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CRITERIA NOT MET FOR TOBACCO INDUSTRY-SUPPORTED FOUNDATION

In response to the online publication of Yach’s article, Dr. Cohen and Dr. Eissenberg submitted the correspondence below to the Lancet on October 15, 2017. Despite multiple follow-ups, as of today—more than two months after submission—the Lancet has not
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added Dec 22, 2017 16:43
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10-year corporate affairs objectives, strategies

A 2014 Philip Morris International document outlining the company's 10-year plan for reduced-risk products such as iQOS and for its conventional cigarettes business.
DocumentCloud.org
added Dec 21, 2017 16:41
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The Philip Morris Files PART 3: Clinical Complications: Scientists describe problems in Philip Morris e-cigarette experiments

With a decision expected next year, former employees and contractors have described to Reuters a number of irregularities involving clinical trials that underpin the tobacco giant’s application to the agency. By heating tobacco instead of burning it, the
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:25
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[Florida] Turning Point Brands Announces Participation in the 2018 ICR Conference

a leading provider of Other Tobacco Products (OTP), announced plans to present at the 2018 ICR Conference in Orlando on January 9, 2018. Representing TPB are President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Wexler and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial
Business Wire
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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Philip Morris' search for a cigarette no more harmful than a cup of coffee

But four scientists and researchers who worked for the company on the iQOS program told Reuters that while Philip Morris was able to prove the lower amounts of exposure to harmful substances, that doesn’t necessarily mean that using the device is less li
Reuters
added Dec 20, 2017 22:49
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Special Report: Scientists describe problems in Philip Morris e-cigarette experiments

Tamara Koval, who worked at the company...was a co-author of the company’s protocol used to run the studies globally. When she highlighted an irregularity in one of the studies, Koval said, Philip Morris excluded her from meetings.
Reuters
added Dec 20, 2017 22:46
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[Africa] Why Rwanda banned smoking of shisha

Munyemanzi said there should have been a prior warning from the Ministry of Health giving them a grace period to finish old stock... “Being a vaporised liquid makes it more dangerous than tobacco. Tobacco has nicotine and shisha is made of different subs
The New Times (rw)
added Dec 20, 2017 20:09
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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing Through Big Tobacco’s Smokescreen

Even today, the same tobacco companies are marketing new products... If national leaders, health ministers, and finance chiefs ever wondered how far they should go to regulate tobacco products, Big Tobacco’s admissions, together with investors’ second tho
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:22
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Richard Smith: A public health witch hunt—bad for everybody

I used to be the editor of The BMJ...WHO and other public health bodies should think more deeply before reacting so quickly and negatively. Finally, I hope that you are not being used to conduct a witch hunt when there are no witches. Or perhaps I’m one
BMJ Group blogs
added Dec 26, 2017 07:20
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E-cigarette maker Juul is raising $150 million after spinning out of vaping company

Earlier this year, Juul Labs quietly spun out of vaping company Pax Labs and quickly catapulted up the charts to become the top e-cigarette producer on the market. Now, the San Francisco-based company is raising $150 million in its first financing as an i
CNBC
added Dec 22, 2017 21:07
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