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GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control

the latest round of heated tobacco products fits into and supports the tobacco companies’ political efforts to avoid meaningful regulation and protect their ability to sell all their products – including conventional cigarettes. We see these products as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:45
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Flavour capsule heat-sticks for heated tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

capsule heat-sticks contain menthol and other flavours that can mask the harshness of tobacco and may appeal to female and young non-smokers. Therefore, it is critical to monitor the growth, toxicity and potential public health impact of heat-sticks with
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2018 03:44
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[China] Juul Labs Gets Restraining Order on 30 Chinese Entities Selling Knockoffs on eBay

the company has filed for and received a restraining order on dozens of Chinese companies it said were selling fake versions of its product through the online sales giant, saying they pose potential safety risks somewhat more immediate than whatever long
Gizmodo
added Sep 14, 2018 02:52
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Light and mild redux: heated tobacco products’ reduced exposure claims are likely to be misunderstood as reduced risk claims [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data in the PMI modified risk tobacco product IQOS application do not support reduced risk claims and the reduced exposure claims are perceived as reduced risk claims, which is explicitly prohibited by the FDA. Allowing PMI to promote IQOS as reduced
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:31
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BIALOUS/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Under the moniker of ‘harm reduction’, the tobacco companies are attempting to rehabilitate their reputation so they can more effectively influence governments to roll back existing tobacco control policies or create exemptions for their HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:25
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An 'epidemic of nicotine addiction' among youth prompts FDA to get tough on e-cigarette makers

directing the industry’s giants to draw up detailed plans for halting sales to minors and threatening to pull a wide range of products, including flavorings that appeal to underage buyers, from an exploding market. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb called
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50
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F.D.A. Cracks Down on Juul and E-Cigarette Retailers

sending warning letters to 1,100 retailers — including 7-Eleven stores, Walgreens, Circle K convenience shops and Shell gas stations — and issued another 131 fines, for selling e-cigarettes to minors....would look closely at the manufacturers’ own interne
New York Times
added Sep 12, 2018 17:43
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[China] Juul Gets Restraining Order on Fake Chinese E-Cigarettes

The company filed trademark claims against 30 entities in China for selling counterfeit Juul-brand devices and nicotine pods on EBay Inc., according to a statement Tuesday. Juul was granted a temporary restraining order late last month by a judge in fede
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[Africa] How Nigeria’s online stores flout country’s tobacco control law

Checks by PREMIUM TIMES showed that these online retailers not only market products like cigarettes and shisha, they do not have mechanisms to ensure prospective buyers are aged 18 and above, a flagrant violation of the National Tobacco Control Act. The
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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[Singapore] Netizens have mixed reactions to MPs’ proposals for restricting smoking at home

On Monday, September 10, Parliament passed amendments to the Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act, which gives officers of the National Environment Agency (NEA) more powers of enforcement as well as provides for more no-smoking zones.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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