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[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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Will 2018 Be Philip Morris International Inc's Best Year Yet?

Despite a declining customer base and greater restrictions being placed on smoking in markets all around the globe, there is a convergence of events happening in 2018 that could make the year Philip Morris International's (NYSE:PM) best one yet.
Motley Fool
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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Toxicological evaluation of novel heat-not-burn tobacco products – non-technical summary (PDF)

The Committees conclude that there will be a risk to health from using heat- not-burn tobacco products. It is currently not possible to quantify this risk. Heat-not-burn tobacco products are new and there is insufficient data available to enable a full a
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 14, 2017 19:35
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[UK] Tobacco giant wants to stub out cigarettes for less harmful alternatives

For a tobacco firm to make that type of pledge might at first glance seem to be some sort of commercial suicide. However there is method in the apparent madness. Smoking rates are declining in the UK and inevitably trends in other countries will eventu
Daily Express (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 16:48
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[UK] 'Heat not burn' cigarettes still harmful to health, say government advisers

The independent Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) has looked at the evidence on the “heat not burn” products currently available mainly online in the UK. They are less risky than conventional cigarett
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:50
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'Heat-not-burn' tobacco may be safer but still a risk: UK panel

A new wave of “heat-not-burn” tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful compounds, some of which are carcinogenic, a British panel of experts said on Tuesday. Cigarette m
Reuters
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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The Union’s Position on Heat-Not-Burn (HNB) Tobacco Products

The Union states that: 1.The potential benefits and risks from HNB tobacco products to the public health remain undetermined but early independent research indicates that the tobacco companies are understating the risks. The Union recommends that govern
Asian Tribune
added Dec 13, 2017 04:46
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SCIENTIFIC UPDATE FOR SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS DECEMBER 2017 (PDF)

This Scientific Update explains the science behind PMI’s approach to achieving a smoke-free future through a range of alternatives to cigarettes that do not burn tobacco. The following pages include our product development and assessment efforts, as w
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:38
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Philip Morris International Releases Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products on Clinical Program

An In-Depth Look at How Good Clinical Practices Ensure Ethical Conduct of High Quality Research and the Safety of Study Subjects
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:35
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Apple will not honor your warranty if you smoke around your computer, true or false?

Apple will not honor the warranty on your Apple computer if you’ve exposed it to cigarette smoke, even second-hand smoke. TRUE
WYTV News Channel 33 (Youngstown, OH)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:32
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