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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

The Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for January 24-25 will be held as planned, even if the current government shutdown continues. Please see the 2018 TPSAC meeting page for further details. To Comment on the Philip Morris
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 22, 2018 22:16
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Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny

The FDA review said some non-smokers, including young people, would likely experiment with iQOS. Reviewers also questioned if smokers would completely switch to iQOS from cigarettes. In company studies, less than 20 percent of U.S. users switched complet
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2018 21:49
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FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device

health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N) to sell its novel iQOS tobacco device and claim it is less harmful than cigarettes....The sleekly packaged little tube would not look out of place in an Apple s
Reuters
added Jan 22, 2018 20:11
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Tobacco’s a Hot Prospect in 2018

Bennett writes that Philip Morris should benefit from the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee's review of its iQOS system expected next week, which could help it gain ground after recent pressures. At Altria, he writes that the focus will be on
Barron's
added Jan 22, 2018 05:45
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GLANTZ: FDA should not grant PMI's Premarket Tobacco Product Application for IQOS

While there is not a formal docket to express this concern (because FDA has not sought public comment on the IQOS PMTA), we have written to Center for Tobacco Products director Mitch Zeller urging FDA not to approve the application. The text of the lett
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 21, 2018 21:19
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[Virginia] Altria seeks state review of tax policy on new 'reduced risk' tobacco products

Tobacco giant Altria is asking its home state of Virginia to take a fresh look at the way it taxes tobacco products, especially those based on new technology that federal regulators find would pose less health risk than cigarettes. Sen. Emmett Hanger, R
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 16:45
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[Asia, Israel] FINANCE MINISTRY DIRECTOR FORCED TO ATTEND KNESSET MEETING ON TOBACCO TAXES

Following the repeated refusal of Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and his director-general Shai Babad to come and explain their refusal to tax rolling tobacco and iQOS heated-tobacco products just like regular tobacco, the Knesset Special Committee on Drug
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 20, 2018 01:27
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Millions of Americans still use tobacco products, despite risks

"These results make clear that more action is needed to reduce the disease and death caused by cigarette use — and the FDA has announced a comprehensive approach to do just that," said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. In hopes of combating the problem, t
Harvard Health Publications
added Jan 19, 2018 10:00
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Will the FDA’s New Tobacco Strategy Be a Game Changer? ($$)

It might be hard to imagine, but in 1965, 42.4% of US adults smoked. Those were the days when cigarette smoke wafted around offices, restaurants, bars, and retail establishments—smokers could light up pretty much any place they pleased. A half-century la
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 19, 2018 09:39
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Smoke-free duty free? Philip Morris International says its campaign to stop selling cigarettes will include duty free

When asked about how the campaign might be reflected in the duty free industry, a PMI spokesperson told The Moodie Davitt Report: “This UK initiative demonstrates the global commitment of our company to have cigarettes replaced by smoke-free alternatives
Moodie Davitt Report (uk)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:19
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