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AUDIO: FDA Panel Gives Qualified Support To Claims For 'Safer' Smoking Device

A tobacco product that its maker claims to be safer than cigarettes won qualified support from a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel Thursday. The advisers voted 8-1 to support cigarette giant Philip Morris' claim that its "iQOS" system "signifi
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:49
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U.S. panel deals blow to Philip Morris tobacco device

The recommendation is not binding and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could still allow Philip Morris to make such a claim, but some analysts think the agency might ask for additional data first. “It’s a process,” said Bonnie Herzog, an analyst at
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 23:33
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FDA Scientific Committee Finds Philip Morris’ Evidence Was Inadequate to Show Its IQOS Product Would Reduce Risk of Disease

scientific evidence Philip Morris International provided contains serious gaps and was insufficient to support its claims that its IQOS heated tobacco product reduces the risks of tobacco-related disease or that it is likely to lead adult smokers to switc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:12
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Universities that won't take funding from anti-smoking group

These are the schools that signed a letter opposing the group: - University of Alberta - University of Colorado - Florida International University - Harvard University - University of Illinois-Chicago - Indiana University
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2018 22:32
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US panel rejects marketing plan for heated tobacco device

Government advisers dealt a blow Thursday to Philip Morris International's hopes to sell its heat-not-burn device in the United States as a less-harmful alternative to cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2018 22:29
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Questions over risks of Philip Morris's smoke-free tobacco device IQOS

Wednesday's issue involves whether IQOS can be marketed as a reduced-harm product. The other is approval for basic sales, which analysts say could come as soon as next month.
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Canada, USA] 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 25, 2018 18:21
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Philip Morris could win even if its iQOS marketing application fails

PMI has also applied for pre-tobacco market approval, which would allow iQOS to be sold in the U.S. That procedure doesn't include a public hearing, so he said applying for the modified-risk tobacco product designation gives PMI a chance to publicly make
CNBC
added Jan 25, 2018 18:19
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Philip Morris Falls as Tobacco Device Hits Snag on Health Risks

Outside experts advising the Food and Drug Administration concluded in a 8-0 vote that Philip Morris hadn’t shown that iQos would be less risky than cigarettes for smokers that make a complete switch. One panel member abstained. The vote was the culminat
Bloomberg News
added Jan 25, 2018 18:04
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U.S. panel rejects Philip Morris claim iQOS reduces disease risk

should not be allowed to claim that its iQOS electronic tobacco device can reduce the risks of tobacco-related diseases for smokers who completely switch from cigarettes, a U.S. [FDA] advisory panel concluded on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 17:50
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