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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Root of the problem is illegal trade

The focus should be putting in place measures to bring back legal sales, not to encourage cigarettes or smoking but simply to pull back sales from illegal to legal products. The small pack (10 sticks) proposal, which we at the Malaysia-Singapore Coffees
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:26
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CHAN: Who should Malaysia blame for its booming illicit cigarette trade?

The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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What a ban on e-cigarette flavors could mean for smokers

• If menthol in traditional cigarettes were banned, there would be a 4.8% reduction and most smokers would shift to e-cigarettes, while others said they would quit smoking altogether... according to new research by from Yale School of Public Health and th
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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Philip Morris Reorganizes as It Shifts Focus to ‘Smoke-Free’ Products ($$)

Philip Morris International Inc. is reorganizing its geographic regions and executive ranks—including naming a new chief financial officer—in efforts to propel the company’s shift away from cigarettes. The tobacco company has previously announced plans
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Australia, Uruguay] Novel Investment Support Program May Help With Asymmetry

program launched last month at the United Nations that will provide pro bono on-demand legal and professional assistance to the world's poorest countries...... against Australia and Uruguay over tobacco packaging regulations, both of which were recently d
Law360
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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CASTRO: “A Billion Dollar Lie: We must not take our eyes off Big Tobacco”

Consumers and governments shouldn’t fall for PMI’s ‘investment in a healthier world,’ nor should organizations working towards a truly smoke-free world lose sight of the billion dollar investments that are still being made in selling dangerous products t
Medium
added Oct 3, 2017 14:50
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FDA needs to extend the public comment period on PM MRTP for iQOS for 180 days after the FULL application is public

Dear Mr. Zeller: I am writing on behalf of UCSF TCORS ...on the modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs) for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQOS system with Marlboro Fresh Menth
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2017 14:35
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[Vermont] National Conference on “Tobacco Regulatory Science” to Address FDA’s New Comprehensive Plan for Nicotine Regulation

22nd Century...announced...Vermont Center on Behavior and Health’s 5th Annual Conference will focus on Tobacco Regulatory Science and will include the prodigious science surrounding 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine tobacco cigarettes....Zeller’s address c
Business Wire
added Oct 3, 2017 14:31
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CALANTZOPOULOS: Open Response to Letter of 14 September 2017 calling on PMI to stop selling cigarettes

accomplish from the perspective of public health? Would smoking prevalence change?...our core strategy is not at odds with the demands of your letter. Indeed, our paramount business strategy is to replace cigarettes with less-harmful, smoke-free alternat
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 3, 2017 13:48
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