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[Africa, South Africa] To vape or not to vape?

The popularity of e-cigarettes is increasing rapidly in South Africa, with “a proliferation of vape stores in shopping malls and places where young people congregate”, Kalideen says. The industry is clearly targeting young people by introducing flavours
News24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:28
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Big Tobacco Accused of Using Social Media 'Influencers' to Target Youth

Barred by law from almost all forms of traditional advertising in the U.S., tobacco companies are now aggressively using social media platforms to market cigarettes to a new generation of potential smokers, an anti-tobacco group is charging.
MedPage Today
added Sep 4, 2018 19:21
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[Croatia, UK] Endurance smokers go for the slow burn

Competitors will have to keep their cigar lit for three hours and six minutes to beat the record...Some 200 competitors from 36 nations will light up today in the “grand final” of one of the least health-conscious endurance sports at the ninth Cigar Smok
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:05
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoke and hashtags: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted

“tobacco companies have been undermining, on all levels and at every occasion, the [FCTC] parties’ efforts to promote development and improve the health of their populations. They should therefore not be viewed as stakeholders in the development of any to
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:41
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[Illinois] Pat Martin, dead at 93, helped create iconic ‘You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby’ ads

Pat Martin is credited with coining a famed advertising slogan that dressed up smoking in a kicky, 1960s-print pantsuit and captured the zeitgeist of the era’s women’s liberation movement...Virginia Slims became a big-money sponsor of women’s tennis
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 31, 2018 12:05
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[Georgia] SIMPSON: When health went up in smoke

In my youth, there were no restrictions on tobacco advertising, and the slogans and claims became fixed in our brains. The producer of Old Golds claimed there was “not a cough in a carload.” Lucky Strike printed and shouted their main slogan, “LS/MFT — L
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Aug 31, 2018 02:04
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[California] Annenberg analyzes social media, cigarette brands

After five months, the research revealed that some social media users have been paid by tobacco companies or compensated with gifts. The researchers also found that certain parties that had free alcohol and giveaways were encouraging attendees to post pi
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41
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The Vape Mall Announces the Release of Smoking vs. Vaping: What You Need to Know

has published a comprehensive infographic entitled “Smoking vs. Vaping: What You Need to Know” to provide information on the similarities and differences between smoking and vaping. Substantially fewer chemicals are involved in vaping over smoking, and wi
PR Web
added Aug 31, 2018 01:40
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[Wisconsin] AUSIO: Marketing's Role In Why Millions Of Americans Still Smoke

Tom Luljak chats with Linnea Laestadius, assistant professor in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health, and Melissa Seidl... One reason for the continued popularity is the marketing of tobacco. A UW-Milwaukee researcher has been studying the impact of that
Milwaukee Public Radio
added Aug 31, 2018 01:25
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GLANTZ: Four independent studies reinforce the conclusion, based on PMI data, that marketing IQOS will not promote complete switching from cigarettes.

Independent research has confirmed the evidence in PMIs MRTP application that IQOS advertising will mislead consumers. In their paper“Impact of modified risk tobacco product claims on beliefs of US adults and adolescents" Sherine El-Toukhy and colleague
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:52
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