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GLANTZ: IQOS is expanding the nicotine addiction market in Italy

Xiaoqiu Liu and colleagues find that nearly half (45%) of IQOS users are never cigarette smokers and over half (51%) of people who are interested in IQOS are never smokers. While this is bad news for public health, it is great news for Philip Morris.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:31
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[Japan] GLANTZ: TV show hyped Philip Morris’ latest tobacco product

When the popular Japanese variety show "Ame Talk" featured IQOS, Google searches for IQOs skyrocketed and stayed much higher than competing products. This is just the latest example of the power of entertainment media to push tobacco products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:30
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Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials

Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut cited reports that showed problems with the trials that supported Philip Morris’s application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including a Reuters investigation published in D
Reuters
added Feb 1, 2018 02:27
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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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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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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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[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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[Asia, Israel] EQUALIZATION ON CIGARETTE AND IQOS TAXES PLEASES HEALTH ORANIZATIONS

The Finance Ministry has decided to equalize the taxes on Philip Morris’s heated-tobacco product iQOS with those on regular cigarettes. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon had stated numerous times that he would not do so because he “opposed raising taxes,” b
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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[New Jersey] SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Philip Morris International Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PM

Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) there were irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris' application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for approval of its iQOS
PR Newswire
added Jan 30, 2018 16:51
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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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