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[Asia, India] Social Humour: Twitterati spots photo of a man leisurely smoking beedi, turns it into a viral meme

Twitterati found something quirky in this photo of what appears to be an old man smoking beedi and made it quirkier through funny captions. The rest as they say is history.
Times of India
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Japan] BAT Sheds Light on Glo

LONDON – As word that Philip Morris International’s “heat not burn” product has ignited consumer interest in Japan, PMI’s rival, British American Tobacco (BAT), has also chimed in on its own version called glo, having reported early success with its rece
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:33
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[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31
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[New Zealand] No smokes without fire: Philip Morris' 'Heat not burn' tobacco sales under scrutiny

Multi-national tobacco giant Philip Morris is giving smokers private demonstrations of its "heat not burn" electronic devices, and insists it is not breaking the law. Through an invitation-only website, the tobacco giant is marketing its Iqos smokeless
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:18
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[Greece] Philip Morris (PM) Invests in Reduced Risk Tobacco Category

the company has announced that it will invest approximately €300 million in order to convert one of its cigarette factory at Papastratos into a manufacturing plant for tobacco sticks for reduced-risk product - iQOS (Heatsticks that heat tobacco instead of
NASDAQ
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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Public reactions to e-cigarette regulations on Twitter: a text mining analysis

In the days following the FDA’s announcement of the new deeming regulations, the public reaction on Twitter was largely negative. Public health advocates should consider using social media outlets to better communicate the policy’s intentions, reach and p
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 17:32
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[Netherlands] Dutch cancer charity joins lawsuit against big tobacco over holes in filters

KWF Kankerbestrijding has made a formal complaint against the big four tobacco companies, accusing them of grievous bodily harm and fraud. The organisation says the tobacco firms have lied to smokers about the damaging side effects of their addiction, par
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:29
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Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

Meanwhile, not a single fund in the database mentions cigarettes or e-cigarettes as a focus area. That could lead startups developing vaping gear or other products that could conceivably be used for either pot or tobacco to play up the cannabis angle.
TechCrunch
added Mar 27, 2017 03:47
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E-Cigs Given Safety Parameters / UL accepting devices for battery evaluation, testing

A major safety science organization, UL, will now accept product submittals of electronic cigarettes for construction evaluation, testing and North American certification. A testing process numbered UL 8139 will specifically evaluate the safety of the el
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:47
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RODU: Educating Air Force Generals About Tobacco Use & Risks

The Military Health System and the Defense Health Agency last November published a grossly misleading article on their website titled, “Quit the spit: Smokeless tobacco no better than lit” ...I supplied a portfolio of published medical articles...the off
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:25
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