1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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,...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2017, 71, abstr. 079 (also presented at CORESTA SSPT2017)

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

    TEILLET B.; VERRON T.; COLARD S.
    SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, 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,...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 18

    Assessment of the so-called “gateway effect” based on electronic vapour product classifications

    VERRON T.(1); CAHOURS X.(1); CERSON L.(2); COLARD S.(1); O’CONNELL G.(3)
    (1) SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Since electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) became popular as alternatives to conventional cigarettes, with subsequent market growth amongst smokers, there is currently a debate as to whether e-cigs may be a "gateway" to conventional cigarette smoking or...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Berlin, 2016, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 43

    Potential impact of partial and total filter ventilation blocking on cigarette mainstream emissions during smoking

    COLARD S.; VERRON T.; JULIEN R.; CAHOURS X.
    SEITA-Imperial Tobacco, Fleury-les-Aubrais, France
    Cigarette mainstream smoke yields are broadly proportional to the quantity of tobacco burned during puffs. A mathematical model was developed to calculate this quantity during smoking, taking into account the tobacco burning rates during and between...