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SCIENTIFIC UPDATE FOR SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS DECEMBER 2017 (PDF)

This Scientific Update explains the science behind PMI’s approach to achieving a smoke-free future through a range of alternatives to cigarettes that do not burn tobacco. The following pages include our product development and assessment efforts, as w
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:38
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Philip Morris International Releases Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products on Clinical Program

An In-Depth Look at How Good Clinical Practices Ensure Ethical Conduct of High Quality Research and the Safety of Study Subjects
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:35
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Heat-not-Burn Tobacco Products: Tobacco Industry Claims No Substitute for Science

Philip Morris seeks to make affirmative safety statements on packaging and advertising for IQOS, including “Scientific studies have shown that switching completely from conventional cigarettes to the IQOS system can reduce the risks of tobacco-related dis
Pediatrics
added Dec 12, 2017 18:14
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[UK] ‘Green cigarettes would stop young people smoking’

Printing health warnings on individual cigarettes and changing their colour from white to green would put people off smoking, a study has suggested. Changing the appearance of cigarettes could be the next attempt to stop young people taking up the habit
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:16
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[Australia] Nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is recommended in current Australian clinical guidelines for pregnant women who are unable to quit smoking unassisted. Clinicians report low levels of prescribing NRT during pregnancy, due to safety concerns and low lev
Medical Journal of Australia
added Dec 12, 2017 17:04
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[Asia, India] Survey: More youths shunning tobacco

More youths are keeping themselves away from tobacco in the state. The mean age at initiation of tobacco use has increased from 17 years in 2009-10 to 18.4 years in 2016-17. According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 released in Jaipur on Mon
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2017 20:52
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PMI’S APPLICATION OF BEST PRACTICES TO OUR CLINICAL PROGRAM

Dr. Patrick Picavet, Director Medical Affairs, discusses our practice of conducting high-quality clinical research Dr. Patrick Picavet, a physician by training, joined PMI over seven years ago after working in the University Hospital in Mannheim and a
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:39
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[UK] Health warnings on individual cigarettes could deter smokers, study suggests

Colouring cigarettes green and printing health warnings on papers could dissuade smokers, research says
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:12
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[UK] Call for more hospital beds to cope with winter breathing difficulties

The report from the British Lung Foundation says more and more people are ending up in an already hard-pressed A&Es because of the increase in breathing problems caused by air pollution, an ageing population and the long-term effects of heavy smoking.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:52
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[Sweden] Smoking reduces increase in life expectancy for less educated women

"Deaths from smoking in Sweden has decreased among men and increased among women, particularly those with compulsory schooling. One possible explanation as to why men are less harmed by tobacco is snus. Snus isn't as dangerous as smoking, and it's much mo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:08
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