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FIRST AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS OF FOUNDATION FOR A SMOKE-FREE WORLD, INC (PDF)

A. Independent Research Agenda: The goal of the Corporation is to promote and support significant scientific research that advances the field of tobacco harm reduction and reduces the public health burden of smoking-related diseases. The Corporation sh
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Oct 7, 2017 04:26
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American Cancer Society Statement on Philip Morris International Support of New Effort

"This attempt by Philip Morris International to paint itself as a public health partner is manipulative and dangerous. It is a new twist out of the tobacco industry’s deadly playbook, but nobody should be fooled. It’s a continuation of a decades-long eff
American Cancer Society
added Oct 7, 2017 04:19
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[Latin America] Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile

may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase the burden that the rest of society must bear for the increased healthcare that they require because of tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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What Impact Will Self-Critical Ads Have on Tobacco Stocks?

the FDA's role to lower cigarette consumption is worth praising, keeping in view the rising deaths due to smoking. The latest initiative to provide statements against smoking is a significant step and is expected to have a great impact on consumers. Compa
NASDAQ
added Oct 7, 2017 03:17
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SHOULD FLAVORS BE BANNED IN E-CIGARETTES? EVIDENCE ON ADULT SMOKERS AND RECENT QUITTERS FROM A DISCRETE CHOICE EXPERIMENT (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

a ban on menthol in combustibles would result in the greatest reduction in smoking of combustibles. Our results are timely and policy-relevant, suggesting which flavor bans are likely to be most effective in protecting public health.
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Oct 6, 2017 16:26
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Should Flavors be Banned in E-cigarettes? Evidence on Adult Smokers and Recent Quitters from a Discrete Choice Experiment

find that the recently denied FDA ban would result in increased choice of combustible cigarettes, the most harmful alternative. However, a ban on menthol in combustibles would result in the greatest reduction in smoking of combustibles. Our results are t
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Oct 6, 2017 16:17
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Banning e-cigarette flavors could boost cigarette sales

John Buckell of Yale University and his team surveyed 2,031 adult American smokers and recent quitters about their preferences. Their findings present the net impact of different policy proposals, such as banning e-cigarette flavors, banning menthol ciga
Journalist's Resource (Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center and the Carnegie-Knight Initiative)
added Oct 6, 2017 16:15
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[Australia, Japan] NEWS AND CONFERENCES / SSPT 2017 - CORESTA

Some of British American Tobacco’s top scientists are on their way to the Joint Meeting of the Smoke Science & Product Technology (SSPT) Study Groups for CORESTA in Kitzbuhel, Austria for the 8th-12th October to present some of our latest research and th
BAT Science.com
added Oct 6, 2017 15:46
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Phase III Study using 22nd Century’s SPECTRUM® Research Cigarettes Demonstrates Immediate Reduction to Very Low Nicotine is Most Likely to Lead to Less Harm

22nd Century’s proprietary SPECTRUM® research cigarettes facilitate independent studies on nicotine reduction strategies. The FDA plans to mandate lower nicotine – at non-addictive levels – in all cigarettes sold in the United States. (Photo: Business Wi
Business Wire
added Oct 6, 2017 15:44
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E-cigarettes increase risk of cardiac arrest

In a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, puffing an e-cigarette that delivers nicotine not only triggers addiction but can also lead to an increased risk in cardiac arrest and possibly cardiac death. Nicotine is a toxic che
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Oct 6, 2017 15:10
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