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'Heat not burn' smokeless tobacco product may not be as harm free as claimed

iQOS use associated with tobacco plug charring and toxic chemical release
ScienceDaily
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58
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Transforming Tobacco Sustainability Report 2017 (PDF) (23pp)

three key areas that have the greatest significance to our business and our stakeholders: • Harm Reduction; • Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods; and • Corporate Behaviour.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:29
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Health Buzz: Kids Are Trying JUUL E-Cigarettes – and Experts Are Concerned

the American Cancer Society recently said in a statement that "based on currently available evidence, using current generation e-cigarettes is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, but the health effects of long-term use are not known." The Public Health
U.S. News & World Report
added Mar 15, 2018 15:44
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PMI's Application to Best Practices to our Clinical Programs

The following is an excerpt from PMI’s 4th issue of its Scientific Update, in which Dr. Patrick Picavet, Director Medical Affairs, discusses our practice of conducting high-quality clinical research.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Mar 14, 2018 21:27
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Cancer researcher sets up website on smoke-free restaurants in Japan

The site, which is in Japanese and called Quemlin... Chief researcher at the Osaka International Cancer Institute Yuri Ito, 40, likes to dine out and has been posting photos on her Facebook page of nonsmoking establishments she has visited since 2015.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Mar 14, 2018 16:49
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[UK] Smokeless cigarettes not as harmless as claimed, study says

found that users speed up their “puff rate” in order to inhale more nicotine because the heat stick lasts for just six minutes, after which the device shuts off and needs to be recharged. That means they may potentially breathe in large amounts of vapour.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:25
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iQOS: evidence of pyrolysis and release of a toxicant from plastic

This study found that the tobacco plug does char and that charring increases when the device is not cleaned between heatsticks. Release of formaldehyde cyanohydrin is a concern as it is highly toxic at very low concentrations.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 14, 2018 15:25
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As Turkey Turns Inward, Cultural Exchange Falls by the Wayside

the Turkish state broadcaster TRT was revealed after an inquiry by an opposition politician to have blacklisted 208 Turkish and Kurdish pop songs...TRT denied censorship, and said it was blacklisting songs that promoted alcohol, tobacco or terrorism.
New York Times
added Mar 13, 2018 16:55
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[China] CORESTA calls for papers

The Congress, whose theme is Science and Innovation: Addressing the needs, will be hosted by the China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC). It is due to be held on 22-26 October at the Intercontinental Hotel, Kunming, China.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2018 16:53
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Big Tobacco, Tiny Targets: Global Campaign Takes Aim at Tobacco Giants for Advertising to Kids near Schools

Through crowdsourcing technology and social media, the campaign empowers citizens across the world to help document tobacco marketing that targets kids. With just a mobile phone, citizens in any country can take a photo of tobacco advertising near schools
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:35
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