Category: Next-generation products

Nanoparticles lower toxicity

Nanoparticles lower toxicity

| May 30, 2017

Researchers in Germany have discovered that copper hydroxide nanoparticles provide protection against toxic oxygen radicals in cigarette smoke.

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New product trialled

New product trialled

| May 23, 2017

News of Philip Morris International’s test-marketing of new generation e-vapor technology is carried in the company’s latest issue of its Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products.

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Thailand investigating hemp

Thailand investigating hemp

| May 10, 2017

The Thailand Tobacco Monopoly has challenged itself with developing and producing cigarettes that do not have a negative effect on health.

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GFN program complete

GFN program complete

| May 8, 2017

The program for the 2017 Global Forum on Nicotine is complete and organizers have published the details of the speakers and chairpersons who are due to take part.

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GFN program nearly complete

GFN program nearly complete

| April 13, 2017

The program for the 2017 Global Forum on Nicotine is almost complete and organizers have published the details of the speakers and chairpersons who are due to take part.

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Glowing reviews

Glowing reviews

| March 28, 2017

Demand for Glo in Japan is exceeding supply, according to BAT, which launched the tobacco-heating product in that market four months ago.

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Papastratos HeatSticks

Papastratos HeatSticks

| March 23, 2017

PMI will invest €300 million to convert its Papastratos cigarette factory into a manufacturing facility for the tobacco sticks to be used with its IQOS tobacco-heating product.

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First speakers announced

First speakers announced

| March 20, 2017

The names of the first speakers to have confirmed their participation at the Global Forum on Nicotine 2017 have been made available by the organizers.

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PMI patently trying

PMI patently trying

| March 8, 2017

The idea that Philip Morris International is serious about harm reduction and reduced-risk products is supported by its record in applying for and obtaining patents.

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Licensed to heal

Licensed to heal

| March 1, 2017

Convinced of the harm-reduction potential of its Voke device, Kind Consumer is looking for a partner to help scale up the manufacturing process.

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U.S. government at a crossroads

U.S. government at a crossroads

| February 28, 2017

The US Congress and Administration are being called on to make tobacco harm reduction the policy norm throughout the federal government.

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End-game within reach

End-game within reach

| February 28, 2017

It is possible to end cigarette use by adults within a generation, according to a report that examined the views of 120 ‘key tobacco control leaders’ across the US.

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iQOS hurdle in Australia

iQOS hurdle in Australia

| February 17, 2017

In Australia, as in many other countries, smokers are being left to burn while the authorities fiddle with the definitions of alternative products, and smoking and vaping.

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Cautious on heated tobacco

Cautious on heated tobacco

| February 16, 2017

The European Commission is taking a ‘cautious approach’ to heated tobacco devices. Since these devices can substitute for combustible cigarettes, such caution might imply support, but it doesn’t.

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HNB hinges on regulation

HNB hinges on regulation

| February 10, 2017

New study says HNB products are promising harm-reduction tools–provided that regulators treat them appropriately.

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Korea awaits iQOS

Korea awaits iQOS

| February 7, 2017

Philip Morris International, which has stolen a march on its competitors by launching its iQOS device on the Japanese market, is now said to be eyeing the South Korean market.

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