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On Twitter, dubious health claims from e-cigarette bots

What the team found was a steady stream of tweets, many of which appear to be from bots, or automated Twitter accounts, that tout the health and safety benefits of e-cigarettes, primarily pushing the idea that e-cigarettes aid with the cessation of smokin
Reuters
added Jun 27, 2013 14:38
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[Indiana] Marlboro maker Altria Group to sell its first electronic cigarette under MarkTen brand in Ind.

Tobacco company Altria Group Inc. is launching its first electronic cigarette under the MarkTen brand in Indiana starting in August and expanding its smokeless product offerings. The owner of the nation’s biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, annou
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 12, 2013 12:39
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[China] Advocates decry tobacco exhibition

said Tang Qiong, vice director of the Shanghai Municipal Health Promotion Committee. "The China Tobacco Museum is itself the tobacco industry's biggest advertisement," Tang said at an event Tuesday. Prior to the event, the committee organized an unautho
Global Times (cn)
added May 21, 2013 16:56
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[Europe] TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE: ANOTHER “CASE STUDY” IN SPAIN?

new case of clear, public, unethical tobacco industry interference. Altadis ... has launched a campaign addressed to the Spanish political class and Nation’s government to oppose the European tobacco products directive. This campaign includes tobacco in
TobaccoRelated.org (Tobacco Control Unit of the Catalan Institute of Oncology)
added May 19, 2013 14:19
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SIMON/STEWART: Merchant of Death Steps Down: A Look at the Deadly Work of Philip Morris International's Outgoing CEO Louis Camilleri

During his tenure, nearly 30 million people died from tobacco-related causes globally. When will the tobacco industry’s largest player stop obstructing public policy in nations that are trying to save lives and reduce suffering among their citizens? With
AlterNet.org
added May 14, 2013 11:55
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Alert! Oklahoma legislators are recognizing the importance of regulating vapor products!

SUPPORT SB 802! Contact Your Legislators Today and Tell Them: * It's important that vapor products, like e-cigarettes (and all tobacco products), are age restricted.
transformtobacco.com (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:07
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[UK] 'Business fears' cast cloud over future of artificial cigarettes ($$)

Government plans on licensing electronic cigarettes have been delayed even further amid fears for the future of the embryonic industry in Britain. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency began a consultation in February 2010, but it said
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 8, 2013 09:24
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[UK] Philip Morris Nears Decision on Lower-Risk Cigarette Plant

“We are very close to making a decision on where to place our manufacturing facility,” he told analysts at a conference in London today, without elaborating further. “We should be ready with the commercialization in 2016-2017.” The company is developing
Bloomberg News
added Mar 18, 2013 12:27
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[Netherlands] Lung specialists launch 'name and shame' tobacco lobby website

Two lung specialists have launched a website listing the names and jobs of people it says work for the tobacco industry lobby in the Netherlands. The list on tabaknee.nl also includes health minister Edith Schippers, whom it describes as the ‘minister of
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 11, 2013 10:01
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VIDEO: Rachel Maddow Show: Big Tobacco models disinformation, distraction strategy

Morton Downey Jr. … always carried a lit cigarette … and became spokesman for something called the 'National Smokers' Alliance' . . . but then he got sick … the NSA ... was dreamed up by the PR firm Burson Marsteller.
NBC
added Mar 7, 2013 23:31
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