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VIDEO: The Truth Initiative is going after Juul and teen vaping

The largest anti-smoking organization in the US, the Truth Initiative, has been criticizing Juul's marketing tactics and making an effort to spread awareness about the nicotine levels in the vapes as they become more and more popular among teens.
Mashable.com
added Sep 6, 2018 20:22
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Youth access to JUUL online: eBay sales of JUUL prior to and following FDA action

The online auction site eBay has been mentioned as a source of JUUL access for youth, and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified eBay to remove JUUL listings ...Online platforms may lack the will or expertise to effectively monitor content for
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2018 02:34
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Cytotoxic effects of heated tobacco products (HTP) on human bronchial epithelial cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

Using limited cytotoxic measures, the HTP showed reduced cytotoxicity relative to a combustible cigarette but higher toxicity than an e-cigarette. More comprehensive testing is needed to determine long-term effects of inhaling emissions from HTP.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2018 02:32
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Summary of Evidence on the Absence of Hepatotoxicity of IQOS

The Department of Medicine, [UCSF] has recently published a letter in Tobacco Control claiming that “The preclinical and clinical data PMI submitted to FDA indicate that IQOS exposure may be associated with unexpected liver toxicity. We reviewed preclinic
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:52
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[UK, USA] U.K. Gov’t Report Finds E-Cigarettes ‘Substantially Less Harmful,’ Urges Deregulation

FDA has been conducting a "nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes" to minors and convinced eBay to remove JUUL listings from its website. The U.K. parliament report, however, found concerns about the dangers of e-cigarettes are unfoun
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 5, 2018 14:47
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[New York] Learning With: ‘Did Juul Lure Teenagers and Get “Customers for Life”?’

Before reading the article: Do you see people your age vaping? What about smoking cigarettes? What do you know about laws regarding the minimum age for buying tobacco products? What are your thoughts on people who are under the age of 18 using products
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2018 14:44
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Heat-not-burn tobacco products: a systematic literature review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Studies on HnB secondhand emissions and human use were heterogeneous and largely affiliated with the manufacturers. HnB exposed users and bystanders to toxicants, although at substantially lower levels than cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2018 00:48
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Innovations in counterfeiting tax stamps: a study of ultraviolet watermarks in a sample of discarded New York City packs [FREE FULL TEXT]

eiters are using ultraviolet watermarks which makes it difficult to differentiate counterfeit joint New York City/New York State tax stamps from their genuine equivalent when UV irradiation is used as the sole screening tool. Innovations in counterfeiting
Tobacco Control
added Sep 4, 2018 22:35
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Big Tobacco Accused of Using Social Media 'Influencers' to Target Youth

Barred by law from almost all forms of traditional advertising in the U.S., tobacco companies are now aggressively using social media platforms to market cigarettes to a new generation of potential smokers, an anti-tobacco group is charging.
MedPage Today
added Sep 4, 2018 19:21
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The Difference between Switching to IQOS and Continuing to Smoke Cigarettes

Response to the article entitled “PMI’s own in vivo clinical data on biomarkers of potential harm in Americans show that IQOS is not detectably different from conventional cigarettes,” by Stanton Glantz, 2018
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:49
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