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The Philip Morris Files: Humming Along / PART 4: How Philip Morris is selling regulators on its hot new smoking device

executives are traversing the globe to lobby health authorities on the benefits of iQOS, the little machine the tobacco giant says is key to the company's future. The novel argument: While iQOS uses tobacco, it shouldn't be categorized as a cigarette beca
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:27
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The Philip Morris Files PART 3: Clinical Complications: Scientists describe problems in Philip Morris e-cigarette experiments

With a decision expected next year, former employees and contractors have described to Reuters a number of irregularities involving clinical trials that underpin the tobacco giant’s application to the agency. By heating tobacco instead of burning it, the
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:25
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The Philip Morris Files Part 2: Marlboro Country: Philip Morris takes aim at young people in India, and health officials are fuming

The tobacco giant is pushing Marlboros in colorful ads at kiosks and handing out free smokes at parties frequented by young adults - tactics that break India’s anti-smoking laws, government officials say. Internal documents uncovered by Reuters illuminat
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:22
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[India] The Philip Morris Files Part 1: Treaty Blitz: Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

Reuters has found that Philip Morris International is running a secretive campaign to block or weaken treaty provisions that save millions of lives... has come to view it as a “regulatory runaway train” driven by “anti-tobacco extremists” – a description
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:20
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The Philip Morris Files / The secrets of the world’s biggest tobacco company

Part 1: Treaty Blitz... is using its vast resources against efforts to reduce smoking... Part 2: Marlboro Country...marketing cigarettes in India... Part 3: Clinical Complications....FDA for its iQOS...Part 4: Humming Along....lobbying health officials a
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:05
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Wall Street eases as investors look past tax revamp

Altria (MO.N) rose 1.7 percent after Berenberg upgraded the stock saying a lower tax rate would boost the tobacco company’s profit and shareholder payouts.
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 06:18
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Philip Morris' search for a cigarette no more harmful than a cup of coffee

But four scientists and researchers who worked for the company on the iQOS program told Reuters that while Philip Morris was able to prove the lower amounts of exposure to harmful substances, that doesn’t necessarily mean that using the device is less li
Reuters
added Dec 20, 2017 22:49
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Special Report: Scientists describe problems in Philip Morris e-cigarette experiments

Tamara Koval, who worked at the company...was a co-author of the company’s protocol used to run the studies globally. When she highlighted an irregularity in one of the studies, Koval said, Philip Morris excluded her from meetings.
Reuters
added Dec 20, 2017 22:46
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Critics Accuse New Foundation of Acting as Smoke-Screen for Big Tobacco

Controversy is swirling around the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. This new non-profit organization has come under intense criticism from health agencies and anti-tobacco campaigners who accuse it of acting as a smoke-screen for Big Tobacco, a charge
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:39
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[USA] FOJTIK: U.S., FDA Can Learn from Japan How to Reduce Smoking

The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28
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