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PMI’s Latest Clinical Results: Findings Add to Extensive Evidence Package on Risk Reduction

Six-month Clinical Study met primary objective: shows improvements in the biological response of people who switch to IQOS compared to continued smoking. Results submitted to the US FDA on June 8 to add to the extensive body of evidence already presented
Business Wire
added Jun 19, 2018 13:34
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New Foundation Revives Debate About Health Research Funded by Big Tobacco

“Will people take their money? Yes,” said Cheryl Healton, DPH, dean of the New York University College of Global Health. Healton has not yet signed the statement because it is still under review by an ad hoc faculty committee at her institution. “Will t
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:13
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KOH/GELLER: The Philip Morris International–Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI has unique power to fulfill the foundation’s vision. It can set a target date to cease production of cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products...Short of that, the new foundation only diverts attention from evidence-based global tobacco contro
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:11
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris says heat-not-burn device can reduce health risks

Philip Morris Korea Inc. said Monday that switching to its heat-not-burn device, IQOS, reduces health risks compared with continued smoking, citing its six-month clinical study amid controversy over harmful substances from the smoke-free product. Accordi
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:11
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[Europe] JOOSENS: Traceability: the tobacco industry is part of the problem, not the solution [FREE FULL TEXT]

track and trace systems should therefore take into consideration at least the following three principles. Investigate thoroughly possible industry connections with so-called independent third-party contractors. / Never accept traceability codes generated
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:35
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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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The Briefcase: Florida Engle jury awards $20 million in damages

A Florida jury handed down Saturday a total of $12 million in punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA in ...
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 13, 2018 05:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms rebut ministry's claim that HNB cigarettes produce more tar

The health authorities launched the probe in August last year into three tobacco heating devices -- IQOS by Philip Morris Korea, British American Tobacco‘s Glo and South Korean leading cigarette maker KT&G’s Lil. “We found that there was no ground to s
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[Japan] Big Tobacco’s Bet on a Smokeless Cigarette Cools ($$)

Big tobacco hoped a promising start for a new cigarette alternative in Japan could be replicated elsewhere, but slowing sales there have sparked concerns about whether smokers the world over will switch. Japan’s smoking culture and love of gadgets have
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 10, 2018 23:56
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