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Perspective: Lessons Learned from the First Review of Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

On December 14, 2016, we denied Swedish Match North America Inc.’s request to remove one of the required warning statements for eight General snus products....Below, we explain the scientific review process and what was considered in taking these actions
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding "Intended Uses"

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing this final rule to describe the circumstances in which a product made or derived from tobacco, that is intended for human consumption, will be subject to regulation as a tobacco product, drug, device,
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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Less Risky Tobacco Product? Only if the Science Says So

"We are forging new territory to ensure that tobacco companies provide accurate information and do not mislead American consumers," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D. "We are committed to stopping practices that may cause people to start or con
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:47
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Section 911 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act - Modified Risk Tobacco Products

In General. No person may introduce or deliver for introduction into interstate commerce any modified risk tobacco product unless an order issued pursuant to subsection (g) is effective with respect to such product.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:43
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Modified Risk Tobacco Products

Section 911 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act, as amended by the Tobacco Control Act, gives FDA responsibility to establish rigorous criteria that must be met before the agency can issue an order authorizing the marketing of a modified ris
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:41
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PMP S.A. [PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS] Executive Summary (PDF - 5.74 MB) (PDF)

PMI has developed the THS system, to be marketed as “iQOS”. The THS system consists of a device that heats, but does not burn, a proprietary Tobacco Stick (“HeatSticks”), creating an inhalable nicotine-containing aerosol that provides a range of consum
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:36
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

The FDA has filed for scientific review three Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) applications from Philip Morris Products S.A. (PMP S.A.) for its IQOS system and three types of Heatstick products.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:33
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Proceeds from tobacco surcharge remain unused

The health development surcharge collected on all tobacco products has remained unused, although nearly three years have passed since the government levied it. The government imposed a 1 percent surcharge on all domestically produced and imported tobacc
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 24, 2017 17:27
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar to establish smoke-free zones in six regions

the government is exerting efforts to set up smoke-free zones in public areas in six states and regions - Yangon, Mandalay, Sagaing and Magway regions and Kayin and Shan states. For the purpose of protecting the young people from being affected by smoking
Xinhua Newswire
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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NHLBI Unveils COPD National Action Plan

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has released the COPD National Action Plan, which calls for multidisciplinary, national guidelines for the treatment and management of the disease. The plan, described as a "patient-centered roadmap" for ad
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2017 16:54
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