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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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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing Through Big Tobacco’s Smokescreen

Even today, the same tobacco companies are marketing new products... If national leaders, health ministers, and finance chiefs ever wondered how far they should go to regulate tobacco products, Big Tobacco’s admissions, together with investors’ second tho
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:22
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[USA] FOJTIK: U.S., FDA Can Learn from Japan How to Reduce Smoking

The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28
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Reynolds enters FDA modified-risk tobacco gauntlet with Camel Snus styles

Monday, six styles of Camel Snus became the first Reynolds American Inc. tobacco products to enter the Food and Drug Administration review process for gaining modified-risk status. Reynolds submitted modified-risk tobacco product applications April 3.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2017 22:12
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The tobacco paradox: Combustible cigarettes kill millions a year. Can Big Tobacco save them?

the world’s biggest multinational tobacco companies seem poised to save many consumers in future, kill millions of them in the meantime and, through multibillion-dollar mergers, become even more powerful. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.
The Economist
added Dec 20, 2017 15:32
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EDITORIAL: How to regulate lower-risk smoking products

[FDA]...may give approval to Philip Morris to start selling IQOS, its HNB product, in early 2018. That will gall Big Tobacco’s many critics. But it is foolish and puritanical to withhold alternatives that could help save lives which would otherwise be los
The Economist
added Dec 20, 2017 15:31
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Potential deaths averted in USA by replacing cigarettes with e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

ur projections show that a strategy of replacing cigarette smoking with vaping would yield substantial life year gains, even under pessimistic assumptions regarding cessation, initiation and relative harm.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2017 04:45
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2014 Reduced-risk products briefing

Excerpts from a 2014 Philip Morris International document that outlines the company's strategy on reduced-risk products including iQOS. Reuters has redacted some names.
DocumentCloud.org
added Dec 21, 2017 16:37
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[Asia] Thailand’s Public Health Ministry Insists E-Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health

The Public Health Ministry’s Disease Control Department has insisted that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are hazardous to health and should not be used as a means to quit smoking, said Dr Assadang Ruay-archin, deputy director-general of the depar
Chiang Rai Times
added Dec 20, 2017 22:26
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

On December 18, 2017, FDA filed for substantive scientific review six Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for the following smokeless tobacco products: Camel Snus Frost Camel Snus Frost Large Camel Snus Me
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 19, 2017 04:30
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