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British American Tobacco Takes Aim At Philip Morris With Upcoming Release Of Cigarette Alternative In Japan

British American Tobacco (BAT) announced Tuesday that it plans to test its new tobacco-based cigarette alternative in Japan, with plans for expansion world-wide based on data collected in the Japanese market. The BAT product is called “glo” and is scheduled to launch in Asia on…
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British Newspaper Apologizes To Scientists, Claimed E-Cig Research Funded By Tobacco Industry

The Times recently published a full apology after having falsely claimed in a series of articles that five anti-smoking scientists received funding from tobacco companies while conducting their e-cigarette research. The leading British newspaper had already apologized to one of the scientists, but four others,…
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Testing Finds Toxicant Levels In E-Cig Emissions 95% Less Than In Cigarette Smoke

Further testing by UK researchers in determining the harmfulness of vapor product emissions compared to that of cigarette smoke has yielded data suggesting that e-cigarette vapor contains 95% fewer toxicants than combustible tobacco products. Accredited researchers operating within the Royal College of Physicians first determined…
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Anti-Tobacco Organization Threatens Scientist’s Career Ahead of Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum

On Sept. 26, The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA) wrote on Facebook that: “Late last week, Dr. Christopher Russel (@nicotinesurveys on Twitter) along with others received warning letters about their attendance at this year’s Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum (GTNF) in Brussels. The…