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Tobacco giant's research largesse ignites controversy ($$)

Science
added Feb 9, 2018 18:37
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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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Philip Morris Notice: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc. - PM

According to the lawsuit, defendants throughout the Class Period made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) there were irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris' application to the FDA for app
PR Newswire
added Feb 8, 2018 21:24
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The Methodological Quality and Effectiveness of Technology-Based Smoking Cessation Interventions for Disadvantaged Groups: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Few methodologically rigorous studies were identified. Mobile phone text-messaging, computer- and website-delivered quit support showed promise at increasing quit rates among Indigenous, psychiatric and inpatient substance use disorder patients. Further
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:16
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@SenatorDurbin

Philip Morris is again trying to hook a new generation of children on its deadly & addictive tobacco products. That's why I sent a letter with Senate colleagues urging FDA to reject all tobacco products that target youth or fail to improve public health.
Twitter
added Feb 8, 2018 06:09
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U.S. senators ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc’s (PM.N) application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency’s commissioner.
Reuters
added Feb 7, 2018 20:05
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[Australia] Jobless woman on $666 a fortnight from Centrelink shares her budget and claims she can't afford the 'basics for survival' (but she still manages to find $65 for cigarettes and $20 for cat food)

A woman has complained her Centrelink allowance is not enough to cover her fortnightly budget, which includes $65 for cigarettes and $20 for cat food. The Adelaide woman took to social media to ask for advice after revealing her $666 welfare payment did
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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[UK] NEWTON/DOCKRELL/MARCZYLO: Making sense of the latest evidence on electronic cigarettes

The evidence on ECs is incomplete but sufficient to guide current policy. The review continues to support the assumption of reduced risk of harm for ECs compared with smoking. Population data from England suggest that ECs are being used by tens of thousan
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 20:10
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6247: PLAINTIFFS’ OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANTS’ AND REMEDIES PARTIES’ MOTION FOR REFERRAL TO THE SPECIAL MASTER FOR MEDIATION

Plaintiffs have spent half a year seeking to accommodate the tobacco companies’ asserted desire for certainty. But, contrary to the companies’ efforts to turn Plaintiffs’ accommodation against them, Plaintiffs’ willingness to provide feedback and opine up
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 16, 2018 01:52
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[Asia, China] Online sellers giving kids a nasty habit

ACCORDING TO the Tobacco Monopoly Law, only adults are allowed to buy cigarettes and only authorized retailers are allowed to sell them. Yet parents in different cities across the country have complained to the media about how easy it is for children to
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 7, 2018 20:36
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