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FDA Scientific Committee Finds Philip Morris’ Evidence Was Inadequate to Show Its IQOS Product Would Reduce Risk of Disease

scientific evidence Philip Morris International provided contains serious gaps and was insufficient to support its claims that its IQOS heated tobacco product reduces the risks of tobacco-related disease or that it is likely to lead adult smokers to switc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:12

FDA Panel Rejects Some Claims for 'Heat-not-Burn' Tobacco Device

Controversial "heat-not-burn" tobacco devices might only get limited marketing in the United States, based on recommendations issued Thursday by an influential government panel. These devices are different than e-cigarettes, in that instead of heating a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 25, 2018 22:12
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4 big takeaways from the most comprehensive report on e-cigarettes yet

1) E-cigarettes may — or may not — help adults quit smoking / 2) Vaping increases the likelihood that young people will smoke cigarettes / 3) E-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes / 4) The big-picture health effects of e-cigarettes
Vox Media
added Jan 25, 2018 22:10

Public misperception that very low nicotine cigarettes are less carcinogenic

Many smokers had the misperception that smoking VLNC cigarettes is less likely to cause cancer, and some stated that they would be less likely to quit. A VLNC standard may be more effective if accompanied by a communication campaign that emphasises the co
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 22:09
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U.S. health advisers weigh risks of novel Philip Morris tobacco device

advisers on Wednesday began to consider whether Philip Morris International Inc should be allowed to claim its novel electronic tobacco product is less harmful than cigarettes, potentially making it the first such device to carry a reduced risk claim.
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13

Questions over risks of Philip Morris's smoke-free tobacco device IQOS

Wednesday's issue involves whether IQOS can be marketed as a reduced-harm product. The other is approval for basic sales, which analysts say could come as soon as next month.
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13

U.S. health advisers weigh risks of novel Philip Morris tobacco device

The panel of tobacco and public health experts, convened by the [FDA], will vote on Thursday on whether data provided by the company supports one of three potential claims that would be used on the product’s label and in marketing. The vote is not bindin
added Jan 25, 2018 21:12

Philip Morris sees six million U.S. smokers switching to iQOS device if cleared

told a U.S. advisory panel on Wednesday that it expects around 6 million smokers to switch completely to its iQOS electronic tobacco device if the company is allowed to claim it is less risky than cigarettes.
added Jan 25, 2018 21:12

Philip Morris could win even if its iQOS marketing application fails

PMI has also applied for pre-tobacco market approval, which would allow iQOS to be sold in the U.S. That procedure doesn't include a public hearing, so he said applying for the modified-risk tobacco product designation gives PMI a chance to publicly make
added Jan 25, 2018 18:19

Philip Morris Falls as Tobacco Device Hits Snag on Health Risks

Outside experts advising the Food and Drug Administration concluded in a 8-0 vote that Philip Morris hadn’t shown that iQos would be less risky than cigarettes for smokers that make a complete switch. One panel member abstained. The vote was the culminat
Bloomberg News
added Jan 25, 2018 18:04
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