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Altria Group Inc. introduced its heat-not-burn product, iQOS, to the market, five months after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave IQOS the greenlight in the United States. Read more

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Philip Morris International has called off talks about a US$200 billion merger with Altria Group, Inc. Read more

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A former tobacco industry executive is taking over as c.e.o. at 22nd Century Group, the Clarence-based company whose technology allows nicotine levels in tobacco to be manipulated. Read more

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Altria Group says it is discussing an all-stock merger with Philip Morris International. If the merger goes through, it would create the world’s biggest tobacco group. Read more

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Swiss diplomats lodged a request with the Moldovan government on behalf of Philip Morris International to request the company be given a voice in discussions around new tobacco regulations. Read more

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Philip Morris Thailand is trying to start talks with the Thai government to find constructive methods to reduce harm caused by smoking, which includes vaping. Read more

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More and more people in Japan are turning to heat-not-burn products over conventional cigarettes. Read more

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New research suggests that cigarettes will be stubbed out in Britain by 2050. Read more

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The World Health Organization says it is not buying into the idea that Philip Morris International is “healthier” than before, Read more

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Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) have both been recognized as Global Top Employers. Read more

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Philip Morris head André Calantzopoulos says making an investment in the cannabis industry may be too risky of a move at this time. Read more

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A global pact to battle the illicit tobacco trade began in September with the World Health Organization hailing it as “game-changing” in eliminating widespread health-hazardous and criminal activity. Read more

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The UK branch of Philip Morris International launched its “Hold My Light” anti-smoking campaign with ads in several newspapers late October. Read more

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Philip Morris International Inc. and Dorna Sports S.L., the commercial rights holder for the world FIM MotoGP Championships, have extended their partnership until the end of 2021. Read more

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The World Health Organization ignores its own treaty which obliges signatories to adopt the harm reduction approach of encouraging safer nicotine products. Read more

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The World Trade Organization has issued a ruling against Thailand’s regulations on cigarette imports. Read more

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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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Ex-smokers and medical associations are threatening legal action to get “too unhealthy” cigarettes that exceed European norms for nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide banned. Read more

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The project investment will cost about US $2.28 million. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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