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[Australia] VIDEO: Federal Court fines e-cigarette sellers over 'misleading claims'

The Federal court has fined three online e-cigarette retailers for making false and misleading claims. Australia's consumer watchdog the ACCC took the action after the businesses suggested their products did not contain harmful carcinogens and toxins. It
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 8, 2017 16:14
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[Australia] E-cigarette companies fined over false claims about toxic chemicals

Australia’s competition regulator has become the first in the world to successfully take legal action against e-cigarette companies for making false and misleading claims about the carcinogens in their products. Federal court Justice John Gilmour ordere
The Guardian (uk)
added May 8, 2017 16:12
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[Ireland, New York] Irish Cancer Society slams Hollywood stars for photos showing them smoking at Met Gala

Chadwick added that celebrities who post photos of themselves smoking do the work that advertising companies can not by promoting the habit..."Tobacco companies can no longer market their products directly to young people through billboards and TV ads. Th
Joe.ie (ie)
added May 9, 2017 20:27
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[Canada] New anti-smoking campaign targets Quebecers as young as 11

The Quebec Student Sport Network has teamed up with the province’s department of health and social services to launch a new campaign to prevent tobacco use among youth between the ages of 11 and 14-years-old. The goal of the campaign is to educate young
Canadian Press
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[New York] Fashion and smoking: Celebrities “rebel” at the MET Gala

The Marlboro cigarette packet can be clearly seen in Mr Jacobs’ hand. Associating the Marlboro brand with exclusivity, celebrity, fashion, and rebellion... No doubt Philip Morris is pleased to see its brand being held up as a fashion accessory. It sure be
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 5, 2017 02:19
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[Australia] E-cigarette firm hit with $55,000 fine

The boss of an online e-cigarette company has been fined $55,000 after being pursued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for falsely claiming the products did not contain cancer-causing chemicals.
West Australian (au)
added May 5, 2017 04:21
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[California] Surfrider Foundation Aims to Eliminate Cigarette Littering with Print PSAs

Surfrider Foundation...teamed up with gyro San Francisco in an effort to de-normalise the act of littering cigarettes and to get people thinking... The campaign, entitled 'Snuffed Out Marine Life', seeks to raise awareness and open a dialogue about this
Little Black Book (LBBonline)
added May 4, 2017 15:22
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HBCUs, Community Colleges partner with Truth Initiative, CVS to tackle tobacco

joined forces to work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges students and administrators. Through a nation-wide campaign, the organizations advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke and tobacco free camp
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 2, 2017 19:09
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FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implementation of FCTC Article 13 was followed by increased progress towards complete advertising bans, but progress is incomplete, especially among low-income countries. Low-income countries need comprehensive support to implement FCTC as part of a broad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2017 17:50
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Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™, Receives $500,000 Sponsorship From Altria Group

announced Altria Group as a Virginia Colony Partner. Altria's $500,000 sponsorship will support commemoration projects marking the 400th anniversary of pivotal 1619 Virginia events that set Virginia and America on a course towards the ideals of democracy,
PR Newswire
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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