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Australias Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on June 10 in an interim decision rejected a request by Philip Morris Australia to adjust nicotine regulations in a manner that would allow the companys heat-not-burn product (HTP) reach store shelves.


Philip Morris International (PMI) has appointed Suzanne Rich Folsom to the position of senior vice president and general counsel, leading legal, ethics and compliance, effective July 1, 2020. She succeeds Marc Firestone, who will retire later this year. Since January 2018, Firestone has held a dual role at PMI: president, external affairs and general counsel. He will continue to lead the companys external affairs function until a successor is appointed.


The Philippines Department of Health yesterday published new graphic warnings that will be included on cigarette packs, according to a story on ABS-CBN.