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Big Tobacco in the Big Apple: How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry…and Anti-Smoking Activism

Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added May 15, 2018 16:19
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Special Report: Philip Morris device knows a lot about your smoking habit

The tobacco giant is already building a database of iQOS customers who register with the company. And it has developed a software application that could take things a step further. The initiative, if allowed by regulators, could extract information abou
Reuters
added May 15, 2018 15:49
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Philip Morris' new e-cigarette collects data on its users - but the tobacco giant claims it is only used 'to control temperature and malfunctions'

In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, Philip Morris International Inc is claiming the electronic gadget is less likely to cause disease than traditional cigarettes. But the iQOS holds another, less obvious advantage over
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:45
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[New Zealand] The astonishing number of cigarette butts woman collected from beach

A woman has collected over 10,000 cigarette butts in a month in an attempt to prove to her local council just how bad smoking is becoming for the area. Liz Smith, who lives in Queenstown in New Zealand, has shared several photos on social media showing
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added May 15, 2018 15:44
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This Plugin Helps You Quit Smoking By Showing You How Much Money You've Saved

If you’re a Mac user and cigarette smoker, you can ditch one of these expensive habits with the help of a new plugin. The Quit Smoking OSX App, a $5 plugin available for Macs, is a lightweight tool for quitters looking for motivation on their journey to
Vice.com
added May 15, 2018 15:03
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[UK] Differences in tobacco product depiction in a movie’s promotion material: the case of I, Tonya

The idea of smoking as an act of adolescent rebellion has long been exploited by the tobacco industry... I, Tonya exposes a regulatory gap in the UK. The inclusion of smoking imagery is obviously not essential.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 15, 2018 05:01
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[Singapore] Video of girl in school uniform smoking under void deck goes viral

A video of a girl in school uniform smoking while sitting at a bench at a void deck has been going viral online, with nearly 50,000 views since it was uploaded to Facebook this morning. In the video captured by an unknown individual sitting close by her
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 11, 2018 02:11
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5G technology and 'Big Tobacco' ($$)

Investors Chronicle
added May 11, 2018 20:24
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[UK] E-cigarettes in hospitals? What do HCPs think?

Daniel Ghinn reviews the online commentary among healthcare professionals following Public Health England’s advice that smokers should be encouraged to take up vaping instead. In February this year, Public Health England (PHE) published its annual evide
pharmaphorum (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:35
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Viral video of woman smoking at Changi Airport that riled Singaporeans is from months ago

A viral video showing a woman smoking within Changi Airport Terminal 3 is circulating on social media and has riled several netizens who questioned what airport security and officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) are doing.
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 10, 2018 17:22
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