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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] ‘Heated tobacco’ products aren’t e-cigarettes, says maker

Philip Morris (Thailand) managing director Gerald Margolis said on Friday that its product heats tobacco well below the point of combustion, rather than burning the tobacco. “This is different from e-cigarettes, which generate nicotine-containing aerosols
The Nation (th)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:18
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[Asia, India] Apex court to hear today plea on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court agreed to hear today itself a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court order which quashed the government regulation that packets of tobacco products must carry pictorial warning covering 85 per cent of packaging space.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:17
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Initiation of Traditional Cigarette Smoking after Electronic Cigarette Use among Tobacco-Naïve U.S. Young Adults.

some young adult never-smokers are now using e-cigarettes recreationally, potentially increasing their risk for initiation of smoking. We... Baseline e-cigarette use was independently associated with initiation of traditional cigarette smoking at 18 month
American Journal of Medicine
added Dec 22, 2017 02:36
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Effectiveness of Pharmaceutical Smoking Cessation Aids in a Nationally Representative Cohort of American Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

The lack of effectiveness of pharmaceutical aids in increasing long-term cessation in population samples is not an artifact caused by confounded analyses. A possible explanation is that counseling and support interventions provided in efficacy trials are
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Dec 22, 2017 02:33
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Standardised cigarette packaging may reduce the implied safety of Natural American Spirit cigarettes

Conclusion The results suggest that NAS cigarette packaging conveys that its cigarettes are ‘safer’ and that such perceptions are lower with standardised packaging, both with and without warning images.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 22, 2017 02:25
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Does Seeking e-Cigarette Information Lead to Vaping? Evidence from a National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and Young Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

this study ... highlights the potential effects of regulating e-cigarette marketing information and correcting misinformation about vaping behavior available to young information seekers. Insofar as the FDA wishes to reduce initiation of use, it may need
Health Communication
added Dec 22, 2017 02:19
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[Florida] MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

Parker has worn many hats this year, leading the Idenix team and the 70-member team representing R.J. Reynolds in tobacco litigation in the thousands of "Engle progeny” suits in Florida, all on top of co-leading the firm’s 446-lawyer strong business and t
Law360
added Dec 22, 2017 02:08
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World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco and heart disease / Date: 31 May 2018

The campaign will increase awareness on the: link between tobacco and heart and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke, which combined are the world’s leading causes of death; feasible actions and measures that key audiences, including gov
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:01
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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35
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Forget Russia: Fake Social Media Accounts Can Spread Lies About Vaccination Safety, E-Cigarettes

USC researchers focused on how these bots promoted the notion that using electronic cigarettes helps people stop smoking, a conclusion not definitively supported by research...analyzed about 2.2 million e-cigarette-related posts on Twitter from Dec. 24 to
ScienceBlog
added Dec 21, 2017 20:32
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