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Big tobacco's new marketing push: Smartphones, style and EDM

British American Tobacco (BAT) -- the third-largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world -- is engaged in an elaborate and ethically questionable online-marketing strategy across Europe and Asia. A joint Point and Engadget investigation has found
Engadget.com
added Nov 17, 2018 05:22
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Smoking uptake in UK children: analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study

. Caregiver and peer-group smoking remain important drivers of child smoking uptake and thus important targets for intervention.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 17, 2018 05:20
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Friends and family increase the risk of children becoming smokers in the UK

Teenagers whose mothers smoked during pregnancy, or whose parents or friends smoke, are more likely to smoke themselves. The findings come from a new study carried out at Imperial College London and published today in the journal Thorax, which highlight
Imperial College London (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:18
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Open letter to Simon Stevens to ensure that tobacco dependence treatment is provided for every smoker cared for by the NHS, as part of the long term plan

The government’s ambition for a five year improvement in disability free life expectancy by 2035 is one that we can all share,1 but if it is to be achieved the NHS has to ensure that tobacco dependence treatment is provided for every smoker cared for by
British Medical Journal
added Nov 17, 2018 05:16
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[UK] Give all smokers tobacco dependence treatment on the NHS, medics say

The NHS should ensure that every smoker it cares for is given "tobacco dependence treatment", a group of medics have said.... The letter was signed by more than 800 other doctors, healthcare professionals and academics.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 05:14
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VIDEO: Juul to eliminate social media accounts, stop retail sales of flavors

"Our intent was never to have youth use JUUL," Kevin Burns wrote in the Tuesday statement that outlined an action plan divided into four key areas: flavors, retail stores, social media and the future. Burns said the company will be "eliminating our own s
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:06
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VIDEO: FDA sees nearly 80% jump in teens using e-cigarettes

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.Source: CNN
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:03
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High school e-cigarette use has jumped nearly 80%. Now, the FDA wants new regulations

"These data shock my conscience," FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement, proposing to strengthen the agency's policies against flavored e-cigarette products. These proposals could ultimately prompt their removal from shelves and website
CNN
added Nov 17, 2018 05:00
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[UK] Snowflake generation are too SCARED to cause a scene! Less than half of 16-24 year-olds would complain about a rude waiter or cold meal compared to 71% of over-55s, FCA study reveals

Top 10 things people want to complain about – but don't... 7. Smoking in a public place
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 17, 2018 04:54
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Facebook: The demise of menthol

Our Facebook audience shared their opinions about the FDA’s plan to ban menthol cigarettes and cigars from retail and prohibit all e-cig flavors outside of tobacco, menthol and mint. Here is what two readers had to say about it:
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 17, 2018 04:48
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