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More and More Hip-Hop Music Videos Going Up in Smoke

About half of popular hip-hop songs included tobacco and marijuana use in their music videos in 2017, researchers found. The proportion of leading hip-hop videos containing electronic or combustible tobacco and marijuana products, or smoke and vapor fro
MedPage Today
added Oct 16, 2018 17:12
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[UK] British American Tobacco trims profit and vaping growth forecasts

has cut its full-year sales target for cigarette alternative products by 10 per cent to £900m, blaming lower demand in Japan and a product recall in the US, and said it would pay down debt slower than expected through 2019. The FTSE 100 group also warned
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 16, 2018 17:10
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[France] Banned plastics: European Parliament’s list grows longer

The environment committee calls for a 50% reduction of filter waste containing plastic in 2025 and an 80% reduction in 2030. Moreover, the committee is requesting that the tobacco industry cover the costs of collecting, transporting and treating these cig
EurActiv
added Oct 16, 2018 00:04
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[Montana] LETTER: Tobacco taxes reduce tobacco use and save lives

Tobacco taxes reduce tobacco use and save lives. How can that be bad? And the fact that a portion of the revenue will be used to help 100,000 Montanans keep their health care? Again, how can that be bad? Vote yes on I-185.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 15, 2018 23:59
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UL Certifies First Electronic Cigarette to UL 8139 Standard

UL...announced today that Joyetech, a global manufacturer of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, is the first organization to certify to UL 8139, a safety Standard that evaluates the electrical and battery systems of vaping devices and electronic cigare
PR Newswire
added Oct 15, 2018 23:48
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More hip-hop videos show smoking and vaping

Roughly half of popular hip-hop music videos feature smoking, vaping and marijuana use, with displays of tobacco products and drugs becoming increasingly common, a new study suggests. Hip-hop is the leading music genre in the U.S. Its fan base includes a
Reuters
added Oct 15, 2018 23:44
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Revealed, the damage smoking does to your teeth: Images show how cigarettes dramatically yellow your smile compared to vaping

Vaping does not stain your teeth - unlike traditional cigarettes which dramatically yellow your smile, research suggests. In the first study of its kind, scientists exposed enamel to smoke from cigarettes, heat-not-burn products and e-cigarettes. Res
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 15, 2018 23:40
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Is hip hop fueling vape culture? 50% of rap videos feature e-cigarettes, weed and tobacco as researchers warn the industry ‘targets minorities’

E-cigarette companies are paying more and more hip hop artists to feature their products in their music videos in marketing campaigns that may target teenagers and minorities, new research suggests. From rock to hip hop and beyond, cigarettes have hist
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 15, 2018 23:38
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juul sales increase more than 600% in a year, underscoring popularity among teens

The problems with products like JUUL, however, won’t be addressed until the FDA fully regulates e-cigarettes and establishes a strong premarket review process to prevent these kinds of products from being sold in the first place. Truth Initiative has rep
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 15, 2018 23:33
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Hip-Hop Loaded With Pot, Cigarette References

Hip-hop music videos are rife with use of marijuana, e-cigarettes and traditional smokes, perhaps enticing young viewers to light up, researchers say. "While there is no doubt that hip-hop artists have made many positive contributions to social change --
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2018 23:25
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