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Senators Urge FDA To Reject Philip Morris Tobacco Device ($$)

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and eight others in a letter urged the FDA not to sign off on Philip Morris International’s IQOS smoking device, pointing to an FDA advisory committee that found last month that the compan
added Feb 8, 2018 05:51

U.S. senators ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc’s (PM.N) application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency’s commissioner.
added Feb 7, 2018 20:05

U.S. lawmakers ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

The senators, all Democrats, cited remarks by an expert scientific panel that reviewed the application for the U.S. FDA and voted last month against granting Philip Morris permission to do so, according to the letter, a copy of which was seen by Reuters
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:17

BAKER: Has the UK's anti-smoking efforts reached its peak?

If Smoke-Free World proves to be independent and transparent in its activities and research recommendations, it sounds like an opportunity too important to be missed because of entrenched dogma. Smokers need help and information to encourage them to tran
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:47

Japan Tobacco to launch new smokeless product this year

said on Tuesday it plans to launch a new “heat-not-burn” (HNB) product in Japan as early as the end of this year, as it tries to catch Philip Morris International (PM.N) in a growing cigarette-alternative category.
added Feb 7, 2018 01:00

DAUBE: Questions for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Who appointed the Directors?... When were the Board and its Committee members appointed or elected? When was Dr Yach appointed President, and by whom? Prior to the February 1 announcement, who made decisions on issues such as appointment of a President
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59

[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018 (PDF) (243pp)

• Future studies, whether funded by manufacturers or independently, should ensure conduct of studies in line with established guidelines such as definitions of abstinence from smoking, using intention-to-treat analysis and registering trial protocols
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24

[Florida] Ex-Smoker Urges 11th Circ. To Revive $20M Punitive Win ($$)

Judith Berger said the tobacco company has “cherry-picked” statements she made about her actions decades ago to misrepresent that she was not influenced by its advertisements when she decided to start smoking. “Philip Morris insists on viewing the evid
added Feb 6, 2018 22:07

[Canada] BC Liberal leader batted for big tobacco against BC

The newly-elected BC Liberal leader once acted for multinational tobacco... Andrew Wilkinson represented Philip Morris International Inc., as it and other big tobacco companies dragged the Attorney General of BC through the court system[1], fighting the
ThinkPol (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:22

[Canada, USA] North American public health schools decline funding from tobacco funded foundation

The deans of 19 schools of public health from prominent universities in the US and Canada have signed a joint statement1 declining offers of research funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), an organisation set up with money from tobacc
British Medical Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 16:44
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