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Heat-not-burn cigarette gets mostly unfavorable votes from FDA advisory committee

The committee’s decisions have implications for British American Tobacco Plc, owner of Reynolds American Inc., which sells its glo heat-not-burn product in Canada, Japan, Russia, South Korea and Switzerland. The tightest vote was 5-4 in which the commit
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 26, 2018 12:50

[Europe, Italy] Heat-not-burn tobacco products: concerns from the Italian experience

IQOS is the brand name of such a product by Philip Morris International, launched in 2014 in Italy as a pilot country for the European market. IQOS is now in commerce in 30 countries, including 19 European ones, and applications have been submitted to mar
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39

Philip Morris, Altria hit by FDA advisory panel ruling on IQOS devices

Shares of Philip Morris International and Altria Group took a hit after a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel rejected Philip Morris’s proposed claim that its IQOS tobacco heating devices present less of a health risk than the traditional version
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:01

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.
added Jan 26, 2018 11:46

Vapor Products Market: E-vapor and Heat-not-Burn Devices - Global Outlook and Forecast 2018-2023 -

The growing global health awareness and technological developments aiding safer smoking is driving the global vapor products (e-vapor and heat-not-burn (HnB) devices) market and is expected to cross $43 billion by 2023, growing at an impressive CAGR of o
Business Wire
added Jan 26, 2018 11:46

GLTANTZ: FDA advisors say evidence doesn't back Philip Morris' claim that IQOS cuts disease risk

UCSF has submitted 10 public comments supporting the scientific conclusion that IQOS is not safer than conventional cigarettes and that even allowing "reduced exposure" claims would be misinterpreted as reduced harm claims. ...Other countries should not b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:03

Big Tobacco Has a Lot Riding on FDA’s Stance Toward IQOS, the Latest Cigarette Alternative ($$)

The findings, which are to be released at the end of a two-day meeting, could help chart a new course for tobacco regulation in the U.S. and have enormous implications for U.S. public health. The stakes are also high for the Marlboro maker, which has inv
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 25, 2018 23:59

F.D.A. Panel Rejects Philip Morris’ Claim That Tobacco Stick Is Safer Than Cigarettes

In two days of discussions, the committee members repeatedly raised questions about the quality of the science behind the company’s claims that the product is safer than cigarettes, and about the company’s certainty that it would not appeal to youths and
New York Times
added Jan 25, 2018 23:52

U.S. panel deals blow to Philip Morris tobacco device

The recommendation is not binding and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could still allow Philip Morris to make such a claim, but some analysts think the agency might ask for additional data first. “It’s a process,” said Bonnie Herzog, an analyst at
added Jan 25, 2018 23:33

FDA Scientific Committee Finds Philip Morris’ Evidence Was Inadequate to Show Its IQOS Product Would Reduce Risk of Disease

scientific evidence Philip Morris International provided contains serious gaps and was insufficient to support its claims that its IQOS heated tobacco product reduces the risks of tobacco-related disease or that it is likely to lead adult smokers to switc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:12
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