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[Canada] Both Sides Of The Plain Cigarette Packaging Debate / BRANDS AREN’T AT FAULT, STOP BLAMING THEM

The policy was a boon for counterfeiters – as the Adam Smith Institute points out in their 2012 paper, ‘Plain Packaging. Commercial expression, anti-smoking extremism and the risks of hyper-regulation’1, nothing is easier to template and copy than standar
JTI-Macdonald Corp. (ca)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:54

Revisiting the Rise of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Using Search Query Surveillance

the percentage of ENDS searches related to shopping (e.g., vape shop) nearly doubled in 2014, whereas searches related to health concerns (e.g., vaping risks) or cessation (e.g., quit smoking with e-cigs) were rare and declined in 2014.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29

Less than one percent of millions of google e-cigarette searches focused on quitting smoking

According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the vast majority of searches pertained to e-cigarette shopping, while few related to cessation or vaping health Electronic cigarettes have significantly increased in popularity ov
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29

[California] Tobacco Companies’ Campaign Commits Cyberfraud to Trick Voters

In an illegal and unscrupulous attempt to mislead voters, a public relations firm that works for tobacco companies was redirecting visitors to the web address “” to a tobacco company-financed site attacking Proposition 56.
Yes on
added Aug 26, 2016 17:08

tobacco control provides timely reminder of dangers of tobacco in video games

this research is an important reminder that the video game rating system has not been up to the challenge when it comes to warning gamers about tobacco imagery. While 42 percent of the games studied contained tobacco imagery, only 8 percent received tobac
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:58

Industry watch: heat-not-burn tobacco products are about to reach their boiling point

marketed them as healthier than conventional cigarettes. These claims, refuted by researchers,1 failed to lure consumers. Each reincarnation of HNB was commercially unsuccessful, and most HNB products were discontinued shortly after their introduction. Un
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2016 17:17

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Expensive cigarettes, why not? — Survey

around three-quarters of 1,000 respondents — including smokers — surveyed by the University of Indonesia’s (UI) Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies agreed that the price of cigarettes should be doubled, and the taxes raised used to fund the Nat
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:12

[UK] Smoking rates plummet below national and London average

The number of smokers in Bexley has fallen below the average rate for London and England, according to new figures. Last week the London Tobacco Control Profile revealed the borough has the lowest smoking rate in south east London, at 14.1 per cent. Bu
Bexley Times (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:08

The company behind the 'iPhone of vaporizers' is reinventing the e-cigarette

The Pax 2 vaporizer, so sleek and ubiquitous that it's been called the "iPhone of vaporizers," made it classy to get high in public....Now the creator of the device, Pax Labs, hopes to reinvent the smoking experience for cigarette fans. The startup wants
Business Insider
added Aug 23, 2016 22:04

PAX Labs Hires CEO Tyler Goldman to Handle Rapid Growth

Goldman joins the thriving company at a monumental time: sales of the company's PAX premium vaporizer (current MSRP $279.99) recently passed one million units; and JUUL, the company's premium e-cigarette (current MSRP $49.99), now ranks as the second lead
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2016 13:48
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