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'Heat-not-burn' cigarettes still release cancer-causing chemicals

The smoke released by this "heat-not-burn" cigarette had 84 percent of the nicotine found in traditional cigarettes...also released chemicals linked to cancer including carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarb
Reuters
added May 26, 2017 22:56
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[UK] Sniffer dogs with GoPro bodycams help uncover 30,000 fake cigarettes in Soho crackdown

London Evening Standard (uk)
added May 25, 2017 21:00
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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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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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Q&A: Modified Risk Tobacco Products

Modified risk tobacco products (MRTPs) are tobacco products that are sold or distributed for use to reduce harm or the risk of tobacco-related disease associated with commercially marketed tobacco products.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding "Intended Uses"

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing this final rule to describe the circumstances in which a product made or derived from tobacco, that is intended for human consumption, will be subject to regulation as a tobacco product, drug, device,
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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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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