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[UK-Scotland] Lies, damned lies and illicit tobacco statistics

The spectre of the illicit trade is used to oppose public health measures such as standardised packaging and duty increases. Advertisements are taken out by tobacco companies promoting the possibility of an increase in criminal activity. Neither HMRC nor
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:19

[North Carolina] Master Settlement Agreement remains flawed enigma even after 20 years

Despite the hefty sums, the MSA has been dogged by high expectations, criticized as inadequate and deemed a flawed disappointment by public-health advocates for not delivering a crippling blow to the traditional-cigarette sector. There’s little doubt th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 26, 2018 05:17

Commentary: Tobacco companies play mind games to make quitting tougher in the UK

When tobacco taxes are increased, the tobacco industry in the UK play with their pricing to undermine the impacts of the tax increases on smoking, researchers found
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:45

[Australia] SA's new vaping laws divide anti-tobacco groups as state bans online sale of e-cigarettes

As well as restricting sales, the new laws will ban the use of e-cigarettes in smoke-free areas, ban the retail sale of e-cigarettes without a license, and make e-cigarette advertising, promotion, specials and price promotions illegal. In-store vaping
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 23, 2018 22:36

[New York] CARTER: E-cigarettes and vaping taking the nation by storm

“I vape in between the time I smoke marijuana,” One high school student admitted. “Sometimes I use it as a substitute for weed honestly...Thousands of ads flood Facebook, Instagram and Amazon without enforcing any age restrictions. Thousands of videos of
New York Amsterdam News
added Nov 23, 2018 19:55

[New Zealand] Govt plans to ban vaping in bars and workplaces

The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) will be amended next year, Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa announced today. She said the government supported New Zealander smokers' efforts to be healthier by switching to safer products, but also w
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 23, 2018 16:48

[Canada] Health Groups Demand Feds Clamp Down on E-cigarette Promotions

Health groups are demanding that Health Canada crack down on the recent explosion of lifestyle advertising of e-cigarettes on television, social media and other settings. They are calling for proper enforcement of the current law, and for the urgent devel
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:52

Neighborhood differences in alternative tobacco product availability and advertising in New York City: Implications for health disparities

The marketing of inexpensive, combusted tobacco products disproportionately saturates low-income, minority communities, while potentially lower risk, non-combusted products are more accessible in largely White and higher income neighborhoods. This patter
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 22, 2018 01:47

F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Juul Labs e-cigarettes dominate the market, with many flavors. The F.D.A. stopped short of an outright ban on the flavors, but said it would pursue a long-range plan to outlaw menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
New York Times
added Nov 22, 2018 01:35

[Canada] NDP health critic proposes restrictions on lifestyle ads of vaping products

Davies said that any ads pertaining to e-cigarettes used to be to targeted to only smokers as a smoking cessation device, but today’s lifestyle ads that target non-smokers, getting them “addicted” to nicotine, only to move on to more harmful tobacco produ
Global News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:31
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