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Smoke-free Ireland still 34 years off as 100 die every week

Ireland risks missing its tobacco-free target date of 2025 by 27 years, the HSE has warned. The shocking delay is putting new pressure on Health Minister Simon Harris to soften his stance on e-cigarettes to help more smokers quit. The Government is com
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:29
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[Switzerland, UK] Report by Public Health Experts Laments "Missed Opportunity" as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

authors of a new report, "No Fire, No Smoke: Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction," are fiercely criticizing the WHO's record. The public health experts accuse the WHO of failing to comply with international treaty obligations to back reduced-harm alter
PR Newswire
added Oct 2, 2018 15:12
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The NNA Urges UK Delegation to Promote E-Cig Success at FCTC

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) is urging UK delegates who are attending the WHO FCTC’s COP8 summit in Geneva, to promote the country’s success in reducing smoking rates, thanks to endorsing e-cigarettes for harm reduction and smoking cessation.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:08
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GLANTZ: PMI tweaks the numbers to make IQOS look better than it is (at a population level)

This paper uses the information published in Philip Morris International’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application that was submitted to the FDA to assess the confidence that one can have in PMI’s prediction that, on balance, IQOS would have net
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:42
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

We anticipate making amendments received thus far publicly available over the next several months, and amendments received in the future will be made publicly available as they are redacted. On November 21, 2017, FDA issued a notice in the Federal Regist
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 2, 2018 03:59
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris sues Seoul over ecigarette information disclosure

The ministry tested heated tobacco devices including PMI’s IQOS, British American Tobacco’s Glo, and Lil, made by leading South Korean cigarette maker KT&G Corp.  The unusual lawsuit against the South Korean regulator underlines PMI’s concern that sales
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2018 18:13
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[Switzerland, UK] Campaigners urge WHO to give vaping a chance

Seventy leading public health experts and anti-tobacco campaigners have urged the World Health Organization to adopt a more sympathetic attitude to ecigarettes and other alternatives to smoking, “which have the potential to bring the epidemic of smoking-c
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:11
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Modelling the impact of a new tobacco product: review of Philip Morris International’s Population Health Impact Model as applied to the IQOS heated tobacco product [FREE FULL TEXT]

The PHIM is a dynamic state transition model which models the impact of cigarette and MRTP use on mortality from four tobacco-attributable diseases...underestimates the health impact of HTP products and cannot be used to justify an MRTP claim. An assessme
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2018 03:55
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[Asia, India] CHOWDHERY: Smoke and mirrors: Why TN must reverse ban on e-cigarettes

Times of India
added Oct 2, 2018 18:33
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