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[Hungary] Austria's smoking culture is '30 year time machine'

Oncologist Stanton Glantz was speaking at a symposium on tobacco control being held this week in Austria, which has consistently placed last place in the European Cancer League ‘tobacco ranking’ tables. "Here in Vienna I feel as if I'm in a time machine
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:06
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[Italy, Japan] Marlboro Kicks Some Ash / Philip Morris makes a device to heat—rather than burn—tobacco.

Since November 2014 the company has set up about 10 such outlets in Italy and Japan where visitors can sample Marlboro HeatSticks... the company has 300 scientists searching for proof that iQOS may reduce the risk of smoking-related diseases.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2016 14:27
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Can iQos Convert 30% of Smokers by 2025?

Anticipation over Philip Morris International’s iQOS is heating up after the company presented findings from multiple clinical studies on the heat-not-burn products during the Consumer Analyst..."suggests iQOS approaches a ‘gold standard’ of cessation,” s
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 17, 2016 21:03
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[Florida] POOSHS v. PHILIP MORRIS USA: ORDER OVERRULING PLAINTIFFS' OBJECTIONS TO CERTAIN TESTIMONY OF DEFENDANTS' EXPERT DR. CHIRIEAC

Thus, plaintiff has been on notice since at least the time of the initial pretrial conference in November 2012 that defendants planned on presenting testimony by Dr. Chirieac based on both his original and his supplemental report.1 Nevertheless, plaintiff
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 6, 2016 22:25
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Majority of Young Tobacco Users Tried a Flavored Product First

Among those reporting that the first product they used was flavored were 89 percent of hookah users, 81 percent of e-cigarette users, 65 percent of cigar users and 50 percent of cigarette smokers.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
added Nov 12, 2015 14:43
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Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study

The study, which included almost 2,100 California high school students, found that one-quarter had ever "vaped" (tried e-cigarettes). Ten percent of the teens were currently using e-cigarettes. And those current users were much more likely than their pee
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 27, 2015 16:36
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Use of illicit tobacco following introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products in Australia: results from a national cross-sectional survey (PDF)

While unable to quantify the total extent of use of illicit manufactured cigarettes, in this large national survey we found no evidence in Australia of increased use of two categories of manufactured cigarettes likely to be contraband, no increase in purc
Tobacco Control
added May 5, 2015 17:30
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[Canada] VIDEO: How smoking can increase a man's odds of osteoporosis

Medical expert Dr. Marla Shapiro explains how smoking can increase a man’s odds of osteoporosis and why screening guidelines could change.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:02
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[Wisconsin] The Burden of Tobacco 2015 Edition (PDF)

Cigarette smoking continues to significantly impact the health and economic well-being of Wisconsin and its people. Nearly a million Wisconsinites were cigarette smokers during 2012, including approximately 43,000 youth. Thus, cigarette smoking continu
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
added Jan 14, 2015 13:05
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[Canada, USA] Global Cancer Diagnostics Grants First International License for The Lung Cancer Test™ to Bertech Pharma Ltd.

The Lung Cancer Test™ is recommended for annual screening for Lung Cancer in current and former smokers. The Test has been clinically proven to detect Lung Cancer in its early stages. With early detection comes early treatment and higher survival rates.
PR Newswire
added Jan 8, 2015 08:50
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