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How the industry is marketing menthol cigarettes: the audience, the message and the medium

continues to spend millions of dollars promoting menthol cigarettes through channels that preferentially target vulnerable subgroups, such as African-Americans and younger consumers. Public health campaigns to educate and combat the influence of menthol a
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2014 09:10
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[Africa, South Africa] Spy love gets ugly

lurid romance between SA Revenue Service (Sars) executive Johan van Loggenberg and Pretoria lawyer and alleged spy Belinda Walter...Walter confessed to being on the payroll of tobacco giant British American Tobacco (BAT) and providing confidential informa
News24 (za)
added Sep 1, 2014 23:16
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SAVEDOFF: From law suits to e-cigarettes, how big tobacco is fighting back

The latest evolution of tobacco company strategies involves new nicotine products that make smoking attractive and confound the boundary between toxic and less toxic ...the best approaches will have to be continued implementation of the Mpower approaches
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:07
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[UK] EQUIPMENT NEWS: Imperial rolling out new gantries

has committed to a substantial increase in its level of furniture investment to support retailers ahead of the full tobacco display restrictions, which come into force on April 6, 2015.
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:02
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[UK-Scotland] 'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27
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[North Carolina] People Gather For E-Cigarette Convention In Winston-Salem

An E-cigarette convention drew a crowd in Winston-Salem Saturday.... Many groups were there to promote their brand and bring awareness to e-cigarette smokers' rights. Joe Barnett with Vaping Militia said he wants to educate people dealing with the produc
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:06
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[Africa, Uganda] BATU to stop buying tobacco

“BATU has received notification that its main customer for export tobacco, British American Tobacco Global Leaf Pool Limited (GLP) will enter into an agreement with Alliance One International (AOI)… to provide future tobacco requirements from Uganda,” th
The Observer (ug)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:36
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN States Position on Lagos Public Smoking Law

has restated its commitment to the successful implementation of the Lagos State Public Place Smoking Law, which came into effect on August 17. The company said it would continue to support key stakeholders in the country to drive a fully compliant and wel
This Day (ng)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:33
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[Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Spluttering Commitment

The ease with which cigarette producers have been ignoring the regulation prompts us to ask whether the government holds any authority over the issue. ...Without firm action against cigarette producers, the main objective of controlling tobacco consumpti
Tempo (id)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:03
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Taipei student tobacco tests opposed

The Taiwan Smokers’ Rights Association yesterday accused the New Taipei City government of breaking the law and violating students’ rights with its request that junior- and senior-high schools conduct tobacco tests on suspected smokers, according to a st
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 11:50
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