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[Ukraine] Abromavicius faces big test in fighting tobacco industry ($$)

Ukraine has been a suspiciously strong voice in campaigning for pro-tobacco legislation in the international trade arena, finding partnership with an industry whose products kill millions yearly.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Mar 27, 2015 00:13

[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

Australian tobacco companies have introduced evocative variant names...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine plain packaging's dissuasive intent. Policymakers should expli
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:58

E-Cigarette Market Offers Explosive Growth Opportunities As Consumers Change Smoking Habits - Company Appoints Well Known Celebrity as Spokesperson

Breathe eCig Corp., a socially responsible e-Cigarette manufacturer, has announced the signing of Nikki Ziering ("Ms. Ziering" or "Nikki") to serve as the company's official spokesperson. In her new role, Ms. Ziering will become the face of the brand, wo
PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2015 13:16

Impact of Flavor Descriptors on Youth Interest in Electronic Cigarettes - 1

Nonsmoking teens show very low interest in using e-cigarettes, even when presented with a variety of flavors...according to our study published online in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research... The study was supported by NJOY, a company that markets e
added Mar 24, 2015 11:24

[Illinois] Senators Urge HHS To Strengthen, Finalize Tobacco Deeming Regulations To Protect Children Against Harmful E-Cigarettes

The Senators pressed Secretary Burwell to quickly finalize the rule, as further delay enables e-cigarette companies to continue their aggressive marketing techniques focused on attracting children as well as sell their products to minors.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Mar 24, 2015 11:18

Special Report: When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

The health warning on a MarkTen electronic cigarette package is 116 words long...Big tobacco companies have pushed for a range of controls on e-cigarettes. ... Big tobacco companies say their goal in pushing for firm control is not to hurt smaller competi
added Mar 24, 2015 03:32

Tobacco Atlas Finds Industry Tactics Creating a Future of Missed Opportunity to Improve Global Health, Wealth, and Equality

*Tobacco use in all forms is even more harmful than previously thought, driving increased health problems, premature death, poverty, social injustice, and environmental degradation* *Governments must be bolder and more innovative to counter the rising
Tobacco (World Lung Foundation)
added Mar 24, 2015 02:09

[UK] Cigarette firms attack government’s ‘failing’ tobacco tax policy ($$)

The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) claimed the government’s policies towards tobacco were also boosting the market for illicit products as cost-conscious consumers sought cheaper cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 01:29

[Asia, Nepal, Pakistan] World body urges India to resist tobacco industry pressure

(WCTOH) has urged countries including India, Pakistan and Nepal - that are planning to implement adopt stricter tobacco control regulation, to stand firm against the tobacco industry pressure. This comes even as there is speculation that the Indian gover
Times of India
added Mar 24, 2015 00:59

Tobacco industry 'using well-resourced tactics' to prevent global tobacco control

The Tobacco Atlas. The report details the effects of tobacco use on health worldwide and claims the tobacco industry is using a "well-resourced array of tactics" that are hindering global interventions to reduce tobacco use.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 23, 2015 18:57
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