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Public comment submitting Reuters story on PMI irregulatities in IQOS clinical studies to PMI MRTP docket

Lauren Lempert submitted this comment to FDA on December 20...Reuters published a special report on December 20, 2017 identifying several irregularities in Philip Morris' IQOS research. The kind of industry behavior documented in this report is questionab
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:40
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Letter to FDA TPSAC urging them to delay action on IQOS until the record is closed and they can consider public comments

As someone who has served and does serve on committees similar to TPSAC, I do not see how the schedule that the FDA has established for TPSAC’s consideration of this application can permit a responsible assessment of the applications and associated publi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:39
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GLANTZ: Good news for Big Tobacco: E-cigs are a strong gateway for young adults to start smoking cigarettes

47.7% of never-smoking young adults who used e-cigarettes at baseline were smoking cigarettes a year later...The tobacco companies have worked for decades to crack the young adult market and e-cigarettes are the path.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:34
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GLANTZ: More evidence that NRT without counseling does not work

This is, of course, something that the tobacco industry has known for a long time, ever since shortly after NRT was introduced.... It also points to the folly of the FDA adopting the tobacco industry’s “harm reduction” approach of simply seeking alternati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:32
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LUKOWSKI: Big Tobacco continues to target the poor

If you look at a map of where tobacco use is highest, the states with the most smokers tend to be those with the fewest laws to keep tobacco marketing and other challenges in check. Laws work.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:58
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[Nigeria] OKPARA: Tobacco and the spirit of the season

The nation’s lawmakers also owe Nigerians and particularly the youth the duty of giving their nod to guidelines for implementing other provisions of the NTC Act ... Most important, however, is that at the home front, parents have the pivotal role of stop
New Telegraph (ng)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:56
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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35
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[USA] FOJTIK: U.S., FDA Can Learn from Japan How to Reduce Smoking

The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28
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[Africa] MAHON: Five Wishes for Morocco in the New Year 2018

3. A (more) smoke-free Morocco? Ymkin. 2018 is arriving and the research is clear on the effects of second-hand smoke. Smoking is part of the street café culture here just as it was a major part of the nightclub and bar scene in the US for decades. Smoke
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:12
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[Pennsylvania] Columns: Should public 'vaping' be prohibited? ($$)

YES By RICK KAZMER...
Somerset (PA) Daily American
added Dec 20, 2017 19:11
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