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Altria Sets Sights on Leading Reduced-Risk Tobacco Push

Altria Group Inc. traditionally has been known for its cigarette business. However, it is following the future of the tobacco category and making a big push into alternative and reduced-risk products. Speaking at the 2018 Consumer Analyst Group of New Yo
Convenience Store News
added Mar 5, 2018 21:42
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U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, a Subsidiary of Altria, Challenges FDA’s Substantial Equivalence Reporting Process in New Lawsuit

The lawsuit explains that the Copenhagen Bold products contain the same loose tobacco that was marketed as loose tobacco as of February 15, 2007, and have the same packaging format (i.e., a mesh pouch) as other grandfathered UST smokeless tobacco products
National Law Review
added Mar 5, 2018 20:10
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Global E-cigarette and T-vapor market to Reach $86.43 billion by 2025, Reports BIS Research

E-cigarettes and tobacco vapor products are being touted as safer alternatives for cigarettes and the future of tobacco industry. These products imitate the look and feel of cigarettes but, are assumed to release less harmful chemicals than cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 14:34
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[Canada] Saskatchewan won’t implement vaping regulations despite increased health concerns

A report from John Hopkins University found that the aerosol vapor from over 50 per cent of sampled e-cigarette devices contained concentrations of toxic metals like lead, manganese, nickel and chromium that exceeded health limits. They also found that n
Global News (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:45
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GREENHUT: Are Health Advocates Finally Wising Up About the Nature of Risk?

I'm not about to start smoking cigarettes. But those who do smoke need fewer bans and less hectoring—and more access to products such as e-cigarettes that might save their lives.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 3, 2018 18:44
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Groundhog day as vapers try to talk their way into our smokefree public places

Chapman disputes these claims and in the article below cites a range of evidence which demonstrates that both primary and secondary exposure to vaping can pose serious health risks. He argues that therefore vaping should be subject to the same public pol
Croakey (au)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:23
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Vaping instead of smoking still exposes you to toxic metals like lead — here's how worried you should be

typically use reusable devices they can tweak to match their preferences. These devices, known as mods or "tank-style" devices, come with a battery, a mouthpiece, and include a tank to be refilled with liquid. Nailing down the precise health effects of th
Business Insider
added Mar 2, 2018 19:10
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[Canada] Tory heated tobacco pleas go up in smoke

od MPs have rejected pleas from tobacco companies asking them to change the Liberal government’s tobacco reform bill so they can advertise a new kind of heated tobacco product as being less harmful to consume than cigarettes. A Conservative move that wo
iPolitics (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 14:00
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[Europe, UK] Vaping on the NHS? Don't hold your breath

Experts told Parliament that a post-Brexit Britain should think about axing the most draconian EU-wide e-cigarette regulations to encourage people to quit smoking tobacco. The Science and Technology Select Committee heard oral evidence yesterday that th
The Register (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:37
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Will e-cigarettes see Hong Kong side with science or fearmongering on tobacco use?

Policymakers elsewhere should be mindful that rejection of reduced health risk because of inadequate evidence does not automatically prove that the product is as harmful as traditional cigarettes. Unfortunately, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health
South China Morning Post
added Feb 28, 2018 17:40
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