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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 19-year-old nabbed for selling stolen cigarettes online

A 19-year-old man has been caught by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for illegally selling cigarettes via online platforms without a tobacco licence. His activities had been detected by the Tobacco Regulation Branch while conducting regular cybersur
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16

FDA Offers Compliance Policy for Certain Vape Shop Activities in New Draft Guidance

vape shops that create or modify these products are considered manufacturers under the FD&C Act and, therefore, are responsible for complying with the requirements under the law that apply to manufacturers. Five of these requirements include submitting ap
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jan 18, 2017 19:11
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GLANTZ: Need for Examination of Broader Range of Risks When Predicting the Effects of New Tobacco Products [FREE FULL TEXT]

We request that Levy et al. publish the results for higher risks for VNP products (e-cigarettes) in their response to this letter. It would also be better if future versions of their model was based on observable probabilities and they posted the full mo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:22

Reduced Exposure to Harmful and Potentially Harmful Smoke Constituents With the Tobacco Heating System 2.1 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Exposure markers to harmful and potentially harmful smoke constituents were lowered with the THS 2.1. Heating tobacco instead of burning can offer a potentially lower risk of delivering nicotine compared to CCs.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:11

[Canada] B.C. health minister’s tweet on tobacco consumption age garners controversy

A tweet by B.C.’s health minister is garnering controversy. On Tuesday, Terry Lake publicly wondered if it was time to consider raising the age of tobacco consumption to 21.
CHEK-TV (ca)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:30

[Sweden] The World's Rudest, Most Passive-Aggressive Billboard Coughs at Nearby Smokers But they might deserve it

All oh which suggests that the campaign's actual target isn't the smokers themselves, but everybody else who thinks smokers are gross to begin with. Which might actually be a reasonable strategy. Smoking is already banned in Swedish bars, restaurants and
Ad Week
added Jan 17, 2017 22:15

Qmatic Partners with Swedish Company Shortcut Labs for Seamless Customer Experience Using Wireless Smart Button "Flic"

"I wanted to stop using snus, a smokeless tobacco, but had no easy way of tracking my daily consumption. I created an app to track my behavior; it was a big button to tap whenever I gave in," says Joachim Westlund, Flic's CEO.
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05

Social Media Campaign Effects: Moderating Role of Social Capital in an Anti-Smoking Campaign

social trust and community life satisfaction interacted with the treatment condition to positively affect persuasive intentions, but in distinct ways. Social trust moderated the effect of the message reception and interaction condition on participants’ wi
Health Communication
added Jan 14, 2017 19:36

Nicotine delivery to users from cigarettes and from different types of e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

EC brands we tested do not deliver nicotine as efficiently as cigarettes, but newer EC products deliver nicotine more efficiently than cig-a-like brands. Moderate variations in nicotine content of e-liquid have little effect on nicotine delivery. Smokers
added Jan 14, 2017 19:35

three tips for quitting smoking from an expert

members of Truth Initiative’s® web-based quit smoking program, BecomeAnEX, have posted more than 87,000 blog entries to ask questions, share resources or just talk about their day and how their quit attempt is going.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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