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[HEADLINE] He’ll be addicted to nicotine before he’s ever heard of product placement.

sellers of electronic cigarettes are following Big Tobacco’s script. They’re acquiring movie industry endorsements and paying to put their brands in movies... That’s why every nicotine product in a film deserves an R-rating: cigars, cigarettes,
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Nov 24, 2014 04:00
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[Australia] Cigarettes and junk food dominate supermarket sales growth

Australians now spend 10 per cent of the nation's annual grocery bill on tobacco products, and one in every five dollars spent at supermarkets goes on cigarettes or junk food, according to confidential industry data.
The Age (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:53
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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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Rite Aid Adds Quality Independent Physicians to Health Alliance Program

services available to patients participating in Rite Aid Health Alliance includes medication compliance support; comprehensive medication reviews and reconciliation; nutrition and weight management information; ... and tobacco cessation support.
Business Wire
added Nov 24, 2014 03:38
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An exploratory study of the socio-cultural risk influences for cigarette smoking among Southern Nigerian youth

Tobacco control policies should include cultural interventions to modify current traditional practices and social norms which fuel the use of tobacco in the society. Such interventions must target specific groups, subpopulations and subcultures more expo
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:26
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[Ireland] An Athy pub has been banned from selling tobacco products for 30 days after pleading guilty to breaching the smoking ban.

Last week, Athy District Court heard how three women were observed lighting up and enjoying a fag in an area with "four walls and a roof" in the Smugglers Bar in the town.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:23
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[UK, North Carolina] Exposed: The US tobacco firms treating farm workers like slaves

DESPERATE workers on American tobacco farms are living like slaves as they toil from dawn till dusk for a pittance, according to a damning report...MP Jim Sheridan joined a fact-finding team investigating the plight of the workers picking tobacco for the
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:20
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Vice Wars: Tobacco, Alcohol and the Rise of Big Marijuana

Phillip Morris, RJ Reynolds and British American Tobacco said that these documents no longer reflect their focus, which is entirely on tobacco products...“They all have a plan for marijuana,” said Gerry Sullivan, who manages the popular Barrier Fund, form
NBC News
added Nov 24, 2014 03:12
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[Asia, India] Beware! E-cigarettes can give your PC malware

A new study has revealed that electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software that can be transmitted to computers. A report on social news site Reddit suggests that at least one "vaper" has suffered the downside of trusting th
Asian Age (in)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:56
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[Australia, UK] The battle for control of the cigarette packet

companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel...these were meant to be unbranded, but a mysterious three-letter call sign had begun to appear near the filter. For Benson and Hedges, it was LDN. For Holliday, it
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2014 02:54
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