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[New York] Learning With: ‘Did Juul Lure Teenagers and Get “Customers for Life”?’

Before reading the article: Do you see people your age vaping? What about smoking cigarettes? What do you know about laws regarding the minimum age for buying tobacco products? What are your thoughts on people who are under the age of 18 using products
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2018 14:44
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Big Vape comes to Canada and the effects won't be known for decades

Here in Canada, there are rules about how vaping products can be advertised, including limits on lifestyle ads and images that appeal to children. But Juul's popularity has been fuelled by social media and it's not clear if there is any way to stop the
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 5, 2018 01:59
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Heat-not-burn tobacco products: a systematic literature review [FREE FULL TEXT]

Studies on HnB secondhand emissions and human use were heterogeneous and largely affiliated with the manufacturers. HnB exposed users and bystanders to toxicants, although at substantially lower levels than cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2018 00:48
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Innovations in counterfeiting tax stamps: a study of ultraviolet watermarks in a sample of discarded New York City packs [FREE FULL TEXT]

eiters are using ultraviolet watermarks which makes it difficult to differentiate counterfeit joint New York City/New York State tax stamps from their genuine equivalent when UV irradiation is used as the sole screening tool. Innovations in counterfeiting
Tobacco Control
added Sep 4, 2018 22:35
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Big Tobacco Accused of Using Social Media 'Influencers' to Target Youth

Barred by law from almost all forms of traditional advertising in the U.S., tobacco companies are now aggressively using social media platforms to market cigarettes to a new generation of potential smokers, an anti-tobacco group is charging.
MedPage Today
added Sep 4, 2018 19:21
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[UK] Terminally ill cancer patient shows effects of smoking 300,000 cigarettes in a lifetime

Martial arts expert Anthony Pillage, 57, has smoked more than 300,000 cigarettes...has shared harrowing pictures and videos during his final months of living...‘Over 600 people have said they have given up smoking and the way they have written it I believ
Metro Café (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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TAKE ACTION / THIS IS A TAKEAPART CAMPAIGN, AN INITIATIVE OF THE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS

EXPLORE THE ISSUE TAKE ACTION WHAT ARE TOBACCO COMPANIES DOING? Tobacco companies are secretly paying social media stars to flood your newsfeed with images of their cigarette brands. Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacc
TakeAPart.org (CTFK)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:32
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoke and hashtags: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted

“tobacco companies have been undermining, on all levels and at every occasion, the [FCTC] parties’ efforts to promote development and improve the health of their populations. They should therefore not be viewed as stakeholders in the development of any to
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:41
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes ban was long overdue, say city doctors

Bengaluru: The Centre’s decision to ban e-cigarettes has been welcomed by doctors and health professionals in the city, who believe it is long due. The health ministry advisory issued in public interest applies to all Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Aug 31, 2018 11:58
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[California] Annenberg analyzes social media, cigarette brands

After five months, the research revealed that some social media users have been paid by tobacco companies or compensated with gifts. The researchers also found that certain parties that had free alcohol and giveaways were encouraging attendees to post pi
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41
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