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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigs cause asthma on top of the effects of smoking cigs

in Preventive Medicine. This paper adds to the growing case that e-cigarettes have adverse effects on lung health and health in general. The odds of having asthma are increased by about 50% among adolescents who are using e-cigarettes, controlling for c
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:35
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U.S. Adult Interest in Less Harmful and Less Addictive Hypothetical Modified Risk Tobacco Products

We identified several subgroups of current, former, and never smokers who may be particularly affected by the marketing of MRTPs and therefore important to study to inform models of the potential population health impact of authorizing the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:27
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Philip Morris Reorganizes as It Shifts Focus to ‘Smoke-Free’ Products ($$)

Philip Morris International Inc. is reorganizing its geographic regions and executive ranks—including naming a new chief financial officer—in efforts to propel the company’s shift away from cigarettes. The tobacco company has previously announced plans
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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STROUD: RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE USE OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
Heartland Institute
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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Philip Morris Reorganizes as It Shifts Focus to 'Smoke-Free' Products

is reorganizing its geographic regions and executive ranks -- including naming a new chief financial officer -- in efforts to propel the company's shift away from cigarettes. The tobacco company has previously announced plans to focus on what it calls "
Morningstar
added Sep 28, 2017 18:16
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Announces Senior Management Changes

“There is no doubt that the greatest contribution PMI can make to society is to replace cigarettes with less harmful alternatives. The changes we are announcing today reflect our desire to best equip, empower and support our organization as we transform
Business Wire
added Sep 28, 2017 15:24
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Snus and snuff use in Switzerland among young men: are there beneficial effects on smoking?

SLT use did not have any significant beneficial effects on young men in Switzerland, but significantly increased the likelihood of smoking initiation and continuation, independent of whether the substance is legally sold (snuff) or not (snus). This does
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:38
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CASTRO: “A Billion Dollar Lie: We must not take our eyes off Big Tobacco”

Consumers and governments shouldn’t fall for PMI’s ‘investment in a healthier world,’ nor should organizations working towards a truly smoke-free world lose sight of the billion dollar investments that are still being made in selling dangerous products t
Medium
added Oct 3, 2017 14:50
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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WADE: Proposed St. Paul ordinance puts Minnesotan lives in danger

With its proposed ordinance to menthol and fruit flavors for tobacco and tobacco-related products, the St. Paul City Council is going down a dangerous road that will do nothing to stem the 5,000 deaths that occur from smoking each year in Minnesota.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 28, 2017 14:56
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