEL: FDA Says Some Cigarettes are Safer than Others, But Not Electronic Cigarettes

The public is being told that slight differences in tobacco smoke constituents change the health risks of smoking, but that taking the tobacco out completely does not alter the health risks. The absurdity and irony of this story did not escape the notic
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 18, 2015 12:23

GLANTZ: Ecigs likely to have negative population health effects if more than 20-30% as bad as cigs

under all the likely scenarios, if ecigs turn out to be 20-30% as dangerous as conventional cigarettes there will be net harm. No one know what the actual risks will be, but I would be surprised if the risks are not at least that high. In addition, wor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:36

With tobacco, what you don't know can kill you sooner

Half of U.S. adults believe e-cigarettes to be just as harmful as traditional cigarettes...For people who continue to smoke, there are better alternatives to cigarettes that, while still hazardous, aren’t as lethal. For nonsmokers considering taking up t
University of Buffalo
added Aug 31, 2015 20:42
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