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Industry watch: heat-not-burn tobacco products are about to reach their boiling point

marketed them as healthier than conventional cigarettes. These claims, refuted by researchers,1 failed to lure consumers. Each reincarnation of HNB was commercially unsuccessful, and most HNB products were discontinued shortly after their introduction. Un
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2016 17:17
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Philip Morris Device Criticized by Imperial Tobacco Researcher

Marlboro maker claims its “iQOS” product -- a black pen-shaped device that heats capsules containing tobacco -- is safer than smoking because combustion isn’t involved. Imperial researchers tested the so-called “heat-not-burn” gadget and found evidence th
Bloomberg News
added Sep 25, 2015 15:42
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[North Carolina] Analysts expect R JR innovations with Newport

Reynolds American Inc. is expected to apply its successful product innovation strategy with top-selling menthol brand Newport if the manufacturer gains federal anti-trust approval of its $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. A leading industry analyst,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2015 14:06
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The Tobacco Company Gaining Ground With Technology

Lorillard's e-cigarette, Blu eCig, is currently the number one e-cigarette with a 49% market share in the U.S. This comes as a result of the intense marketing and investment Lorillard has put behind the e-cig brand. The current investment cost means that
Motley Fool
added Nov 3, 2013 23:32
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[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31
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Unproven claims run rampant in e-cigarette business

Electronic cigarette makers and sellers are making all kinds of health claims, many of which likely won't stand up to scrutiny under recently announced FDA regulation, a new study has found.... On top of advertising the products as a good way to quit smok
ScienceDaily
added Jun 28, 2016 12:58
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Blizzard Removed Tychus' Cigar To Meet Ratings Requirements

We discovered last week that Tychus’ trademark cigar was missing from the open beta version of Heroes of the Storm, and some people were rather upset about it—bro is always chewing on that thing...Blizz wanted to hit the equivalent of a teen rating aroun
Kotaku (kr)
added May 26, 2015 08:36
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'Thazzzz a BIG joint!': Miley Cyrus posts bizarre videos of herself dancing around her home alone puffing on a giant cigar

The Wrecking Ball star has a history with smoking - although what she seems to be posing with in her new clips is a large cigar, she joked about it being something of the weed variety.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:15
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[California, Illinois] How Big Vaping is misinforming the public about e-cigarettes

Backed by three vaping-advocacy groups, Not Blowing Smoke borrows font, design elements, and imagery from the state's website... The vaping camp also launched a Twitter account that uses the state campaign's name — Still Blowing Smoke — but with this tagl
Vox Media
added Mar 28, 2015 12:55
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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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