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are selfies making smoking cool again?

big Tobacco gets a stream of free advertising from people on social media who post “smoking selfies,” images that may help tobacco companies recruit more young smokers. Self-portraits featuring tobacco use are prevalent and widely shared, and operate as
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:23
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[UK] Competition and Markets Authority investigates social media stars

Imperial Brands said it took an “omni-channel approach” to marketing ecigarettes and employed paid influencers in the US who were subject to “stringent guidelines”. Philip Morris International said its contracted influencers had to be aged at least 25 an
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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Rivals train sights on vaping start-up Juul Labs

Juul devices use nicotine salts, which deliver nicotine at a speed comparable to traditional cigarettes and give users the “hit” they crave faster than most ecigarettes. “This is a case of some really clever individuals figuring out that they’re putting
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:12
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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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