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[UK] Tobacco giant Philip Morris is paying people £50 if they persuade a smoker to quit

The company is so committed to a smoke-free world that it is even paying brand ambassadors, which it calls “freelancers”, to persuade people to quit. They get £50 per “conversion” – successfully changing someone from being a smoker to a non-smoker.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:38
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Tobacco group Philip Morris sees iQOS as key to smokeless future in UK

thinks its iQOS smokeless tobacco product can make Britain a country of non-smokers in coming years, an executive said on Friday. Since iQOS was launched in the UK in December, Philip Morris has found that about 70 percent of users are able to give up c
Reuters
added Jun 30, 2017 15:35
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[UK] AUDIO: Wednesday's business with Dominic O'Connell

A new kind of cigarette goes on sale in Britain today - and its maker claims it does much less harm than the real thing
BBC Online
added Jun 30, 2017 15:35
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Proposed legislation seeks equal taxes for heated tobacco products

A new bill seeking to apply equal taxes to heated tobacco products as those imposed on combustible cigarettes in Korea was introduced to the National Assembly earlier this month, claiming that all harmful tobacco products must be regulated the same way.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 30, 2017 14:11
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[Australia] Japan Tobacco Chases Marlboro Man's Maker in Smokeless Race

“It doesn’t feel like tobacco at all,” he said. Instead, the 38-year-old musician is considering switching to British American Tobacco Plc’s 8,000-yen glo, which he said tastes better. By next week, all three smokeless devices will be sold in Tokyo, vyi
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2017 04:48
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Estimating the effect of differing assumptions on the population health impact of introducing a Reduced-Risk Tobacco Product in the USA

Sensitivity study changes in tobacco prevalence and mortality from varying effective doses, current smoking risks, quitting half-lives and rates of initiation, switching, re-initiation and cessation. They also study extreme situations (e.g. everyone using
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jun 29, 2017 04:37
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Japan Tobacco tries to catch up with rival in smokeless tobacco

Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T) said on Wednesday it hoped to catch up with Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N) in smokeless tobacco by expanding the number of smoke-free restaurants and public places that allow its vaping product.
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 14:49
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., AND LIGGETT v. BOATRIGHT: ON PETITION FOR DISCRETIONARY REVIEW FROM A DECISION OF THE SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL (PDF)

THIS COURT HAS COMPELLING REASONS TO EXERCISE ITS JURISDICTION IN THIS CASE The impact of the Second District’s decision will extend far beyond Engle- progeny cases. The conflict between Boatright and Wheaton/Matte creates uncertainty as to whether Rule
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 28, 2017 13:42
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[Asia-pacific] Fight for New Cigarette Substitute Heats Up Japan: QuickTake Q&A

Some consumers, however, say vaporized nicotine doesn’t deliver the satisfaction or flavor they crave. Heat-not-burn devices are designed to do just that, and like e-cigarettes, without producing the smoke and tar commonly associated with the hazards of c
Bloomberg News
added Jun 26, 2017 12:55
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Philip Morris International Doubles Investment in Heated Tobacco Unit Facility in Italy. Another Step towards a Smoke-Free Future.

Additional €500 million investment planned to increase production capacity at Bologna factory to meet growing adult smoker demand for HEETS for use with IQOS. Up to 600 new jobs expected to be created.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:30
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