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[UK] Could 'safer' new smoking device that heats up tobacco instead of burning it replace traditional cigarettes?

In a campaign launched last week, Marlboro maker Philip Morris promised to stop selling cigarettes in the UK, instead urging smokers to use IQOS. The cost to smokers would be more or less the same. But the Independent Committee on Toxicology suggested i
The Mirror (uk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:21
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[Asia, India, Italy] Study shows e-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes

a study by the North East Hills University (NEHU) has stated that Electronics Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) or vaping has minimum health and safety concerns... According to the recently published study, people who have been wanting to quit cigarettes ca
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:13
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MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42
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LIM: Singapore’s Ban on E-cigarettes Gives Public Health the Finger

What makes the government’s decision more baffling is its outright rejection of evidence that support the use of e-cigarettes. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said in November that the health ministry was not convinced that imitative tobac
Yahoo!
added Jan 6, 2018 17:30
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E-Cigarette Marketing and Communication: How E-Cigarette Companies Market E-Cigarettes and the Public Engages with E-cigarette Information

exposure to e-cigarette advertisements affects perceptions and trial of e-cigarettes, but there is no evidence that exposure affects cigarette use. No studies examined how exposure to e-cigarette communication, particularly misleading or inaccurate inform
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 5, 2018 21:29
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[UK] Philip Morris vows to give up smoking for the new year: Tobacco giant plans to stop selling cigarettes as they turn to trendy vaping

The big tobacco company launched an advertising campaign in the UK on Wednesday, promising to ween its business and customers off of cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:34
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[UK] BAULD: The evidence keeps piling up: e-cigarettes are definitely safer than smoking

Although not harmless, the evidence is unequivocal that vaping is much safer than smoking. But misinformation and scaremongering could still be putting people off switching
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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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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