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FDA approves marketing for IQOS Tobacco Heating System

Marketing by Philip Morris Products for the IQOS Tobacco Heating System was approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

WHO analysis: Cigarette smoking rate in U.S. to dip 6.5% over 15 years

The current cigarette smoking rate among men and women in the United States will decline from 19 percent in 2010 to 12.5 percent by 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: U.S. FDA’s approval of sale of IQOS heated tobacco product does not equate safety

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) is cautioning the public on last week’s announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorizing the sale of the IQOS heated tobacco system in the United States.

WHO report forecasts 3.2% drop in tobacco smoking over 15 years

Tobacco smoking among men and women worldwide will decline 3.2 percent between the years 2010 and 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL: Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration Authorization For Sale of IQOS in the United States

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today confirmed that IQOS, Philip Morris International’s electrically heated tobacco system, is appropriate for the protection of public health and has authorized it for sale in the United States. FDA’s decision follows its comprehensive assessment of PMI’s premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) filed with the Agency in 2017.

ALTRIA GROUP, INC.: FDA Authorizes Sale of IQOS Tobacco Heating System in the U.S.

Altria Group, Inc. (Altria) (NYSE:MO) announces today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized sale of the IQOS heated tobacco system in the U.S. market. FDA authorization follows review of the Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTA) submitted by Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI).

VITAL STRATEGIES: As Tobacco and E-Cigarette Companies Continue to Use Marketing Dollars to Win New Customers, CVS Health Pledges Not to Work with Agencies that Promote Smoking or Vaping

CVS Health joins a growing list of companies to Quit Big Tobacco, a Vital Strategies initiative aimed at taking money, talent and expertise away from the tobacco and e-cigarette industries

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: More than 4 in 10 Americans Live with Unhealthy Air; Eight Cities Suffered Most Polluted Air Ever Recorded

American Lung Association's 20th annual 'State of the Air' report sounds the alarm on worsened air quality driven by climate change, placing health and lives at risk

ILLINOIS PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTE: Chicago, Cook County And Illinois Vaping Regulatory Report 2019

The "Chicago, Cook County And Illinois Regulatory Report" report has been added to's offering.

WALLGREENS CO.: Walgreens to Implement New Tobacco 21 Policy to Further Prevent Youth Access to Tobacco Products

Walgreens is implementing a new, chain-wide policy that will require customers to be at least 21 years old in order to purchase tobacco products in its stores, the company announced.

PHILIP MORRIS: Declares the "Year of Unsmoke," But Launches New Cigarette in Indonesia and Sells Over 700 Billion Cigarettes a Year Worldwide

Doubling down on its campaign of deception, Philip Morris International – one of the world's largest cigarette manufacturers – recently launched "The Year of Unsmoke," a follow-up to claims that it wants a smoke-free future.

CASAA CEO chides FDA commissioner's claim linking seizures to vaping

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who left office last week, was accused by a prominent vaping advocate of "throwing rubbish against the wall" as he walked out the door.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Mt. Samat now a shrine of smoke-free Philippines

During the commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) which marks the greatness of Filipino fighters during World War II, the marker declaring Mt. Samat National Shrine as a Shrine of Smoke-free Philippines was also launched.

22nd Century seeks to market very low nicotine cigarettes

A bioengineering company has applied to the FDA for permission to advertise its very-low-nicotine VLNTM cigarettes as delivering up to 95 percent less nicotine to a smoker’s bloodstream than their regular cigarettes.

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