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Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
Twitter
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41
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A Multi-Center, Multi-Regional, Study on Biological and Functional Changes in Healthy Adult Smokers during One Year of Continuous Smoking Abstinence

The study results will be instrumental in assessing novel alternative products to cigarettes, considered for tobacco harm reduction strategies. DOWNLOAD FULL POSTER
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Canada] Butting out at bus stops?

Jenna Sealey and David Hancock conducted a poll on social media...*The province has set standards and the push is to have Vernon expand on those and create a bylaw around the buffer zone, which is 3 meters...The overwhelming majority of those who particip
Castanet.net (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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More Impressive News Regarding iQOS In Philip Morris' Fourth Quarter

While cigarette volumes fell as expected, a 2.1% drop, PM recorded heated tobacco shipment volume of 15.72 billion, an over 300% jump. The immense growth in the iQOS sales resulted in a favorable volume mix variance of $1.1 billion, PM's best ever perform
NASDAQ
added Feb 9, 2018 22:51
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Bloomberg School rejects tobacco-funded foundation

The Bloomberg School of Public Health announced on Jan. 25 that it will refuse to accept funds from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, an anti-tobacco organization which has ties to global tobacco magnate Philip Morris International (PMI).
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Feb 8, 2018 21:31
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You may soon see a product that heats tobacco instead of burning it

The FDA's review of iQOS identified lower levels of toxic chemicals than cigarettes. It could not say that using the device led to a decreased risk of illnesses associated with smoking because doing so would require a longer study.
CNBC
added Jan 26, 2018 11:46
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PMI PRESENTS ON OUR MODIFIED RISK TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATION FOR IQOS BEFORE THE TOBACCO PRODUCTS SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TPSAC)

On 24 January 2018, PMI presented on our Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application for IQOS before the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC). The presentation covers the IQOS system and heating technology, an outline of our scientific ass
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:06
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[Russia, UK] VIDEO: Outrage as two-year-old toddler filmed smoking ENTIRE cigarette in shocking video

Adults can be heard laughing in the background while the child appears to be well-practiced in the activity. The youngster doesn’t cough once while inhaling tobacco...It is believed the video was filmed in the city of Vladikavkaz in south-western Russia
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:13
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Are High-Tech Tobacco Products Healthier? FDA Wants More Data

While the company’s iQos product reduced exposure to some harmful chemicals compared to smoking, users could still develop certain precancerous lesions similar to those that can be caused by traditional cigarettes, Food and Drug Administration staff said
Bloomberg News
added Jan 22, 2018 22:57
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Click bait ads are tied to teen smoking

Teens who engage with online tobacco ads are more likely to start smoking than their peers who aren’t lured by digital marketing campaigns, a U.S. study suggests.
Reuters
added Jan 4, 2018 07:46
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