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[Asia, Pakistan] Global calls to switch to smoke-free tobacco products gaining ground

Recently, the advocates of smoke-free tobacco products from different Asian countries gathered for the first time ever in Jakarta, Indonesia, to call on their governments to allow and regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and ‘heat-not-burn’ tobacco
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 1, 2018 04:00
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EDWARDS: Lest We Forget: Harm-Reduction Research is Important and Increasing, but Other Facets of Tobacco Control Research Remain a High Priority [FREE FULL TEXT]

researchers should remember that tobacco control is not just about harm reduction and helping smokers to quit. There is a continuing need to protect the next generation of children from starting to smoke and vulnerable groups from SHS exposure, and we sho
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 30, 2017 23:47
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[New Mexico] Judge dismisses several lawsuits against Natural American Spirit

A federal judge in New Mexico has approved dismissing at least 26 complaints against a Reynolds American Inc. subsidiary related to how its Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarette brand has been marketed to consumers. However, Judge James Bowman
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 28, 2017 15:35
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[UK, USA] Top Universities Reject Big Tobacco’s Research Funding

The Wire contacted all the academic institutions targeted in the leaked emails. With the exception of Harvard and Columbia, the rest replied saying they would not be accepting funding linked to the tobacco industry and directed to their already establish
The Wire (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:03
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E-cigarettes SHOULDN'T be used as a stop smoking tool because there isn't enough evidence to prove they are safe, researcher claims

Dr Stuart Flint believes it's premature to call the gadgets a 'healthier alternative' The psychologist made the claim in a strongly worded letter in a medical journal Dr Flint branded health organisations 'irresponsible' for promoting the gadgets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 24, 2017 17:40
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[Asia] China’s tobacco companies push TCM cigarettes

A Sina Weibo user called attention to a trend in Chinese tobacco that involves leaning on TCM as a marketing tool with a post that went viral on Tuesday. Photos by "ZhuiFengShao JianLiuQuan" show cigarettes labeled with added tangerine peel and loquat,
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:30
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Reuters reported that "[f]ormer employees and contractors [of Phillip Morris] have detailed irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris International's application to the FDA for approval of its iQOS smoking device." The article
PR Newswire
added Dec 22, 2017 16:45
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Lifestyle Delivery Systems' Licensee, CSPA Group, Inc., Receives California State License Type 7 Manufacturing License for Volatile Solvent Extraction

The Company's technology produces infused strips (similar to breath strips) that are not only a safer, healthier option to smoking, but also a new way to accurately meter the dosage and assure the purity of the product.
PR Newswire
added Dec 22, 2017 16:17
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Letter to FDA protesting the way that they are handling public comment in RJR snus MRTP

Dear Mr. Zeller: Today, December 18, 2017, FDA filed for substantive scientific review six modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPA) from R.J. Reynolds for six styles of Camel Snus smokeless tobacco products referenced above. We are writing t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:43
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GLANTZ: More evidence that NRT without counseling does not work

This is, of course, something that the tobacco industry has known for a long time, ever since shortly after NRT was introduced.... It also points to the folly of the FDA adopting the tobacco industry’s “harm reduction” approach of simply seeking alternati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:32
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