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VIDEO: Cigarette company Philip Morris tries to sell idea of ‘safer’ tobacco

When Philip Morris International took out an ad campaign in Britain claiming it wanted to “give up” smoking, American Lung Association CEO Harold Wimmer had a one-line zinger in return: “Stop selling cigarettes today.” Now the tobacco company is asking
NBC News
added Jan 24, 2018 16:35
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[Asia] KAMPIS: Heat-Not-Burn Works Wonderfully

In addition to examining thousands of pages of positive data that PMI has submitted, the FDA should also look to Asia where heat-not-burn products have proven to be a successful transitional product for smokers looking for a healthier alternative.
American Spectator
added Jan 23, 2018 22:55
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FDA Briefing Document / January 24-25, 2018 / Meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) (PDF)

It must be emphasized that this document does not represent final findings, recommendations, or conclusions, and that no regulatory decision on the status of these applications has been made. Indeed, an important aspect of our thinking on these applica
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 22, 2018 23:07
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FDA’s Anti-Smoking Initiative Might Only End Up Benefiting Big Tobacco, Experts Warn

Critics of the FDA's plan are doubtful that tobacco companies will comply by drastically reducing nicotine levels, and concerned that they could also launch cigarette alternatives that still might carry substantial health risks.
Inquisitr
added Jan 22, 2018 22:34
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Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny

The FDA review said some non-smokers, including young people, would likely experiment with iQOS. Reviewers also questioned if smokers would completely switch to iQOS from cigarettes. In company studies, less than 20 percent of U.S. users switched complet
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2018 21:49
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Will the FDA’s New Tobacco Strategy Be a Game Changer? ($$)

It might be hard to imagine, but in 1965, 42.4% of US adults smoked. Those were the days when cigarette smoke wafted around offices, restaurants, bars, and retail establishments—smokers could light up pretty much any place they pleased. A half-century la
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 19, 2018 09:39
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Review of biomarkers to assess the effects of switching from cigarettes to modified risk tobacco products

Results: A total of 8876 articles were retrieved (of which 7476 were excluded according to the exclusion criteria). The literature indicates that not all assessed biomarkers return to baseline levels following smoking cessation during the study periods bu
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:30
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Clarification: No Deadline Set for Public Comments on Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 12, 2018 22:13
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Comparing the cancer potencies of emissions from vapourised nicotine products including e-cigarettes with those of tobacco smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Optimal combinations of device settings, liquid formulation and vaping behaviour normally result in e-cigarette emissions with much less carcinogenic potency...there are circumstances in which the cancer risks of e-cigarette emissions can escalate, someti
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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[Asia, India] Exclusive: Philip Morris Funded Anti-Smoking Foundation Targeting Public Health Leaders With Grants

A leaked email from an anti-smoking foundation funded by tobacco major Philip Morris International has revealed that the foundation is targeting prominent figures in global health and encouraging them to apply for grants for projects that can “reduce deat
The Wire (in)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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