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We speak to Philip Morris’ Corporate Affairs Director Patrick Muttart about their new push for e-cigarettes. #TheProjectTV

Twitter
added Oct 10, 2017 16:07
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Imports of e-cigarettes rose sharply since conventional tobacco tax hike in 2015: data

Industry sources attribute the sharp rise to smokers switching to e-cigarettes which are exempted from higher taxes. The government increased taxes on cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.70) per pack from Jan. 1, 2015, raising the price to 4,500 won per pack, a
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:27
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Can Altria Actually Win by Attacking Cigarettes? A lawsuit 20 years ago likely never envisioned the new industry environment.

is looking to align the court-ordered announcements as much as possible with its future strategic vision. If reduced-risk products are in fact the wave of the future in tobacco, then Altria might finally get the push it needs to commit fully to the innova
Motley Fool
added Oct 10, 2017 14:35
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ARCHIVE: “A deep fragrance of academia”: the Australian Tobacco Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

The raison d’etre for the ATRF’s establishment was to allow the Australian industry to point to its continuing commitment to independent medical research, with the implied corollary that tobacco control measures were premature in the face of insufficient
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2017 13:01
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SIEGEL: My Response to an Invitation to Consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Since Philip Morris International (PMI) continues to aggressively market cigarettes internationally and to aggressively fight public health efforts to reduce tobacco use, this is just not a project that I can participate in as a public health practitioner
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:35
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GLANTZ: I hope former American Cancer Society CEO John Seffrin reverses his endorsement of PMI's foundation

The Cancer Letter just published several related stories about the fact that former ACS CEO John Seffrin enforsed PMI's new "Foundation for a Smoke-Free World" run by Derek Yach that is a transparent attempt to help promote PMI's iQOS "heat not burn" pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:27
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YACH: LETTER TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

This is a letter sent by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World founder and president-designate Dr. Derek Yach, on September 29, 2017, to officials at the World Health Organization to correct the mischaracterizations the World Health Organization has made
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Oct 7, 2017 08:05
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APFEL: Reframing for 'redemption' the Phillip Morris International’s Foundation, for a Smoke-Free world

In this case, I would suggest that the FCTC itself could be the vehicle. PMI could make a voluntary donation (perhaps through a Member State) as a way of acknowledging previous wrongdoing (e.g., see interference with the FCTC process described in Reuters
The News Minute (in)
added Oct 7, 2017 08:01
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Conversation with the Cancer Letter: Allan Erickson: “I think Philip Morris has a long-term goal of a smoke-free world

Through the controversies triggered by the National Dialogue on Cancer, John Seffrin relied on his ACS ally Allan Erickson. Erickson now runs a small group called the National Tobacco Reform Initiative, which includes Seffrin and Derek Yach, head of the
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 07:52
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Conversation with the Cancer Letter: Matt Myers: Philip Morris has a long history of funding what it calls independent research by previously credible researchers

“As long as they continue to introduce highly flavored new forms of Marlboro to attract kids. As long as they oppose high cigarette taxes, oppose effective warning labels, oppose paid mass media campaigns. Otherwise, it’s simply a get-out-of-jail-free car
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 07:44
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