Category: Science

What’s not to like?

What’s not to like?

| June 21, 2018

“Not only does it [vaping] substitute many of the physical, psychological, social and cultural elements of cigarette smoking, but it is pleasurable … convenient and cheaper than smoking.”

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Application will be ‘robust’

Application will be ‘robust’

| June 21, 2018

The 22nd Century Group is planning to submit this year a ‘revised and enhanced Modified Risk Tobacco Product … application for “BRAND A” Very Low Nicotine Content cigarettes’.

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HNBs offer positive change

HNBs offer positive change

| June 19, 2018

After decades of hand-wringing over the damage caused by smoking, many authorities seem intent on undermining what to many people looks like one of the best solutions on offer.

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More evidence on IQOS

More evidence on IQOS

| June 15, 2018

A six-month clinical study by Philip Morris International is said to have shown that there are improvements in the biological response of people who switch to IQOS rather than continue smoking.

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Smoking revisited

Smoking revisited

| June 13, 2018

A self-confessed social pariah, exhaler of toxic gases and deliverer of death thinks aloud about his smoking habit, and comes up with some unconventional thoughts.

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BAT investing in glo

BAT investing in glo

| June 12, 2018

British American Tobacco is looking to generate more than £5 billion from the sale of new generation products by 2022.

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Saving lives

Saving lives

| June 12, 2018

Confused about the vaping vs smoking debate? What you need is The Rest of the Story.

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‘Clarification’ sought

‘Clarification’ sought

| June 11, 2018

It is a measure of the potential that a statement by a South Korean agency has of misleading smokers and vapers that Philip Morris International has asked for a ‘clarification’ to be issued.

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High nicotine levels needed

High nicotine levels needed

| June 11, 2018

It is to be hoped that regulators who limit the level of nicotine in e-liquids and those bent on reducing nicotine in conventional cigarettes look at the findings described below.

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PMI issues research update

PMI issues research update

| June 7, 2018

The latest scientific update from Philip Morris International includes an assessment of each product in the company’s smoke-free portfolio.

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HNB probe results due

HNB probe results due

| June 1, 2018

The findings of an investigation by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety into heat-not-burn products are due to be announced shortly.

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World No Smoking Days

World No Smoking Days

| May 30, 2018

Philip Morris International is going out on a limb to make the case for smoke-free alternatives to combustible cigarettes. Its ideas must be taken seriously.

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Heated tobacco warning

Heated tobacco warning

| May 29, 2018

An event under the intriguing title, ‘New Heated Tobacco Products: No Smoke, No fire?’, is due to be held at the European Parliament tomorrow

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Imperial – a better offer

Imperial – a better offer

| May 24, 2018

A new report sets out Imperial Brands’ position on next generation products; or as it describes such products – something better.

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GFN registration open

GFN registration open

| May 22, 2018

The organisers of the Global Forum on Nicotine are putting on the most ambitious event in its five-year history.

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Science losing to ideology

Science losing to ideology

| May 21, 2018

Scientific issues are being subverted by ideology in the vital debate on using electronic cigarettes to replace combustible cigarettes.

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Springtime for CORESTA

Springtime for CORESTA

| May 18, 2018

CORESTA is to hold its 2018 Congress in the City of Eternal Spring, where the latest scientific findings will be presented for the benefit of both experienced and new scientists.

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Workshop places limited

Workshop places limited

| May 14, 2018

Applications to attend a workshop being hosted in the US by the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research are due by May 18.

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CORESTA-papers deadline

CORESTA-papers deadline

| May 11, 2018

The deadline for the submission of abstracts of papers proposed for presentation at this year’s CORESTA Congress falls next week.

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Promoting innovation

Promoting innovation

| May 9, 2018

A number of voices are currently calling on the EU to impose and police Union-wide standards on vapor devices and products.

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