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Scientists create new tools for battling secondhand smoke

Dartmouth researchers have taken an important step in the ongoing battle against secondhand tobacco smoke. They have pioneered the development of a breakthrough device that can immediately detect the presence of secondhand smoke and even third-hand smoke
EurekAlert
added Mar 21, 2013 16:13
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[Canada] Marketing IQOS in a dark market

Our observations of tactics to promote a new tobacco product in a dark market may inform government regulatory policy and non-governmental organisation efforts wherever heat-not-burn products are introduced.
Tobacco Control
added May 4, 2018 21:30
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Philip Morris' search for a cigarette no more harmful than a cup of coffee

But four scientists and researchers who worked for the company on the iQOS program told Reuters that while Philip Morris was able to prove the lower amounts of exposure to harmful substances, that doesn’t necessarily mean that using the device is less li
Reuters
added Dec 20, 2017 22:49
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5 Things Philip Morris Management Wants You to Know

Following the company's most recent earnings report, Philip Morris CFO Jacek Olczak made comments about the results. By looking at them, you can get a better sense of what Philip Morris sees as its long-term strategy. 1. iQOS is the growth driver for Phi
Motley Fool
added Oct 31, 2017 02:56
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International Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging

To: Dr. Margaret Chan ... We write as a coalition of 47 think tanks, advocacy groups and organizations in response to proposed plain packaging tobacco control measures, and by the announcements by several countries of their interest in such policies. Fi
The Future of Brands (JTI)
added May 15, 2017 18:12
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it advertises tobacco in places where that’s allowed, and actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use... “It’s their latest public-relations effort and it
National Post (ca)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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PMI redesigns website to emphasize ‘smoke-free future’

launched a redesigned corporate website that it said would “reaffirm” the leading tobacco company’s commitment to developing alternatives to its cigarettes. “We’re optimistic about the future as we work to progressively transition PMI’s existing cigarette
Tobacco Journal International
added Jan 25, 2017 23:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] E-auctions ready to go

Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said that it will be introducing e-auctions for the 2017 flue-cured tobacco marketing season, according to a story in The Herald. The TIMB said that the introduction was part of its efforts to c
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 6, 2017 00:47
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[Israel] Philip Morris to invest $20 mln in firm developing inhaler -report

will invest about $20 million in an Israeli start-up that developed a metered-dose vaporiser of raw plants for medical use... As part of the deal, Tel Aviv-based Syqe Medical will develop technologies for Phillip Morris that will help reduce health risks
Reuters
added Jan 19, 2016 17:53
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[UK] BAT to launch iFuse hybrid ecigarette

will next week launch a new type of cigarette that combines ecigarette technology and tobacco, according to senior executives. The hybrid cigarette, called iFuse, will be rolled out as tobacco majors increase investment in so-called “next generation produ
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:25
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