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Heat-not-burn cigarettes may still harm the heart, as FDA mulls approval

Tobacco control researcher Stanton Glantz, Ph.D., is publicly urging the FDA to deny Philip Morris’s application. He said a close reading of the company’s FDA application shows no detectable difference between the health effects of IQOS and regular cigar
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:11
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CHUCK NORRIS: Does Industry Suppress News You Need To Know?

As stated by Stanton Glantz of the University of California, San Francisco, a co-author of the investigation, the ongoing controversy surrounding sugar in our diets "...may be rooted in more than 60 years of food and beverage industry manipulation of sci
Creators Syndicate
added Dec 8, 2017 09:00
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[California] GLANTZ: Statement regarding litigation filed by Dr. Eunice Neeley

I have read the Buzzfeed article and deny every claim reported to be included in this lawsuit. These allegations were made formally to the University of California in March 2017... I have been cooperating in every way with the investigation, including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:51
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GLANTZ: PMI’s MRTP Application for IQOS Does Not Consider IQOS’s Appeal to Youth or Adolescents

PMI’s MRTP Application for IQOS Does Not Consider IQOS’s Appeal to Youth or Adolescents, or the Likelihood that Youth and Adolescents will Initiate Tobacco Use with IQOS or Use IQOS with Other Tobacco Products
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:50
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Ad-123: One Little Letter Will Save a Million Lives in the US Alone

Health professionals and public opinion polls agree: All future films with tobacco imagery sh ould be A-rated, with two categorical exceptions:...Health and investment leaders demand that the A-rating be implemented by June 1, 2018.
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:46
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British American Tobacco launches glo™ in Romania

glo™ is a device which heats – not burns – specially manufactured tobacco sticks to approximately 240°C. As there is no burning of tobacco in glo™, as there is with traditional cigarettes, glo™ has the potential to be less risky than smoking.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:44
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Department of Error

Yach D. Foundation for a smoke-free world...should have read “Nonetheless, the capacity of developing countries remains threatened by the growing health and financial burden associated with behavioural risk factors contributing to non-communicable diseas
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:42
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[Australia] LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

As I explained in this comment, in his piece published on 14 October, Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion...My paper provided no support for Yach’s assertion.... I wrote to the Lancet requiring a correction, and purs
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:40
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The ‘Father of Stress’ Was a Tobacco Industry Shill

"the Einstein of medical research." By the 1950s, Selye's work had also drawn the attention of the tobacco industry... "The tobacco industry threw so much money at so many key researchers in the field," Petticrew said. "You just cannot read that literatu
Vice.com
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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Roche drug cocktail doubles chance of holding lung cancer at bay

Adding Roche’s immunotherapy Tecentriq to older drugs doubled the percentage of lung cancer patients who survived a year without their disease advancing, an outcome some experts labeled unprecedented.
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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