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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO hit on e-cigarettes info

“Local anti-tobacco groups should realize that the WHO is not infallible and repeating wrong information on e-cigarettes will not make it correct,” said Tom Pinlac, president of The Vapers Philippines. “The WHO, which believes that the only way to red
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:30

Civil Society Led Tobacco Control Advocacy in the Caribbean: Experiences from The Jamaica Coalition for Tobacco Control (PDF)

The mandate for accelerated implementation of the WHO FCTC is clear: tobacco use is the only modifiable risk factor common to all 4 main NCDs (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and chronic lung disease). Tobacco use kills 6 million people per y
Healthy Caribbean Coalition (bb)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:20

GLANTZ: Big tobacco is terrified of SF law ending sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products; the Empire Strikes Back

“Let’s Be Real” is composed of a tobacco industry official and attorneys from a law firm with longstanding ties to the industry...can mobilize an army of paid signature gatherers. These employees, however, don’t really care about the issue and, because
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 16, 2017 03:22

[Wisconsin] Big Tobacco Targets the Black Community

Native Americans and White adults are the highest consumers of tobacco products in America. Yet, tobacco advertisements are found 10 times more in the Black community than anywhere else in the nation. In America, 18.3% of Black Adults are tobacco smokers
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30

[Asia, Israel, Switzerland] BOB: THE IQOS GAMBLE / Philip Morris’s state-of-the-art research facility could revolutionize the smoking industry

their state-of-the-art research facility, perched next to Switzerland’s tranquil Lake Neuchatel...Asked why the public should trust the tobacco companies...PMI urged consumers to trust the science.“It is not really about trusting the company,” said Fazend
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 15, 2017 23:25

Philip Morris working to subvert global anti-smoking treaty: Report

Cigarette giant Philip Morris International is secretly working to subvert a global agreement to curb smoking worldwide, Reuters claimed in an investigative piece published Thursday.
Washington Times
added Jul 15, 2017 02:43

[California] Tobacco industry gathers signatures to overturn SF’s menthol ban

The draft title of a proposed measure, “Referenda: Repeal of Ordinance Banning the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products” was law firm Nielsen Merksamer, which counts Altria Client Services Inc., formerly Philip Morris, among its clients. “They a
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 14, 2017 22:10

[UK] E-cigarette Australia: Health experts don’t want to ‘sacrifice’ smokers, want them to switch to a healthier alternative

Australian doctors and giant tobacco company British American Tobacco have told federal parliamentarians that the country must make e-cigarettes easily available to smokers as it is a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. Health experts, who are also
International Business Times (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:09

Mobile marketing: an emerging strategy to promote electronic nicotine delivery systems

Given recent increases in ENDS marketing and exponential surges in mobile device ownership and use, this study aims to examine the characteristics and content of ENDS advertising on the mobile platform.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 14, 2017 22:04

how mobile marketing for e-cigarettes may be aimed at youth

a review of e-cigarette marketing on mobile channels shows that companies are emphasizing flavors and high-tech features, strategies that may attract youth. Truth Initiative® researchers analyzed mobile e-cigarette advertisements from 2015 on up to 1,00
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:01
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