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[Asia, China, Singapore] Smoking emojis not the focus of tobacco control

By deleting the emojis, the companies said they hope to help curb an implied link between smoking and being cool. ...Frankly, requiring social media companies to delete such emojis is not one of the most pressing tasks to curb tobacco use. In Singapore,
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:45
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Reynolds CEO Embraces FDA Challenge / Innovation a critical focus for reducing harm, executive says

Debra Crew, CEO of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds, said technology provides an important opportunity to give smokers their desired nicotine in a less harmful way, according to a CNBC report. “If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:20
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] China’s Twitter-like service stubs out its ‘cool’ smoking emoji

Smiling yellow face wearing sunglasses loses its cigarette in response to users’ comments, Sina Weibo says
South China Morning Post
added Sep 15, 2017 14:12
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PRESENTATION: Prevalence and Patterns of Tobacco Use in Japan after the Commercialization of a Heat-Not-Burn Alternative (IQOS) to Cigarettes

Presented at 21st World Congress of Epidemiology...DOWNLOAD FULL PRESENTATION
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:40
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what are “heat-not-burn” cigarettes?

While the tobacco industry claims these products are less toxic than cigarettes, public health experts are concerned that they may be another way to addict people, especially youth and young adults, and promote the use of more than one tobacco product at
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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[Asia, China] Sina Weibo removes smoking emoji to help country's anti-tobacco drive

Sina Weibo, one of China's most popular social platforms, announced on Wednesday that it has removed a "smoking" emoji to help promote the country's efforts to reduce smoking in public. Sina Weibo users can no longer use the "smoking" emoji - which had c
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 14, 2017 04:05
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ERIKSEN: Ironic that same day @PMIScience Foundation announced, UN @globalcompact excludes tobacco industry from their work

Twitter
added Sep 14, 2017 15:31
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FDA's Latest Regulations for Computer Systems Used in the Tobacco and Related Industries, Effective on 08/08/2016 (San Diego, CA, United States - December 7-8, 2017) - Research and Markets

This action is a milestone in consumer protection. Going forward, the FDA will be able to: --Review new tobacco products not yet on the market --Help prevent misleading claims by tobacco product manufacturers --Evaluate the ingredients of tobacco produc
Business Wire
added Sep 14, 2017 14:52
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The tobacco industry says it's ready to reduce harm

Technology presents the tobacco industry with an enormous opportunity to continue to give smokers their desired nicotine, but in a less harmful way, said Debra Crew, CEO of Reynolds American. "If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to p
CNBC
added Sep 14, 2017 14:43
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Monitoring tobacco brand websites to understand marketing strategies aimed at tobacco product users and potential users

Marketing methods and strategies normalize tobacco use by providing website visitors with positive themes combined with interactive content, and is an area of future research. Moreover, all tobacco products under federal regulatory authority should be r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 12, 2017 06:52
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