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Unproven claims run rampant in e-cigarette business

Electronic cigarette makers and sellers are making all kinds of health claims, many of which likely won't stand up to scrutiny under recently announced FDA regulation, a new study has found.... On top of advertising the products as a good way to quit smok
ScienceDaily
added Jun 28, 2016 12:58
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FDA says eying future regulation on e-cigarette flavors

Mitch Zeller...said the agency would review data on how many addicted smokers and tobacco users have actually been able to quit using e-cigarettes with flavors before making decisions on any flavor regulations. Critics contend that the flavors, such as
Reuters
added May 5, 2016 18:48
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TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION AS PUBLIC POLICY

Unfortunately, government health agencies and many tobacco control organizations have not endorsed tobacco harm reduction as a viable addition to existing abstinence policies, leaving the status quo in place. It is a Guiding Principle for RAI and its op
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 5, 2016 01:02
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[Italy, Japan] Marlboro Kicks Some Ash / Philip Morris makes a device to heat—rather than burn—tobacco.

Since November 2014 the company has set up about 10 such outlets in Italy and Japan where visitors can sample Marlboro HeatSticks... the company has 300 scientists searching for proof that iQOS may reduce the risk of smoking-related diseases.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2016 14:27
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Smokescreen: Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

Companies like to paint a black-and-white picture of a new era of safe smoking. “Cigarettes, you've met your match,” NJOY proudly proclaims in its Super Bowl ads. Whether e-cigs are genuinely safe is far hazier.
Scientific American
added Apr 16, 2014 11:24
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[UK] Philip Morris to Begin Next Round of Studies for New Products

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) is kicking off a round of clinical studies this year for new tobacco products, with plans to commercialize those products as soon as 2016. In June, the maker of Marlboro and L&M cigarettes sold in markets outside th
Dow Jones Newswires
added Mar 18, 2013 12:58
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Mary Bottari: "Can Tobacco Cure Smoking?" And Other Highlights Of ALEC's Meeting in Salt Lake

According to an agenda obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), "Can Tobacco Cure Smoking?" is the title of a workshop yesterday morning led by the tobacco industry-backed Dr. Brad Rodu
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 27, 2012 15:26
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MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42
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Philip Morris' search for a cigarette no more harmful than a cup of coffee

But four scientists and researchers who worked for the company on the iQOS program told Reuters that while Philip Morris was able to prove the lower amounts of exposure to harmful substances, that doesn’t necessarily mean that using the device is less li
Reuters
added Dec 20, 2017 22:49
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New FDA Head May Bring Mindset of Harm Reduction

“Certainly, it would be a great opportunity if Scott Gottlieb’s ascension at the FDA leads to Mitch Zeller leaving the agency,” says Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, Hoboken, N.J. In the past, Conley has called Zeller out for
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 14, 2017 23:37
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