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[Oregon] Ending tobacco companies’ smoke screen

A new round of ads starting this week details how the industry intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive. LEARN MORE Hood River County programs are educating different groups about flavored tobacco products, and e-cigarettes/vapor d
Hood River (OR) News
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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India threatens Pierce Brosnan with fine over pan masala adverts

Delhi health officials have threatened to fine or jail the actor Pierce Brosnan if he fails to explain why he appeared in adverts for a chewing mixture that sometimes includes tobacco. Brosnan appeared nearly 18 months ago in TV and newspaper ads for a
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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[Europe] CONWAY: CDC Director’s Tobacco Ties: More Common Than You Might Think – OpEd

The full breadth and depth of such ties raises serious concerns about the extent to which these connections have affected tobacco control policies...The so-called delegated acts spelling out the conditions for the track and trace system are now up for rev
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Feb 14, 2018 18:27
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[France] French activists accuse big tobacco of test cheating

French anti-smoking campaigners launched a legal case Friday against international tobacco giants claiming their cigarette filters have helped them falsely report the level of tar and nicotine in their products. The National Anti-Smoking Committee (CNCT
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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This 21-Year-Old Is Making Thousands a Month Vaping on YouTube

DonnySmokes has basically become the Marlboro Man of the YouTube era. But should his videos be regulated like advertising?..."I know for a fact that JUUL is way too cheap to pay what I charge for a review," he bragged to me over the phone, audibly exhali
Vice.com
added Feb 14, 2018 10:43
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[Korea - South] Competition intensifies in Korea’s e-cigarettes market

Domestic and international tobacco companies are rolling out their heat-not-burn cigarettes in the Korean market with Philip Morris Friday launching a Metallic Blue edition of the iQOS, dubbed the “iPhone of e-cigs.”
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13
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tobacco use in lgbt communities

As the LGBT community gained more social and political acceptance, especially in the 1990s, marketers took notice. Industry documents show that tobacco companies were aware of high smoking rates among sexual minorities, and marketing plans show their eff
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:07
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[Nigeria] NTCRG, ERA hail Senate, Tinubu over resolution on ban of tobacco sales around schools

the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco products around schools. According to
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:03
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[Canada, North Carolina] U.S. tobacco supplier acquires majority stakes in PEI, Ontario pot companies

A U.S. tobacco leaf merchant has acquired majority stakes in a PEI licensed medical marijuana producer and a cannabis company that is developing indoor growing operations in Ontario. Alliance One International Inc., based in North Carolina, says its subs
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:49
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[Maine] Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat

When Democratic legislators gathered in a hotel in Portland, Maine...“Nicotine Without Smoke: How to Reduce the Harm of Smoking,” featuring Dr. Saul Shiffman...adviser to Pinney Associates...that works with tobacco giant Reynolds American. The company, wh
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:26
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