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  1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 35

    Different population modeling approaches lead to directionally similar conclusions about the potential for tobacco harm reduction

    BACHAND A.(1); SULSKY S.(1); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) Ramboll U.S. Corp., Amherst, MA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    There are a number of dynamic population models that can be used to quantify the overall population health effects of beneficial and/or harmful changes in tobacco use patterns. These models can be broadly categorized as either following a single birth ...
  2. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 36 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Multi-dimensional tipping point analyses: Assessing simultaneous shifts in tobacco use patterns from a higher to a lower risk product

    BACHAND A.(1); SULSKY S.(1); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) Ramboll U.S. Corp., Amherst, MA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    The Dynamic Population Modeler (DPM(+1)) employs a birth cohort framework to estimate effects on population mortality if tobacco use patterns shift from a higher- to lower-risk product. DPM(+1) allows for evaluation of changes in use patterns within the ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 39

    Impact of cigarette paper and blend on super slim, slim and king-size cigarette designs

    WANNA J.(1); CHEN Cai(2); XIAO Cuicui(3); LIANG Chenze(3); RUI Li(4); ZHANG Wenjun(4)
    (1) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (2) SWM Shanghai Representative Office, Shanghai, P.R. China; (3) China Tobacco Mauduit, Jiangmen, Guangdong, P.R. China; (4) China Tobacco Schweitzer, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China
    Superslim (SS) cigarettes account for 5 % of total cigarette sales on the Chinese market, with a year to year increase of 2.1 %. Similar to this fast-growing trend, many more brands of slim (SL) cigarettes have been offered on the market since 2017. To ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 47

    Study on reducing the fragmentation rate of paper-making reconstituted tobacco during the cutting process in the cigarette factory

    ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Yan(3); ZHENG Jianyu(1); ZHANG Mengyuan(1); LI Rui(1); LIU Jing(1); XIONG Zhen(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.; (3) Yunnan Tobacco Quality Supervision and Inspection Station, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China
    It is known that reconstituted tobacco leaf tends to generate dust and particles during the cutting process in the cigarette factory. To solve the issue, analysis of the composition structure of manufacturing waste was carried out. Effects on the ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 48

    Research on colour improvement of paper-making reconstituted tobacco

    SU Dandan(1); TU Yangang(1); ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); WEI Mingwen(1); WANG Xiaosheng(1); FENG Tao(1); MI Lan(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.
    Paper-making reconstituted tobacco (PRT) is an important raw material for the tobacco industry, with various benefits including reducing cost, smoke tar delivery, and impact on the environment. The different appearance of PRT compared to regular cigarette ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 47

    Effect of ethanol concentration on chemical composition of tobacco extracts

    ZHENG Jianyu(1); LIU Changbo(1); ZHANG Wenjun(1); TENNIER J.(2); FU Yin(1); XIONG Zhen(1); CHEN Shaoquan(1); FENG Tao(1); WANG Yanhong(1); ZHOU Guiyuan(1)
    (1) China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd, Yuxi City, Yunnan, P.R. China; (2) SWM Intl., Alpharetta, GA, U.S.A.
    Ethanol is widely used as a solvent in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biological industries, for the extraction of various natural products, including those from tobacco. In this study, an ethanol-water system with four different concentrations of ...
  7. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 037 (also presented at CORESTA 2018)

    Multi-dimensional tipping point analyses: assessing simultaneous shifts in tobacco use patterns from a higher to a lower risk product

    CURTIN G.M.(1); BACHAND A.(2); SULSKY S.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Ramboll US Corporation, Amherst, MA, USA
    The Dynamic Population Modeler (DPM(+1)) employs a birth cohort framework to estimate effects on population mortality if tobacco use patterns shift from a higher- to lower-risk product. DPM(+1) allows for evaluation of changes in use patterns within the ...
  8. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 076

    Do levels of menthol in mainstream cigarette smoke influence dependence? Data from NHANES 2007-2014

    PARMS T.(1); VAN LANDINGHAM C.(2); MARANO K.M.(1)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) Ramboll, Monroe, LA, USA
    A 2013 preliminary scientific evaluation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded that menthol in cigarettes is likely associated with increased initiation and progression to regular cigarette smoking, increased dependence, and reduced ...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 38

    Assessing the likelihood and magnitude of a population health benefit following market introduction of a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP)

    CURTIN G.(1); SULSKY S.(2); BACHAND A.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Ramboll Environ US Corp., Amherst, MA, U.S.A.
    The evaluation and implementation of tobacco policies intended to reduce harm to the population as a whole, including tobacco users and non-users, must assess the potential for both intended and unintended consequences associated with those policies. ...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 39

    Addressing U.S. FDA’s population health standard for Camel Snus with modified risk messaging

    CURTIN G.(1); BACHAND A.(2); SULSKY S.(2); GERLACH K.(3); PILLITTERI J.(4); SHIFFMAN S.(3)
    (1) RAI Services Co., Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Ramboll Environ US Corp., Amherst, MA, U.S.A.; (3) Pinney Associates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (4) Pinney Associates, Inc., Burlington, VT, U.S.A.
    R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has submitted Modified Risk Tobacco Product applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking risk modification orders for Camel Snus advertising, which includes information that smokers who switch completely to ...