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Adolescents’ and Young Adults’ Use and Perceptions of Pod-Based Electronic Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Rapid innovation by e-cigarette manufacturers suggests that public health and prevention efforts appear to be needed to include messages targeting components common to all current and emerging e-cigarette products to increase knowledge and decrease misper
JAMA Network Open
added Oct 19, 2018 18:01
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Philip Morris shares jump as new tobacco products gain momentum overseas ahead of US regulatory decision

PMI is awaiting a decision from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on whether it can sell the devices here...Most of its attention has been on iQOS, a device that heats tobacco instead of burning it. PMI has been trying to woo investors with its strat
CNBC
added Oct 19, 2018 17:21
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[Europe] Study finds rising illicit cigarette trade on social media

Social media and delivery services have become new outlets for organised crime activities when it comes to illicit cigarette trade, according to a new study that has raised eyebrows among EU policymakers. The study published on Wednesday (17 October) wa
EurActiv
added Oct 19, 2018 11:33
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UL Certifies First Electronic Cigarette to UL 8139 Standard

UL...announced today that Joyetech, a global manufacturer of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, is the first organization to certify to UL 8139, a safety Standard that evaluates the electrical and battery systems of vaping devices and electronic cigare
PR Newswire
added Oct 15, 2018 23:48
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[UK] INVESTIGATION Vaping brands ‘target children’

The £1bn vaping industry in Britain is today exposed for using cartoon characters and images of sweets, popcorn and ice cream to market nicotine products that can hook children into addiction. A Sunday Times investigation reveals that vaping manufacturer
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 15, 2018 19:42
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[UK] Britain's £1bn vaping industry 'is targeting children' with cartoon character packaging and flavours that resemble fizzy drinks and sweets

Website Ubervape advertises Tuck Shop products next to a picture of sweets spilling out of a jar while five brightly coloured bottles are presented under a banner reading 'scrumdiddlyumptious'. The product listing for the Tutti Frutti e-liquid says: 'Di
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 15, 2018 19:32
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[Mexico] Cokes, smokes and clicks: How Oxxo corner stores are cashing in on Mexican e-commerce

But Oxxo must ensure that its e-commerce experiments do not clog registers and undermine its core business of selling Cokes and smokes, says Mexico fintech consultant Gabriela Zapata. “For the person behind you who just wants a quick pack of cigarettes,
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 18:13
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[New York] LETTER: Quitline website revamped

The North Country Healthy Heart Network...One of our favorite tobacco-cessation resources is the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, which recently introduced a revamped, enhanced website: www.nysmokefree.com. The new website includes an online newsroom fo
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Oct 12, 2018 15:39
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Consumers confused over harmfulness of HNB cigarettes

According to a survey by local pollster Realmeter, 69 percent of the HNB cigarette smokers and 73 percent of conventional cigarette smokers said that the government’s announcement has only caused more confusion. Even 65 percent of non-smokers responded t
The Investor (kr)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:38
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GLANTZ: PMI’s IQOS is not as new (or as safe) as PMI would like you to think

They used previously secret tobacco industry documents to examine Accord, an earlier version of IQOS that Philip Morris marketed without success between 1998 at 2006. In contrast to IQOS, PM scientists and executives consistently stated that Accord reduc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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