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There are widespread misperceptions around #nicotine. For instance, did you know that the highest risk of smoking-related disease comes from...
Our latest scientific research demonstrates our #heatedtobacco and #vape #NGPs demonstrate significantly reduced cardiotoxicity potential...
To mark @UNESCO International Day of Women in Science, we spoke to two of our amazing female scientists – Dr Fiona Chapman and Dr Sarah...
The desire to use fewer animals in scientific research is a global one, and @ImperialBrands is a proud contributor. Find out more about our...
Jan 2022
Why are there often conflicting studies - and ensuing media headlines - around #tobaccoharmreduction and #nextgenerationproducts? Read our...
Dec 2021
More encouraging news from the laboratory as we continue to substantiate the #tobaccoharmreduction potential of our #NGPs compared to...
Did you know the greatest risk for adult smokers comes from burning tobacco and inhaling the smoke? Combustion’s high temperatures –...
Nov 2021
We believe flavourless, or limited flavoured, #NextGenerationProducts constitute a bland and boring experience. They’re unlikely to prove...
Our scientific data suggest our #heatedtobacco #NextGenerationProducts don’t produce side-stream emissions. Using them is unlikely to...
The first part of our framework includes comparing levels of harmful and potentially harmful chemicals in our #NextGenerationProducts to...
As a responsible manufacturer, we assess and substantiate the #tobaccoharmreduction potential of our #NextGenerationProducts using a...
The final part of our scientific assessment framework for #NextGenerationProducts aims to understand population knowledge, attitudes, usage...
Part 2 of our framework involves laboratory-based in-vitro assays, which help determine if #NGP usage translates to reduced toxicity in...
Part 3 of our framework focuses on clinical studies, confirming whether any potential reductions in harmful chemical and toxicity measured...
Part 4 of our framework helps us understand all elements of usage, including pre-market perceptions of harm and addiction. In parallel,...
Mandatory compliance with robust product, manufacturing and safety standards helps legitimise #NGPs and should be at the forefront of risk...
Oct 2021
New in-vitro research provides further evidence of heated tobacco’s #harmreduction potential compared to combustible tobacco. Read and...
Did you know the greatest risk for adult smokers comes from burning tobacco and inhaling the smoke? Combustion’s high temperatures –...
At @IMBScience we're making a meaningful contribution to #tobaccoharmreduction (THR) through our #NextGenerationProducts. Find out more...
We're talking #tobaccoharmreduction and #nextgenerationproduct science at October 2021’s #CORESTA Smoke Science & Product Technology...
As we substantiate our #heatedtobacco device, we conducted a P&B study among 5k consumers - from adult smokers to never-smokers - to...
A belated happy birthday to #HonLik! In this wide ranging interview, he shares his thoughts around #NextGenerationProduct regulation and its...
Sep 2021
If you missed @thegtnf last week but still want to visit our virtual science stand, here's your opportunity.  Link 0 You...
One of our vaping studies features in the Cochrane living review update, which analyses scientific evidence around the category's ability to...
A pragmatic approach to #tobaccoharmreduction (THR) underpins our ongoing efforts in the #NextGenerationProduct space. We've created a...
Our #GTNF2021 virtual science stand is ready and our team is looking forward to engaging with visitors around our latest #NGP and...
As the comprehensive evidence base substantiating the #tobaccoharmreduction potential of heated tobacco continues to grow, so does the...
Want an entire scientific literature review's worth of information about #heatedtobacco in just one handy infographic? Read and download it...
Look out for our virtual science stand @thegtnf 2021 coming later this month! We'll have the latest research around our heated tobacco and...
Aug 2021
Chairing the 74th Tobacco Science and Research Conference (#TSRC), our Group Science & Regulatory Affairs Director Joe Thompson calls...
The #nicotinesalt pods in our vapes deliver nicotine in a way that more closely replicates combustible cigarettes than traditional...
Imperial Brands doesn’t test its products on animals; instead, our scientists use cutting edge in-vitro techniques. Find out more: ...
The theme of this year’s TSRC is: ‘Is #TobaccoHarmReduction At Risk? The Need for Science & Engagement.’ Visit the website for...
We're delighted to be hosting the upcoming 74th Tobacco Science Research Conference (TSRC), a hybrid event that’s taking place both...
An open letter to the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) following its decision not to permit tobacco manufacturers to...
We believe in #tobaccoharmreduction and so do an increasing number of public health bodies and regulators across the world. Our team has...
Jul 2021
By decoupling nicotine from harmful tobacco smoke, we’re providing adult smokers with a wide range of harm reduced #NextGenerationProducts...
Our commitment to rigorous #NextGenerationProduct research includes one of the longest vaping clinical studies to-date. Published in...
Considerable published research explores the dynamics of exhaled vape aerosol, but what about heated tobacco? Find out here:...
Oral nicotine pouches demonstrate exciting #tobaccoharmreduction potential. They’re tobacco-free, don’t involve combustion, deliver...
Imperial Brands Science speaks to @snusforum about recent scientific data helping to substantiate our tobacco-free nicotine pouch products:...
Jun 2021
Hon Lik is credited as the original inventor of the e-cigarette. In this QA he discusses the evolution of vapes, the role of flavours in...
Our #NextGenerationProduct and #tobaccoharmreduction science is transparent and collaborative, and we believe how we communicate our...
#3 Transitioning adult smokers to #NextGenerationProducts – likely to be substantially less harmful than smoked tobacco – is the next...
#2 The best course of action adult smokers can take to improve their health is not to use any tobacco or nicotine product. However, millions...
#1 For adult smokers, the greatest risk stems from burning tobacco and inhaling the smoke. It’s the most harmful way to consume nicotine...
For #GFN21 @GFNicotine we've summarised our scientific progress to-date in substantiating our heated tobacco device's promising...
As part of our #NextGenerationProduct risk assessment process and commitment to excellence in product stewardship, we use high-purity...
We continually assess every element of our #NextGenerationProducts to ensure they’re the highest quality, while also working to raise...
Did you know heated tobacco doesn’t involve combustion? Controlled heating at around 345°C, rather than burning at 900°C, results in...
May 2021
Nicotine is arguably one of the most stigmatised and misunderstood chemicals in public debate. Interested in learning more about nicotine...
We've also recently conducted a comprehensive scientific assessment of our tobacco-free nicotine pouch products in comparison to combustible...
In our latest 'state of the science' blog, @thomasnahde addresses the exciting tobacco #harmreduction opportunity provided by...
As a responsible #NextGenerationProduct manufacturer, we assess and substantiate the #tobaccoharmreduction potential of our #NGP portfolio...
How does vape aerosol affect lung cells over time? The first peer-reviewed study evaluating repeated smoke and vape exposure shows minimal...
Welcome to IMB Science! We’re committed to making meaningful contribution to #tobaccoharmreduction by offering adult smokers a range of...
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