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[Jamaica] Beware! Cigarette companies luring kids into smoking with technology

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is warning parents to be even more vigilant, as cigarette and tobacco companies have stepped up their use of technology and mobile applications to entice individuals to smoke. Speaking at a forum yesterday, Executive Dire
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 23, 2012 14:52

[Australia] Even in the digital world, where there's smoke, there's ire

'There are now 107 smoking apps. Authorities are freaking out.' Outraged calls to ban tobacco-related apps might, just possibly, be missing the point. . . . I'm not a regular smoker myself, but after years of watching Nicola Roxon waging federal war on
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Oct 27, 2012 19:25

[New Zealand] Fag war heats up as cover-up law bites

British American Tobacco has joined competitor Philip Morris in blasting the government's anti-smoking rules. . . . In a provocative challenge today, BAT, which controls about 75% of New Zealand's tobacco market, called on the government to prove its r
National Business Review (nz)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:54

blu eCigs Implements Stringent Online Age Verification Process

blu eCigs is 1st E-Cig Company to Adopt New Technology to Employ the Most Responsible and Comprehensive Approach to the Selling of E-Cigarettes Online to Adult Smokers
PR Newswire
added Jul 15, 2012 08:37

[Australia] Tobacco companies dodging bans: report

Tobacco companies are dodging advertising bans by using films, TV and the internet to target children, a new survey says. More than three quarters of 1000 young people aged 12 to 24 surveyed by the Cancer Institute NSW reported seeing tobacco promotion
ninemsn (au)
added Jun 25, 2012 10:59

7-Eleven Pioneers Innovative Idea In The Fight Against Illegal Underage Sales

Convenience Retailer Expands Corporate Responsibility Through New Technology
PR Newswire
added May 23, 2012 04:53

'Heat not burn' smokeless tobacco product may not be as harm free as claimed

iQOS use associated with tobacco plug charring and toxic chemical release
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41

A Multi-Center, Multi-Regional, Study on Biological and Functional Changes in Healthy Adult Smokers during One Year of Continuous Smoking Abstinence

The study results will be instrumental in assessing novel alternative products to cigarettes, considered for tobacco harm reduction strategies. DOWNLOAD FULL POSTER
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05

More Impressive News Regarding iQOS In Philip Morris' Fourth Quarter

While cigarette volumes fell as expected, a 2.1% drop, PM recorded heated tobacco shipment volume of 15.72 billion, an over 300% jump. The immense growth in the iQOS sales resulted in a favorable volume mix variance of $1.1 billion, PM's best ever perform
added Feb 9, 2018 22:51
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