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Physico-mechanical properties of asphalt concrete incorporated with encapsulated cigarette butts

The reduction in bulk density of AC caused by incorporating encapsulated CBs, increases the porosity, particularly when encapsulating in higher grade bitumen, which, in turn, lowers its thermal conductivity. This helps reduce the Urban Heat Island effect
Science Direct
added Aug 8, 2017 14:11
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[Australia] How to pave over our big (cigarette) butt problem

Cigarette butts are toxic for the environment. Encapsulating them into asphalt traps the chemicals in the filters and improves the performance of the construction material.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 8, 2017 14:09
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[New York] Smokers Could Turn to Vaping If FDA Regulates Nicotine

The FDA’s initiative may upend the $130 billion American tobacco industry. It’s also likely to set off a ferocious lobbying and legal war in Washington, and push the cigarette industry to develop products that rely less on burning carcinogenic tobacco an
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 19:22
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Big Tobacco’s Next Big Thing? Tobacco ($$)

Three of the world’s biggest tobacco firms are rolling out new, electronic tobacco-heating devices they say are healthier alternatives to traditional smoking, but feel more like puffing on a real cigarette. That is a sensation many smokers complain is mi
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 7, 2017 17:55
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MCMILLAN: Big Tobacco Seeks Its Savior in Asia

The development of e-cigarettes may change that -- the devices require a lot more technology behind them than rolling your own. Companies that capitalize on Asia as a market and succeed in rolling out electronic products can capture huge gains. Japan a
thestreet.com
added Aug 7, 2017 14:00
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[Canada] Big tobacco comes to Vancouver pitching new ways to consume nicotine

Araya was in town to talk about his industry’s push to get government to adopt regulations to help sell products that allow consumers to use nicotine in a safer way — like e-cigarettes and vaping products that his company alone has spent $1.5 billion deve
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:52
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[UK] 'Fake' Facebook seller caught peddling counterfeit cigarettes

A Pontypool man has been fined and made to carry out 60 hours of unpaid community work after he was caught selling counterfeit cigarettes. Dominic Leighton-Lewis, 23, of Beech Road, Sebastopol, had been using fake Facebook profiles to sell the goods.
Torfaen County Borough Council (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 18:05
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What do smokers want in a smartphone-based cessation application?

Mobile health interventions have the potential to reach a large number of smokers, but are currently under-utilized. Additional effort is needed to ensure parity in treatment access. Gain-framed messages may be especially useful for engaging smokers, eve
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:57
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PRESENTATION: Summary of Results on the Tobacco Heating System

Presented at NAAMA's 30th International Medical Convention
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Aug 4, 2017 15:12
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[New Zealand] New pathway for smokeless tobacco products

The Government will establish a pre-market approval system for smokeless tobacco and nicotine-delivery products, other than e-cigarettes, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. This follows a decision in March to legalise the sale of nicotine e-ci
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:34
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