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Teen “Juuling” Crisis, Approval for PMI’s IQOS, and Other Products Draw on Agency Resources more

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After slower sales of its IQOS product, Philip Morris International is trying on a new strategy to appeal to more conservative smokers in Japan who aren’t willingly exchanging their cigarettes for high-tech gadgets. more

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Philip Morris International reported that IQOS is now in cities in some 38 countries and that its success outside the United States has been continuing apace but data from Asia indicates that IQOS sales have plateaued in Japan. more

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Philip Morris International is reportedly planning to launch iQOS in India, according to Reuters. more

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The FDA must review the science behind a product before granting its marketing order. Here is an excerpt from the PMI application to the FDA for IQOS as a MRTP. more

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A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel decides that Philip Morris International should not be able to claim its new heat-not-burn device iQOS is safer than smoking. more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on, hurt by a sharp drop in domestic cigarette sales as more smokers switch to vaping products and more smokers are quitting than expected. more

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Things are stirring at the multinationals as they’re gearing up to lead consumers into an era where smoke-free next-generation products will (perhaps) replace combustibles for good. But is it a realistic goal? more

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We all know that tradeshows can be hard work, but they are also a great opportunity to connect and reconnect with friends, partners, and distributors. more

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Researchers have reported that the iQOS heat-not-burn device still releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke. more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. plans to spend US$500 million to quadruple its smokeless tobacco production capacity by the end of 2018, more

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Israel’s ministry of justice has accepted the position of three voluntary organizations in Israel that iQOS is a tobacco product, and all the restrictions that apply to tobacco products should apply. more

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The New Zealand Ministry of Health says Philip Morris International’s iQOS device is illegal. more

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Tobacco analysts have long speculated about the potential of Philip Morris International’s (PMI) iQOS product to revolutionize the e-vapor industry. But until recently, there was little data on the product. more

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