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[UK] Vaper-ised! Why boom in e-cigarettes is key to a £38bn merger as tobacco sales go up in smoke

the logic of the deal lies as much in the new market for ‘vaping’ and other non-traditional nicotine products, as it does in the traditional pack of 20 cigarettes...‘They know their core business is declining and what they are looking to do is to find way
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:06

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Singapore jails Chinese nationals for buying, selling contraband cigarettes via WeChat

The Chinese nationals, Bao Jiancao, 29, and Zhu Xingbing, 45, were arrested in two separate operations conducted by Singapore Customs in Geylang and Woodlands respectively on Tuesday. Bao was sentenced to three months and one week jail, while Zhu was se
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:29
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[Hungary, Ukraine] Man arrested for smuggling cigarettes across international border using DRONE

Ukrainian border patrol guards arrested the man who was using powerful drones to smuggle cigarettes into neighbouring Hungary. Officers seized 32 boxes of cigarettes, half of which were Ukrainian-produced Marlboros. The cunning smuggler had attached b
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:08
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[California] West Hollywood Councilmembers Duran and Horvath and LGBTQ Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat Tobacco-Related Deaths

The campaign’s latest supporters, West Hollywood City Councilmember John Duran, Councilmember Lindsey Horvath and local community and advocacy leaders, joined forces with Yes on Prop 56 to stand up to big tobacco’s LGBTQ youth targeted marketing tactics,
Yes on
added Oct 21, 2016 21:15

[California] Assemblyman Dr. Joaquin Arambula, Local Doctors and Health Advocates Endorse Prop 56, Stand Up to Deceitful Tobacco Company-Funded Ads

“I’m supporting Prop 56 to protect kids and save lives,” said Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula. “As an emergency room physician, I saw the worst of what tobacco did to people, because many came to the emergency room gravely sick. Their immune systems
Yes on
added Oct 20, 2016 21:24

BANJO: Reynolds's New CEO Needs New Ideas

On Wednesday, Reynolds executives punted on multiple questions about the threat of Philip Morris and Altria's heat sticks, telling analysts they would comment further at the annual investor meeting in November.That gives the company and its new CEO about
Bloomberg News
added Oct 20, 2016 20:12

[UK] Police urge passengers to report people smoking on trains via a 'discrete' text

British Transport Police (BTP) is asking travellers to report crime or incidents on trains or at stations by text. An advertising campaign - which has the strapline "let's make a difference" - gives examples of the kind of incidents travellers might rep
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:39

A Multirelational Social Network Analysis of an Online Health Community for Smoking Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

We conducted these analyses using longitudinal data from BecomeAnEX...These insights have implications for the design and management of online social networks for smoking cessation.
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 21:29

how online social relationships help smokers quit tobacco

analyses of how people use BecomeAnEX, Truth Initiative’s digital cessation program, are shedding light on the ways online health communities can help people quit smoking. For example, online communities foster relationships among members that can play
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 18, 2016 21:26

California Newspapers Resoundingly Endorse Proposition 56

In an unprecedented showing of support, nearly every California newspaper has endorsed Proposition 56 and lashed out at the tobacco industry’s relentless lies about the initiative as “scurrilous” and “disingenuous.”
Yes on
added Oct 18, 2016 01:54
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