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[UK] Smoke spots: promoting smoking with social media

It is therefore of concern to see that Imperial Tobacco has launched a social media campaign ... describing Smoke Spots as a ‘website for smokers’ which enables consumers to ‘find bars, restaurants and clubs with smoking facilities as well as locate outl
Tobacco Control
added Jun 24, 2014 12:32

[Europe] INSIGHT-Big Tobacco squares up as EU rules aim to track every cigarette

* EU law to require tracking of single packs to retailers * Industry-developed system, Codentify, garners criticism * Consultation underway on various systems ... is asking tobacco firms to do more to track and trace their goods, in order to tackle a h
added Jun 20, 2014 14:08

Thune E-Cigarette Youth Marketing Hearing Statement

delivered the following prepared remarks at today's "Aggressive E-Cigarette Marketing and Potential Consequences for Youth" full committee hearing: Mr. Chairman, I would like to thank today's witnesses for appearing before the Committee. According to th
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
added Jun 19, 2014 11:59

[France, UK] The e-cigarette that tells you how long you'll LIVE: Smokio claims to calculate number of days added to life expectancy if you quit tobacco

Paris-based company has designed the world's first 'smart' e-cigarette / The £65 ($80) device sends 'vaping' data to an app on Android or iOS / This is done through a microchip that tracks usage and location / Includes information on how health has improv
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2014 08:18

Lorillard (maker of Blu ecigs) tells parents ecigs just emit "harmless water vapor;" that's not true

posted a statement on its Youth Smoking Prevention Program website, "Real Parents Real Questions" website that tells parents "The 'smoke' you see coming out of e-cigarettes isn't smoke -- its WATER VAPOR."
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:48

New website launched to raise awareness of black market cigarette trade (PDF)

“The New Tobacco Road” ...,, shows how I-95 has become a key transit route for cigarette smuggling from southern states to the Northeast. The illegal profits that are being derived from these operations benefit an organized-cr
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 29, 2014 10:40

[USA] Traditional e-cigarettes lose steam to vaporisers ($$)

Electronic cigarette sales at US convenience stores have fallen for the first time...refillable devices, known as vapours, tanks or mods, are growing twice as fast as the overall electronic category and make up about 44 per cent of a $2.5bn market for ele
Financial Times (uk)
added May 29, 2014 10:35

Adult smokers love… twerking?

how, exactly, does a video called “How to Twerk: A helpful how-to for would-be booty-shakers” fit into that strategy? The latest addition to blu e-cigarettes’ YouTube page – and to their website ... Egregious marketing like the twerking video shows why t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 21, 2014 14:35

[Russia, UK] See shocking moment reckless dad 'teaches toddler son to smoke' in video that has sparked outrage online

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Furious reaction as the disturbing clip shows the shirtless man light up and hand the cigarette to the young child as they sit at kitchen table
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 26, 2014 13:07

Pot Smoke And Mirrors: Vaporizer Pens Hide Marijuana Use

While e-cigarettes have been grabbing the headlines, the vape pen industry has been quietly ballooning. And it's reshaping the business and culture of marijuana. The latest versions of e-cigarettes contain a battery-powered heating element that vaporizes
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 21, 2014 10:28
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