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[New Zealand] Smokers turn to vapour product

The e-shisha is a modern take on traditional middle eastern smoking but it contains no nicotine or toxic substances. The product looks like a pen, and is similar to an e-cigerette but it has flavoured water rather than nicotine, which is vaporised by a h
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:14
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Characterizing Social Interaction in Tobacco-Oriented Social Networks: An Empirical Analysis (PDF)

demonstrate that the exploding pro-tobacco content has long-lasting effects with more active users and broader influence, and reveal the shortage of social media resources in global tobacco control. It is found that the user interaction in the pro-tobac
Nature
added Jul 3, 2015 15:08
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E-cigs: A Controversial But Profitable Sector For Startups

many in the e-cig industry want to move e-cigarettes away from any association with conventional cigarettes – including ceasing to call e-cigarettes by that name in favour of something like vape pen, moving the industry from cigalike products to tank prod
Forbes
added Jul 2, 2015 10:38
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Startup Looking To Combine E-cigs, 3D Printing And Crowdfunding

Rex Vapor is currently running a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to set-up a 3D-printed e-cigarette startup. Currently the campaign is around the halfway point and is half-funded. If it reaches its goals, Rex Vapor will use the money to secure manufac
Forbes
added Jul 1, 2015 16:33
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPERT NAMED CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AT ANTI-TOBACCO PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATION

Legacy announced the appointment of Derrick A. Butts to the newly created role of chief information officer. Butts joins the senior leadership of the public health organization and will oversee a team responsible for building and supporting strategic info
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 1, 2015 15:25
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Price-related promotions for tobacco products on Twitter

This study demonstrates that the vast majority of tweets offering price promotions focus on e-cigarettes. Future studies should examine the extent to which Twitter users, particularly youth, notice or engage with these price promotion tweets.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 1, 2015 12:08
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 'Serious stand' against vaporiser peddlers

More than 9,000 vaporisers were seized between 2013 and last year, said a joint statement from the Ministry of Health, Health Sciences Authority and the Health Promotion Board. These were mostly confiscated from individuals entering Singapore's checkpo
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 30, 2015 15:09
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Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban

Although banned in 2009 by the U.S. Food Administration, flavored cigarettes are still popular and available online, a new study finds....Among the first 50 search results for "Djarum cigarettes," 72 percent of websites promoted and 34 percent sold the il
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2015 08:31
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Flavored Cigarettes Still Popular Online Despite U.S. Ban

Although banned in 2009 by the U.S. Food Administration, flavored cigarettes are still popular and available online, a new study finds....Among the first 50 search results for "Djarum cigarettes," 72 percent of websites promoted and 34 percent sold the il
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2015 08:31
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[Asia-pacific] 'I Quit' campaign helps Singapore smokers kick habit

Health Promotion Board's I Quit campaign helped him make more progress in his recent attempt by sending him daily SMS messages with words of encouragement and health milestones as part of the 28-Day Countdown, which he completed last week.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 28, 2015 08:28
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