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iQOS

In recent years, heat-not-burn tobacco products, with the significant advantage of reducing the release of harmful components, have gradually become an important r&d direction for Big Tobacco, leading HNBs’ market share to grow rapidly. Read more

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PMI denies the adverts are illegal and claims it wants to help smokers by providing them with better tobacco alternatives. Read more

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The tobacco tax hike will be JP¥1 per cigarette, with an additional tax hike of ¥2 to be implemented by October 2021. Read more

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

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

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

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From the Associate editor

Sustainability and Innovation

Two seemingly juxtaposed concepts, ensuring continuity of what already exits and introducing what doesn’t but should. Could the tobacco industry do both?

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