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[UK] Backlash as world's biggest tobacco firm launches £2million campaign to help smokers kick the habit and switch to vaping

Philip Morris International, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, are behind the initiative to encourage people to quit smoking for at least a month. But health charities have slammed the move as 'staggering hypocrisy' and 'PR puff', saying the company is o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 15:59
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GLANTZ: JUUL following the cigarette companies’ lead in claiming they don’t want kids to smoke

is mirroring what the cigarette companies have done for decades in now claiming that they don’t want kids to smoke and promoting their own “youth smoking prevention” program. As Jessica Liu and Bonnie Halpern-Felsher just pointed out in an insightful com
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2018 00:48
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on agency’s ongoing commitment to improving efficiency, transparency of tobacco product application review process as part of FDA’s comprehensive framework to reduce tobacco-related disease and death

this week we’re holding a two-day public meeting to discuss the policies and processes for tobacco product application review. The discussion on the tobacco product review process is important because the regulatory review of individual products gives the
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 22, 2018 17:01
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[UK] Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

"This is a staggering hypocrisy," it said, pointing out the firm still promotes smoking outside the UK. "The best way Philip Morris could help people to stop smoking is to stop making cigarettes," George Butterworth, Cancer Research UK's tobacco policy
BBC Online
added Oct 22, 2018 16:57
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Tobacco firm Philip Morris accused of 'staggering hypocrisy' over UK anti-smoking campaign

But charities claimed the move was just a way to circumvent tobacco advertising laws and to promote its range of smoking alternatives, including e-cigarettes and “heat not burn” tobacco products.
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 22, 2018 16:56
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[UK] Tobacco giant launches anti‑smoking drive

Philip Morris sells 800 billion cigarettes around the world each year but is seeking to boost sales of what it claims are less harmful alternatives, such as e-cigarettes and tobacco heaters.
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 22, 2018 16:49
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[UK] Tobacco giant Philip Morris accused of 'staggering hypocrisy' over anti-smoking campaign

the campaign, called Hold My Light, is an "important next step" in the company's path to "ultimately stop selling cigarettes". But Cancer Research UK said the company is only trying to promote its smoking alternatives such as e-cigarettes and heated toba
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 22, 2018 16:48
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[Africa, Asia] Big tobacco's smoke and mirrors act

In developed countries, tobacco companies are investing in less harmful alternatives to conventional cigarettes, while in many developing nations, they're advertising classic cigarettes as always.... Are politicians bribed by the tobacco industry? Not of
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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Combustible and Electronic Tobacco and Marijuana Products in Hip-Hop Music Videos, 2013-2017 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The confluence of hip-hop’s broad appeal, use of branded products by influential artists, and growing interest in electronic products and marijuana all contribute to the important public health concern of tobacco and marijuana use. Music videos offer larg
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 20, 2018 15:14
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[Australia, New Zealand] Promotion of JUUL on Twitter [FREE FULL TEXT]

In balancing the related competing arguments about e-cigarettes, evidence such as that reported by Chu et al. demonstrates the need for public health policies that minimise the promotion of e-cigarettes to adolescents and nonsmokers. The absence of such
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 20, 2018 14:46
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