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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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[Asia, Mid-east] Juul vaping device sweeping American schools on sale in UAE's grey market

There more than 50,000 posts under the hashtag #Juul on Instagram alone, and countless tweets and YouTube videos. Juul Labs via AP Intense nicotine delivery devices that give the user a strong hit that goes to their head are sweeping US high schools. An
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 4, 2018 15:54
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[California] Going High-Tech to Clear the Air

The new endeavor will utilize a cellphone-friendly tracking app to scan QR codes placed on existing signage throughout the 304-acre campus. Students, faculty and staff can scan the QR code when they see tobacco litter or someone using tobacco, and a geog
California State University San Marcos
added Apr 14, 2018 16:28
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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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Tobacco giant's research largesse ignites controversy ($$)

Science
added Feb 9, 2018 18:37
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@SenatorDurbin

Philip Morris is again trying to hook a new generation of children on its deadly & addictive tobacco products. That's why I sent a letter with Senate colleagues urging FDA to reject all tobacco products that target youth or fail to improve public health.
Twitter
added Feb 8, 2018 06:09
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