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Questions over risks of Philip Morris's smoke-free tobacco device IQOS

Wednesday's issue involves whether IQOS can be marketed as a reduced-harm product. The other is approval for basic sales, which analysts say could come as soon as next month.
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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Russians Fume After Video Of Smoking Toddler Goes Viral

After police in the North Ossetian capital of Vladikavkaz received numerous complaints from fuming residents who had seen the video online, they tracked the family down and fined the uncle, Aslan Dzavlayev. The video, which has been removed from the vid
Radio Free Europe
added Jan 25, 2018 19:36
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Philip Morris could win even if its iQOS marketing application fails

PMI has also applied for pre-tobacco market approval, which would allow iQOS to be sold in the U.S. That procedure doesn't include a public hearing, so he said applying for the modified-risk tobacco product designation gives PMI a chance to publicly make
CNBC
added Jan 25, 2018 18:19
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Philip Morris Falls as Tobacco Device Hits Snag on Health Risks

Outside experts advising the Food and Drug Administration concluded in a 8-0 vote that Philip Morris hadn’t shown that iQos would be less risky than cigarettes for smokers that make a complete switch. One panel member abstained. The vote was the culminat
Bloomberg News
added Jan 25, 2018 18:04
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Tobacco giant presses its case for a better-for-you cigarette

Philip Morris and its U.S. partner, Altria, want the FDA's permission to sell a tobacco product it calls the IQOS system in the United States. They're prepared to tell potential customers that IQOS is not danger-free. But they want the FDA to greenlight
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 25, 2018 17:48
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StopWatch: The preliminary evaluation of a smartwatch-based system for passive detection of cigarette smoking

We present a low-cost, smartwatch-based system for passive detection of cigarette smoking. It uses data from the motion sensors in the watch to identify the signature hand movements of cigarette smoking. The system will provide the detailed measures of i
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:05
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E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking—and help your kids start

On the one hand, it seems clear that on several metrics the electronic products are better for one’s health than combustible cigarettes, and there’s evidence that they can help some adult smokers quit. On the other, there is strong evidence that vaping a
Popular Science
added Jan 28, 2018 03:49
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Americas Tobacco: TPSAC Meeting Day 1: TPSAC expresses some concerns on IQOS MRTPA

PM's totality of evidence is supportive of MRTPA claim, in our view - We believe that PM has presented compelling evidence that would support the claim that IQOS leads to significantly reduced Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents (HPHC) productio
Goldman Sachs Research
added Jan 27, 2018 02:51
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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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FDA tobacco committee hearing could be watershed moment for innovative products

In December, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. entered the FDA regulatory gauntlet to have six styles of its Camel Snus products reviewed as a potential modified-risk product. Scott Ballin, the past chairman of Coalition of Science or Health, said approval of t
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 23:29
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