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[South Africa] Giving up smoking: How millions choose vaping as an alternative

“Smokingthings” is a website dedicated to providing you with products that care about the health of your lungs – well, that is if you consider vaping to be better than smoking. They have the most assorted and preferential vaping products on the planet. Y
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:30
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Assessing the advertisement of waterpipe tobacco on eBay in the UK

The eBay tobacco policy allows the sale of nicotine patches or gums, promotional items with tobacco brand logos, memorabilia for tobacco products, tobacco seeds, vintage ads for tobacco products and collectible packaging that has no tobacco inside. The po
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2018 23:22
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[Australia] JAQUES: Smoke and mirrors on issue funding won’t deter critics

Asked why they had removed the founding sponsors’ logos from their website, ATHRA Chair Colin Mendelsohn reportedly said it had been done on legal advice and not to “reduce transparency.” However the website of the e-cigarette maker, which offers an onli
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Oct 8, 2018 23:14
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VIDEO: Clearing the air: Controversy and cautious hope over vaping

But e-cigarettes are winning over more than just former smokers. In fact, they are gaining cautious support from a growing number of public health experts. In June no less than the American Cancer Society noted that while the long-term effects of e-cigar
CBS News.com
added Oct 8, 2018 20:44
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[Switzerland] Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at W.H.O. Tobacco Talks

the “Nicotine Is Not Your Enemy Soirée,”... To Dr. Mayer and the party sponsor — the Consumer Choice Center, which is partly funded by the tobacco industry — the message was urgent. Down the road, delegates from 137 countries were debating whether to crac
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2018 19:59
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[UK] GPs to text patients urging them to change unhealthy habits under radical new proposals from health secretary

‘But using data, both medical data – appropriately safeguarded of course for privacy reasons – and other demographic data, you can work out somebody might have a higher propensity to smoke. ‘Then you can target interventions much more closely.’ Mr Hanc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18
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GLANTZ: Heated tobacco product regulation under US law and the FCTC

As the FCTC Conference of the Parties and individual countires grapple with how to fit heated tobacco products, such as PMI's IQOS, into existing regulatory regiemes, Lauren Lempert and I just published " Heated tobacco product regulation under US law an
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 6, 2018 19:07
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LEMPERT/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco product regulation under US law and the FCTC [FREE FULL TEXT]

All components of HTPs should be regulated at least as stringently as existing tobacco products, including restrictions on labelling, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, sales to minors, price and taxation policies and smokefree measures. There is not
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:36
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Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34
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How Juul, the electronic cigarette, won over teens

“If you’re looking to speak to young people, social media is where you go,” Koval said by phone, referencing Juul’s early marketing campaigns in 2016 and 2017 on YouTube, Twitter and Instagram, using influencers and hashtags like #LightsCameraVapor to cu
Mic
added Oct 4, 2018 18:35
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