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Acute perceptions of preferred cigarettes when blinded to brand

Acute perceptions of one’s own cigarette are substantially lower when smokers are simply unaware of brand, relative to those aware it is their preferred brand. Results support the notion that perceptions of smoking own brand are enhanced by marketing effo
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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Regulating the local availability of tobacco retailing in Madrid, Spain: a GIS study to evaluate compliance

ost tobacco stores are compliant with the regulations in Spain. However, these regulations are insufficient to reduce tobacco availability. More restrictive regulations are needed to limit the geographic distribution of tobacco retailers, and health crite
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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Vape start-up Juul raises $650m at $15bn valuation

Juul Labs, the San Francisco-based ecigarette company, has closed on the first $650m of a $1.25bn funding round, new regulatory filings show.  The equity fundraising, led by New York-based hedge fund and venture investor Tiger Global, values Juul at $15
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 18:39
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] ‘Life or death’: Tokyo pub owners fear impact of tougher smoking laws

Under an anti-smoking ordinance adopted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly last month, the 73-year-old owner of a small udon (wheat noodles) restaurant in the Takadanobaba district will soon have to make a choice: declare the entire interior nonsmoking o
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 10, 2018 17:46
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[Minnesota] Condo building in St. Paul voted to go smoke-free. Then smokers got on the board

At Gallery Tower, the nearly 40-year-old building where Tentinger lives, the failed smoking ban remains a point of contention. It has spawned rumors that the board election was rigged, spurred tense interactions at board meetings and made some residents
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 10, 2018 17:45
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[South Carolina] HUD: Public housing must become smoke-free by July 31

According to a news release from the S.C. Tobacco-Free Collaborative, a statewide assembly of leading health organizations, community coalitions and businesses committed to eliminating the toll of tobacco use in South Carolina, nearly 30,000 public housi
The Sumter (SC) Item
added Jul 10, 2018 17:44
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[UK] EXPLODING VAPE: LATEST E-CIGARETTE FIRE NEARLY BURNS MAN'S GENITALS

A U.K. man’s vape pen exploded in his pants pocket, shredding his jeans and scorching his skin in a fire that narrowly missed his genitals. It’s a rare yet troubling phenomenon tied to the e-cigarette, a device one in 10 Americans uses. Jason Curmi, 46,
Newsweek
added Jul 10, 2018 17:42
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[California] LETTER: Unicorn Puke? That’s a vape flavor only a kid could love

I have three granddaughters, aged 2, 7 and 8. I am concerned about the tobacco industry’s use of flavors in their toxic products to lure kids into lifelong addiction. The tobacco industry doesn’t stop at the use of flavors, it also uses kid-friendly pac
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Jul 10, 2018 13:00
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Chiba planning to snuff out most smoking at restaurants

The municipal government here is following the lead of Tokyo, seeking to make the majority of eating and drinking establishments in Chiba smoke-free. Chiba officials have drafted an ordinance to take measures against passive smoking, which are stricter t
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 10, 2018 12:59
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SMOKING MAPPED: These are the worst places for smoking in the UK

BRITAIN'S worst towns for smoking have been revealed – and people in the poorest areas are four times more likely to light up than those in the richest./the local authority with the highest rate of male smokers is Rossendale in Lancashire, with 33.1% of
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 12:58
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