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[Japan] Big Tobacco’s new cigarette is sleek, smokeless — but is it any better for you?

This isn’t the first time tobacco companies have trumpeted the arrival of a healthier cigarette. In the 1950s, they marketed filtered cigarettes as much safer, but that proved an exaggeration. In the 1970s, they came out with “light” and “low-tar” cigar
Washington Post
added Oct 22, 2017 22:02
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Altria to hold Investor Day

The US-based Altria Group is due to host a webcast of its Investor Day in Richmond, Virginia, on November 2. The presentation will be live from about 10.20 through 12.20 Eastern Time, resuming about 14.30 following lunch and a manufacturing-center tour.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 21, 2017 19:51
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Philip Morris Earnings May Have Disappointed, but Watch Those Heets!

They would like to get out of selling cigarettes altogether. Actually, they want you to switch. The company, spun off from U.S. counterpart Altria (MO) in 2008, would like all smokers to transition to its "smoke-free" products. It has four, the most fam
thestreet.com
added Oct 20, 2017 18:52
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[Asia, Japan, Korea - South] Smoke-free segment up as Philip Morris fights declining sales

In contrast to IQOS’ success in Northeast Asia, it has been met with outright bans by governments elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region – including those in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Thailand. Tobacco users, health professionals and lawmakers co
Asia Times
added Oct 20, 2017 14:19
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[Europe, UK] TRA calls for government action on illicit tobacco

Tobacco Retailer’s Alliance has called on the government to introduce a limit on the amount of tobacco that can be brought back into the UK after Brexit...Its 2018 "A Fair Deal for Small Shops" report outlines how the government can assist retailers in ta
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:33
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[Japan] Philip Morris International : Recent Research from Philip Morris International Inc Highlight Findings in Pharmacokinetics (Nicotine pharmacokinetic profiles of the Tobacco Heating...

The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Philip Morris International Inc, "Plasma nicotine concentrations were measured in 16 blood samples collected over 24 h after single use. Maximal nicotine concentration (C-max) and area under
4-traders.com (fr)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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Geographic expansion of glo™ continues with launch in Russia

Kent Neostiks™ are manufactured at BAT’s factory in Saint Petersburg. glo deviceBritish American Tobacco is to begin selling its innovative Tobacco Heating Product glo™ in Russia. glo™ heats tobacco at 240°C and the vapour formed during the heating proce
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:04
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CROWLEY: Canada's 'abstinence only' approach to smoking tobacco isn't helping

Unrealistic “abstinence only” policies have been signal failures in reducing drug use or teenage sex. Why would we think it is a good idea where tobacco is concerned? We have the opportunity essentially to eliminate the cigarette through technological c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:43
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Brief Web-Based Interventions for Young Adult Smokers With Severe Mental Illnesses: A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study

Interactive, web-based motivational interventions are feasible and promising for smoking cessation among young smokers with severe mental illnesses. Such interventions warrant further study among this group of smokers. Implications
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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Heating Up Marijuana Could Increase Cancer Risk

Dabbing uses highly potent marijuana concentrates that are vaporized on a special dabbing rig, similar to a glass water pipe. However, unlike a traditional pipe, dabbing rigs use a small heated surface, called a nail, typically made of glass, metal, or
Healthline Networks
added Oct 18, 2017 15:49
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