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Philip Morris International tries risky move of making cigarettes extinct

But that doesn’t mean Calantzopoulos’s grand vision of creating a world without cigarettes – one he calls a “smoke-free future” – will be easy to execute for the Marlboro seller. After all, navigating the watchful eyes of governments globally with new pr
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:42

Young adult susceptible non-smokers’ and smokers’ responses to capsule cigarettes

Flavour capsule cigarette variants (FCVs), which allow users to customise their smoking experience and reduce the harshness of smoking, have captured an increasing share...appear likely to recruit non-smokers and potentially increase overall smoking preva
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2018 04:40

NU Medicine warns against treating e-cigarettes like cigarettes

Assuming e-cigarettes are equal to cigarettes could lead to misguided research and policy initiatives, a report of the Northwestern University (NU) Medicine said. "Comparing cigarettes to e-cigarettes can give us a false sense of what dangers exist becau
Xinhua Newswire
added Oct 3, 2018 18:40

Don't treat e-cigarettes like cigarettes

a new Northwestern Medicine report published Friday, Sept. 28, in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Assuming e-cigarettes are equal to cigarettes could lead to misguided research and policy initiatives, the paper says.
added Oct 2, 2018 15:10

Modelling the impact of a new tobacco product: review of Philip Morris International’s Population Health Impact Model as applied to the IQOS heated tobacco product [FREE FULL TEXT]

The PHIM is a dynamic state transition model which models the impact of cigarette and MRTP use on mortality from four tobacco-attributable diseases...underestimates the health impact of HTP products and cannot be used to justify an MRTP claim. An assessme
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2018 03:55

“Electronic Cigarettes” are not Cigarettes, and why that Matters

A greater appreciation of the distinct uniqueness of e-cigarettes, as compared with cigarettes, will help to accelerate innovative research on e-cigarettes and other electronic devices, leading to new theoretical models and behavioral measures.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 30, 2018 20:28

Juul, the popular e-cig startup under growing FDA scrutiny, says removing flavors is ‘on the table’ among other things

Much of that money will be spent internationally, and no wonder — roughly 95 percent of the world’s billion smokers live outside of the U.S. Against the backdrop of this supercharged growth, dark clouds have gathered around the company as parents and reg
added Sep 29, 2018 12:51

[Vietnam] WHO’s social media campaign promotes smoke-free environment

A three-month social media campaign against smoking was launched by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam in partnership with key tobacco control partners in Hanoi on September 27. Themed “#Respect,” the campaign aims to promote a smoke-free env
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Sep 28, 2018 14:39

British American Tobacco’s Use of Social Media Influencers to Sell Cigarettes Faces Legal Complaint in Brazil

(BAT) faces a new legal complaint in Brazil for the company’s use of social media influencers to advertise cigarettes on social networks like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Brazil is the second country in which legal action has been initiated as the re
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:21

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb says US weighing ban on online e-cigarette sales

It's "on the table" and is something the agency is "very clearly looking at it," Gottlieb said in Washington during a panel discussion on vaping hosted by Axios. This comes just weeks after Gottlieb dubbed youth use of e-cigarettes an "epidemic" and anno
added Sep 26, 2018 16:20
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