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The tobacco industry says it's ready to reduce harm

Technology presents the tobacco industry with an enormous opportunity to continue to give smokers their desired nicotine, but in a less harmful way, said Debra Crew, CEO of Reynolds American. "If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to p
CNBC
added Sep 14, 2017 14:43
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GLOBAL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES TO ACCELERATE AN END TO SMOKING

With the goal of eliminating smoking worldwide, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World formally launched today in New York City. The Foundation is founded and led by Dr. Derek Yach, a renowned anti-smoking crusader who, while at the World Health Organizati
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Sep 14, 2017 14:39
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[New York] 22nd Century to Speak at Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum

officials from the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) have invited the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Henry Sicignano, III, to participate on a GTNF panel entitled “Future Next Generation Products” on September 14, 2017 in New York City.
Business Wire
added Sep 13, 2017 15:43
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Philip Morris pledges $1bn to stub out tobacco smoking

The Swiss-based group, one of the largest cigarette producers, last week registered the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World as a US charitable organisation, with the stated aim of making grants on “how to best achieve a smoke-free world and advance the fi
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:09
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Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Outlines Fundamental Transformation to Shift Its Business to Smoke-Free Products

PMI’s efforts are squarely focused on replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, offering the millions of men and women who continue to smoke a better alternative. This second United Nations Global Compact Communication on Progress includes expectatio
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:24
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McDONALD: The 9 worst vaping lies the media spread

1. Vaping is just as bad as smoking / 2. The vape companies are luring your children! / 3. Vapor is full of formaldehyde and other scary chemicals / 4. Big Tobacco invented e-cigarettes and owns the vapor industry / 5. Vaping causes popcorn lung! / 6. Ni
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:33
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[Europe] expert reaction to three conference papers on e-cigarettes

Prof. Peter Hajek, Director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), said: “All three findings are likely to be presented as generating concerns about vaping, but none provides a cause for alarm. On the finding t
Science Media Centre (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: E-cigarettes are less harmful

we need e-cigarettes and other such devices to be offered as a practical and effective alternative, and it must be seen not as a fear of “more smoke”, when in fact it is vapour – which is less damaging than the diesel smoke generators you find at concerts
The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2017 03:02
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TIERNEY: New York’s Mayor Gives Smokers Another Reason Not to Quit ($$)

. A limited number of vendors will need licenses to sell them, and vaping will be banned from many apartment common areas. This will only push smokers away from the most promising method for kicking their deadly habit. In Britain, public-health authoriti
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 12, 2017 02:54
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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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