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Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

After publication of the 1988 Surgeon General’s report on nicotine addiction, tobacco companies (particularly RJ Reynolds) intensified efforts to promote the benefits of nicotine while downplaying its addictiveness and health risks.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:02
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[Missouri] Petitions submitted by casino-funded group to put limited smoking restriction on Nov. 6 St. Louis County ballot

A committee funded by the owner of the Hollywood Casino turned in on Wednesday almost 53,000 signatures...the mayor of Maryland Heights — where the casino is situated — has asked the County Election Board to disqualify from the same ballot a much stricter
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 9, 2018 17:21
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[California] Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels

As more local governments consider tobacco flavor bans like the one upheld by San Francisco voters in early June, tobacco companies are increasingly labeling flavored little cigars and other tobacco products with names that are ambiguous and non-descript
MedPage Today
added Aug 8, 2018 20:08
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FORSTER: Bots Are Dominating The Discussion About E-Cigarettes On Twitter

"We do not know the source, or if they are being paid by commercial interests. Are these robot accounts evading regulations? I do not know the answer to that. But that is something consumers deserve to know. To what extent is the public health discourse
Forbes
added Aug 8, 2018 19:20
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Alliance One and France Tabac Enter Into an Agreement To Expand European Flue-Cured Virginia Tobacco Footprint

Together, the two organizations will provide customers with the high-quality flue-cured Virginia shisha style tobacco that the European region is recognized for producing.
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 16:07
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Vape King Juul Wants Everyone to Chill Out

“We acknowledge kids are using the products,” she said. “We’re committed to stopping it.” Juul says its signature brushed-aluminum, thumb-drive-shaped vape is intended to help adult smokers switch to a healthier alternative, and there’s reason to believ
Bloomberg News
added Aug 8, 2018 01:42
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[Asia] Juul Warns It Will Fight Israel Over Potential Ban on Its E-cigarettes

The government and Juul, the U.S. maker of electronic cigarettes, are gearing up for a legal showdown after Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said over the weekend he planned to ban sale of the devices. To really understand Israel and the Middle Eas
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 01:31
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Health Groups' letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb: images of the new e-cigarette products (PDF)

“New revolutionary inventions seem to continually be released everyday in the vaping industry and that is why it is an honor to finally introduce the STIG to the vaping market.”
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 7, 2018 21:39
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Health Groups' letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb (PDF)

before one or more of these products becomes the next Juul phenomenon among our nation’s youth. We hope that you will use the information provided in this letter to prevent the marketing of products that have evaded the mandatory review process without
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 7, 2018 21:38
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Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Sales of New, Juul-Like E-Cigarettes Illegally Introduced Without Agency Review

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the [FDA] to stop the sale of new electronic cigarette products that have been illegally introduced in recent months without the agency’s prior review and authorization. These include numero
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 7, 2018 21:37
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