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Cigarette Stocks Have Gotten Burned This Week. Could Things Get Even Worse for Big Tobacco?

But what was potentially more troubling to companies like Altria and British American Tobacco was PMI’s admission the next generation of tobacco products meant to make up for declining traditional cigarette sales—such as “heat not burn” devices like the i
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35
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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Smoky affairs

why should the FBR not be held directly accountable for its failure to curb smuggling, check illicit trade and achieve revenue targets instead of giving them the power to take steps against the spirit of the international convention the government has sig
The News (pk)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:06
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SHAPIRO: A lawsuit to make rulemakers follow the rules

PLF is challenging the “Deeming Rule,” a 2016 regulation issued under the Obama FDA that made vaping devices subject to the Tobacco Control Act. (Full disclosure: the lawsuits are spearheaded by former Cato legal associate Tommy Berry and former Cato lega
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Feb 5, 2018 17:13
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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
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[Canada] GALLINGER: Dealing with fellow parents who smoke in front of your children

The real danger of their casual smoking, is that it 'normalizes' this behaviour to kids, Ken Gallinger writes.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 18:13
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[Canada] NCDs: Our Health Challenge For The 21st Century

So where do we start in our efforts to combat NCDs? Take tobacco, a major risk factor. Tobacco is the most addictive product sold today, and most smokers start using it as children. We know that, and we still allow marketing to young people. This is a se
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:24
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GLANTZ: PMI’s Own Data on Biomarkers of Potential Harm in Americans Show that IQOS is Not Detectably Different from Conventional Cigarettes, so FDA Must Deny PMI’s Modified Risk Claims

In its application PMI presents data that it represents as showing that IQOS produces lower levels of toxic chemicals than conventional cigarettes...there is no statistically detectable difference between IQOS and conventional cigarettes for 23 of thes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:44
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[Virginia] DAHL: Vital Signs: Need help kicking the habit? Skip electronic smoking devices

The belief that ESDs are less harmful than conventional cigarettes is still debatable. There is not enough research to show ESDs are effective in helping people quit, and they are not FDA-approved quit aids. ESDs have helped some people quit, but others
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Oct 16, 2017 05:59
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CHAPMAN: Tobacco giant wants to eliminate smoking. . . and pigs might fly [FREE FULL TEXT]

the breathtaking arrogance of Philip Morris and Yach shunning WHO’s article 5.3 on industry interference in the [FCTC] supported by 180 nations will surely steel the resolve of thousands of researchers to continue to shun money obtained from tobacco sales
British Medical Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 22:54
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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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