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Packaging digital culture to young smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

cigarette packs that share a stylistic similarity to popular handheld devices (such as smartphones and digital music players) may perhaps reflect a desire to associate these packs with other ‘must have’ and ‘never leave home without it’ consumer goods.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 26, 2013 22:50

Flash Mob in Nigeria Draws Attention to Fight Against Tobacco

Tobacco control campaigners in Nigeria are using innovative methods to get their message across. Last week, Nigerian advocates organized a flash mob in one of Nigeria’s busiest markets to launch a new social media campaign. The surprise performance – org
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 5, 2013 18:41

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Control: Group Launches Health Campaign Via Social Media, Game App

A non-governmental organisation, Tobacco Control Nigeria, recently launched its public health and policy change campaign project using social media to advance tobacco control and support the passage of a comprehensive Tobacco Control (TC) law compliant w
Channels Television (ng)
added Aug 30, 2013 07:38

FDA Discusses Banning Online Sales of E-Cigarettes

The "listening sessions" at FDA headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., north of Washington, are part of a series of meetings. At least 20 FDA staffers have attended the gatherings, the people familiar with the matter said, as the agency prepares its proposa
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 23, 2013 01:01

[Pennsylvania] Lawsuit filed against four for selling contraband cigarettes, not paying taxes

A civil lawsuit has been filed against four people who were selling cigarettes online, according to Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Kane says the online business was set up to avoid paying state cigarette taxes. ... through, Savontob
WHP CBS 21 (Harrisburg, PA)
added Jun 15, 2013 10:51

Survey Reveals Shortage of Social Media Resources and Skills in Global Tobacco Control

Immediate need to combat Big Tobacco’s use of social media channels to circumvent marketing bans and recruit young smokers
World Lung Foundation
added Jun 14, 2013 09:42

ARCHIVE: BLANKENHORN: The e-cigarette scam

Google has 12.9 million links to e-cigarettes, and the first of those links that’s negative, an FDA list of concerns, was the 51st I found in a search just now. (There’s a video from that link above.) To all intents and purposes the market for these thing
Smart Planet (CBS Interactive)
added Jun 10, 2013 10:33

[Asia, China] BLOG / ERNEST KAO: Plane will not wait for you to buy cigarettes, says flight attendant to policewoman

So sensitive is the issue of power abuse these days that rumours of a Hong Kong flight attendant rejecting demands from a uniformed military police officer became an instant hit on weibo. The officer wanted to delay take-off so she could go out and buy ci
South China Morning Post
added May 8, 2013 07:09

Sarah Palin’s tobacco dip shows anti-bullying advocate Dan Savage the ‘upsides of oral cancer’

Woke up to Sarah Palin's voice. She's taken up chewing tobacco now cuz LIBRULS or Bloomberg or something. Now seeing upside of oral cancers. — Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) May 04, 2013 Shut up, you crybaby conservatives — Dan Savage is the nation’s pr
added May 5, 2013 22:11

[Canada] Edmonton-born actress's online role in anti-smoking ad goes viral

it was Edmonton-born actress Kathleen Black’s adorability quotient that earned her the starring role in a now-viral online ad that compares social smoking to flatulence. After all, few can utter derivations of the word “fart” 10 times in 60 seconds — wi
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2013 14:26
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