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GLANTZ: Four independent studies reinforce the conclusion, based on PMI data, that marketing IQOS will not promote complete switching from cigarettes.

Independent research has confirmed the evidence in PMIs MRTP application that IQOS advertising will mislead consumers. In their paper“Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents" Sherine El-Toukhy and colleague
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:52
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IQOS labelling will mislead consumers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Consumers will not understand the condition of the claims—that they must quit using cigarettes completely to achieve the inferred health benefits of IQOS. Rather, they are likely to misunderstand the unsupported claims of reduced risks to mean IQOS are ha
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:51
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Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Risk and exposure claims acted similarly on MRTP beliefs. Lower exposure claims misled the public to perceive lower perceived risk even though no lower risk claim was explicitly made, which is impermissible under US law.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:49
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Awareness and use of heated tobacco products among US adults, 2016–2017 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Awareness and use of HTP in the USA are increasing. These products are more familiar to men and younger adults and may be being used disproportionately by racial/ethnic minorities. With increases in HTP availability and the potential for reduced-risk clai
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:42
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IQOS: examination of Philip Morris International’s claim of reduced exposure [FREE FULL TEXT]

PMI’s data appear to support PMI’s claim that IQOS reduces exposure to HPHCs. However, PMI’s data also show significantly higher levels of several substances that are not recognised as HPHCs by the FDA in IQOS emissions compared with combustible cigarette
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:38
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Assessment of industry data on pulmonary and immunosuppressive effects of IQOS [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS is associated with significant pulmonary and immunomodulatory toxicities with no detectable differences between conventional cigarette smokers and those who were switched to IQOS in Philip Morris International’s studies. Philip Morris International a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:37
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes—is the UK throwing caution to the wind?

e-cigarettes are big business...It is naive and premature of the Committee to confuse an absence of evidence with an absence of harm. The more extreme recommendations from this report lack a firm evidence base and are disappointingly ill advised at this t
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:37
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[Australia] Secret industry funding of doctor-led vaping lobby group laid bare

Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association....fiercely lobbying for change, had accepted initial funding from vaping interests..."We do not say that we do not accept funding from the vaping industry, which is quite separate from the tobacco industry,"
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:31
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Cigarette Use One of Most Significant Health Risks to Military Service Members

The American Osteopathic Association has partnered with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers® campaign to address high smoking rates among service members, who smoke at a rate 60% above the general populatio
PR Newswire
added Aug 30, 2018 20:52
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[Florida] RJR Slapped With $7.5M Total Verdict at Trial Over Trucker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors delivered a $7.5 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds this week for the part they found the tobacco company played in the cancer death of a Florida truck driver. Olson v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000396. Floyd Olson, 58, a long-haul trucker, died f
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2018 19:06
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