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the illegal juul copycats that are flooding the market

“It feels like there is a new pod system released every day and we receive tons of them … So many in fact that there is no way we can review them all.” These products are not only putting a generation of youth at risk of nicotine addiction, but they appea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:05
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4 marketing tactics e-cigarette companies use to target youth

from introducing candy-flavored tobacco products to offering college scholarships, manufacturers and sellers of e-cigarettes aggressively target young people. There are few federal restrictions on e-cigarette marketing, allowing companies to promote the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:05
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We killed the cigarette. What we got in return is mango-flavored nicotine in ‘party mode.’

It’s almost as if it’s the cigarette industry come full circle, no? “I think the history of this tells me, don’t trust these industries,” said Brandt, the smoking historian. “Juul can say, ‘We’re not interested in kids; we’re going to fight the use of t
Washington Post
added Aug 9, 2018 17:02
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[Washington] Cigarettes spark wildfire concerns

some drivers are still adding to the danger by tossing lit cigarettes out their car windows. The careless act has other drivers in Spokane fuming. Some have posted photos to local Facebook groups to publicly shame careless smokers.
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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FORSTER: Bots Are Dominating The Discussion About E-Cigarettes On Twitter

"We do not know the source, or if they are being paid by commercial interests. Are these robot accounts evading regulations? I do not know the answer to that. But that is something consumers deserve to know. To what extent is the public health discourse
Forbes
added Aug 8, 2018 19:20
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health / A Literature Review Update (PDF) (394pp)

regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the magnitude of adverse health effects...the effectiveness of this method compared with other smoking cessation methods is not known.
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:07
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Vaping draws strong support—from bots

Social media accounts run by internet robots may be driving much of the discussion around the health threats posed by e-cigarettes, according to a study ... found most of the automated messages were positive toward vaping.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:44
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Heated Tobacco Products

To secure the tobacco industry’s medium to long-term future, in light of growing tobacco regulations and a rapidly shrinking cigarette market, tobacco companies have been looking to develop and market so-called ‘Next Generation Products’ (NGPs), which in
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:11
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Massachusetts Package Stores Association Partners with Intellicheck to Offer Age ID

“Age ID has made a demonstrable difference in preventing underage access to alcoholic beverages and other age restricted products including e-cigarettes, tobacco and cannabis for retailers nationwide. Our technology solutions’ track record speaks volumes
Business Wire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:11
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Can this motivational tool help patients?

the prescribing of apps for cessation has been utilized and shown to be effective. We recently reviewed and praised the outstanding QuitMedKit from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The app includes nearly everything the primary provider
MedPage Today
added Aug 6, 2018 14:43
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