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[California] Smoke break! Emma Roberts enjoys a cigarette... after announcing her collaboration with athletic company New Balance

The star's hair was slicked back in a messy but chic style, and she appeared calm and cool as she smoked while chatting with a friend.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:37

Cancer Research UK funded research does not support the concern that e-cigarettes are a ‘strong gateway’ into smoking

misinterpretation by the media of a Cancer Research UK funded paper looking into a potential ‘gateway effect’ between e-cigarette vaping and cigarette smoking in young people. ..“the researchers didn’t look at whether the youngsters then became regular us
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 16, 2018 22:47

Graphic cigarette pack warnings do not produce more negative implicit evaluations of smoking compared to text-only warnings [FREE FULL TEXT]

We also did not find any beneficial effects of GWs on explicit evaluations of smoking. These results contrast with the observation that non-smokers and occasional smokers (but not daily smokers) believed that GWs would be more effective than the text-on
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 16, 2018 22:45

[UK] Vapers Digest March 16th

Fontem Ventures, a pioneer in e-vapour technologies, has acquired an equity stake in Cosmic Fog Vapors, an iconic innovator in high quality e-vapour liquids. (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 22:40

The Health 202: Who knew? A top Trump conservative is aggressively taking on tobacco

Republicans reacted in surprisingly muted fashion yesterday after FDA chief Scott Gottlieb proposed a bold and striking change for a conservative member of President Trump’s administration, announcing that he’s setting in motion new regulations to make c
Washington Post
added Mar 16, 2018 22:04

Statement by the European Public Health Association on the Philip Morris International “Foundation for a Smoke-free World” (PDF)

we have seen what can be achieved in countries where these measures have been applied most effectively. Unfortunately, Philip Morris and other tobacco companies continue to challenge this evidence and to undermine these policies. To quote the response to
EUPHA (European Public Health Association) (nl)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:43

Tanzania inaugurates 30 mln USD Philip Morris cigarette factory

A statement by the Directorate of Presidential Communication at State House in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam said the new cigarette factory is located in Morogoro region in eastern Tanzania. The statement said shortly after he had inaugurated the
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 16, 2018 21:39

Employee health plans charge smokers extra but don’t help them quit

Almost half of small employers that charge tobacco users extra for their health insurance don’t offer wellness programs to help employees stop smoking, according to a recent study. The Affordable Care Act permits these surcharges only when employers prov
added Mar 16, 2018 21:36

[Florida] Tobacco Company Appeals $806,000 Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

the trial court denied its motion to set aside the verdict in a suit where a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that the addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and death, according to the online docket
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 16, 2018 21:33

[Australia] Hate Seeing Cigarette Butts On The Ground? You Might Not Anymore Thanks To New Study

tested a mixture of asphalt and discarded cigarette butts to see if it could be a viable recycling program used in major cities in the future. The results so far are encouraging and could lead to the integration of some of the trillions of cigarette butts
added Mar 16, 2018 21:29
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