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[Asia, China] WeChat users can now rat out smokers who defy Beijing's smoking ban

one in three public venues had already violated the rules within the first week. With a smoking population of 4 million in the capital alone, it's impossible for law enforcement to catch 'em all. Thanks to the messaging app WeChat, Beijingers can now help
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:50

ROSS: To save lives: "World No Tobacco Control" Day

And it’s working: more and more smokers now believe that e-cigarettes are no safer than smoking combusted tobacco. Congratulations, CDC, FDA, et al.: Big Tobacco Control. Why will so-called scientists not allow truthful communication to reach the smoke
Science 2.0
added Jun 3, 2015 21:48

Over 16,000 previously confidential RJR docs released on LTDL

UCSF Library we released over 16,000 previously confidential RJ Reynolds documents on LTDL. In addition, they have moved the new IDDL site out of beta (note the new URL minus the "beta" - and will retire
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 13, 2015 20:07

[Kazakhstan, UK] VIDEO: Shocking video shows little boy boozing and smoking cigarette while being egged-on by laughing adults

Police are probing an appalling video appearing to show a young boy drinking alcohol and smoking a cigarette while being egged on by laughing adults. The two-minute clip shows the boy, aged around five...believed to have been filmed in Pavlodar, Kazakhs
The Mirror (uk)
added May 7, 2015 12:11

[New Jersey] Montville company wants to transform e-cigarette industry

Sensory will fill, seal and label up to 180,000 bottles of custom-formulated and branded e-liquid — used to produce vapors instead of smoke — for its business-to-business customers.
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Mar 30, 2015 21:26

Ultra-High Grade CBD (Cannabidiol) Rich Hemp Oil to Target E-Cig & Vape Market - New All Natural-Organic Scientifically Formulated Product Begins Shipping

The E-Cig - Vapor markets have reached $1.7 billion in total sales annually and is projected to grow to $10 billion in the next 5 years as new biotech and nutraceutical applications focus on E-Liquid & Vaping industries. In particular Cannabidiol Rich He
PR Newswire
added Mar 9, 2015 17:11

[Asia, India] Govt plans to light up social media with anti-tobacco campaign

With an increasing number of youth and women consuming tobacco products, the health ministry is now planning a campaign on social media including on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram. "The growing number of youth and women consuming tobacco in s
Times of India
added Mar 8, 2015 15:39

[North Carolina] Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors via the Internet

Minors are easily able to purchase e-cigarettes from the Internet because of an absence of age-verification measures used by Internet e-cigarette vendors. Federal law should require and enforce rigorous age verification for all e-cigarette sales as with t
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Mar 2, 2015 23:37

‘View’ co-host Whoopi Goldberg the face of new anti-smoking app

has lent her name (and face) to a new app/site,, in which users create a life-affirming message, which looks like a newspaper obituary, for a loved one who smokes — in an effort to help them quit the habit. “The idea of being able to send so
New York Post
added Feb 28, 2015 11:56

[UK] Anonymous Tobacco Trolls

There are numerous examples of anonymous pro-smoking "trolls" who spread misinformation on the smoking debate and denigrate leading public health advocates. One such example is "mummybest"...1.1 Denies Smoking Causes Cancer 1.2 Denies Second-Hand Smoke Ca (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 10:59
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