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IQOS Cigarette Alternative Fares Poorly Before FDA Panel ($$)

The panel of scientific experts voted overwhelmingly against Philip Morris’s proposed claim that switching completely to IQOS can reduce the risk of tobacco-related diseases. It also voted against the claim that IQOS presents less risk of harm than conti
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 25, 2018 23:53

F.D.A. Panel Rejects Philip Morris’ Claim That Tobacco Stick Is Safer Than Cigarettes

In two days of discussions, the committee members repeatedly raised questions about the quality of the science behind the company’s claims that the product is safer than cigarettes, and about the company’s certainty that it would not appeal to youths and
New York Times
added Jan 25, 2018 23:52

AUDIO: FDA Panel Gives Qualified Support To Claims For 'Safer' Smoking Device

A tobacco product that its maker claims to be safer than cigarettes won qualified support from a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel Thursday. The advisers voted 8-1 to support cigarette giant Philip Morris' claim that its "iQOS" system "signifi
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:49

Judge may force FDA to speed up graphic tobacco warnings

U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani in Boston said during a court hearing that she had no evidence before her showing that FDA was trying to move expeditiously to put forward new rules that it has now indicated could take it until 2021 to complete.
added Jan 25, 2018 23:35

U.S. panel deals blow to Philip Morris tobacco device

The recommendation is not binding and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could still allow Philip Morris to make such a claim, but some analysts think the agency might ask for additional data first. “It’s a process,” said Bonnie Herzog, an analyst at
added Jan 25, 2018 23:33

FDA tobacco committee hearing could be watershed moment for innovative products

In December, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. entered the FDA regulatory gauntlet to have six styles of its Camel Snus products reviewed as a potential modified-risk product. Scott Ballin, the past chairman of Coalition of Science or Health, said approval of t
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 23:29

New federal e-cig review proves mixed bag in determinations, find both risks and benefits

The review is the latest in an increasingly crowded portfolio of studies about e-cigs — none of which has been declared as the definitive public-health study on the products. On July 28, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced plans for a sweeping reg
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 23:28

FDA Scientific Committee Finds Philip Morris’ Evidence Was Inadequate to Show Its IQOS Product Would Reduce Risk of Disease

scientific evidence Philip Morris International provided contains serious gaps and was insufficient to support its claims that its IQOS heated tobacco product reduces the risks of tobacco-related disease or that it is likely to lead adult smokers to switc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:12

US panel rejects marketing plan for heated tobacco device

Government advisers dealt a blow Thursday to Philip Morris International's hopes to sell its heat-not-burn device in the United States as a less-harmful alternative to cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2018 22:29

FDA Panel Rejects Some Claims for 'Heat-not-Burn' Tobacco Device

Controversial "heat-not-burn" tobacco devices might only get limited marketing in the United States, based on recommendations issued Thursday by an influential government panel. These devices are different than e-cigarettes, in that instead of heating a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 25, 2018 22:12
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