1. 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...
  2. 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,...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...