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[Canada] Could Facebook or Twitter help you quit smoking? Using social media to kick the habit means you're 'TWICE as likely to succeed'

After 3 months, 32% of people using social media-based support had quit This was compared to 14% of people given phone-based support Experts said social media sites are a good way of reaching people who may not use more traditional smoking cessation meth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 14:02
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[USA] US cracks down on websites selling bidis, Indian cigarettes

US regulator FDA has warned two websites selling 'bidis' and Indian cigarettes of strict penal action for sale of adulterated tobacco products in America. In a warning letter issued to the two websites ... the two websites, desismoke.com and wantsmokes.c
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 11, 2013 15:15
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A Website Offers Help Finding a Hotel Where You Can Light Up

do not they who smoke also need a place to lay their weary heads? Yes, they do, insists Shawn Bradley, who runs an odd little website called Smoketels.com, where those who puff can book a hotel that welcomes them.
New York Times
added Feb 18, 2014 00:57
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The cigar ambassador: how Snoop Dogg uses Instagram to promote tobacco use

more than 1.6 million followers on Instagram, a photo-sharing app recently acquired by Facebook … Snoop Dogg is using social media—Instagram, in particular—to promote cigars. During the three-day Coachella music festival in 2012, where approximately 85 0
Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2013 16:21
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[UK] Will Self And His Addiction To Vaping

According to our orally fixated correspondent, the pleasures of the plastic fag are many. So start sucking now, smokers, before someone tries to ban them
Esquire Magazine
added Jun 23, 2015 17:10
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[Canada] Smoke-Free NS registry a breath of clean air for tenants

Smoke-Free Nova Scotia has launched a new online registry to help tenants and landlords butt out. The new website directs non-smokers to housing where smoking isn’t allowed. It also provides tips for landlords on how to convert their buildings to smoke-f
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 12, 2014 15:58
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[Canada] How a Toronto entrepreneur is disrupting the bong industry

e-cigarettes’ sister technology, portable vaporizers – aimed at people who’d rather inhale plant matter – have been emerging as a mainstream industry in their own right. And one Toronto entrepreneur has been riding that boom, capitalizing on new vaporize
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 14, 2014 17:39
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[Italy] What Retailers Think of iQOS

Cowen Group recently surveyed more than 100 retailers currently selling iQOS in Tokyo, Japan, and Milan, Italy, to get a better read on retailer and consumer response. The results suggest robust enthusiasm in Tokyo (where iQOS has already achieved a 2.4%
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 31, 2016 19:48
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F.D.A. Will Propose New Regulations for E-Cigarettes

will propose sweeping new rules on Thursday that for the first time would extend its regulatory authority from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, popular nicotine delivery devices that have grown into a multibillion-dollar business with virtually no fed
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2014 00:39
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PHOTOS: Menthol Capsule Cigarettes Sold in Canada (PDF)

Canadian Cancer Society
added Nov 19, 2015 17:54
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