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BRIEF-FDA says Permits Sale Of IQOS Tobacco Heating System Through PMTA Pathway

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April 30 (Reuters) - FDA:

* FDA PERMITS SALE OF IQOS TOBACCO HEATING SYSTEM THROUGH PREMARKET TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATION PATHWAY

* FDA - AGENCY PLACES STRINGENT MARKETING RESTRICTIONS ON HEATED TOBACCO PRODUCTS AIMED AT PREVENTING YOUTH ACCESS AND EXPOSURE TO NEW PRODUCTS

* FDA - DETERMINED THAT AUTHORIZING HEATED TOBACCO PRODUCTS FOR U.S. MARKET IS "APPROPRIATE FOR PROTECTION OF PUBLIC HEALTH"

* FDA - CONTINUING ITS SUBSTANTIVE SCIENTIFIC REVIEW OF PHILIP MORRIS' MRTP APPLICATIONS

* FDA - PRODUCTS AUTHORIZED FOR SALE INCLUDE IQOS DEVICE, MARLBORO HEATSTICKS, MARLBORO SMOOTH MENTHOL HEATSTICKS AND MARLBORO FRESH MENTHOL HEATSTICKS

* FDA - WHILE TODAY'S ACTION PERMITS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO BE SOLD IN U.S., IT DOES NOT MEAN PRODUCTS ARE SAFE OR "FDA APPROVED."

* FDA - ACTION IS NOT A DECISION ON MRTP APPLICATIONS THAT PHILIP MORRIS SUBMITTED FOR PRODUCTS TO MARKET THEM WITH CLAIMS OF REDUCED EXPOSURE/RISK

* FDA - PUTTING IN PLACE POSTMARKET REQUIREMENTS AIMED AT, AMONG OTHER THINGS, MONITORING MARKET DYNAMICS SUCH AS POTENTIAL YOUTH UPTAKE.

* FDA - PLACING STRINGENT RESTRICTIONS ON HOW PRODUCTS ARE MARKETED INCLUDING REQUIREMENTS THAT ADVERTISING BE TARGETED TO ADULTS

* FDA - ALSO REQUIRING ALL PACKAGE LABELS AND ADVERTISEMENTS FOR HEATED TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO INCLUDE A WARNING ABOUT ADDICTIVENESS OF NICOTINE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: