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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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[Texas] RODU: Mythic tobacco endgames

CVS’ collaborators include the misnamed Truth Initiative (see here and here) and the American Cancer Society, whose numerous prohibitionist exploits are reported in this blog here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Campaign awards
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 6, 2017 15:28
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[UK] HENDERSON: E-cigarettes work: I’d prescribe them if I could

As part of a debate I was involved with at the Conservative conference this week on public health policy and e-cigarette legislation, I demonstrated an e-cigarette to the audience by inhaling on it. Judging from the reaction of some of them you would hav
The Spectator (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:10
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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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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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Consortium on Methods Evaluating Tobacco: Research Tools to Inform FDA Regulation of Snus

Using our study methods and the convergence of results, the snus that we tested as a potential modified risk tobacco product is likely to neither result in substantial public health harm nor benefit.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:23
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