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[Africa, South Africa] First e-cigarette ad flights in SA on TV, in cinemas and online

On Monday night, South Africa’s first e-cigarette ad was flighted in the first part of a campaign that will see Twisp ads on television, in cinemas and online. “Twisp is aimed at adults and, as such, all adverts will appear in suitable programmes after t
TheMediaOnline (za)
added Sep 15, 2015 16:27
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The tobacco endgame: a qualitative review and synthesis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tobacco control endgame discourse is relatively new; the term ‘endgame’ can include models first proposed before the term itself was widely adopted. We identified and synthesised the literature on tobacco control endgames from multiple nations. The
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2015 16:51
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[Fiji] Passive smokers a concern to the Ministry of Health

Fifty five percent of children 13 to 15 years old are reported to have adults smoking in their vicinity in a week. This was revealed by Minister for Health Jone Usamate after receiving the World No Tobacco Day Award today.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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[Canada] Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study

"E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular among Canadians," study author David Hammond..."Now one in five youth will try vaping before graduating high school." More than 2.5 million Canadians have tried e-cig
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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Lorillard's Landscape Is Changing

Researchers in Japan have just found that some e-cigarettes are 10 times as carcinogenic as traditional cigarettes. Lorillard’s e-cigarettes sales in the third quarter of 2014 declined by almost 40%. The current merger deal with Reynolds American will gi
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jan 12, 2015 13:45
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[Africa] 2.5 million adults in Kenya use tobacco - study

11.6 per cent of the adult population either smokes or uses smokeless ... The findings were released yesterday at Laico Regency by the ministry of Health in conjunction with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. While majority of males prefer smoked t
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:15
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GLANTZ: Surprise! Lorillard Tobacco publishes two papers finding e-cigs pose no hazard

Both papers say that the authors, who are employees of Lorillard, have "no conflict of interest." This seems odd, given that their employer has a strong interest in the outcome of these studies. It is also concerning that the IJREPH used Konstantinos F
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 11, 2014 15:46
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Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking

are putting out among the strongest health warnings in the fledgling e-cigarette industry... “Nicotine is addictive and habit forming, and is very toxic by inhalation, in contact with the skin, or if swallowed.”
New York Times
added Sep 29, 2014 06:15
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An Uruguayan Lawsuit With International Implications For Philip Morris

The consequences of this particular lawsuit are expected to transcend national boundaries. It is expected to influence lawsuits of a similar nature that Philip Morris is involved in with other national governments. Therefore, even as the Latin America an
Trefis
added Sep 19, 2014 18:03
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[Qatar] Smoking Shisha '10 times more harmful than cigarettes'

“Unfortunately many people think that shisha is less dangerous. But it can be 10 times harmful than cigarettes,” Dr Al Mulla told a press conference held at HMC. He said that while cigarettes have a filter, the smoke from shisha passes directly into the
Arabian Business
added Sep 8, 2014 11:40
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