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[North Carolina] 22nd Century gains $54 million in public offering; share price takes hit

22nd Century Group Inc. didn’t need long to capitalize on a positive, but preliminary, study on its very low nicotine cigarettes. The company said Monday it has sold 20.57 million shares in a direct public offering that yielded gross proceeds of $54 mil
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 10, 2017 15:24
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Can Altria Actually Win by Attacking Cigarettes? A lawsuit 20 years ago likely never envisioned the new industry environment.

is looking to align the court-ordered announcements as much as possible with its future strategic vision. If reduced-risk products are in fact the wave of the future in tobacco, then Altria might finally get the push it needs to commit fully to the innova
Motley Fool
added Oct 10, 2017 14:35
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Clarion Call to Action

The mission of the National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) team is to facilitate open and evidence-based discussions about the most effective ways to reduce the number of current adult smokers in the U.S. by at least 15 million by the year 2024, an int
tobaccoreform.org
added Oct 7, 2017 07:49
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Conversation with the Cancer Letter: Matt Myers: Philip Morris has a long history of funding what it calls independent research by previously credible researchers

“As long as they continue to introduce highly flavored new forms of Marlboro to attract kids. As long as they oppose high cigarette taxes, oppose effective warning labels, oppose paid mass media campaigns. Otherwise, it’s simply a get-out-of-jail-free car
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 07:44
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American Cancer Society Statement on Philip Morris International Support of New Effort

"This attempt by Philip Morris International to paint itself as a public health partner is manipulative and dangerous. It is a new twist out of the tobacco industry’s deadly playbook, but nobody should be fooled. It’s a continuation of a decades-long eff
American Cancer Society
added Oct 7, 2017 04:19
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GOLDBERG: Former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin endorses cancer research venture funded by Philip Morris

“Do I trust Philip Morris? No,” Cummings said. “Do I have trust in Derek Yach and John Seffrin? I sure do. I think they have high integrity and they see a need to change.”
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 04:12
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SHOULD FLAVORS BE BANNED IN E-CIGARETTES? EVIDENCE ON ADULT SMOKERS AND RECENT QUITTERS FROM A DISCRETE CHOICE EXPERIMENT (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

a ban on menthol in combustibles would result in the greatest reduction in smoking of combustibles. Our results are timely and policy-relevant, suggesting which flavor bans are likely to be most effective in protecting public health.
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Oct 6, 2017 16:26
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Should Flavors be Banned in E-cigarettes? Evidence on Adult Smokers and Recent Quitters from a Discrete Choice Experiment

find that the recently denied FDA ban would result in increased choice of combustible cigarettes, the most harmful alternative. However, a ban on menthol in combustibles would result in the greatest reduction in smoking of combustibles. Our results are t
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Oct 6, 2017 16:17
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[Australia, Japan] NEWS AND CONFERENCES / SSPT 2017 - CORESTA

Some of British American Tobacco’s top scientists are on their way to the Joint Meeting of the Smoke Science & Product Technology (SSPT) Study Groups for CORESTA in Kitzbuhel, Austria for the 8th-12th October to present some of our latest research and th
BAT Science.com
added Oct 6, 2017 15:46
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Phase III Study using 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Research Cigarettes Demonstrates Immediate Reduction to Very Low Nicotine is Most Likely to Lead to Less Harm

22nd Century’s proprietary SPECTRUM® research cigarettes facilitate independent studies on nicotine reduction strategies. The FDA plans to mandate lower nicotine – at non-addictive levels – in all cigarettes sold in the United States. (Photo: Business Wi
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2017 15:44
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