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Questions over risks of Philip Morris's smoke-free tobacco device IQOS

Wednesday's issue involves whether IQOS can be marketed as a reduced-harm product. The other is approval for basic sales, which analysts say could come as soon as next month.
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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U.S. health advisers weigh risks of novel Philip Morris tobacco device

The panel of tobacco and public health experts, convened by the [FDA], will vote on Thursday on whether data provided by the company supports one of three potential claims that would be used on the product’s label and in marketing. The vote is not bindin
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 21:12
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Philip Morris sees six million U.S. smokers switching to iQOS device if cleared

told a U.S. advisory panel on Wednesday that it expects around 6 million smokers to switch completely to its iQOS electronic tobacco device if the company is allowed to claim it is less risky than cigarettes.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 21:12
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[Canada, USA] 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 25, 2018 18:21
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Philip Morris could win even if its iQOS marketing application fails

PMI has also applied for pre-tobacco market approval, which would allow iQOS to be sold in the U.S. That procedure doesn't include a public hearing, so he said applying for the modified-risk tobacco product designation gives PMI a chance to publicly make
CNBC
added Jan 25, 2018 18:19
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Philip Morris Falls as Tobacco Device Hits Snag on Health Risks

Outside experts advising the Food and Drug Administration concluded in a 8-0 vote that Philip Morris hadn’t shown that iQos would be less risky than cigarettes for smokers that make a complete switch. One panel member abstained. The vote was the culminat
Bloomberg News
added Jan 25, 2018 18:04
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U.S. panel rejects Philip Morris claim iQOS reduces disease risk

should not be allowed to claim that its iQOS electronic tobacco device can reduce the risks of tobacco-related diseases for smokers who completely switch from cigarettes, a U.S. [FDA] advisory panel concluded on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 17:50
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Tobacco giant presses its case for a better-for-you cigarette

Philip Morris and its U.S. partner, Altria, want the FDA's permission to sell a tobacco product it calls the IQOS system in the United States. They're prepared to tell potential customers that IQOS is not danger-free. But they want the FDA to greenlight
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 25, 2018 17:48
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Can Altria's (MO) Focus on Smokeless Products Fuel Growth?

appears well-placed on the back of its impressive brand portfolio and strong pricing power. Though the company has been experiencing the jolts of declining demand for tobacco products and stringent government regulations to curb the consumption, managemen
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Jan 25, 2018 17:41
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VIDEO: Questions over risks of Philip Morris's smoke-free tobacco device IQOS

Regulators from the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday will consider a potentially safer alternative to cigarettes. Philip Morris International, the maker of Marlboro and other top brands, wants the FDA to approve a new tobacco device called IQOS.
CBS News.com
added Jan 24, 2018 17:02
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