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New Foundation Revives Debate About Health Research Funded by Big Tobacco

“Will people take their money? Yes,” said Cheryl Healton, DPH, dean of the New York University College of Global Health. Healton has not yet signed the statement because it is still under review by an ad hoc faculty committee at her institution. “Will t
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:13
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Offset Smoking Around Cardi B Draws Mixed Reactions

Earlier this week, a video of Offset smoking around a pregnant Cardi B surfaced and subsequently became a topic of concern for some. Yesterday, an account called @HollywoodUnlocked posted a clip of the couple in a club. Offset at one point blows smoke i
Nylon
added Jun 8, 2018 19:16
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[India] Interactive billboard detects smokers, warns of the harms that cigarettes and bidis bring in Gurgaon

the billboard will detect a smoker lighting a cigarette or bidi in front of the it and respond by launching a short video. The video shows the real-time effects of tobacco smoke on the heart and lungs of the smoker and people nearby, who are exposed to s
APNnews (in)
added May 30, 2018 16:27
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Big Tobacco May Soon be Able to Advertise HnB Devices

may soon be able to advertise their heat-not-burn (HnB) devices, as these are not always classified as tobacco products (despite the fact they do contain tobacco). On the other hand, e-cigarettes remain regulated as tobacco products even though they do no
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:34
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CARUANA: Thailand: Debates on Why E-Cigs Should Be Legalized

ly last December, two young adults were arrested in Pathum Thani for selling vaping products via Facebook. This has prompted many locals to speak up and even start a petition urging local lawmakers to review the ban whilst referring to regulations around
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:45
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Promotion of tobacco products on Facebook: policy versus practice

widespread tobacco promotion and sales were found at variance with the company’s policies governing advertising, commerce, page content and under age access. Vetting could be improved by automated screening in partnership with human reviewers.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 23:20
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Netflix in hot water for 'glamourising' tobacco use

In today's climate, Netflix's increased portrayal of tobacco usage was so unusual that a few Reddit users noticed it last summer, prompting one user to begin a thread titled "Did Netflix get in bed with Big Tobacco?"
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:46
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VIDEO: Concerns over health effects of vaping - and rising use among teens

Scientists examined 56 e-cigarette users, and discovered a number of e-cigarettes released vapors with potentially unsafe levels of lead, chromium, manganese, and/or nickel.... "Everyone does it, like, everyone...Every time I go into the bathroom there's
CBS News.com
added Feb 26, 2018 15:08
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U.S. Federal Law Banning Smoking In Cars With Children Is False

Where did this fake news originate? The website amomama.com published the false story reporting that smoking in cars with children is now illegal as of Jan. 30, 2018. ...the above story is false, according to FactCheck.org. Despite the story being inaccu
Business 2 Community
added Feb 23, 2018 02:02
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Tobacco giant's research largesse ignites controversy ($$)

Science
added Feb 9, 2018 18:37
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