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Sustainability Insight Winter 2017: Better alternatives for smokers (PDF)

For PMI, translating our sustainability strategy into action starts with our products. We ve invested more than USD 3 billion in R&D to date to apply, develop, and assess new technologies culminating in a suite of non combustible nicotine products –
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:27
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[UK] Big tobacco donates to party coffers

An international tobacco giant has donated a total of $35,000 to the coffers of two Australian minor parties. Australian Electoral Commission disclosure returns for 2016-17 released on Thursday show Philip Morris donated $20,000 to the Liberal Democrati
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 02:27
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Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, C.D.C. Director, Resigns Over Tobacco and Other Investments

In a statement, Alex Azar, the newly appointed secretary of Health and Human Services, announced the resignation of the director, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, citing her “complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to com
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 16:08
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NATO Summarizes TPSAC Decisions

During the second day of the hearing, 30 members of the public provided comments on the application. While a few people testified in opposition to the MRTP application, a significant majority of them, including several representatives from health organiz
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:04
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LIBERMAN: The new Philip Morris-funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World: independent or not?

Philip Morris’s ongoing influence over the Foundation – as long as the Pledge Agreement remains in place – becomes clearer the closer one looks...While release of the Certificate of Incorporation, Bylaws and Pledge Agreement is a small start, it would sup
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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[Australia, USA] CHAPMAN: Pessimus sabbati: the tobacco and vaping industries’ worst week

Simon Chapman, describes the tobacco companies’ “week from hell” in the US... An Australian federal parliamentary committee has been working on a report on e-cigarettes for much of 2017. Much of the content of the NASEM report contradicts screeds of infor
Croakey (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:13
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Philip Morris And Altria: Ignoring This Is A Critical Mistake

The FDA has "rejected" these claims, but that is a bit misleading and is not final. What matters is the ability to sell the product at all, and that is what investors must focus on.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 1, 2018 01:39
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[Georgia] Trump's top health official traded tobacco stock while leading anti-smoking efforts

CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald bought shares in a global tobacco giant even as her previous holdings were under review...Purchases included between $1,001 and $15,000 of Japan Tobacco, one of the largest such companies in the world, which sells four toba
Politico
added Jan 31, 2018 16:02
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4 revelations from a reuters investigation into philip morris

uncovers the company’s methodical, long-term plan to undermine public health science and global anti-smoking efforts...1. PMI uses secret strategies to undermine the World Health Organization’s international tobacco reduction efforts.... 2. The company ha
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:40
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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: These products are safer than cigarettes – why don’t the regulators want to know?

And so we have two products which are manifestly less harmful than cigarettes, both of which have a track record of getting people to stop smoking. One is illegal in the EU. The other is illegal in the USA. Neither of them can be labelled as less harmful
The Spectator (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:33
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