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[Africa, Kenya] Big Tobacco’s ‘healthier’ alternatives to cigarettes meets skepticism

During a stakeholders’ meeting held in Nairobi two weeks ago, Leadership Impact Dynamics founder Ade Adeyam said the industry must offer alternative products as a tool to help stop smoking. “We believe we can have a big impact on public health by promot
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:52
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[UK, USA] Top Universities Reject Big Tobacco’s Research Funding

The Wire contacted all the academic institutions targeted in the leaked emails. With the exception of Harvard and Columbia, the rest replied saying they would not be accepting funding linked to the tobacco industry and directed to their already establish
The Wire (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:03
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Reuters reported that "[f]ormer employees and contractors [of Phillip Morris] have detailed irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris International's application to the FDA for approval of its iQOS smoking device." The article
PR Newswire
added Dec 22, 2017 16:45
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CRITERIA NOT MET FOR TOBACCO INDUSTRY-SUPPORTED FOUNDATION

In response to the online publication of Yach’s article, Dr. Cohen and Dr. Eissenberg submitted the correspondence below to the Lancet on October 15, 2017. Despite multiple follow-ups, as of today—more than two months after submission—the Lancet has not
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
added Dec 22, 2017 16:43
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Derek Yach responds to accusations against Smoke-Free Foundation

Derek Yach wants to assure his peers that he has not “gone over to the dark side.”... He said that despite believing in the provisions of the FCTC in preventing people from becoming smokers, he thinks that it does not do much in assisting existing smokers
Vaping Post (ch)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:02
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] ‘Heated tobacco’ products aren’t e-cigarettes, says maker

Philip Morris (Thailand) managing director Gerald Margolis said on Friday that its product heats tobacco well below the point of combustion, rather than burning the tobacco. “This is different from e-cigarettes, which generate nicotine-containing aerosols
The Nation (th)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:18
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The Best Tobacco Stocks of 2017

the tobacco industry isn't the same as it was 12 months ago, and the waters are increasingly muddied about what is domestic and what is international. That's primarily due to the continued consolidation under way in the market, with British American Toba
Motley Fool
added Dec 22, 2017 15:13
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Public comment submitting Reuters story on PMI irregulatities in IQOS clinical studies to PMI MRTP docket

Lauren Lempert submitted this comment to FDA on December 20...Reuters published a special report on December 20, 2017 identifying several irregularities in Philip Morris' IQOS research. The kind of industry behavior documented in this report is questionab
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:40
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Letter to FDA TPSAC urging them to delay action on IQOS until the record is closed and they can consider public comments

As someone who has served and does serve on committees similar to TPSAC, I do not see how the schedule that the FDA has established for TPSAC’s consideration of this application can permit a responsible assessment of the applications and associated publi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:39
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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35
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