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[New Zealand] Video Games: Big Tobacco’s New Backdoor Marketing Frontier

The Smokefree Coalition warns that big tobacco, well-known for its sneaky product placement techniques, has found a backdoor method of marketing to New Zealand children. New research from the University of California in San Francisco has found that near
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07
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[Asia, India] E-commerce portals get notice for selling e-cigarettes in Pb

Punjab government has issued notices to various e-commerce portals for allegedly violating the Drugs and Cosmetics Act by selling e-cigarettes. On the directions of Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jiyani, State Tobacco Control Cell has issued notices to e
Business Standard (in)
added Jan 28, 2016 19:51
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22nd Century Launches New RED SUN® Extremely Nicotine Website

website that powerfully communicates the brand’s new Extremely Nicotine message. Underpinning the www.redsuncigarettes.com website – and the brand itself – is RED SUN’s mission: “To give smokers the BOLDEST, most UNAPOLOGETIC and HIGHEST NICOTINE cigarett
Business Wire
added Jan 28, 2016 18:45
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Australian adolescent smoking rates drop to record low; cigarette pricing, plain packaging, public education praised

In 2014, 6.7 per cent of teens described themselves as heavy, light or occasional smokers / Researchers say data shows effectiveness of plain packaging laws, price increases and public education campaigns / The latest figures out of New South Wales show
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 28, 2016 03:01
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: 'Snuff out smoking in video games'

The national Truth Initiative recently released a report showing that smoking imagery is very common in video games and is often used to make characters seem tough or cool. Most kids my age spend many hours gaming and are exposed to these images frequent
Beloit (WI) Daily News
added Jan 28, 2016 02:59
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Innovation & Value Analysis in the Tobacco Industry - Trends, Opportunities & Forecast Report 2016 - Research and Markets

Analyze the prevalence of smoking around the world and how this translates into sales of tobacco products. / Examine current innovation particularly new product development from some of the world's largest premium cigarette brands. / Study the market for
Business Wire
added Jan 27, 2016 21:28
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Diffusion of Messages from an Electronic Cigarette Brand to Potential Users through Twitter [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study explores the presence and actions of an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) brand, Blu, on Twitter to observe how marketing messages are sent and diffused through the retweet (i.e., message forwarding) functionality....Retweet networks can serv
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 26, 2016 17:44
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On Twitter, e-cigarette ads spread like secondhand smoke

Are 500 retweets the modern equivalent of "everyone's doing it" when it comes to e-cigarette marketing? ...as no federal law has been created to curtail e-cigarette advertising, companies are resorting to tactics employed by the heyday of the Marlboro Man
EurekAlert
added Jan 26, 2016 17:34
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[Europe] No trace of EU tobacco-pack tracking system

The EU Commission has not selected the technology that it would prefer to use in tracking and tracing tobacco packs, according to a Politico.eu story relayed by the TMA. A ‘senior Commission official’ reportedly said that it was waiting on the results o
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 26, 2016 14:31
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Music videos still glamorise alcohol and cigarettes

music videos on Youtube and films on TV are full of international celebrities drinking alcohol and smoking. This old trick has never died out, say researchers at the University of Nottingham. In fact it is still the best way of enticing young people into
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:45
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