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New Survey Results Address Impact of JUUL Use on Eliminating or Reducing Cigarette Consumption

A total of 18,799 adults completed the survey and received a $30 virtual Visa Reward Card.... JUUL Labs commissioned CSUR to independently design, administer and analyze the survey results. Email invitations to complete an online survey about use of cigar
PR Newswire
added Jun 28, 2018 21:47
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[Georgia] Social media may be creating a new generation of smokers

Huang explained that efficient, low-cost marketing through Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat could be what gave JUUL such a jum...r, social media marketing has become increasingly popular and difficult to regulate. Consequentially, those who see
Georgia State University Signal
added Jun 28, 2018 15:03
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Tobacco: activist investors pressure £20bn companies over child labour

The world’s biggest tobacco companies are coming under mounting pressure over child labour and working conditions in fields globally, from Zimbabwe to North Carolina. The firms are facing intense scrutiny from unions, NGOs and academics. While all hav
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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'I've been sick in the chest': Tobacco fields take toll on Indonesian children

In the decade since, her health problems have never really gone away. “Since second grade, I have been sick in the chest, and then sometimes it is hard to breathe,” says Eping, now 14. It’s always worse in tobacco harvest season, she says, especially w
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[UK] Tobacco: a deadly business

This Guardian series is focussed on the huge damage of the tobacco epidemic, which continues to cost millions of people’s lives around the world per year, and the industry behind it
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[Brazil, UK] How we can fight child labour in the tobacco industry

But Brazil, the world’s second-largest tobacco producer, provides a positive example for tackling hazardous child labor. Brazil barred children under 18 from any work with tobacco in 2008 and established penalties for child labor violations – not just fo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[UK] Adam Smith Institute

The free-market think tank promotes strong visions against regulation of smoking; in June 2013, it was found to accept money from the tobacco industry.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Public remains ignorant of the hazards associated with smoking

If one of Japan’s most knowledgeable journalists admits he wasn’t aware of the greater dangers of sidestream smoke, which informs other countries’ public smoking bans, then it’s likely the average Japanese person isn’t aware of them either. Keeping the
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 18:34
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: An opportunity for big scores by the Govt

A group of tobacco control experts published an open letter this week in the New Zealand Medical Journal calling for bold new actions from the New Zealand Government to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal. The group, which included health and tobacco expert
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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Juul Knows It Has a Popularity Problem

The brief against Juul, then, is simple: whatever good it might do in weaning adult smokers off cigarettes is overridden by the grim possibility that its popularity — and its nicotine content — could result in young vapers becoming lifelong addicts. Yet
Bloomberg News
added Jun 22, 2018 23:04
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