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22nd Century Now Free of Restrictive License Agreement with British American Tobacco

the Company has recommenced discussions with global tobacco companies and international pharmaceutical companies that have expressed strong interest in a business relationship with 22nd Century but were, until now, unable to enter into a licensing agreeme
Business Wire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:45
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WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat’s statement on the launch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

any collaboration with this Foundation, due to its current funding arrangement that comes from a tobacco multinational, would constitute a clear breach of Article 5.3 of the Convention concerning tobacco industry interference. Parties to the Convention ha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:39
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[UK] Health officials at odds over the safety of e-cigarettes, as TV ads launched

New TV adverts encouraging the use of E-cigarettes to quit smoking are to be launched by Public Health England - just as other health officials warn there is little evidence they are safe. The new campaign, due to start next month, is the first time tha
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:30
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ASH Thailand says e-cigarette is harmful to health

Warning of the danger of e-cigarettes came from ASH Thailand executive secretary Professor Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit as advocates to vaping claim it is safe to health. One strong advocate to electronic cigarettes is Mr Maris Karunyawat after he posted on
THAI PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE (THAI PBS) (th)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:22
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[UK, USA] REED: Vaping debate: Are health officials deceiving us for our own good?

ow can the medical establishments of the two most prominent English-language nations be so at odds on the basic question of whether vaping is safe? For that matter, given the sharply varying conclusions reached by different researchers, how do the health
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 27, 2017 07:19
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A Model Risk Continuum for Tobacco and Nicotine Products

Studies conducted by BAT researchers on BAT’s glo™ tobacco heating product found that glo™ tobacco vapor contains significantly fewer and lower levels of toxicants compared to reference cigarette smoke (Forster et al 2017), though the numbers of tobacco-r
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:14
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RIGGS: House Call: Nicotine is still nicotine, no matter the delivery system, and it’s still bad for you

If you smoke cigarettes and want to stop, don’t use e-cigarettes as a way to wean yourself off of nicotine. Talk with your doctor about trying one of several proven methods of smoking cessation and give one a try.
The Spokesman-Review
added Sep 27, 2017 07:11
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KOZLOWSKI/SWEANOR: ‘Not harmless’ messages without comparisons disserve consumers, potential consumers, and public health approaches to tobacco/nicotine products

Information on relative risks needs to be combined with measures that facilitate the ability to use that information. Arguably, one of the most significant casualties of the misinformation campaigns has been the limiting of choices for those using the mos
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 27, 2017 06:56
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[North Carolina] BAT ending very-low-nicotine cigarette partnership with 22nd Century

The decision makes 22nd Century, based in Clarence, N.Y., a free agent in the reduced-risk industry sector — a reality it embraced. It has 70 employees at a Mocksville production plant. “The company is free to engage in licensing agreements and strategi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 06:49
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[Europe, UK] UP IN SMOKE Anti-smoking adverts by Cancer Research see charity in row over barmy Brussels rules that would BAN them

The Advertising Standards Authority said that Cancer Research UK would be breaking EU law if they were promoting e-cigarettes
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 27, 2017 00:08
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