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Online Tobacco Marketing May Increase Risk of Tobacco Use Among Youth

In recent years, tobacco company expenditures on Internet advertising have exploded, growing from $0.7 million dollars in 1999 to $23.1 million dollars in 2013. This increase in online tobacco marketing, and its ability to reach audiences of all ages, in
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added May 24, 2017 23:32
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Global Tobacco Packaging Market 2017-2021 with Amcor, International Paper, ITC & Phillip Morris International Dominating - Research and Markets

One trend in market is technological innovations. Though tobacco consumption is decreasing because of stringent government regulations and increasing health awareness, there is a section of people who still consume tobacco because of addiction or habit.
Business Wire
added May 24, 2017 03:06
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Retailer, Tobacco Brand Each Track Shelf Availability via RFID

A tobacco company and a Canadian convenience store chain are beta-testing ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification-based smart-shelf technology to track the stock of goods on store shelves. The Smart Shelf system, provided by NeWave Sensor
RFID Journal
added May 23, 2017 13:28
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Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Cigarettes / Smoke by Any Other Name

Philip Morris International claims that IQOS releases no smoke because the tobacco does not combust and the tobacco leaves are only heated not burned. However, there can be smoke without fire. The harmful components of tobacco cigarette smoke are products
JAMA Ophthalmology
added May 26, 2017 22:57
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Cigarette filters may increase lung cancer risk

In a review of research on changes in lung cancer rates, and changes in the types of lung cancer that are most common, the study authors argue that tiny ventilation holes in virtually all cigarettes sold today are creating a new health risk.
Reuters
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS - THE SCIENTIFIC UPDATE

This issue of the Scientific Update focuses on novel approaches to e-vapor products. Technology and innovation can improve user experience and continuously enhance a product’s potential to present less risk of harm than smoking. The focus of the issue det
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added May 22, 2017 23:42
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[UK] Philip Morris International Highlights Novel E-Vapor Technology in Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products

details the product design and manufacturing behind MESH, the new generation of e-vapor technology PMI is currently test marketing in Birmingham (UK). MESH is one of the four smoke-free product types developed by PMI, along with IQOS. Prof. Manuel Peitsc
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 22, 2017 23:40
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[New Zealand] Ministry takes Philip Morris to court

Philip Morris is standing by the legality of its new high-tech tobacco product after being taken to court by the Ministry of Health. The ministry yesterday announced Philip Morris was facing court over the sale of a tobacco product called Heets which a
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:29
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[New Zealand] Health expert Dr Natalie Walker: We should be enraged at tobacco giant Philip Morris

Walker questioned whether the products and other reduced nicotine and tobacco products had a place in New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 journey. Although smoking rates in New Zealand are declining overall, there remain subgroups of the population who have hi
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 24, 2017 02:55
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On the Origins of the Electronic Cigarette: British American Tobacco’s Project Ariel (1962–1967)

Project Ariel tried to reduce smoking to its alkaloid essence: nicotine. By heating instead of burning tobacco, the scientists working on Ariel managed to produce an aerosol smoking device that delivered nicotine with very little tar while retaining the l
American Journal of Public Health
added May 31, 2017 17:16
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