Old Tactic, New Disguise: PMI-Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (2018)

Introduction

Transnational tobacco companies are marketing ‘new generation products’ called heated tobacco products (HTP), which are sticks of compressed processed tobacco intended for heating to a high temperature without causing combustion. When used by a consumer, they generate an inhalable aerosol that contains nicotine and other chemicals. Although these products are not harmless, they are promoted as a less harmful choice compared to traditional cigarettes.

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