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[Taiwan] Taipei eyes e-cig vendors

The department’s first probe into e-cigarette availability found 318 different models or related products available online through Facebook, Line or auction sites. The department said that while e-cigarettes are rarely sold openly in stores, they are som
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 23, 2014 20:07
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:38
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:37
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[Illinois] Evidence of organized "Twitter bombing" of Chicago city council while it was considering adding e-cigs to clean indoor air law

They found an organized campaign -- based outside Chicago (and outside Illinois) -- to generate oppostion to the proposed ordinance. Here is the summary ... using an account or tweet strategy consistent with astroturfing.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:36
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For National Respiratory Care Week, IntelliQuit, The World's First Stop Smoking Biosensor and Platform, Is Now Available Online

biochemically measures tobacco consumption to help smokers stop is now available on-line via Kickstarter for $79 while supplies last. Similar to a breath alcohol meter, IntelliQuit provides the smoker actionable information to help the smoker quit. A dr
PR Newswire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:15
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Giddy Up: A New ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Teaser With an Old Seinfeld Pal

the actor playing Corcoran...: Michael Richards...“I was just fascinated by his handling of the cigar. I said, ‘Did you smoke cigars?’ Because I know he doesn’t smoke them now. And he said, ‘I’ve never smoked them, ever.’”
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 23, 2014 12:37
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A content analysis of electronic cigarette manufacturer websites in China

Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women. Regulators s
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:02
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How to make a smoking jack-o'-lantern with an e-cig

You’ve gotta love Popular Science. ... Surely no article could better symbolize traditional culture combined with 21st-century technology than this from the October issue’s “Manual” feature: “Create a Smoking Pumpkin With an E-Cigarette.”
The Washington Post
added Oct 21, 2014 14:53
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ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

Tobacco-Free Retailer campaign will highlight and support retailers that do not sell tobacco products and encourage other retailers to join them. By making it easy to find tobacco-free retailers nearest you, it will empower consumers to shop tobacco-free
ShopTobaccoFree.org (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:37
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Tobacco-Free Kids Launches National Campaign that Calls on Retailers to End Tobacco Sales, Makes It Easy for Consumers to Shop Tobacco-Free

The centerpiece of the campaign is a new mobile-friendly website — www.ShopTobaccoFree.org — with an interactive map that pinpoints the locations of tobacco-free retailers across the country. The website and map make it easy for shoppers to find and supp
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:07
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