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FDA Proposal Puts Spotlight on Big Tobacco and Industry Innovators

Where there's smoke, there's fire, and Big Tobacco's industry-wide commitment to developing pioneering devices in the face of increasingly stringent FDA regulations is impossible to overlook. Still, electronic cigarette alternatives and heat-not-burn tob
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2017 17:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Less harmful? E-cigarettes have own toxins: Experts

While alternatives to conventional cigarettes, such as vapourisers, are often touted as being less harmful to health, experts said they come with their own cocktail of toxins. The importation, distribution and sale of vapourisers, including e-cigarettes
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Illinois] Big tobacco's new cigarette is sleek, smokeless — but is it actually healthier?

Included in Philip Morris' FDA application are more than 2 million pages of scientific data. Health organizations - such as the American Lung Association and the American Cancer Society - are just beginning to sift through... Even if anti-tobacco groups
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[UK] New ChatHealth SMS initiative for children and young people in Dorset Access support quickly when you need it

New personal training company can help you get fit and lean ChatHealth will provide advice and guidance on everything from relationships, anxiety, depression and body image to stress, alcohol, self-harm and smoking.
Somerset Live (uk)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:25
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BENTLEY: How the race in tobacco innovation is a win for public health

Why is a tobacco industry employee talking about a smoke-free future? The answer isn't as absurd as you might think. It lies in a host of new devices being developed and sold by the world's biggest tobacco companies, known as "heat-not-burn" (HNB).
The Hill
added Aug 9, 2017 14:05
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[Australia] Used Cigarettes Are Bad for the Environment, But Here’s an Innovative Solution

Mohajerani found that cigarette butts could safely be an ingredient in asphalt. The good news is that this asphalt holds up even under the strain of heavy vehicle traffic. ...Even better, cigarette asphalt conducts less heat than the typical pavement, mea
Care2.com
added Aug 9, 2017 14:02
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Physico-mechanical properties of asphalt concrete incorporated with encapsulated cigarette butts

The reduction in bulk density of AC caused by incorporating encapsulated CBs, increases the porosity, particularly when encapsulating in higher grade bitumen, which, in turn, lowers its thermal conductivity. This helps reduce the Urban Heat Island effect
Science Direct
added Aug 8, 2017 14:11
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Smokers Feel Heat but Not the Burn -- WSJ

Three of the world's biggest tobacco firms are rolling out new, electronic tobacco-heating devices they say are healthier alternatives to traditional smoking, but feel more like puffing on a real cigarette. That is a sensation many smokers complain is mi
Fox Media
added Aug 9, 2017 13:55
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[New York] Smokers Could Turn to Vaping If FDA Regulates Nicotine

The FDA’s initiative may upend the $130 billion American tobacco industry. It’s also likely to set off a ferocious lobbying and legal war in Washington, and push the cigarette industry to develop products that rely less on burning carcinogenic tobacco an
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 19:22
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[Australia] How to pave over our big (cigarette) butt problem

Cigarette butts are toxic for the environment. Encapsulating them into asphalt traps the chemicals in the filters and improves the performance of the construction material.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 8, 2017 14:09
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