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[Asia, China] Say goodbye to smoking emoji on QQ app

QQ, a popular social networking app heavily used by younger people, has removed a smoker emoji from its mobile version to help curtail the smoking habit in China, the world's largest tobacco consumer. The move was made at the suggestion of the Beijing T
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:32
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January 25, 2018: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

Seating for this meeting may be limited, so the public is encouraged to watch the free webcast instead of traveling to the meeting. The link for the webcast will be available approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting each day and ca
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 17, 2018 20:05
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January 24, 2018: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

On January 24-25, 2018, the Committee will discuss modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs), submitted by Philip Morris Products S.A. for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQOS syste
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 17, 2018 20:04
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BRIANT: New Website Focuses on Local Tobacco Restrictions

This website is known as TOTAL, or Tobacco Ordinances: Take Another Look. The website’s purpose is focused on providing factual information to lawmakers and the public about the legal sale of tobacco products and the nonretail sources that underage youth
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Asia, China] Chinese social media app scraps smoking emoji

Internet giant Tencent has removed a smoking emoji from its QQ mobile app after requests from anti-tobacco campaigners. The emoji, which displays a cigar-chomping soldier, is used by netizens to express a feeling of relaxation. However, on Monday, the e
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:23
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Effect of Real-Time Monitoring and Notification of Smoking Episodes on Smoking Reduction: A Pilot Study of a Novel Smoking Cessation App. Dar R1.

CONCLUSION: These preliminary results suggest that automatic monitoring of smoking episodes and alerting the smoker in real time may facilitate smoking reduction in motivated smokers.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 12, 2018 13:34
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FOLAN: Court-ruled anti-smoking TV ads, won't be effective on millennials and generation Z

Those outlets most popular among young people were not included in the ruling...the anti-smoking message will likely not be heard by a great many of those who need to hear it most... It is a decision that will have life and death consequences.
The Hill
added Nov 5, 2017 18:26
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Shared Decision-Making Strategies for Lung Ca Screening Get High Marks

Two different strategies for conveying the risks and benefits of lung cancer screening to patients -- one physician-led and the other web-based -- proved equally helpful in terms of patient satisfaction and knowledge retention in a study reported here. Fi
MedPage Today
added Nov 3, 2017 17:50
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Bioabsorption Breakthrough Shows Promise for Tobacco, Cannabinoids, Medication

The development of readily absorbed nicotine-infused edible products could create smoke-free cigarette alternatives and greatly improve upon the success of inhalation smoking cessation programs...expected FDA action makes [PMI] a potential licensee for ed
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:26
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Philip Morris International Outlines Its Scientific Assessment Program and Results for Its Electronically Heated Tobacco Product (IQOs) in Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products

This issue of the Scientific Update focuses on PMI’s scientific assessment program as it applies to its Electronically Heated Tobacco Product (EHTP), referred to in the literature as the tobacco heating system (THS). PMI established its multi-step assess
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 3, 2017 01:58
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