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US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Begins Scientific Review of Philip Morris International’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application for its Electronically Heated Tobacco Product (EHTP)

“We welcome FDA and public review of the comprehensive scientific evidence package that we submitted to the agency through its MRTP application process,” said Dr. Moira Gilchrist, PMI Vice President Corporate Affairs of Reduced-Risk Products. “PMI’s appl
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 25, 2017 15:48
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Modified Risk Tobacco Products

Section 911 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act, as amended by the Tobacco Control Act, gives FDA responsibility to establish rigorous criteria that must be met before the agency can issue an order authorizing the marketing of a modified ris
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:41
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PMP S.A. [PHILIP MORRIS PRODUCTS] Executive Summary (PDF - 5.74 MB) (PDF)

PMI has developed the THS system, to be marketed as “iQOS”. The THS system consists of a device that heats, but does not burn, a proprietary Tobacco Stick (“HeatSticks”), creating an inhalable nicotine-containing aerosol that provides a range of consum
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:36
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

The FDA has filed for scientific review three Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) applications from Philip Morris Products S.A. (PMP S.A.) for its IQOS system and three types of Heatstick products.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 17:33
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MyCleanAir Puts an End to the Ostracizing of Smokers

has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. ...MyCleanAir is a cup that is designed to conceal the cigarette and smoke, in order to give a smoker the freedom to smoke anywhere, without bothering or affecting the people around them.
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added May 24, 2017 15:57
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Online Tobacco Marketing May Increase Risk of Tobacco Use Among Youth

In recent years, tobacco company expenditures on Internet advertising have exploded, growing from $0.7 million dollars in 1999 to $23.1 million dollars in 2013. This increase in online tobacco marketing, and its ability to reach audiences of all ages, in
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added May 24, 2017 23:32
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Global Tobacco Packaging Market 2017-2021 with Amcor, International Paper, ITC & Phillip Morris International Dominating - Research and Markets

One trend in market is technological innovations. Though tobacco consumption is decreasing because of stringent government regulations and increasing health awareness, there is a section of people who still consume tobacco because of addiction or habit.
Business Wire
added May 24, 2017 03:06
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Retailer, Tobacco Brand Each Track Shelf Availability via RFID

A tobacco company and a Canadian convenience store chain are beta-testing ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) radio frequency identification-based smart-shelf technology to track the stock of goods on store shelves. The Smart Shelf system, provided by NeWave Sensor
RFID Journal
added May 23, 2017 13:28
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Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Cigarettes / Smoke by Any Other Name

Philip Morris International claims that IQOS releases no smoke because the tobacco does not combust and the tobacco leaves are only heated not burned. However, there can be smoke without fire. The harmful components of tobacco cigarette smoke are products
JAMA Ophthalmology
added May 26, 2017 22:57
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Cigarette filters may increase lung cancer risk

In a review of research on changes in lung cancer rates, and changes in the types of lung cancer that are most common, the study authors argue that tiny ventilation holes in virtually all cigarettes sold today are creating a new health risk.
Reuters
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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