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[Japan] Philip Morris Hits Streets to Pitch Older Smokers New Devices

is shifting a large majority of its 1,000-employee sales force in Japan to target elderly smokers with direct appeals, free handouts and money-back guarantees. The effort is an attempt to sell to an older generation -- Japan’s largest demographic that’s
Bloomberg News
added Sep 26, 2018 01:13
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Foundation for a Smoke-Free World calls for proposals to implement Smoke-Free Index

announced at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum that it is calling for proposals to develop and implement the Smoke-Free Index. The index will critically evaluate industry progress toward achieving a smoke-free world and assess actions taken to undermi
News-Medical.net
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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Big Tobacco Is Already Eyeing Pot

According to once-secret documents obtained through a lawsuit from tobacco industry leaders in 2014, Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco and other large tobacco companies were making plans to enter the marijuana industry as far back as the 1970s. Th
Rolling Stone
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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[Uruguay] Australia: WTO's Panel Decision On Plain Packaging Tobacco: A New Direction To Developing Countries

the international and national organizations are taking initiatives for the developing countries to help them in formulating anti tobacco policies.
Mondaq
added Sep 25, 2018 16:55
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'Heat-not-burn' cigarettes still damage lungs

For the study, researchers analyzed data submitted by Philip Morris International to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration when the company was trying to win regulatory approval to market its I-Quit-Ordinary Smoking (IQOS) product as a safer alternative
Reuters
added Sep 25, 2018 15:30
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Punitives Denied, But Phase I Damages Awarded In Florida Tobacco Case ($$)

J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. on Sept. 18 were ordered by a Florida jury to pay $1 million to a plaintiff for the...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 24, 2018 04:33
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Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) in heated tobacco product IQOS

Although HTP emits lower amounts of TSNA than combustible cigarettes, the amounts are significantly higher than from e-cigarettes. Our findings are consistent with prior reports.3 4 7 One limitation of this study is that one puffing protocol was used for
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:09
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Marlboro to See 10-Cent-Per-Pack Increase

A pack of Marlboros will soon cost 10 cents more and a carton $1 more, effective with shipments on Sept. 23, after Altria and Philip Morris International (PMI) announced price increases that include other cigarette products as well, according to a New Yo
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 22, 2018 16:07
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Philip Morris International-funded ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’: analysing its claims of independence

claims that its governing documents ensure that it has an independent research agenda and stringent protections from conflicts of interest. We analysed the text of these governing documents. Their provisions have multiple loopholes, particularly regarding
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2018 22:33
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[Florida] In Trial Against Philip Morris, Questions Surround Cause of 31-Year-Old Smoker's Deadly Cancer

a 31-year-old smoker...Chadwell, who was a two-pack-a-day smoker by the time he was 15...his preferred Marlboros, died in 1993 after a year-long battle with cancer....“Simply put, smoking-related lung cancers just don’t happen in people as young as Mr. Ch
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:07
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