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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the toba
Tobacco Control
added Aug 13, 2018 15:18
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E-Cigs Addicting The Masses: 'We Are Experimenting On Teenagers' Lungs,' Warns Stanford Professor

Professor Jackler states that, “the management has not acted congruent with the company mission statement. On the contrary, JUUL’s initial marketing campaigns were heavily youth-focused in their advertising themes and the promotional channels, i.e., Insta
Forbes
added Aug 12, 2018 18:31
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4 marketing tactics e-cigarette companies use to target youth

from introducing candy-flavored tobacco products to offering college scholarships, manufacturers and sellers of e-cigarettes aggressively target young people. There are few federal restrictions on e-cigarette marketing, allowing companies to promote the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:05
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[UK] Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense

Are BOTS fueling your vaping addiction? Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense generated by devices / The internet is the single most popular source of health information / They found that most tweets were positive - and writte
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 13, 2018 15:49
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[UK] Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense

the majority of tweets in praise of vaping were just automated messages written by electronic devices about electronics. So, the researchers worry, bots may actually be behind the driver's seat of the vaping discussion, skewing public perception to se
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:48
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[UK] Are BOTS fueling your vaping addiction? Study finds most online resources about e-cigarettes are nonsense generated by devices

the majority of tweets in praise of vaping were just automated messages written by electronic devices about electronics. So, the researchers worry, bots may actually be behind the driver's seat of the vaping discussion, skewing public perception to se
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:15
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We killed the cigarette. What we got in return is mango-flavored nicotine in ‘party mode.’

It’s almost as if it’s the cigarette industry come full circle, no? “I think the history of this tells me, don’t trust these industries,” said Brandt, the smoking historian. “Juul can say, ‘We’re not interested in kids; we’re going to fight the use of t
Washington Post
added Aug 9, 2018 17:02
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the illegal juul copycats that are flooding the market

“It feels like there is a new pod system released every day and we receive tons of them … So many in fact that there is no way we can review them all.” These products are not only putting a generation of youth at risk of nicotine addiction, but they appea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:05
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FORSTER: Bots Are Dominating The Discussion About E-Cigarettes On Twitter

"We do not know the source, or if they are being paid by commercial interests. Are these robot accounts evading regulations? I do not know the answer to that. But that is something consumers deserve to know. To what extent is the public health discourse
Forbes
added Aug 8, 2018 19:20
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Vaping draws strong support—from bots

Social media accounts run by internet robots may be driving much of the discussion around the health threats posed by e-cigarettes, according to a study ... found most of the automated messages were positive toward vaping.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:44
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