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Newport’s ‘Pleasure Lounge’ Aims to Ignite Cigarettes Sales

“If you’re a smoker, it’s a smart way to turn you onto the brand because it’s fun and entertaining and you get cheap cigarettes,” said Ms. Hauri, a regular Newport smoker. The Newport Pleasure Lounge has helped turbocharge the brand. Newport’s rate of m
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 14, 2016 14:27
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House Appropriations Bill Slashes Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Programs, Putting Tobacco Industry Before Health

This funding cut makes no sense given the proven effectiveness of the CDC’s tobacco prevention and cessation programs and tobacco’s terrible toll in health, lives and health care dollars. It serves only the interests of the tobacco industry.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:02
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FDA launches first ad campaign focused on dangers of smokeless tobacco among rural teens / “The Real Cost” extension draws attention to harmful rite of passage for many at-risk teenagers

The central message in “The Real Cost” Smokeless Tobacco Prevention Campaign is “smokeless doesn’t mean harmless,” which aims to motivate these teenagers to reconsider what they think they know about smokeless tobacco use. The FDA’s strategic approach is
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 19, 2016 21:56
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[Oregon] A neat trick that makes political ads more effective

FCC’s Media Bureau unmasked the Fairness Matters for Oregonians Committee as a front. The group ran a series of TV ads against a state ballot proposition to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The money behind the ads, it was revealed
Reuters
added Mar 21, 2016 18:52
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Menthol Cigarettes and Public Health: Review of the Scientific Evidence and Recommendations (PDF)

OVERALL CONCLUSIONS Based on the conclusions to the nine questions, TPSAC provides the following general conclusions: • Menthol cigarettes have an adverse impact on public health in the United States. • There are no public health benefits of menthol compa
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 27, 2016 21:34
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[Africa] Ethiopia: City authorities to enforce ban on smoking in public places

the Addis Ababa City Government, on Wednesday said it is to begin penalizing institutions which allow smoking in public places as of next month. The Addis Ababa Food, Medicine, Health Care and Control Authority is deliberating with stakeholders on how to
StarAfrica
added Feb 18, 2016 12:13
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[California] RJ Reynolds To End ‘Camel Cash’ Dispute With $5M-Plus Deal ($$)

agreed Friday to resolve a class action filed in California federal court accusing it of wrongfully ending its "Camel Cash" promotion, saying it will allow customers to redeem the vouchers and pay more than $4.8 million in attorneys' fees and other awards
Law360
added Jan 9, 2016 12:21
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[Switzerland] Cigar czar fights for the right to light up

Heinrich Villiger, owner of Villiger Söhne cigar company....The brother of a former president of Switzerland, he is grabbing headlines in the country for opposing plans to tighten restrictions on the tobacco industry. A bigger target is the World Health O
Business Day (za)
added Jan 7, 2016 04:49
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Senators Ask FTC to Investigate Liquid Nicotine Retailers for Unfair or Deceptive Practices

“We must not tolerate the marketing of a harmful chemical to teenagers and children, especially under the imprimatur of recognizable brands — an advertising activity plainly undertaken to create a new generation of nicotine-addicted smokers or ‘vapers.’
US Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
added Dec 23, 2015 05:03
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Impact of Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising on Susceptibility and Trial of Electronic Cigarettes and Cigarettes in US Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

ad exposure was associated with greater curiosity to try an e-cigarette among never e-cigarette users and greater likelihood of e-cigarette trial at follow-up in a small number of never e-cigarette users and greater likelihood of e-cigarette trial at foll
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:18
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