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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
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added Jan 25, 2018 18:21

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
added Jan 25, 2018 18:19

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

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.
added Jan 25, 2018 17:50

Tobacco giant presses its case for a better-for-you cigarette

Philip Morris and its U.S. partner, Altria, want the FDA's permission to sell a tobacco product it calls the IQOS system in the United States. They're prepared to tell potential customers that IQOS is not danger-free. But they want the FDA to greenlight
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 25, 2018 17:48
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Can Altria's (MO) Focus on Smokeless Products Fuel Growth?

appears well-placed on the back of its impressive brand portfolio and strong pricing power. Though the company has been experiencing the jolts of declining demand for tobacco products and stringent government regulations to curb the consumption, managemen
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Jan 25, 2018 17:41

Teaching Activities for: ‘Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes’

Now, read the article, “Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes,” and answer the following questions: 1. What did the national panel of public health experts conclude in a report released on Tuesday? 2. What d
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2018 18:01

The Food and Drug Administration's Approach To Evaluating Nicotine Replacement Therapies; Public Hearing; Request for Comments

The public hearing will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. .. Persons seeking to attend or to present at the public hearing must register by Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Section II provides attendance and registration information. El
Federal Register
added Jan 24, 2018 17:55

VIDEO: Questions over risks of Philip Morris's smoke-free tobacco device IQOS

Regulators from the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday will consider a potentially safer alternative to cigarettes. Philip Morris International, the maker of Marlboro and other top brands, wants the FDA to approve a new tobacco device called IQOS.
added Jan 24, 2018 17:02

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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