Two U.S. lawmakers voice concerns over Philip Morris tobacco trials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic U.S. senators said they have fresh concerns over clinical trials conducted by Philip Morris International Inc as it seeks U.S. clearance to market its iQOS electronic tobacco product as less risky than cigarettes, according to statements both senators provided to Reuters.


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Exclusive: With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry’s legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations.


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