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New Vaporizing Technology, qmos™, set to Revolutionize Vaping and E-Cigarette Industries

United Tobacco Vapor Group's (UTVG) announced today that UTVG has been granted a patent for their new vaporizing technology...qmos™ is wickless and sponge-less. It also reduces the number of parts found in a traditional e-cigarette from 20 to 5. qmos™ tec
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2016 00:28
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[California] Anti-Smoking Researchers Target Hipsters. And Yes, They Know Who You Are.

researchers have begun creating Facebook smoking cessation groups under the banner of a “brand”...an anti-smoking brand called “Commune,” specifically targeting the nation’s ample supply of hipsters. What the brand is “selling” is the desire not to smo
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Dec 2, 2016 17:42
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Young People "Take Back the Shelves" and Demand That Pharmacies Stop Selling Tobacco Products

DoSomething.org, a global movement of over 5.5 million young people and truth, the most successful tobacco prevention campaign, have teamed up for Take Back the Shelves, a campaign that asks young people to creatively use social media to demand that pharm
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2016 04:27
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There Are No New Ideas, Only Rediscoveries: RETHINK The Surprising History of New Ideas

dates the invention of the e-cigarette to 1965...“Many people died needlessly of cancer in the decades after the electronic cigarette had been invented, and before its eventual rediscovery, but the new version may be a revolution in public health.
New York Times
added Nov 25, 2016 23:14
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[Japan] FELL: How does Big Tobacco see its future? Guest blog by Jonathan Fell

Chapman may well be overstating the extent to which growth in the global market for next-generation nicotine products is slowing, particularly if the success of Philip Morris International’s ‘heat-not-burn’ product in Japan is taken into account. He is al
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:39
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how big is big tobacco’s marketing budget?

[FTC] just released its cigarette and smokeless tobacco reports for 2014, which show that the top tobacco companies spent $8.49 billion marketing cigarettes and $600 million marketing smokeless tobacco. It may be hard to believe, but the report marks a de
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:30
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Analysing user-reported data for enhancement of SmokefreeTXT: a national text message smoking cessation intervention

illuminate the need to more deeply understand reasons for subscriber non-response and opt out and, in turn, improve program engagement and our ability to increase the likelihood for participants to stop smoking and measure long-term outcomes. Patterns of
Tobacco Control
added Nov 23, 2016 00:05
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heated cigarettes negate tobacco's worst effects

The latest generation of heated cigarettes are providing an alternative for smokers looking to feed their habit without annoying people around them with the noxious odors and fumes associated with conventional smoking. They are also opening up a welcome n
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:49
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[Canada] No more smoking hookah in Windsor public spaces

Windsor expanded its public smoking ban to include hookah pipes and electronic cigarettes Monday night. Back in May, city council banned smoking in all public spaces, including, beaches and community gardens, with the exception of a designated area at t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:38
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[Europe] CAN PHILIP MORRIS KICK THE CIGARETTE-SELLING HABIT?

having a goal to get out of the cigarette business isn't such a bad idea, as far-fetched as it sounds. But to do so, Philip Morris is investing heavily in smoking alternatives such as electronic cigarettes, specifically its iQOS device that's being sold a
Newsweek
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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