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Facebook Begins Shutting Down Cigar Groups

Last night social media giant Facebook began enforcing their TOS and started shutting down groups that promote the private sale tobacco products including cigars. The most noticeable group was the ultra popular Cigar Cartel, but also included were CHAOS,
The Cigar Authority
added Apr 20, 2016 14:32

[New York] NY Must Show More Evidence In UPS Untaxed Cigarette Suit ($$)

The city and state of New York suffered a partial loss Tuesday when a federal judge ruled they had not adequately supported certain claims alleging UPS illegally shipped huge quantities of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations but gave them
added Apr 20, 2016 03:52

U.S. House committee votes to smooth e-cigarette regulatory path

before the grandfather date. Since then, some 100,000 new e-cigarette and vapor products have been introduced. Moving or invalidating the grandfather date would allow some or all of those products to act as "predicates" for future products.
added Apr 19, 2016 22:00

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Adopts Amendment To Move FDA Predicate Date for Vapor Products / SFATA Says Congressional Action is 'Good for Public Health'

"Today is a good day for the vapor industry in the effort to help reduce the public harm caused by smoking, specifically because it helps protect the consumer-driven innovations made in the vapor industry over the past several years," said Cynthia Cabrer
PR Newswire
added Apr 19, 2016 21:54
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how online tools to help smokers quit can go viral

Researchers at the Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative developed a Facebook app to help smokers quit and exposed users to 12 different versions of the app, in order to measure what aspects made users more like
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2016 21:45

[Asia] India Just Made Its First Arrest for Selling E-Cigarettes, But You Can Buy Them Online!

The e-cigarettes, as well as accessories are available on major online retailers, including Amazon India, Snapdeal and Flipkart. However, it is not clear whether these contains nicotine, even in trace amounts. It is the delivery of tobacco which is the b
Times of India
added Apr 18, 2016 22:15

Here Is the One Stock to Buy to Profit From the Vaping, E-Cigarette Craze

With a strong balance sheet, proven management and a vast global footprint, Philip Morris is the safest way to profit from e-cig growth, as traditional cigarette use declines. Instead of letting e-cigs eat its lunch, Philip Morris is pivoting to co-opt t
added Apr 16, 2016 21:42

FDA E-Cig ‘Deeming’ Rule Imminent / Tobacco industry expecting final rule this month

Ray Story, CEO of the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA), believes the agency is hung up on one provision--a mandate that requires any nicotine delivery devices that hit stores after Feb. 15, 2007, to apply retroactively for approval,
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 15, 2016 05:16
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Diffusion of an Evidence-Based Smoking Cessation Intervention Through Facebook: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

The maximal R value (0.087) is sufficient to increase the numbers of individuals receiving treatment if applied on a large scale. Online interventions can be designed a priori to spread through social networks.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 19, 2016 21:47
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[California] Campbell seeking resident, landlord opinions on second-hand smoke

Have an opinion about second-hand smoking? The city of Campbell is encouraging residents and landlords to take part in two online surveys on the topic. Al Bito, the city manager's assistant, said the survey is to gather opinions and data from those livi
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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