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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Busting the myth that roll-your-own tobacco has fewer additives

We have no more recent public data on pesticide residue in cigarettes sold in Australia. But all cigarette and hand-rolling tobacco sold in Australia is grown overseas, often in less developed nations where agricultural practices can be poorly regulated.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:47
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SHIELDS: The FDA needs to tighten regulations on filtered cigarettes

The FDA now has an opportunity to ask cigarette manufacturers to clarify what potential public health benefit may exist for filter ventilation, and whether or not those benefits outweigh the clear risks. In the absence of benefit, the FDA should consider
The Hill
added May 23, 2017 13:12
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DANZIGER: 'Big Tobacco's Next Big Opportunity: Smoking Experiences

Altria’s Nat Sherman could become the next Starbucks, creating a nationwide network of new ‘places’ where smokers can enjoy their personal luxury experience. That is the next big business opportunity for ‘Big Tobacco.’
Forbes
added May 10, 2017 03:00
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[New York] SHACKFORD: NYC Mayor Encourages Cigarette Smuggling with Plan to Massively Jack Up Prices

The officer responsible for Garner's death had a record of complaints and is still employed by the NYPD, and the city is becoming less and less transparent about police misconduct....the potential for this pricing plan to lead to even more official violen
Reason Magazine
added Apr 20, 2017 20:36
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GLANTZ: New report does not necessarity reflect "the views of 120 leaders in tobacco control"

I take strong exception to the pro-industry harm reduction arguments in this report. Indeed, I believe that some of the policies advocated in the report will slow progress. As one of the 120 “leaders” who responded to the poll used to construct this d
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:00
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Sullum: The truth about e-cigarettes and government studies

FDA’s onerous new e-cigarette rules, which threaten to ruin thousands of businesses and stifle life-saving innovation. But Trump’s freshly minted secretary of health and human services, Tom Price, needn’t wait for revision of those regulations to experime
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 21, 2017 21:33
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HUBER: Masters of “Alternative Facts”: Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry has been playing with “alternative facts” for decades, and the results have been deadly.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 16, 2017 23:06
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BIRR: New Cigarette Alternative ‘Significantly’ Cuts Health Risks

Two tobacco companies are pioneering the method with “heat not burn” (HNB) products that are currently only available overseas. New research evaluating the impact of HNB devices on overall health are bolstering their image as a harm reduction product th
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:18
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GLANTZ: Indoor air pollution from e-cigs can be as bad as secondhand tobacco smoke in a smoky bar

results of measuring the levels of air pollution at an “e-cigarette event” in a hotel meeting room where they measured the levels of fine particle air pollution during the event. Specifically, they found very high levels of particles, varying between 30
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:49
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Japan Looms As The New Battleground For Philip Morris, Sparking Innovation

The main reason for the choice of Japan by BAT can be considered to be the success garnered by Philip Morris in the region. The latter has reached an almost 5% market share, which is even more impressive when the limited sale, given the supply constraint
Forbes
added Dec 16, 2016 19:05
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