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Philip Morris Publishes Update on Reduced Risk Tobacco

has published its first scientific update on its reduced risk tobacco products. As more and more people are shifting consumption away from traditional tobacco products, there is high competition among tobacco companies to capture market share by providi
NASDAQ
added Sep 10, 2016 20:49
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Use of imagery and text that could convey reduced harm in American Spirit advertisements

Conclusions American Spirit ads use a wide range of marketing techniques to convey a natural product image, which could subsequently communicate reduced harm.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2016 16:57
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Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Electronic Non-Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS/ENNDS) (PDF)

The following is a non-exhaustive list of options that Parties might consider in accordance with their national law, in order to achieve the ENDS/ENNDS objectives set out in the COP 6 decision on ENDS/ENNDS. 29. Objective: prevent the initiation of ENDS/E
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 9, 2016 01:49
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GLANTZ: WHO issues new report on e-cigs; contains cautious read of science and sensible policy recommendations

the single most important statement is "The magnitude of these risks is likely to be smaller than from tobacco smoke, although there is not enough research to quantify the relative risk of ENDS/ENNDS over combustible products. Therefore, no specific figur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 8, 2016 20:38
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[Australia] Position statement - Electronic cigarettes

The limited evidence available points to a risk that widespread electronic cigarette use could undo the decades of public policy work in Australia that has reduced the appeal of cigarette use in children. Already there are anecdotal reports of electronic
Cancer Council Australia (au)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:43
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[Australia] Cancer Council divided over e-cigarettes

A top Cancer Council researcher says Australia's ban on nicotine e-cigarettes is bad policy that is difficult to defend. This puts him at odds with the council's official stance. The medicines regulator has been asked to exempt nicotine from the Schedu
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:13
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[New York] Roswell Park Looking for Cigarette Smokers to Participate in E-Cig Study

"We found that nicotine intakes, how much they inhale nicotine, has not changed, but when we look at all these toxicants in the body, they went down. The levels were really low, so the body actually cleared all the toxicants," said Maciej Goniewicz, Assi
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Sep 7, 2016 16:10
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Heat-not-burn tobacco products are about to reach their boiling point

Recent enthusiasm for e-cigarettes2 has captured the attention of researchers and the imagination of tobacco executives. E-cigarette use is buoyed by perceptions that they are less harmful than conventional cigarettes.3 However, recent estimates …
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:12
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[Poland] FORD: A chance to breathe

Slightly ambivalent about the conference theme, I went to speak at the Global Forum on Nicotine in Warsaw in June – and had my eyes firmly opened. I got chatting to two people, both of whom were vaping. Eric, now in his late 60s, explained that he was a
Drink and Drugs News (DDN) (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53
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22nd Century Announces Expansion of Cannabis Research Program

the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary...Botanical Genetics is: 1) working to develop proprietary cannabis strains for novel, safe, and effective medical applications, and 2) developing very low THC industrial hemp varieties that may be legally grown in th
Business Wire
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52
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