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[Australia] Un-liked! Government dumps $600,000 taxpayer-funded scheme that saw it pay Instagram models to post sexy photos to promote good health

Some of those hired to by the government to promote women's health were sponsored by alcohol companies, promoted controversial detox 'skinny teas,' uploaded photos of themselves smoking and endorsed sun tanning.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 05:14
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[District of Columbia] AACR Holds Congressional Briefing on Strengthening Prevention of E-Cigarette Use in Youth

the discussion proved productive and nuanced, with several key takeaways for the audience: Kid-friendly flavors and marketing continue to be substantial challenges contributing to the rise in youth use. The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products should be su
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:59
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Cigarette and smokeless tobacco company smartphone applications

We identified four cigarette and one smokeless tobacco brand-sponsored apps on the Google Play store, but none in the Apple store. The apps sponsored by Grizzly, Newport, Skoal, Camel and Winston used the last four digits of the users’ social security num
Tobacco Control
added Jul 21, 2018 16:23
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VIDEO: 'I'm not strong enough; I'm not good enough. I can't do this, I'm failing' - Veronica Boland

Global Forum on Nicotine
added Jul 19, 2018 17:49
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[UK] Anti-smoking students hope the make the fight against fag-ash go viral as they take to social media.

Pupils from Whitburn Church of England Academy wrote, starred-in, recorded and are now ready to premier a new film highlighting a host of reasons to sling out cigarettes or not pick them up in the first place.
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jul 17, 2018 23:03
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[Canada] Illegal online sale of Chinese cigarettes widespread in B.C., says expert

A CBC news investigation has revealed a thriving online business in the illegal reselling of cigarettes. Most of the brands are from Asia, and Metro Vancouver's Crime Stoppers says roughly three million cigarettes were illegally sold last year in Britis
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:40
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Sweden] Cameras to be deployed to detect illegal smoking: 5 other innovative anti-smoking efforts

onal Environment Agency (NEA) has announced its intention to deploy surveillance cameras capable of detecting illegal smoking around Singapore. The tamper-proof thermal cameras will be deployed in areas where the prohibition on smoking is regularly flout
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:48
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[Poland] Platform 1’s risk-reduction potential presented at GFN 2018

The 2018 Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) provided a great opportunity for PMI delegates to share the latest clinical results with a unique setup of journalists, scientists, policymakers and major representatives of the tobacco industry. The presented resul
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:16
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[California] AUDIO: Is Silicon Valley Willing To Invest In E-Cigarettes?04:08

investors — who typically flock to burgeoning tech firms like JUUL — are questioning the ethics of dumping billions into an industry criticized for posing health risks and turning nonsmoking teens into customers. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Th
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jul 11, 2018 14:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cameras to be deployed to detect illegal smoking

The National Environment Agency (NEA) intends to deploy surveillance cameras with high-definition thermal sensors around the island to help detect smoking in prohibited areas. Smoking is now prohibited in about 32,000 premises and locations, such as ent
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 10, 2018 11:09
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