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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smokers in clouds over new lighting up

Philip Morris claims that without combustion, fire, ash or smoke the levels of harmful chemicals produced are 90-95 percent lower than traditional cigarettes. The Legislative Council will discuss a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes in April, and wh
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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Into the black: Marlboro brand architecture, packaging and marketing communication of relative harm

The offering of variants and line extensions prompt the perception that there is a hierarchy of ‘strength’, based on sequentially reported tar yields, and thereby an apparent offering of sequentially ‘less harmful’ options from the parent anchoring brand
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2018 18:39
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Tobacco industry’s T.O.T.A.L. interference [FREE FULL TEXT]

of Tobacco Outlets launched a website in 2016 that encourages retailers and policy makers to oppose regulating the tobacco retail environment.1 2 T.O.T.A.L., an acronym for Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look, features talking points for defeating U.S
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2018 18:37
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[Africa, Nigeria] GARBA: Yes, Senate On Point With Tobacco Resolution

it is coming at a time in our history when the major players in the tobacco business have succeeded in inducting a very sizeable population of our kids into smoking with their sights set on getting more to begin the toxic journey that ends in life-long ad
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31
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bold and bright: how tobacco companies market flavored products to appeal to youth

Federal law bans flavors in cigarettes — except for menthol — but not in other tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, cigars, hookah and e-cigarettes. This gap in product regulation allows the tobacco industry to continue to use flavors to attract
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:34
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Adolescent tobacco coupon receipt, vulnerability characteristics and subsequent tobacco use: analysis of PATH Study, Waves 1 and 2

One in 13 US youth (7.6%) received coupons. Vulnerable youth had the greatest odds of coupon receipt. Coupon recipients had greater odds of tobacco use among never users, trying a new tobacco product and current use. Coupon bans, limits on youth coupon ex
Tobacco Control
added Feb 22, 2018 23:25
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Ruling LDP embraces even weaker anti-smoking bill ahead of Tokyo 2020

A heavily watered-down anti-smoking plan won preliminary approval from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday, with newly added exceptions paving the way for continued smoking at eateries. While the health ministry once sought to introduce a to
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01
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Drought cuts BAT pay to farmers by 12% (Kenya)

payments to farmers dropped by 12 per cent (or Sh100 million) to Sh1.2 billion in the 2017 season as leaf deliveries were lower than in 2016 due to drought and floods, the company has said. The multinational, which has contracted about 5,000 tobacco fa
Asoko Insight (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:58
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[Africa] Tax increases a threat to our business in Kenya, says BAT

The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker which on Friday reported a 21.2 per cent drop in net profit to Sh3.3 billion said “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business. “We would encourage the government to have a much
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:57
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Public Health Concerns About Youth & Young Adult Use of JUUL

The California Department of Education recently asked schools to reject involvement with the JUUL Prevention Initiative and is collecting data on JUUL use and the number of devices confiscated in schools. Similar data have been collected in Arizona.
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Feb 21, 2018 19:30
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