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[Africa, South Africa] To vape or not to vape?

The popularity of e-cigarettes is increasing rapidly in South Africa, with “a proliferation of vape stores in shopping malls and places where young people congregate”, Kalideen says. The industry is clearly targeting young people by introducing flavours
News24 (za)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:28
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Heat-not-burn tobacco products: a systematic literature review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Studies on HnB secondhand emissions and human use were heterogeneous and largely affiliated with the manufacturers. HnB exposed users and bystanders to toxicants, although at substantially lower levels than cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2018 00:48
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Big Tobacco Accused of Using Social Media 'Influencers' to Target Youth

Barred by law from almost all forms of traditional advertising in the U.S., tobacco companies are now aggressively using social media platforms to market cigarettes to a new generation of potential smokers, an anti-tobacco group is charging.
MedPage Today
added Sep 4, 2018 19:21
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Vape store seeks exemption to Ohio city’s under-21 tobacco-sales ban, just like hookah lounge

Groove, a store in Kent that specializes in “e-liquids” which he and his staff custom make for customers ages 18 to 80. But he and his employees recently expressed concern about Tobacco 21, a new ordinance in Kent that restricts the sale of tobacco and v
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2018 14:52
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[Mid-east] UAE considering lifting ban on e-cigarettes

Tobacco giants, under attack from governments and forced to print gruesome warnings on their products, pour millions into 'healthier' e-cigarette products
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:47
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[Croatia, UK] Endurance smokers go for the slow burn

Competitors will have to keep their cigar lit for three hours and six minutes to beat the record...Some 200 competitors from 36 nations will light up today in the “grand final” of one of the least health-conscious endurance sports at the ninth Cigar Smok
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:05
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[Canada] Vaping giant Juul plans Canadian e-cig domination amid success and controversy in U.S.

has plans to convert Canada’s five million adult smokers to loyal vapers amid a storm of controversy in the U.S. for its addictive qualities and youth appeal that’s leaving a sour taste among health workers and youth groups in Canada. The San Francisco-b
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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TAKE ACTION / THIS IS A TAKEAPART CAMPAIGN, AN INITIATIVE OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS

EXPLORE THE ISSUE TAKE ACTION WHAT ARE TOBACCO COMPANIES DOING? Tobacco companies are secretly paying social media stars to flood your newsfeed with images of their cigarette brands. Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacc
TakeAPart.org (CTFK)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:32
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoke and hashtags: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted

“tobacco companies have been undermining, on all levels and at every occasion, the [FCTC] parties’ efforts to promote development and improve the health of their populations. They should therefore not be viewed as stakeholders in the development of any to
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:41
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[California] Annenberg analyzes social media, cigarette brands

After five months, the research revealed that some social media users have been paid by tobacco companies or compensated with gifts. The researchers also found that certain parties that had free alcohol and giveaways were encouraging attendees to post pi
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41
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