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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco Selects Greensboro for New U.S. HQ

The acquisition will make Imperial Tobacco the third largest tobacco company in the United States, with a 10% share of the cigarette market. Following consummation of the acquired brands and assets, the new company will be based at Lorillard's current h
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:03
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Tobacco Control in California, 2007-2014: A Resurgent Tobacco Industry While Inflation Erodes the California Tobacco Control Program (308 pp) (PDF)

Countering a resurging tobacco industry will require advocates to be much more visible and assertive in challenging politicians who take tobacco money. Progress on tobacco control has been concentrated at the local level where policymakers are relatively
eScholarship
added Oct 24, 2014 10:02
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California's tobacco control efforts losing steam, report finds

Once a highly successful program and international model, the state's anti-tobacco efforts now appear to be waning due to the decreased spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program, a resurgence of the tobacco industry in state politics, and t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 09:55
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U.S. business, farm groups warn on tobacco limits in Pacific trade pact

Chamber of Commerce, American Farm Bureau Federation, National Association of Manufacturers, American Meat Institute and other organizations said they were "highly concerned" that tobacco might be excluded... In a letter sent late on Monday to the U.S. Tr
Reuters
added Oct 24, 2014 09:53
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[Taiwan] Taipei eyes e-cig vendors

The department’s first probe into e-cigarette availability found 318 different models or related products available online through Facebook, Line or auction sites. The department said that while e-cigarettes are rarely sold openly in stores, they are som
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 23, 2014 20:07
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:38
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:37
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[Illinois] Evidence of organized "Twitter bombing" of Chicago city council while it was considering adding e-cigs to clean indoor air law

They found an organized campaign -- based outside Chicago (and outside Illinois) -- to generate oppostion to the proposed ordinance. Here is the summary ... using an account or tweet strategy consistent with astroturfing.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:36
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California’s Tobacco Control Efforts Losing Steam: Reduced Spending Power, Resurgence of Big Tobacco, e-cigs to blame

“The combination of weak leadership at the state level, willingness of political leaders to accept tobacco industry money, and inflation eroding the spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program are compromising its effectiveness, which will l
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:34
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[Poland, USA] DUTRA/GLANTZ: High International Electronic Cigarette Use Among Never Smoker Adolescents

The heavy marketing of e-cigarettes to youth has likely contributed to the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes among adolescents [[21], [22], [23]]. In addition to claims that e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes and may provide health benefits, e-cig
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 23, 2014 14:32
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