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Heat-not-Burn Studies Remain Cloaked / PMI documents on iQOS research heavily redacted

has filed an extensive number of documents with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in an effort to gain approval to sell its new heat-not-burn iQOS device in the United States. And while the FDA recently published much of the material, product research
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:20
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Splits Blame In $1.6M Lung Cancer Verdict ($$)

a longtime smoker and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were equally to blame for the lung cancer that ultimately caused her death, holding R.J. Reynolds is only partially responsible for a $1.65 million damages award. Jurors in Fort Myers concluded the eight-da
Law360
added Jul 20, 2017 04:13
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[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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[Europe] UK government's war on e-cigs is over

Brexit provides the opportunity to re-examine the regulation of "electronic nicotine delivery systems" as alternatives to cigarettes, says the DoH, with the department vowing to "identify where we can sensibly deregulate without harming public health".
The Register (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:18
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[Netherlands, USA] VIDEO: TOBACCO INDUSTRY ACCUSED OF MURDER: CRIMINAL CASE AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY, ASH REPORTS

ASH) released a new video to draw attention to a Dutch criminal complaint against the tobacco industry for murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, attempted manslaughter, inflicting and attempting severe physical harm and deliberately harming health.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:12
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Turkey: Turkey Tightens Rules For Manufacturing And Labelling Cigarette Papers

Turkey has tightened manufacturing rules for cigarette papers, as well as prohibited adding sugars, flavouring and colouring during production. It has also updated the minimum requirements for health warnings on packages for cigarette papers. Most notabl
Mondaq
added Jul 19, 2017 14:21
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[UK] Let workers vape in office, Government plan suggests

Vaping should be allowed in offices and enclosed public spaces in order to “maximise” access to safer alternatives to smoking, a Government plan says.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:19
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[India] Tobacco Tax U-Turn Burns $7 Billion Hole in ITC's Market Cap

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by value, plunged the most in 25 years after India surprised investors by raising levies on tobacco products. The stock slumped 12 percent to 285.1 rupees at 3:12 p.m. in Mumbai, erasing $7.5 billion from
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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Cigarette Makers Drag Indian Equities Lower on Surprise Tax Hike

Declines in India’s cigarette makers, led by ITC Ltd., sent the nation’s benchmark stock index to its steepest decline in seven months. The S&P BSE Sensex Index closed 1.1 percent lower, dropping from Monday’s record level. The benchmark has climbed to m
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 14:10
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The Pharmaceuticalization of the Tobacco Industry

Transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) aggressively promote smoking in low- and middle-income countries but have also diversified their product lines to include more socially acceptable alternative nicotine products...This pursuit of new, standardized, de
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Jul 18, 2017 14:05
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