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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] TOH: Pragmatic approach to vices a welcome one

The law raises the minimum age for smoking in phases from 18 to 21, by 2021....Mr Ng and Non-Constituency MP Leon Perera posed probing questions on e-cigarettes, which they argued are less harmful than real cigarettes.
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:21
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[UK] Smokers turn to vaping as NHS Stoptober prompts a 29 per cent rise in e-cigarettes

The latest sales figures show that Public Health England’s new harm reduction approach to decreasing smoking rates across the UK has not only been widely accepted, but capitalised upon this Stoptober. For the first time, vaping has featured prominently w
LondonlovesBusiness.com
added Nov 7, 2017 19:14
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Why the Top Marijuana Stock of 2017 So Far Isn't Flying So High Now

Medical marijuana growers could drive demand for cannabis plants with high cannabidiol (CBD) levels. For now, though, 22nd Century Group's primary appeal for investors will continue to be with its tobacco technology.
Motley Fool
added Nov 7, 2017 05:12
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Altria picks up pace on FDA applications for innovative tobacco products

Altria confirmed it would — as expected — piggyback on Philip Morris International’s March premarket application with the FDA to sell its IQOS Marlboro HeatSticks in the U.S. The FDA accepted the IQOS application for scientific review of the heat-not-bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 5, 2017 21:27
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Chest Docs Balance Risks-Benefits of Lung Cancer Screening

Proposed guidelines for lung cancer screening are an attempt to balance the balance of benefit and harms associated with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT), experts said here.
MedPage Today
added Nov 3, 2017 17:51
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IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media

The penetration of the tobacco industry influence in mass and social media is also worrisome. The apparent ability to directly or indirectly censor information and opinions about its products is alarming. Europe (including Greece) has developed strict le
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 3, 2017 02:47
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22nd Century Hires Former Reynolds American Vice President

James E. Swauger, Ph.D., as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Science and Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Swauger was previously the leader of the scientific and regulatory functions at Reynolds American Inc. (“Reynolds”).
Business Wire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:36
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SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS - THE SCIENTIFIC UPDATE - ISSUE 03 by PMI Science

PMI submitted this evidence to the FDA in the form of a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) application. Prof. Manuel Peitsch, PMI’s Chief Scientific Officer, explains: “We developed a truly world class R&D program to scientifically assess the potentia
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Nov 3, 2017 01:58
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Cigarette Companies Will Have Ads on TV, but They Won't Help the Bottom Line

In the new ads, the tobacco companies will be vilifying themselves. One includes language saying the tobacco companies "intentionally designed cigarettes with enough nicotine to create and sustain addiction." Another says, "Smoking kills, on average, 1,2
Motley Fool
added Nov 1, 2017 16:33
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Behind Philip Morris International's Smokeless Bet -- WSJ

Making IQOS -- pronounced eye-koss -- a success has become an obsession for the company's chief executive... MR. CALANTZOPOULOS: When you look at the potential of these products you need to understand what is the readiness of smokers to switch. That rela
Morningstar
added Oct 31, 2017 02:51
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