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[UK] British American Tobacco aims to double size of vaping business ($$)

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco is aiming to double the size of its vaping business as price increases and the weak pound helped it offset flat cigarette volumes last year.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:35
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[Canada] Vancouver students call out movies promoting smoking in #NotSmokingHot campaign

Just a few days before the 89th Academy Awards are handed out in Los Angeles, a group of students at David Thompson Secondary in Vancouver is calling out films and directors that, they say, are glamourizing smoking to young people. Grade 10 student Alish
GlobalTV (ca)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:34
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BAT and PMI share award

Scientists at Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco have received an award from the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) International Science Consortium. The award is in recognition of their contributions to the Adverse
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 22, 2017 19:44
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[Virginia] Popular gamer mysteriously dies during 24-hr charity livestream

Vigneault, 35, was known for chain smoking and drinking during his sessions, and according to YouTube Channel LiveStreamFails, Vigneault had been streaming for some 20 hours a day for seven days straight.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:39
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[UK] Bizarrely placed Tesco sign promising 'smoking alternatives' above a shelf of condoms sparks hilarious response on Twitter

A Tesco sign promising 'smoking alternatives' inadvertently placed above a shelf of condoms has provoked a series of hilarious responses online. Spencer Kelly, presenter of the BBC's Click programme, took a picture of the sign at one of the supermarket
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:07
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Editorial: Blog fog? Using rapid response to advance science and promote debate [FREE FULL TEXT]

the growing use of personal blogs to criticise published articles has led us to reflect...Recent comments posted on some personal blogs impugn the objectivity of Tobacco Control and its reviewers, questioning our motives and the veracity of peer review.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:11
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Randomised controlled trial evaluation of Tweet2Quit: a social network quit-smoking intervention [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Tweet2Quit was engaging and doubled sustained abstinence. Its low cost and scalability makes it viable as a global cessation treatment.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10
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Philip Morris's 'smoke-free' cigarette seems unlikely to ignite in Australia

which professes it wants a smoke-free future, is facing major regulatory obstacles to its plan to introduce to Australia a new cigarette that eliminates smoke by heating tobacco rather than burning it. The product, which Philip Morris International says
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 17, 2017 23:46
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Tobacco Companies Taking Over the E-cigarette Industry

What was once a market populated by small independent manufacturers has given way to Big Tobacco....And this move has anti-smoking organizations concerned. “This is part of an ongoing strategy in the Big Tobacco playbook,” Erika Sward, assistant vice p
Healthline Networks
added Feb 17, 2017 23:02
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ARCHIVE: Quora Turns 80M Visitors Into Q&A Bounty Hunters With Knowledge Prizes

new cash rewards, called Knowledge Prizes...will have to work to make sure sponsors don’t maliciously hijack the contests. You can imagine Camel Cigarettes anonymous sponsoring the question ‘Can I smoke and still be healthy?’ and rewarding... ‘Yes’.
TechCrunch
added Feb 17, 2017 03:37
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