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Japan Tobacco tries to catch up with rival in smokeless tobacco

Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T) said on Wednesday it hoped to catch up with Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N) in smokeless tobacco by expanding the number of smoke-free restaurants and public places that allow its vaping product.
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 14:49
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customizing a mobile program to help rural alaska native youth quit tobacco

tobacco use has long been part of communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, a remote region in southwest Alaska comprised of more than 80 percent of Alaska Natives. In a study from 2007, 63 percent of 15- to 18-year-olds reported being current smokers o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:14
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Govt urged to fund Tobacco Research Board

GOVERNMENT is failing to fund the Tobacco Research Board (TRB) despite it being a key institution necessary to turn around the fortunes of the economy.... TRB had managed to produce tobacco seed varieties for the local and export market, and Kutsaga was n
Newsday (zw)
added Jun 27, 2017 00:16
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[Asia-pacific] Fight for New Cigarette Substitute Heats Up Japan: QuickTake Q&A

Some consumers, however, say vaporized nicotine doesn’t deliver the satisfaction or flavor they crave. Heat-not-burn devices are designed to do just that, and like e-cigarettes, without producing the smoke and tar commonly associated with the hazards of c
Bloomberg News
added Jun 26, 2017 12:55
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Philip Morris International Doubles Investment in Heated Tobacco Unit Facility in Italy. Another Step towards a Smoke-Free Future.

Additional €500 million investment planned to increase production capacity at Bologna factory to meet growing adult smoker demand for HEETS for use with IQOS. Up to 600 new jobs expected to be created.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:30
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ARCHIVE: Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Restrictions on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements

[FDA] is issuing this final rule to deem products meeting the statutory definition of “tobacco product,” except accessories of the newly deemed tobacco products, to be subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), as amended by the F
Federal Register
added Jun 24, 2017 18:23
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How tech companies are now embracing marijuana over tobacco / Trends in startup funding are favoring the sticky-icky

shop managers will show off glassware and vaporizers adpeating one phrase. “This is for tobacco use only.” But the truth is that tech companies are embracing marijuana over tobacco.
Salon Magazine
added Jun 24, 2017 18:23
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TRACY: Study suggests e-cigs are just as harmful as tobacco—but there’s a catch

One study after the next has reached a similar conclusion. So it’s not surprising when studies with contradictory findings are met with skepticism. UConn’s study, which used an untested 3D-printed device, has come under heavy fire since it was released.
The Daily Dot (blog)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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Google Searches for “Cheap Cigarettes” Spike at Tax Increases: Evidence from an Algorithm to Detect Spikes in Time Series Data

Searches for “cheap cigarettes” spike around the time of a cigarette tax increase, but the mean level of searches does not shift in response to a tax increase.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 22, 2017 17:38
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ARCHIVE: Free advertising of iQOS in the UK

BBC's headlines were announcing an incredible news: "Philip Morris could stop making conventional cigarettes". The reality is that PMI was launching a new product in the UK but couldn't advertise it due to legal restrictions in advertising of tobacco prod
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 22, 2017 16:23
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