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[New Zealand] Cigarette giant denies aggressive campaign

Cigarette giant Philip Morris is denying carrying out an aggressive campaign by setting up a website for its customers.
NZCity (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 11:24
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Philip Morris research on precursors to the modern e-cigarette since 1990

PM started developing a nicotine aerosol device in 1990...Conclusions Rather than a disruptive technology, PM developed e-cigarette technology to complement, not compete with, conventional cigarettes and evade tobacco control regulations.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2016 03:10
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[Switzerland] In Marlboro Country, a Big-Money Race for the New Smoke

Perched above crystalline Lake Neuchatel, ...scientists in lab coats are searching for the Big Tobacco’s magic bullet: cigarette substitutes that will sell -- but won’t kill... The push gained new urgency Friday with news that British American Tobacco Pl
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 13:21
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Smoke without fire: Japan becomes test ground for real tobacco e-cigarette

Two tobacco giants are seeing strong demand for their reboots of the e-cigarette in Japan, with Philip Morris International twice postponing a nationwide rollout and Japan Tobacco suspending shipments - both due to supply shortages. Japan has become a k
Reuters
added Mar 29, 2016 13:30
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[Virginia] Bioscience company re-imagining tobacco for new age with machine

machine that uses water and pressure to process 12 tons of tobacco plants a day. Tyton’s process makes use of the other entire plant: the juice and the cake — or soft interior product. The final products include tobacco oil used as an animal feed additive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Sep 16, 2015 17:54
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[Asia, Thailand] New legislation needed to keep Thai teens away from smoking

more than 2,000 websites illegally advertise and sell tobacco products. Age restriction is a joke and smokers under the age of 18 are free to buy cigarettes on the Internet. Dr Waranit Lumyai, who is in charge of the Trendy Activity Project, is a strong
The Nation (th)
added Jun 1, 2015 14:59
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[Australia, Togo] Jeff The Diseased Lung, John Oliver's Gift To Marlboro, Is Taking The World By Storm

Oliver and his team sent Jeff the Diseased Lung shirts to Togo and put up Jeff billboards in Uruguay...With the explosion of Oliver’s #JeffWeCan hashtag campaign, Jeff’s star is rising, and rising fast. Pretty soon, he might be the first thing that comes
bustle
added Feb 17, 2015 17:36
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[North Carolina] Delivering an e-cigarette with a jolt

That’s why electronic cigarettes aren’t as effective as they could be, he says, at least, until now. He and his team have come up with an iPhone-sized device that aims to correct that flaw, offering up nicotine to a smoker at between one and three micron
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 17, 2013 14:20
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[Belgium] Tobacco lobby inside the European Parliament

Just before last Wednesday’s midday briefing for journalists at the European Commission, one of New Europe journalists received a phone call and an email from inside the European Parliament, suggesting that we ask a ‘helpful’ question for the tobacco lobb
New Europe
added Oct 22, 2012 06:47
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'War of Innovation' Rages in Tobacco Industry

As a testament to the Lausanne, Switzerland-based firm’s new greeting on its re-launched homepage, “Designing a smoke-free future,” the high-tech center has three wings named Earth, Wind and Air. The absence of Fire signifies the company’s push for “hea
Investopedia.com
added Mar 10, 2017 15:38
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