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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms rebut ministry's claim that HNB cigarettes produce more tar

The health authorities launched the probe in August last year into three tobacco heating devices -- IQOS by Philip Morris Korea, British American Tobacco‘s Glo and South Korean leading cigarette maker KT&G’s Lil. “We found that there was no ground to s
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[New Zealand] Vaping industry rejects child nicotine juice poisoning concerns

while researchers knew what was in cigarettes, the same could not always be said for their R18 vaping counterparts, which are legal to buy under the Smoke-free Environments Act. That unknown, coupled with the bright juice and enticing packaging, was conc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:20
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[UK] GOLDEN: Inconsistent and erratic regulators risk stifling our thriving vaping industry

The consumer-led insurgency of vaping has seen in excess of 1.6m people stop smoking completely, at no cost to the taxpayer. Now the independent vaping industry needs the support of its regulators and politicians to allow vaping to reach its full potenti
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[Korea - South] Study finds e-cigs no less harmful than ordinary cigarettes

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety Thursday dispelled the misconception of e-cigarettes being healthier than ordinary cigarettes, publishing the results of an independent study done in Korea.
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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[South Africa] Jury still out whether vaping is less harmful long term than cigarettes

SA’s Department of Health has proposed the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill to clamp down on availability and marketing; and restrict smoking (and vaping) in all public areas to mitigate the known health risks associated
BusinessLive (za)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:06
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Invisible smoke: third-party endorsement and the resurrection of heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Endorsement by high-impact medical journals and health authorities may be critical in helping heat-not-burn’ products succeed where previous attempts have failed. Conflicts of interest influenced these endorsements in the past. Health leaders and academic
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 06:00
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[New Zealand] ESR visitor warns of vaping concerns

Michelle Peace, who is in New Zealand as the International Vision Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Science Research (ESR), says a whole culture has grown up around the use of e-cigarettes, which many people regard as being safer than tobacco. Bu
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Pennsylvania] 22nd Century to Present to Institutional Investors at the Citi 2018 Small & Mid Cap Conference

Henry Sicignano III, President and Chief Executive Officer of 22nd Century Group, will deliver a formal presentation to institutional investors and will discuss the Company’s recent business highlights and updates. Mr. Sicignano will also be available fo
Somerset (PA) Daily American
added Jun 5, 2018 16:22
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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Bubble Pop? Brownie Batter? Vapes’ Added Flavors Fuel E-Cig Debate

The Food and Drug Administration took a preliminary step in March, seeking public input on what flavors could be added to battery-powered nicotine devices, which can taste like cinnamon rolls or strawberry milkshakes. E-cigs do not contain tobacco. The
Kaiser Health News
added Jun 4, 2018 21:59
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