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GLANTZ: The tobacco industry knows that raising minimum age to 21 wll hurt sales and worked to roll age back from 21 to 18

Dorie Apollonio and I just published “Minimum Ages of Legal Access for Tobacco in the United States From 1863 to 2015” in American Journal of Public Health. I started work on this paper skeptical that Tobacco 21 was a good idea and ended up thinking it
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 23, 2016 18:49

[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes - the fog and haze around the debate

Totally Wicked, based in Blackburn, say the new regulations will hit their business hard....The debate over e-cigs is far from over. Some argue we don't know enough about the health impact of e-cigs so it's too early to give them a green light. Others say
BBC Online
added May 23, 2016 18:27

ROGERS: This Is What the Future of Vaping Looks Like

Each element of the blu Plus+ kit is self-contained and closed, giving the user zero access to any e-liquid and leaving zero room for either customization or error—but also keeping it sealed away from children, a prime concern of the FDA. Tucked beside tw
added May 23, 2016 17:40

[Europe, UK] MICHELSEN: Regulators should encourage vaping, not fight it

Instead of encouraging the development of the whole category, governments are putting up roadblocks. Instead of saying “This is great, we want to work with you,”...We believe that vaping can help millions more who have not yet switched from tobacco to e-
added May 23, 2016 17:38

[UK] Walt Disney under pressure to stop Vice Media making tobacco ads

Anti-tobacco campaigners are pressuring Walt Disney to use its $400m (£274m) stake in Vice Media to stop the youth-focused media company from making ads for the tobacco industry. It was revealed by the Financial Times in March that Vice’s London-based m
The Guardian (uk)
added May 23, 2016 16:13

[UK] Axa stubs out €1.7bn tobacco industry investment

Axa, one of the world's biggest insurers, will stop investing in the tobacco industry and sell investments worth more than €1.7bn (£1.3bn). It said investing in the sector made no sense given that smoking killed some six million people a year.
BBC Online
added May 23, 2016 15:50

[UK] Axa to ditch its €1.7bn investments in tobacco shares and bonds

Axa is to ditch its tobacco investments, arguing that owning them clashes with its position as a health insurer. The move is a timely boost to anti-tobacco campaigners, coming as other big investors consider going back into the sector.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 23, 2016 02:40

[UK] Big tobacco firms aim to stub out new plain packaging laws via appeal

City A.M. understands there are a number of grounds that lawyers for the companies are considering to seek an appeal on. These could include claiming compensation for loss of earnings and property confiscation, although the precise areas have yet to be c
City A.M. (uk)
added May 22, 2016 19:46

[UK] NOBLE: Plain packaging: The starting gun has been fired on the tobacco industry

As we see the colours, designs and images disappear from packs, we will lose the familiar signals that help us understand products and the differences between them. There will be effects, in our attitudes and behaviour, the products available and how th
City A.M. (uk)
added May 22, 2016 19:46

Plain packaging: New UK cigarette rules are "plain crazy" after High Court ruling against big tobacco firms yesterday

Opponents fear the "Soviet style" plain packaging will put tobacco brands at risk of being "eradicated" and lead to a rise in cigarette counterfeiting... "Plain packaging is plain crazy," Chris Snowdon, head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Eco
City A.M. (uk)
added May 22, 2016 19:46
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