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[UK] E-CIG WARNING Ads promoting e-cigarettes ‘lull kids into thinking smoking ISN’T harmful – and encourages social smoking’

Dr Milica Vasiljevic, from the University of Cambridge, said the findings are concerning. “While we can be optimistic that the adverts don’t seem to make tobacco smoking more appealing to young people, they do appear to make occasional smoking seem less
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:54

[Asia, India] Real-life stories of tobacco users help behaviour change:

With one million people dying of tobacco-related diseases every year in India, a new study has shown that short testimonials by patients of such diseases giving their real-life stories screened on TV or in theatres, are highly effective... The study -- "
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51

Raw and real: an innovative communication approach to smokeless tobacco control messaging in low and middle-income countries

efficacy of tobacco control messages in low and middle-income country (LMIC) settings is limited but growing. ..Findings from campaigns evaluated to date are encouraging as a result of the simple fact that true stories of local people's suffering are simp
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51

[UK] E-cigarette adverts could encourage children to take up tobacco, warn Cambridge scien

Adverts for e-cigarettes may encourage more children to experiment with tobacco smoking, Cambridge scientists have warned. A team from Cambridge University found children exposed to adverts for 'vaping' are more likely to believe occasional smoking pose
Cambridge Evening News (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 18:14

[UK] What is the impact of e-cigarette adverts on children's perceptions of tobacco smoking? An experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

provides the first evidence that exposure to e-cigarette adverts might influence children's perceptions of smoking tobacco cigarettes, reducing their perceived harm of occasional smoking. These results suggest the potential for e-cigarette adverts to unde
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2016 15:58

[UK] E-cigarette ads may cause children to underestimate smoking risks – study

E-cigarette advertising may be leading children to believe occasional tobacco smoking is not harmful, and is potentially prompting more young people to experiment with smoking, a study has claimed. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and the Un
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:57

[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-tobacco law to be upgraded with harsher punishments, fines

Though the consumption of cigarettes and tobacco products decreased in 2007 after the control of smoking law came into effect, usage subsequently increased, apparently in part because of lax enforcement, particularly with regard to the ban on selling cig
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Sep 6, 2016 15:54

Tobacco-Free Florida's stop smoking drive makes inroads

Tobacco-Free Florida has started a media campaign with radio and TV ads as it rebranded its stop-smoking campaign as the Quit Your Way program. “Tobacco users who use the Tobacco Free Florida program are five to 11 times more likely to quit than those wh
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Sep 6, 2016 13:29


Stixx & Stilettos is Cooper’s brainchild. It acquaints black women with the world of cigars while also helping professional ladies gather to network and socialize, much as golf courses help cultivate business connections. “The name symbolizes successful
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Sep 5, 2016 18:42

[Burma/Myanmar] 'Cigarette' sweets to be banned

Sweets shaped like cigarettes on sale in school sweet shops and elsewhere will be banned under tobacco legislation, according to the Food and Drugs Administration. The FDA said that the sweets encouraged children to smoke and could be outlawed under Sec
Eleven (mm)
added Sep 5, 2016 18:37
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