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Placing Antismoking Graphic Warning Posters at Retail Point-of-Sale Locations Increases Some Adolescents’ Susceptibility to Future Smoking

Conclusions Introducing graphic antismoking posters at POS may have the unintended effect of further increasing cigarette smoking susceptibility among adolescents already at risk.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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Johns Hopkins University to divest holdings in major coal producers

The vote marks only the third time in the university's history that the trustees have barred a particular type of investment because of broad social concerns....South Africa...In 1991, the trustees voted to end all direct investments in tobacco company st
Johns Hopkins University
added Dec 15, 2017 03:02
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[Asia, Japan] More restaurants going smoke-free by 2020

Considering the planned tighter regulations, the restaurant operators are aiming to lure nonsmoking customers to their outlets, industry sources said. The operators also hope to secure human resources amid a labor shortage by reducing the risk of exposu
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:31
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[UK] Gory anti-smoking posters may ENCOURAGE teens to smoke: Study found more young people bought cigarettes after seeing graphic ads

In the new study from the RAND research corporation found that when they displayed one of these posters in their mock convenience store, more teens bought cigarettes. The behavioral scientists behind the study said they believe it could be a 'defensive'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco Named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said: “British American Tobacco belongs to a very exclusive global community of Top Employers and it’s continuously showing great achievements. In 2017 it was certified – for the seventh consecutive year -
Business Wire
added Dec 13, 2017 13:59
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ELIAS: Fool us once

r Some of the same “experts” worked on these respective campaigns. Both Frederick Seitz and Fred Singer, scientists associated with the conservative think tank, the George C. Marshall Institute, worked for the tobacco industry to cast doubt on the connec
Lock Haven (PA) Express
added Dec 13, 2017 13:32
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Haberman Wins AOR Duties for ClearWay Minnesota, Launches ‘Big Tobacco Lied’ Campaign

ClearWay Minnesota, “an independent nonprofit organization that improves the health of all Minnesotans by reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke,” has named Haberman as its agency of record.
Ad Week
added Dec 13, 2017 04:25
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Apple will not honor your warranty if you smoke around your computer, true or false?

Apple will not honor the warranty on your Apple computer if you’ve exposed it to cigarette smoke, even second-hand smoke. TRUE
WYTV News Channel 33 (Youngstown, OH)
added Dec 12, 2017 18:32
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FDA Wants to Put Anti-Smoking Ads in C-Stores / POS advertising to combat 'triggers' for cigarette smokers

Ads will be placed in various locations at the point-of-sale, including at the gas pump, front door and cash register and on shelves, the FDA said. Studies show that in-store displays and other tobacco advertisements can trigger unplanned cigarette purch
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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Merck raises stakes in lung cancer as rivals close in

Merck & Co Inc, maker of the only immunotherapy approved for patients newly-diagnosed with the most common type of lung cancer, could solidify its lead by playing the long game, even as rivals edge closer.
Reuters
added Dec 12, 2017 01:03
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