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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 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

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

[UK] Will a pig that oinks when you open the fridge door REALLY help you slim? We test the best gadgets that claim to help you lose weight

BRACELET GIVES YOU AN ELECTRIC SHOCK Pavlok shock wristband, £179.99, Aversion therapy can help people quit smoking, as smokers can respond quickly to it. Weight loss is more complex.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:52

US panel rejects marketing plan for heated tobacco device

Government advisers dealt a blow Thursday to Philip Morris International's hopes to sell its heat-not-burn device in the United States as a less-harmful alternative to cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2018 22:29

Can Philip Morris' (PM) RRPs Help It Tide Over Hurdles?

Rising health consciousness and adverse impacts of tobacco consumption have pushed consumers toward RRPs such as e-cigarettes, HeatSticks and iQOS products. To meet consumer's changing preference, Philip Morris launched the iQOS (in 2014), a smokeless ci
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13

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

U.S. health advisers weigh risks of novel Philip Morris tobacco device

The panel of tobacco and public health experts, convened by the [FDA], will vote on Thursday on whether data provided by the company supports one of three potential claims that would be used on the product’s label and in marketing. The vote is not bindin
added Jan 25, 2018 21:12
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