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[Japan] Tobacco Companies Snuff Smoke, But Health Benefits Still Hazy

The few studies of the device thus far agree, but with a caveat: Heating and inhaling tobacco in this manner still produces harmful chemicals. It might not harm you as much as a cigarette would, but it’s still detrimental to your health. Philip Morris ha
Discover Magazine
added Oct 12, 2017 22:52
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE SCREEN There’s a new, apparently ‘healthier’ way to smoke – and it’s NOT e-cigarettes

Heat-not-burn devices have been hailed as a “healthier” alternative to regular fags, by the giant tobacco companies that make them And they urged public health officials who were “caught off guard” by e-cigarettes, to get clued up now and set the agenda
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:03
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[Japan] They’re heating up: Internet search query trends reveal significant public interest in heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Public health practitioners should expand heat-not-burn tobacco product surveillance, adjust existing tobacco control strategies to account for heat-not-burn tobacco products, and preemptively study the health risks/benefits, popular perceptions, and heal
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:01
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[Russia] MTS bags British American Tobacco for cloud IT deal

MTS has revealed British American Tobacco’s Russian subsidiary is one of the first customers to have signed up for its new cloud offering. The operator said it had successfully transferred BAT Russia’s IT systems to its #CloudMTS service in Moscow.
European Communications (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:05
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We speak to Philip Morris’ Corporate Affairs Director Patrick Muttart about their new push for e-cigarettes. #TheProjectTV

Twitter
added Oct 10, 2017 16:07
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[Europe] New Tobacco Legislation in Slovenia

The new legislation was adopted in order to implement the Directive 2014/40/EU into Slovenian legislation and mostly with the objective to prevent young people from starting or continuing to smoke as well as to reduce the number of diseases and deaths cau
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:34
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Over Its 111-Year History, This Approval Marks a First for the FDA / Smokers will have a brand-new tool at their disposal to help them quit.

FDA gave a green light to the very first smartphone app designed to help people quit smoking. ...Carrot CEO David Utley noted in an interview with CNBC that the app is designed to motivate smokers rather than admonish them, and that it's targeted at all s
Motley Fool
added Oct 7, 2017 18:13
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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: Iraqi migrant doesn't have to work by flogging illegal fags for easy cash

AN Iraqi migrant living in Britain makes so much cash flogging illegal fags he doesn’t have to work... The Daily Star can reveal the Kurd, who calls himself Khalid, buys 40,000 illegally imported cigs at a time. He openly advertises them for sale on a F
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:35
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[Monaco] Screen icon Grace Kelly's 19-year-old granddaughter stuns her Instagram followers with her resemblance to the princess (but that cigarette isn’t very regal)

Grace Kelly's granddaughter, Camille Gottilieb, 19, has gained a loyal fan base thanks to her glamorous Instagram shots amassing 24,000 followers... The photo where she had a cigarette dangling from her lips prompted a string of comments from admirers not
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:16
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The FDA just approved the first mobile device and app to help you quit smoking

Carrot just got cleared for its at-home sensor to track carbon monoxide levels, which tend to be higher in smokers. It also has a virtual coaching program to promote behavior change. The goal is to develop the first "scalable, evidence-based smoking cess
CNBC
added Oct 4, 2017 12:01
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