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[Thailand] Higher smoking age, tobacco advertising ban approved

The interim cabinet on Tuesday approved a measure to raise the minimum smoking age to 20 from 18. The increase was approved along with a raft of related measures to effectively ban all forms of advertising for the industry.
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Oct 26, 2016 03:46
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[Australia] ACCC action against e-cigarette company for alleged misleading non-toxic representations

The Joystick Company Pty Ltd (Joystick) made various claims in respect of its products, including that they do not contain any toxins or formaldehyde, are "independent from" chemicals found in conventional cigarettes, and have been approved by the ACCC.
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 03:34
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Organic cigarette? Suit against Natural American Spirit reaches 69 plaintiffs

Each lawsuit appears to piggyback on an Aug. 27, 2015, notice from the Food and Drug Administration that it had sent warning letters to Santa Fe and two other manufacturers. The letter said the manufacturers' advertising of their traditional cigarette pr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 25, 2016 19:33
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[California] Tobacco industry misleads in Prop 56 'doctor advertisement'

A recent No on 56 TV ad features a retired doctor ..."Prop 56 diverts 82 percent of the new taxes to line the pockets of wealthy special interests like insurance companies who don't have to help even one more patient,"...We rated its claim Mostly False.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Oct 25, 2016 13:21
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Celebrities Quit Smoking Successfully By Ditching Traditional Methods And Using The Kerry Gaynor Method

doctors around the globe have recommended the hypnosis-based program...Aaron Eckhart, Rashida Jones, Katie Cassidy, Lynn Collins, Charlize Theron, and Debra Messing. With no side effects of withdrawals, cravings or weight gain, it has become a celebrity t
PR Web
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29
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[New Zealand] Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame strategies

Critically analysing ‘informed choice’ claims is pivotal in countries that have set endgame goals ... ‘Informed choice’ arguments allow the ubiquitous availability of tobacco to go unquestioned and create a tension between endgame goals and the strategie
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2016 13:41
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[Asia, India] Brosnan knew the product he was promoting: Pan Bahar

The manufacturers of Pan Bahar have reiterated that the product does not contain any nicotine or tobacco, and that there has been no violation of the contract signed by Hollywood star Pierce Brosnan. While the firm is yet to detail its strategy to deal wi
Times of India
added Oct 23, 2016 14:37
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[Asia, India] Advertisment row: Pan Bahar contradicts Brosnan, says 'no breach of contract'

Brosnan has said that Pan Bahar “grossly manipulated” media outlets to falsely present him as a brand ambassador for their entire line of products... manufacturers of Pan Bahar have reiterated that the product does not contain any nicotine or tobacco, and
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:36
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Local West Hollywood leaders speak out against big tobacco’s heavy marketing to the LGBTQ community

“Big tobacco has a long, well-chronicled track record of targeting young people and LGBTQ people with smoking ads. They don’t care about us; they’re just trying to add to their profits,” said Councilwoman Lindsey Horvath. “They spend millions on deceptiv
LGBT Weekly
added Oct 22, 2016 19:50
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[Canada] If Big Tobacco sells e-cigarettes, they'll 'recruit a whole new generation' of smokers: Public Health Ontario

"It's desperately difficult for people to give up smoking once they're addicted to nicotine," Dr. Peter Donnelly said. "And my concern is that e-cigarettes and vaping of nicotine-containing mixtures could be a very effective way of recruiting a whole new
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:43
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