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FDA panel rejects Philip Morris's claims that new smokeless cigarette reduces harm

agreed with the company's claim that its smokeless cigarette reduces smokers’ exposure to harmful chemicals but said the company had not proved conclusively that that would result in less harm and disease. The new technology, called IQOS, consists of a t
Washington Post
added Jan 25, 2018 23:54
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FDA’s Anti-Smoking Initiative Might Only End Up Benefiting Big Tobacco, Experts Warn

Critics of the FDA's plan are doubtful that tobacco companies will comply by drastically reducing nicotine levels, and concerned that they could also launch cigarette alternatives that still might carry substantial health risks.
Inquisitr
added Jan 22, 2018 22:34
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Heat-not-burn cigarette alternative faces US scrutiny

The FDA review said some non-smokers, including young people, would likely experiment with iQOS. Reviewers also questioned if smokers would completely switch to iQOS from cigarettes. In company studies, less than 20 percent of U.S. users switched complet
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2018 21:49
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[New Mexico] Judge dismisses several lawsuits against Natural American Spirit

A federal judge in New Mexico has approved dismissing at least 26 complaints against a Reynolds American Inc. subsidiary related to how its Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarette brand has been marketed to consumers. However, Judge James Bowman
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 28, 2017 15:35
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[Asia] China’s tobacco companies push TCM cigarettes

A Sina Weibo user called attention to a trend in Chinese tobacco that involves leaning on TCM as a marketing tool with a post that went viral on Tuesday. Photos by "ZhuiFengShao JianLiuQuan" show cigarettes labeled with added tangerine peel and loquat,
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:30
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The Philip Morris Files: Humming Along / PART 4: How Philip Morris is selling regulators on its hot new smoking device

executives are traversing the globe to lobby health authorities on the benefits of iQOS, the little machine the tobacco giant says is key to the company's future. The novel argument: While iQOS uses tobacco, it shouldn't be categorized as a cigarette beca
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:27
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Advancing Medicinal Nicotine Replacement Therapies as New Drugs – A new step in FDA’s comprehensive approach to tobacco and nicotine

We are announcing the formation of a new Nicotine Steering Committee that will be charged with re-evaluating and modernizing FDA’s approach to development and regulation of nicotine replacement therapy products that help smokers quit. These products are t
FDA Blogs
added Nov 29, 2017 17:14
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PHILLIPS: FDA RELEASES NEW NONSENSICAL ANTI-VAPING AD

FDA is expanding their “Real Cost” propaganda campaign to include attacks on vaping. That campaign, as described in the previous article, currently consists of anti-scientific attacks on smoking and smokeless tobacco use, targeting teenagers with gory ima
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 15, 2017 03:11
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E-Cigarettes Still Dividing Scientists – Are They a Virus or the Vaccine? To Vape or Not to Vape?

The safety of e-cigs can only be discussed in the context of smoking. Regular fags kill half of the people who use them. So far, there’s no evidence that vaping killed a single person. I’ll let you draw your own conclusions.
The Good Men Project
added Oct 29, 2017 16:47
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Studies support the reduced-risk potential of glo™

• The numbers and levels of toxicants in gloTM emissions are significantly lower than in cigarette smoke, meaning it has the potential to be reduced risk • Unlike cigarette smoke, gloTM vapour is not toxic to human cells in the lab • A comparative assessm
BAT Science.com
added Oct 26, 2017 18:44
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