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[Switzerland] PMI Releases Position Paper for COP8: Addresses Need for Harm-Reduction Strategies

With more than one billion people expected to be smoking in 2025, PMI is urging the WHO, the hundreds of delegates convening in Geneva this week, and the wider public health community to embrace the potential of innovative alternatives to cigarettes in o
Business Wire
added Oct 2, 2018 19:21

[Switzerland] PMI COP Positions Statement: Over one billion people will be smoking in 2025

The FCTC has continuously explored new ways to reduce smoking. Now, by combining existing prevention and cessation measures with the policy of harm reduction for tobacco products, the Parties can enhance the impact of the Convention, including by moving
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 2, 2018 19:21

FDA seizes 'more than a thousand pages' of documents in surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul

seized "thousands of pages of documents" in a surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul's San Francisco headquarters last week, the agency said Tuesday. The FDA is looking into the company's marketing practices as Commissioner Scott Gottlieb calls te
added Oct 2, 2018 18:51

[California] FDA Conducted Surprise Inspection of Juul’s Headquarters

The Food and Drug Administration conducted a surprise inspection of Juul Labs Inc.’s San Francisco headquarters last week as U.S. health officials combat what they call the harmful and surging use of e-cigarettes by youngsters. FDA inspectors collected
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 2, 2018 18:50

FDA raids Juul HQ seizing thousands of documents to probe company's marketing tactics aimed at teens - on the same day that report revealed teen e-cig use drove up the sales by 700% last year

'The JUUL inspection, which we completed on Friday, sought further documentation related to JUUL's sales and marketing practices, among other things, and resulted in the collection of over a thousand pages of documents,' the FDA said in a statement.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:44


The report is published by Knowledge Action Change, a company dedicated to the promotion of harm reduction to improve health, and funded through a grant from the Foundation for a Smoke Free World. The information has been collated and analysed from sever
Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (Knowledge Action Change / Foundation for a Smoke Free World)
added Oct 2, 2018 15:19

Battle for lungs and minds as tobacco control treaty meeting opens

A meeting on a global tobacco control treaty opened in Geneva Monday, with organisers scrambling to keep cigarette companies at bay, even as the industry demanded a seat at the table.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2018 04:41

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

Juul, the popular e-cig startup under growing FDA scrutiny, says removing flavors is ‘on the table’ among other things

Much of that money will be spent internationally, and no wonder — roughly 95 percent of the world’s billion smokers live outside of the U.S. Against the backdrop of this supercharged growth, dark clouds have gathered around the company as parents and reg
added Sep 29, 2018 12:51
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