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Tobacco firms use apps to push smoking message

The report, by a team working in Tobacco Control, says there are a rising number of smartphone apps which portray smoking in a positive way - breaching World Health Organization rules banning the advertisement of goods containing tobacco. The researcher
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 22, 2012 06:41
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WHO condemns misleading use of its name in marketing of heated tobacco products

(BAT) is launching a new heated tobacco product, “glo”. In materials promoting the launch of the product,...BAT has made statements that could be incorrectly perceived as implying that [WHO] is endorsing this product as a less harmful alternative to ciga
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 12, 2018 21:03
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[Massachusetts] This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine

This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine
Martha's Vineyard (MA) Times
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Smoking problem

This is with reference to the report “65% of secondary schoolgirls smoke” (Feb. 8). It is an alarming trend and needs to be checked at the earliest. According to the report, exposure to western and social media is to be blamed for this trend. It is
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 8, 2015 18:08
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MEDIA ADVISORY - British American Tobacco's Head of Next Generation Products visiting Canada to discuss global vision and industry trends

is inviting media for a Meet & Greet with British American Tobacco's Managing Director of Next Generation Products (NGP) from London, Mr. Kingsley Wheaton. British American Tobacco has invested over $1.5 billion dollars over the last six years to develop
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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[Canada] No more smoking hookah in Windsor public spaces

Windsor expanded its public smoking ban to include hookah pipes and electronic cigarettes Monday night. Back in May, city council banned smoking in all public spaces, including, beaches and community gardens, with the exception of a designated area at t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:38
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[Canada] Both Sides Of The Plain Cigarette Packaging Debate / BRANDS AREN’T AT FAULT, STOP BLAMING THEM

The policy was a boon for counterfeiters – as the Adam Smith Institute points out in their 2012 paper, ‘Plain Packaging. Commercial expression, anti-smoking extremism and the risks of hyper-regulation’1, nothing is easier to template and copy than standar
JTI-Macdonald Corp. (ca)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:54
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1924: The Cigar Maker Who's the Reason You Work Only 8 Hours a Day Dies

On December 13, 1924, Samuel Gompers, the cigar-maker who became the father of the mainstream American labor movement, died, at the age of 74. From 1886, when he forged the creation of the American Federation of Labor, until his death – with the exception
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Dec 14, 2015 15:00
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[Malta] 131 illegal adverts for tobacco products noted in August

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has issued a summary of actions taken during August 2012.
Gozo News.com (mt)
added Sep 16, 2012 22:14
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[Canada] Marketing IQOS in a dark market

Our observations of tactics to promote a new tobacco product in a dark market may inform government regulatory policy and non-governmental organisation efforts wherever heat-not-burn products are introduced.
Tobacco Control
added May 4, 2018 21:30
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