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[UK] ISRCTN81286286 - The effects of reduced toxicant prototype (RTP) cigarettes on biomarkers of exposure and of biological effect versus commercial cigarettes when smoked by healthy adult smokers.

The Sponsor, British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited, has developed an RTP cigarette, the use of which may reduce the exposure of smokers to certain toxicants compared with the use of conventional cigarettes. This prototype cigarette is made using
Current Controlled Trials (BioMed Central)
added Aug 3, 2013 14:49

Tobacco constituent extraction from snus during consumer use

Scientists at British American Tobacco have used a multi-analyte approach to determine the level of exposure to tobacco constituents of snus users. The results show that, generally, less than a third of each constituent measured was extracted by consumers
added Apr 2, 2013 12:38

One in Five U.S. Smokers Has Tried an 'E-Cigarette'

"E-cigarette use is growing rapidly. There is still a lot we don't know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes," Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC director, said in an agency news release.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 28, 2013 18:39

[USA] Socioeconomic, demographic and smoking-related correlates of the use of potentially reduced exposure to tobacco products in a national sample

Because there is little evidence to suggest that PREPs are less harmful that other tobacco products, their marketing as harm-minimising products should be regulated. Smokers, in particular those who are younger, have a lower socioeconomic status, and are
Tobacco Control
added Jan 6, 2013 13:20

[Colorado] Smoker Friendly Chooses Keynote Speaker For Conference

The 16th Annual Smoker Friendly Conference and Tobacco Festival is set for Aug. 25 to Aug. 28 in Boulder, Colo., and Eric Chester, a well-known author and speaker, plans to give the keynote address to Smoker Friendly retailers. Chester is known as an ex
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 11, 2012 15:21

Dr. Whelan urges Kansas to consider tobacco harm reduction study

Re: Support for Resolution No. 6026, to direct the KDHE to investigate a study of tobacco harm reduction
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 15, 2012 18:46


his is preliminary research, and any speculation on e-cigarettes causing lung damage is a matter of conjecture. There is potentially no way to accurately ‘dose’ cells in the way people vape in the real world, and this is always the problem with this type
Totally Wicked
added Aug 17, 2018 13:00

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes really the seatbelts and condoms of tobacco-caused disease prevention?

Dr Joe Kosterich...repeated the factoid that e-cigarettes reduce harm by 95%, said there was “absolutely no evidence” of e-cigarettes being gateways to later uptake of smoking in teenagers and boldly claimed that “dual use [smoking as well as vaping) is
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:33

Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

After publication of the 1988 Surgeon General’s report on nicotine addiction, tobacco companies (particularly RJ Reynolds) intensified efforts to promote the benefits of nicotine while downplaying its addictiveness and health risks.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:02

FDA to support development of nicotine replacement therapies

(FDA) has revealed plans to support the development of new nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) to help eliminate addiction to combustible cigarettes. The public health agency aims to also create policies that will regulate the use of nicotine and toba
Pharmaceutical Technology (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:52
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