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Strong public support for alternatives to cigarettes: FACTS AND FIGURES FROM NEW GLOBAL SURVEY

Smokers should have access to less harmful alternatives to cigarettes and be able to easily get information about such products, a new poll finds. In general, eight out of ten adults believe that smoking is an important public health issue that governmen
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:13
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PMI: People Want Governments to Give Smokers Better Choices, Say Majority of 31,000 People Polled in 31 Countries Worldwide

A new global survey* commissioned by Philip Morris International and conducted by Ipsos reveals that 77 percent of adults agree that governments should do all they can to encourage men and women who would otherwise keep smoking cigarettes to completely sw
Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2018 17:10
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Big Tobacco cries foul after hard-line UN treaty

Big tobacco companies moved Thursday to counter the hard line taken by a global tobacco control treaty, including its decision that new "vaping" products should face the same restrictions as cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 15:55
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Consumers confused over harmfulness of HNB cigarettes

According to a survey by local pollster Realmeter, 69 percent of the HNB cigarette smokers and 73 percent of conventional cigarette smokers said that the government’s announcement has only caused more confusion. Even 65 percent of non-smokers responded t
The Investor (kr)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:38
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GLANTZ: PMI’s IQOS is not as new (or as safe) as PMI would like you to think

They used previously secret tobacco industry documents to examine Accord, an earlier version of IQOS that Philip Morris marketed without success between 1998 at 2006. In contrast to IQOS, PM scientists and executives consistently stated that Accord reduc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[India, UK, USA] AGGARWAL: How safe are E-Cigarettes?

the Heart Care Found­ation of India (HCFI) feels that based on available evidence, using e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes though the health effects of its long-term use are not known. It has always supported any smoker who is consider
India Legal (in)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be used more actively to help smokers quit, experts recommend

"Ongoing nervousness" about the use of e-cigarettes in stop-smoking services can be a "significant" barrier to people finding support, research revealed during "Stoptober" shows. New research by the University of Exeter and University of Melbourne, funde
EurekAlert
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[UK] E-cigarettes research shows clear benefits of switching from tobacco

Stoptober is timely for Senior Lecturer Alexis Bailey who has presented preliminary results from his research on e-cigarettes at SRNT, the top nicotine and tobacco research conference, in Munich last month. There has been a meteoric rise of electric cig
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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Swedish Match North America, Inc., MRTP Applications

General Snus MRTP Application Documents The denial letters, response letter, and action summary (posted on December 14, 2016) are available on our website. Additional materials related to the actions include: Tobacco Product Scientific Advisory Commit
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 11, 2018 18:59
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Revolution or redux? Assessing IQOS through a precursor product [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS appears to be a variant of Accord without consistent improvements in exposure to aerosol toxic compounds. In contrast to PM’s past claims for Accord, PMI now claims in its MRTP application that IQOS reduces health risk. This shift in stance is likely
Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2018 17:56
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