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Altria Group, Inc. Announces New Structure to Accelerate Its Innovation Aspiration

“This is a dynamic time in the tobacco industry, and just as we lead in traditional tobacco products, we intend to lead in offering adult smokers more choices in innovative, non-combustible, reduced-risk products”
Business Wire
added May 25, 2018 03:16
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Using Facebook to help young adults quit smoking

A national clinical trial testing a smoking cessation intervention for young adults that was conducted entirely on Facebook has found that smokers are 2.5 times more likely to quit after three months with the Facebook-based treatment than if they were re
ScienceDaily
added May 25, 2018 03:13
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Can Facebook help you quit smoking? Study indicates yes

A new study finds that young adults who received targeted messages and counseling about quitting smoking, all through Facebook, had more success in kicking the habit than others.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added May 25, 2018 00:27
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Philip Morris USA creates two divisions to reflect importance of innovative products

One division is focused on traditional core products that are made by Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., Middleton and Nat Sherman. The other division, Nu Mark, will concentrate on noncombustible products, such as electronic cigarettes, oral
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2018 18:52
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[China] BAT invests in Chinese venture capital fund in quest for new innovative products

British American Tobacco PLC’s quest to develop innovative tobacco products has led the manufacturing giant to make its first investment in a venture capital fund. The company, which owns Reynolds American Inc., confirmed Tuesday that it is participatin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2018 15:57
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what would happen if new tobacco products ‘akin to iphones’ were sold in the u.s.?

[FDA] is expected to decide in coming months whether [PMI] can bring IQOS to the U.S., and if it can be marketed as a less harmful alternative to cigarettes...more interested in IQOS because of marketing efforts that portray the product as “akin to iPhone
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:49
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CULLIP: YouTube’s anti-vaping purge

reviewers of e-cigarette products have had their content ripped from the platform and – in some cases – their channels deleted with scant opportunity to appeal... Allowing hysterical single-issue groups to bypass the democratic process and force clampdown
spiked (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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[Canada] A world without cigarettes? How vaping is disrupting Big Tobacco’s plans

This summer e-cigarettes will officially become legal in Canada, and tobacco companies are preparing for their largest threat yet. Will they ride the vaping wave to higher sales—or will they get smoked?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2018 03:56
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[UK] China investment cuts tobacco giant’s cigarette dependence

[BAT] has made its first outside investment as it steps up the search for cutting-edge technology that could help it to reduce its reliance on cigarettes and other traditional smoking products. The FTSE 100 company has backed a Chinese investment fund th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2018 14:58
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[UK] How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

In the UK, e-cigarettes have caused burns and fires, yet these cases are rare. Experts say the man who died was using a particular kind of vape pen, known as a mechanical mod, which is not that common in the UK.
BBC Online
added May 21, 2018 14:55
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