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[Canada] Big tobacco comes to Vancouver pitching new ways to consume nicotine

Araya was in town to talk about his industry’s push to get government to adopt regulations to help sell products that allow consumers to use nicotine in a safer way — like e-cigarettes and vaping products that his company alone has spent $1.5 billion deve
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:52
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PRESENTATION: Summary of Results on the Tobacco Heating System

Presented at NAAMA's 30th International Medical Convention
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Aug 4, 2017 15:12
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[UK] 'Fake' Facebook seller caught peddling counterfeit cigarettes

A Pontypool man has been fined and made to carry out 60 hours of unpaid community work after he was caught selling counterfeit cigarettes. Dominic Leighton-Lewis, 23, of Beech Road, Sebastopol, had been using fake Facebook profiles to sell the goods.
Torfaen County Borough Council (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 18:05
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What do smokers want in a smartphone-based cessation application?

Mobile health interventions have the potential to reach a large number of smokers, but are currently under-utilized. Additional effort is needed to ensure parity in treatment access. Gain-framed messages may be especially useful for engaging smokers, eve
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:57
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[New Zealand] New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

The Government will establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products, other than e-cigarettes, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. This follows a decision in March to legalise the sale of nicotine e-ci
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:34
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MCMILLAN: Big Tobacco Seeks Its Savior in Asia

The development of e-cigarettes may change that -- the devices require a lot more technology behind them than rolling your own. Companies that capitalize on Asia as a market and succeed in rolling out electronic products can capture huge gains. Japan a
thestreet.com
added Aug 7, 2017 14:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Stubbing out an unhealthy habit

He turned to the Health Promotion Board's (HPB's) I Quit programme for help last October. Started in 2011, the national programme provides smokers with support to help them quit, including a helpline and a Facebook group.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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Researchers find ‘clear relationship’ between light cigarettes and lung adenocarcinomas

“Our data suggest a clear relationship between the addition of ventilation holes to cigarettes and increasing rates of lung adenocarcinoma ... HemOnc Today spoke with Shields about the weight-of-evidence review, the implications of the findings and why t
Healio.com
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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What Does The FDA’s Plan Mean For Tobacco?

Bonnie Herzog ... argues that it could be a positive development for Philip Morris... From her note:... Bottom line We see this as an opportune entry point for longterm investors and would recommend building positions on today's broad weakness. We also no
Barron's
added Aug 1, 2017 18:53
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Industry Insiders Welcome FDA's New Tobacco Plan

Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities likewise believe that the "continuum of risk" approach will prove to be a positive for Big Tobacco. Altria Group will likely profit since its terminal value is now higher as it benefits from consumption shifting to redu
Convenience Store News
added Aug 1, 2017 00:40
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