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JARVIS: Vape Timeline: We Must Save the Industry that Saved Us

What if you had to opportunity to save lives and positively affect people daily while providing a life for your family and employment/career for people?... In early 2008, the vape industry looked very different from today. There were only a few compani
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:24
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Is Phillip Morris' Weak Volumes a Concern for Tobacco Firms?

reduced risk products (RRPs)...RRPs seem to be one of the most viable options for companies to stay afloat in the tobacco industry (ranked among the top 38% out of more than 256 Zacks industries). However, such advancements are yet to completely offset ci
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Apr 21, 2018 19:23
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[Asia-pacific, China] Are e-cigarettes all smoke and mirrors? One man’s quest for clean Hong Kong air

Antonio Kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, is worried about a new trend targeted at young people or those who want to quit smoking
South China Morning Post
added Apr 21, 2018 16:06
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A longitudinal study of risk perceptions and e-cigarette initiation among college students: Interactions with smoking status

Conclusion Perceiving a lower degree of risk of e-cigarettes contributes to subsequent e-cigarette initiation among non-smokers, but not among current smokers. Findings have implications for prevention campaigns focusing on the potential harm of e-ciga
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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FDA’s Nicotine Steering Committee should develop policies, regulations, and procedures that promote cessation and increase the use of proven therapies

My UCSF colleagues and I submitted this public comment to the FDA Nicotine Steering Committee. ..FDA should not base its tobacco regulation and nicotine strategy on the premise that moving cigarette smokers to e-cigarettes or other non-combusted tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2018 20:47
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Origins in the USA in the 1980s of the warning that smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to cigarettes: a historical, documents-based assessment with implications for comparative warnings on less harmful tobacco/nicotine products

New evidence of oral cancer causation emerged along with a much-publicized case of a teenager dying of oral cancer. Public health concerns also arose over a widespread, successful marketing campaign implying smokeless was a safe alternative to cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 20:43
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Philip Morris (PM) Q1 Earnings: Can RRPs Pare Cigarette Woe?

Keeping the headwinds aside, Philip Morris has been exploring opportunities through RRPs to stay afloat. The company stands firm on its ambitions to develop a smoke free future, evident from its recent move to completely transform one of its cigarette pr
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Apr 17, 2018 16:45
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Effects of E-Cigarette Health Warnings and Modified Risk Ad Claims on Adolescent E-Cigarette Craving and Susceptibility

More than one type of e-cigarette warning may be necessary as e-cigarette research evolves. Our results show different warning type effects (e.g., text-only; GHW + text) on e-cigarette craving and future susceptibility for adolescent experimenters depend
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 17, 2018 10:01
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Balancing the OTP Category / Will smokeless tobacco be able to capitalize on reduced-risk classification?

analytics indicate the other tobacco product (OTP) subcategory has regained a strong momentum... Alongside sales picking up, the other big news hitting this OTP subcategory was the announcement that the two largest producers would seek government approval
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 16, 2018 22:09
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[Canada] NZ professor warns quit services to become vape-friendly, and FDA faces new criticism on Deeming

A leading New Zealand tobacco control expert says new research shows government-run stop smoking services face a crisis unless they fully embrace vaping as a harm reduction tool. The findings add pressure on the government to make progress with legalisin
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:20
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