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FDA panel rejects Philip Morris's claims that new smokeless cigarette reduces harm

agreed with the company's claim that its smokeless cigarette reduces smokers’ exposure to harmful chemicals but said the company had not proved conclusively that that would result in less harm and disease. The new technology, called IQOS, consists of a t
Washington Post
added Jan 25, 2018 23:54

IQOS Cigarette Alternative Fares Poorly Before FDA Panel ($$)

The panel of scientific experts voted overwhelmingly against Philip Morris’s proposed claim that switching completely to IQOS can reduce the risk of tobacco-related diseases. It also voted against the claim that IQOS presents less risk of harm than conti
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 25, 2018 23:53

F.D.A. Panel Rejects Philip Morris’ Claim That Tobacco Stick Is Safer Than Cigarettes

In two days of discussions, the committee members repeatedly raised questions about the quality of the science behind the company’s claims that the product is safer than cigarettes, and about the company’s certainty that it would not appeal to youths and
New York Times
added Jan 25, 2018 23:52

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

New York State Vapor Association Responds to Landmark E-Cigarette Report Issued by NASEM

believes keeping vapor products legal and easily accessible for adult smokers will benefit public health and this report supports that belief. The association's mission is to educate legislators and public policy administrators by providing valid scienti
PR Newswire
added Jan 25, 2018 23:39

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
added Jan 25, 2018 23:33

FDA tobacco committee hearing could be watershed moment for innovative products

In December, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. entered the FDA regulatory gauntlet to have six styles of its Camel Snus products reviewed as a potential modified-risk product. Scott Ballin, the past chairman of Coalition of Science or Health, said approval of t
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 23:29

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

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

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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