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US researchers have genetically engineered tobacco plants that can produce medical and industrial proteins in the field. This successful move outdoors from a laboratory setting could provide the opportunity to grow in bulk. Read more

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A recent World Health Organization report on global tobacco use urges governments to step up efforts to help smokers quit. The report fails to note the science and innovation behind alternatives to smoking cigarettes. Read more

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British American Tobacco invests in research as the industry continues development of next-generation potentially reduced-risk products. Read more

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Drinking a bottle of wine a week may have the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes in the same time period. Read more

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New research suggests that cigarettes will be stubbed out in Britain by 2050. Read more

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Lexaria Nicotine LLC has entered into a definitive agreement with Altria Group Inc. to fund the r&d of Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH™ technology. Read more

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A recent study on global and regional tobacco packaging projects that the tobacco packaging market size will grow from US$14.30 billion in 2017 to US$17.69 billion by 2023. Read more

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The study published shows e-cigarettes beat both nicotine patches and gum when it comes to smoking cessation tools. Read more

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A new study confirms that e-cigarettes beat both nicotine patches and gum when it comes to smoking cessation tools. People who use e-cigs as a quitting aid are twice as likely to stop smoking cigarettes than those who used gum or patches. Read more

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A recent analysis found the market for cigarettes with flavor capsules in the filter had 'grown exponentially since being introduced in 2007.' Read more

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Study indicates the change is because teens are smoking cigarettes and drinking less while the numbers for marijuana have held steady. Read more

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A new study from Georgetown University Comprehensive Cancer Center suggests that we have passed the ‘tipping point’ and vaping is not driving teens to cigarettes. Read more

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A recent New York University study finds that aldehydes are the major carcinogens in tobacco smoke. Read more

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A subsidiary of tobacco giant Imperial Brands has joined with seed investment firm Casa Verde to invest in British medical marijuana research firm Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies. Read more

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Researchers have conducted two clinical trials to study why smokers avoid warnings on cigarette packs, and whether said avoidance was associated with more forgoing or butting out of cigarettes. Read more

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A research team from the Technical University of Munich has created a biodegradable, non-toxic, and environmentally-friendly insect repellent that can be sprayed directly onto crops of all types. Read more

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The tobacco industry is being accused of trying to control track-and-trace measures because it is complicit in the smuggling of its own products. Read more

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Manufacturers of heat-not-burn products fire back, following government study on the safety of HNB products. Read more

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Researchers at La Trobe University have found a peptide in the flower of a tobacco plant that could be the first of a brand new kind of antibiotic. Read more

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One year from the controversial introduction of plain packaging in the UK, new research commissioned by JTI and conducted by independent polling company Kantar TNS reveals that the majority of the public are not supportive of the policy. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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