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Will 2017 Be Philip Morris International, Inc.'s Worst Year Yet?

2017 has plenty of potential for Philip Morris International, and despite the issues above, there are reasons for optimism. Nevertheless, if these key factors go wrong for the company, 2017 could be one of the worst years Philip Morris has ever faced.
Motley Fool
added Jan 7, 2017 19:44
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Overview of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: A Systematic Review

Studies indicate that ENDS are increasing in use, particularly among current smokers, pose substantially less harm to smokers than cigarettes, are being used to reduce/quit smoking, and are widely available. More longitudinal studies and controlled trial
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:51
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BIRR: CDC Fears Teen Vaping Is Out Of Control Despite Plunge In 2016

“The CDC is using a fear-based outreach effort on e-cigarettes,” Dr. Edward Anselm, senior fellow at the R Street Institute, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “The risk to young people is overstated. The recent surgeon generals report had little to
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:52
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SATEL: The Year In E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad, And Some Reasons For Optimism

Ideally, a new administration will usher in a regulatory milieu at the FDA that better recognizes the potential of market forces. I also hope the new CDC director who, unlike the agency’s current occupant, is dedicated to a balanced consideration of risk
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:21
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Health nominee Price may find that changing HHS isn't easy

Those hand-held devices that vaporize liquid nicotine could soon come to Price's attention. The electronic cigarette industry will likely push the incoming Trump administration to undo sweeping regulations its predecessor put in place earlier this year.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04
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Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Although some studies have shown that the nicotine in cigarettes can improve concentration and attention (making smokers feel more alert), there’s more to cigarettes than just nicotine. They contain over 4,000 chemicals – over 50 of which are known to be
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 25, 2016 15:25
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SULLUM: The New York Times Highlights U.S. Officials' Irrational Hostility Toward E-Cigarettes

New York Times science reporter Sabrina Tavernise highlights the tendency of American public health officials to view e-cigarettes as a threat rather than an opportunity, even though vaping offers a much less dangerous alternative to smoking. "A growing
Reason Magazine
added Nov 3, 2016 16:32
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Documentary "A Billion Lives" Targets FDA Regulations on Vaping

Is the government wrong to regulate electronic cigarettes? That's one of the ideas presented in the documentary film "A Billion Lives," which puts forth the idea that vaping and e-cigarettes would help smokers quit, and it's a mistake to limit access to
thestreet.com
added Oct 31, 2016 17:02
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E-cig studies provide more conflicting outcomes on potential harm

Another week, another release of studies that have conflicting outcomes on the attractiveness and potential risk of electronic cigarettes, particularly to young adults...until a universally accepted definitive study is released, the two reports add more e
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 31, 2016 16:50
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[India] MORRIS: Smokers Keen to Break the Habit Get No Help From the WHO

If the WHO and its FCTC are genuinely committed to reducing the harm from smoking, they should change their approach to tobacco control and recognize the life-saving potential of new technologies. A decision in India next month to push for stringent reg
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 31, 2016 01:50
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