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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 09

    The ABOUT™ Toolbox: toward the development of consumer-reported outcome measures that matter

    CHREA C.(1); SPIES E.(1); AFOLALU E.(1); BACSO A.(1); CLERC E.(1); MAINY N.(1); BINGGELI P.(1); WEITKUNAT R.(1); ACQUADRO C.(2); SALZBERGER T.(3); CANO S.(4); ABETZ-WEBB L.(5); ROSE J.(6)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) Mapi, an ICON plc Company, Lyon, France; (3) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (4) ScaleReport, Ltd, Stotfold, U.K.; (5) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.; (6) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    Tobacco harm reduction promotes the substitution of reduced-risk products (RRPs) for cigarettes by adult smokers who would otherwise continue to smoke, while preventing RRP initiation among non-users. To operationalize this public health strategy,...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, ST 11

    Development and validation of the ABOUT™–Dependence measurement instrument to assess perceived dependence on tobacco and nicotine products

    AFOLALU E.(1); CHREA C.(1); SALZBERGER T.(2); ABETZ-WEBB L.(3); CANO S.(4); WEITKUNAT R.(1); ROSE J.(5)
    (1) PMI R&D, Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (2) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (3) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield Cheshire, U.K.; (4) Modus Outcomes, Letchworth Garden City, U.K.; (5) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    The development of the ABOUT™–Dependence measurement instrument was initiated to enable assessment of perceived dependence associated with the use of different tobacco and nicotine products (TNPs) and in users of multiple TNPs. We initially developed...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 58

    Developing fit-for-purpose self-report instruments for assessing consumer responses to tobacco and nicotine products: the ABOUT Toolbox initiative

    CHREA C.(1); SPIES E.(1); AFOLALU E.F.(1); MAINY N.(1); GALLOT S.(1); BINGGELI P.(1); CLERC E.(1); WEITKUNAT R.(1); SALZBERGER T.(2); CANO S.(3); ACQUADRO C.(4); ARNOULD B.(4); LAMBERT J.(4); BRUNEL V.(4); MARCUCCILLI C.(4); ABETZ-WEBB L.(5); ROSE J.(5); FAGERSTRÖM K.(5)
    (1) Philip Morris Products S.A.(part of Philip Morris International group of companies), Neuchâtel, Switzerland; (2) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (3) ScaleReport, Ltd, Stotfold, U.K.; (4) Mapi, an ICON plc Company, Lyon, France; (5) Patient-Centered Outcomes Assessments, Ltd, Macclesfield, Cheshire, U.K.; (6) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.; (7) K. Fagerström Consulting AB, Vaxholm, Sweden
    Assessing the full potential of reduced risk products (RRP), for individual users and the population as a whole, requires the assessment of consumer perception and behavior associated with tobacco and nicotine products (TNP) with different exposure...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 31

    Psychometric evaluation of the mCEQ applied to cigarettes and heat-not-burn products in the U.S. and Japan

    SALZBERGER T.(1); CANO S.(2); MAINY N.(3); CHREA C.(3); VANDYKE S.(3); HAZIZA C.(3); WEITKUNAT R.(3); ROSE J.(4)
    (1) University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria; (2) Scale Report, Stotfold, U.K.; (3) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neuchatel, Switzerland; (4) Rose Research Center, Raleigh, U.S.A.
    The modified Cigarette Evaluation Questionnaire (mCEQ) is a self-report instrument that assesses the reinforcing effects of smoking cigarettes from a smoker’s perspective. Conceptually, the mCEQ consists of three multi-item and two single-item...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2015, Jeju, STPOST 02

    Influence of microwave treatment on the combustibility of tobacco and its kinetic analysis

    LIU Chunbo; SHEN Qinpeng; HE Pei; ZHANG Tao; ZHU Ruizhi; LIU Zhihua; YANG Guangyu; ZHANG Hongyu; MIAO Mingming
    Key Laboratory of Tobacco Chemistry of Yunnan Province, Research & Development Center, China Tobacco Yunnan Industrial Co., Ltd. of CNTC, Kunming 650231, P.R. China
    Microwave treatment can promote the expansion of tissue structure of tobacco leaves and improve their combustibility. To study the structure and combustibility of tobacco leaves treated with microwave for different durations, scanning electron...
  6. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, ST 20

    Isolation, screening, identification and application of a bacterium strain with high lutein-degrading and ß-ionone-producing abilities from the surface of tobacco leaves

    PANG Denghong; ZHU Wei; XIONG Guoxi*; WANG Na; DONG Aijun; WANG Ping (*author for correspondence)
    China Tobacco Hubei Industrial Co., Ltd., Technology Center, Dongxihu District, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R. China
    In the culture medium with lutein as the sole source of carbon, the bacterium strains with lutein-degrading and ß-ionone-producing abilities were isolated from the surface of tobacco leaves. After primary and further screening, a strain, JBBM09-12,...
  7. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, STPOST 02

    Determination of nicotine and total nitrogen in tobacco leaves by HPLC-CLND

    YU Shitao; XIONG Guoxi; ZHU Wei
    China Tobacco Hubei Industrial Co., Ltd., Technology Center, Dongxihu District, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R. China
    A new method for determining the nicotine content in tobacco leaves with HPLC-CLND was established, and the content of total nitrogen was also estimated. HPLC conditions were as follows: Sun Fire C18 column (50 mm × 2.1 mm, 2.5 µm), mobile phase (A)...
  8. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2013, Seville, STPOST 07

    Smoking puff ratio of cigarettes and its determination method

    WANG Zhiguo(1); ZHANG Xiaobing(2); LIU Wei(1); PENG Bin(2); DU Wen(1); ZHONG Kejun(1); LIU Huimin(2)
    (1) China Tobacco Hunan Industrial Co., Ltd., Technology Center and Changsha Cigarette Factory, Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China; (2) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China
    The ratio between cut tobacco burned at puffing stage and cut tobacco burned during the whole smoking process of a cigarette was defined as smoking puff ratio (SPR), and a method for determining the SPR of a cigarette was proposed. Cigarettes were...
  9. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 1, p. 5-9., ISSN.1002-0861

    Method for measuring hot collapse of cigarette

    SONG Xuyan; ZHANG Hua; LI Wenjing; LUO Chenghao; WEI Min
    Technology Center of China Tobacco Hubei Industrial Co., Ltd., Wuhan 430051, P.R. China
    For accurately measuring the hot collapse of cigarette during smoking, a method for measuring the hot collapse of tobacco rod and filter plug of cigarette with smoking machine was established by optimizing the method recommended by CORESTA. The...
  10. Tobacco Science & Technology, 2012, 10, p. 65-67, ISSN.1002-0861

    Determination of available potassium in tobacco planting soil by Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry

    YANG Xiaoqiu(1); WANG Jian(2); WANG Lin(2); YU Yongjie(1); WANG Xin(1)
    (1) Faculty of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Jianghan University, Wuhan 430056, P.R. China; (2) China Tobacco Hubei Industrial Co., Ltd., Wuhan 430051, P.R. China
    A convenient and fast method for determining available potassium in tobacco planting soil with flame atomic absorption spectrometry was developed, in which available potassium was extracted from soil samples with 1 mol/L ammonium acetate. The results...