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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 45

    Meta-analysis of two biomarkers of exposure of tobacco products

    AYALA-FIERRO F.(1); ELAMIN A.(2); FROST-PINEDA K.(3); JIN T.(3); PRASAD G.L.(3); SARKAR M.(4); SCHMIDT E.(3); VERRON T.(5)
    (1) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (2) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (3) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (4) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (5) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France
    In the context of tobacco products, broadly two types of biomarkers exist, biomarkers of exposure (BoE) and biomarkers of potential harm (BoPH). BoE measure exposure to tobacco constituents, e.g. carbon monoxide (CO) and nicotine equivalents (NEQs). The ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 56

    Perceptions of the relative harm of electronic cigarettes compared with smoking in the U.S.A.: analysis of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study data, 2013-2016

    O’CONNELL G.(1); WALELE T.(1); CAHOURS X.(2); THOMPSON J.(1); VERRON T.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (2) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France
    Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. Despite this, U.S. adults remain poorly informed about the relative risk of these products ...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 65; CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 15

    Analysis of mainstream cigarette smoke constituents prioritized by the World Health Organization in a core collection of tobacco accessions: variability and correlations

    CAHOURS X.(2); JULIO E.(1); VERRON T.(2); DORLHAC DE BORNE F.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Leaf Research, Bergerac, France; (2) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Scientific Research, Paris, France
    Among the different strategies proposed for tobacco regulation, the WHO study group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) has proposed mandating ceilings on smoke constituents. These constituents were selected according to their potential toxicity, their ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 72; CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 04

    Optimising carbon footprint of international meetings

    COLARD S.(1); VERRON T.(2)
    (1) MBA Corporate & Social Responsibility - Performance of the Organisations, Institut Leonard de Vinci, Paris-La Défense, France; (2) MBA Big Data, Chief Data Officer. ESG, Paris, France
    It is broadly acknowledged that global warming is intimately influenced by the extracted carbon from the earth, and transferred to the atmosphere mainly as carbon dioxide (in addition to other greenhouse gases converted into CO 2 eq). Considering the ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 30

    Nicotine reduction and consumer perception: a scientific approach for quantifying possible impact of low nicotine cigarettes on consumer behaviour

    GUO Mengran(1); VERRON T.(1); DORLHAC de BORNE F.(2); PRITCHARD J.(3); COLARD S.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, Bergerac, France; (3) Imperial Brands, Bristol, U.K.
    In 2015, the WHO Study Group on Tobacco Product Regulation (TobReg) issued an advisory note recommending a strategy to reduce nicotine in tobacco to levels which would not be sufficient to lead to the development and/or maintenance of addiction. In the US ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 25

    Misperception of e-cigarette harm growing among American adults, 2013-2015

    VERRON T.(1); GUO M.(1); VARIGNON B.(1); O'CONNELL G.(2); WALELE T.(2); CAHOURS X.(1)
    (1) SEITA - Imperial Brands plc, Paris, France; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Electronic cigarettes (e cigarettes) have been characterised as significantly less harmful than smoked tobacco by an increasing number of public health authorities. However, the proportion of American adults who perceive e cigarettes to be equally or more ...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, APPOST 01

    Nicotine reduction: use of modelling approach to evaluate unintended consequences, a focus on illicit trade

    GUO M.; VERRON T.; CAHOURS X.; COLARD S.
    SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    In 2015, the WHO TobReg issued an advisory note recommending a strategy for reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels. The authors considered that regulation of nicotine levels would lead to a decrease of smoking prevalence. In their ...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 07 (also presented at TSRC 2017)

    Physical characteristics of handmade premium cigars: specifications and consequences of specifications

    TEILLET B.; VERRON T.; COLARD S.
    SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Handmade premium cigars consist of natural and heterogeneous leaves rolled by hand to a given dimension. This traditional making process is performed by people (rollers) with considerable experience and training. The rollers adapt their technique, cigar ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 37

    Nicotine reduction: use of a modelling approach to evaluate unintended consequences, a focus on illicit trade

    GUO M.; VERRON T.; CAHOURS X.; COLARD S.
    SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    In 2015, the WHO TobReg issued an advisory note recommending a strategy of reducing nicotine in tobacco to substantially lower levels. The authors considered that regulation of nicotine levels would lead to a decrease of smoking prevalence. In their ...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 30

    Tobacco product comparison: extension of critical difference to account for manufacturing variability

    VERRON T.; CAHOURS X.; COLARD S.
    SEITA-Imperial Tobacco Limited, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    In the context of tobacco products comparison, it has been shown previously that the critical difference (ISO 5725) was the best method to consider the variability of testing and laboratories. However as mentioned in several publications, some additional ...