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[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels

This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Don't lose sight of most serious fake news items'

Professor George noted how tobacco firms' funding of research to cloud public awareness of the health risks of secondhand smoke had paid off. In Indonesia and China, only 60 to 70 per cent of people believe it can cause illness.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:00
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[Europe, UK] Vaping ads flout EU rules, even if to promote healthier lifestyles

(ASA) today upheld an anonymous complaint made about an advert for a e-cigarette shop Vape Station, in the magazine The Journal. After intense lobbying from the pharmaceutical industry, the EU's Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 (TRPR) monito
The Register (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:12
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BENTLEY: A myth that won't die: Movies cause teen smoking

Teens can pretty readily view whatever they want online. It is nigh impossible to prevent teens from watching porn, let alone protecting them from the horrors of seeing a Marlboro Light. Thankfully, despite the years of garbage research and gullible rep
Washington DC Examiner
added Aug 17, 2017 16:56
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[Connecticut] E-Alternative Solutions and Driver J.J. Yeley Offer Fans Exclusive Prizes from Bristol Motor Speedway

DARIEN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Alternative Solutions (EAS), a sister company to Jacksonville-based Swisher International ... will sponsor the No. 83 Copp Motorsports Chevrolet driven by J.J. Yeley in the upcoming NASCAR© Camping World Truc
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2017 17:36
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Senate bill seeks to ban e-cigarette use in schools, gov't offices, PUVs

The bill also seeks to limit the marketing, sale, and distribution of the product, allowing only those 18 years old and above to buy and use it
Rappler (ph)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:49
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[North Carolina] E-cig risk campaign for youths draws praise, criticism to FDA

will roll out an online extension of its “The Real Cost” ...anti-smoking advocates question whether the FDA campaign could cause more harm than good, especially if it attempts to tell youths — as some anti-tobacco public-health advocates claim — that e-ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] Campaigners Warn Over Youths, Underage Targeted Tobacco Adverts

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17
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Black Lives / Black Lungs

A short film investigating the tobacco industry’s successful infiltration into the black community. . . . Watch the full 15-minute short film below ↓
Black Lives / Black Lungs
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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tobacco is a social justice issue: mental health

documents show that tobacco companies targeted psychiatric facilities with product promotions and giveaways during the 1980s and 1990s, and that facilities also requested cigarette donations. An example can be found in a 1995 letter from a mental illness
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:59
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