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philip morris announcement to spend nearly $1 billion to end smoking sounds like fake news

The new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World raises the specter of the era when Philip Morris and other tobacco companies sought to establish industry-favorable research via the creation and funding of alleged independent research organizations, such as the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:16
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HEFLER: The changing nicotine products landscape: time to outlaw sales of combustible tobacco products?

the rapid evolution of the nicotine product marketplace in recent years warrants a re-assessment of the viability of phasing out commercial sales of combustible tobacco, and presents an opportunity to end the exceptionalism of combustible tobacco being pe
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:48
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Here is how Big Tobacco is reading the future of smoking

ig Tobacco’s future rests on quickly switching over to cigarette alternatives. Having lost the first-mover’s advantage to much smaller e-cigarette makers, companies like Philip Morris see value in hedging against the fallout of anti-smoking advocacy by, p
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 30, 2017 03:11
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YACH: LETTER TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

This is a letter sent by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World founder and president-designate Dr. Derek Yach, on September 29, 2017, to officials at the World Health Organization to correct the mischaracterizations the World Health Organization has made
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Oct 7, 2017 08:05
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CALANTZOPOULOS: Open Response to Letter of 14 September 2017 calling on PMI to stop selling cigarettes

accomplish from the perspective of public health? Would smoking prevalence change?...our core strategy is not at odds with the demands of your letter. Indeed, our paramount business strategy is to replace cigarettes with less-harmful, smoke-free alternat
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 3, 2017 13:48
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Philip Morris International Makes $1 Billion Investment in Smoking Alternatives

Calantzopoulos admits his products are harming people, but says "There is a unique opportunity today to significantly change the health trajectories of the millions of men and women who continue to smoke by offering them a better choice." It is, of cour
Motley Fool
added Sep 29, 2017 16:36
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U.S. Adult Interest in Less Harmful and Less Addictive Hypothetical Modified Risk Tobacco Products

We identified several subgroups of current, former, and never smokers who may be particularly affected by the marketing of MRTPs and therefore important to study to inform models of the potential population health impact of authorizing the
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:27
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Philip Morris shuffles management on its quest toward a smoke-free future

The company reorganized its regional structure, increasing the number of regions to 6 from 4. The changes are intended to drive its transformation toward a smoke-free future while maintaining its financial performance, Philip Morris said in a press rele
CNBC
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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STROUD: RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE USE OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
Heartland Institute
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Announces Senior Management Changes

“There is no doubt that the greatest contribution PMI can make to society is to replace cigarettes with less harmful alternatives. The changes we are announcing today reflect our desire to best equip, empower and support our organization as we transform
Business Wire
added Sep 28, 2017 15:24
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