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FDA Approval For iQOS To Be A Game Changer For Altria

Philip Morris is the first company to seek US approval to market a tobacco product as being less harmful than traditional cigarettes since the new laws were introduced. Once the MRTP claim is approved by the FDA, the company will hold a significant market
Forbes
added Jan 3, 2017 16:50
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Facebook Begins Shutting Down Cigar Groups

Last night social media giant Facebook began enforcing their TOS and started shutting down groups that promote the private sale tobacco products including cigars. The most noticeable group was the ultra popular Cigar Cartel, but also included were CHAOS,
The Cigar Authority
added Apr 20, 2016 14:32
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[Fiji] Police investigate photos of toddlers drinking and smoking

Photos of two toddlers posted on Facebook appearing to be smoking and drinking alcohol is now being investigated by Police. .. The children are believed to be around the age of two to three years old.
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added Feb 4, 2015 11:56
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Statement of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) “Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided and Evaded” / United States Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

• Many Native American tribes and tribal retailers are abusing their sovereignty to evade state taxes on sales of tobacco. Such tribes and retailers abuse their ability to sell tax-free to their own members and expand those sales to non-members even thou
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 29, 2014 11:04
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ARCHIVE: Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; (PDF)

Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements for Tobacco Product Packages and Advertisements
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 21, 2015 10:14
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[Canada] Toronto doctors seek investors for nicotine inhaler

They have developed a device, called Nico-Puff (www.nico-puff.ca), which is an inhaler that looks and feels like a cigarette. But they say it is much safer than even the e-cigarettes that are becoming more popular.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:12
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Tobacco giant asks the FDA to approve 'less risky' cigarette

Given the tobacco industry’s history of questionable scientific practices over the years, Dave Dobbins, chief operating officer at Truth Initiative, said the FDA should review the company’s toxicology tests and replicate them before approving this altern
The Hill
added Aug 23, 2017 15:28
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Industry Insiders Welcome FDA's New Tobacco Plan

Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities likewise believe that the "continuum of risk" approach will prove to be a positive for Big Tobacco. Altria Group will likely profit since its terminal value is now higher as it benefits from consumption shifting to redu
Convenience Store News
added Aug 1, 2017 00:40
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Marlboro Man Takes E-Cigs Share on Japan Tobacco Supply Woes

Philip Morris’s iQOS beating Japan Tobacco in its home market / Production snags mean Japanese company’s Ploom has lost ground
Bloomberg News
added Feb 7, 2017 01:15
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[Canada] I vape, therefore I am: How vaping evolved from a smoking-cessation aid into a lifestyle

while public-health experts continue to debate the risks and benefits of such smoking-cessation aids – e-cigarettes, as most people know them – cultural critics have reached a decisive verdict: Vaping is incredibly uncool.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 28, 2016 17:52
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