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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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Friends who are former smokers are key to helping people with serious mental illness quit

explored how social networks (defined as social interactions and personal relationships) influenced smoking outcomes among people with SMI who participated in smoking cessation programs. The researchers asked 41 people with serious mental illness, who pa
EurekAlert
added Aug 31, 2018 01:24
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[Korea - South] Korean-made heated tobacco product, ‘lil’

Korea’s largest tobacco company, KT&G, also introduced its HTP, ‘lil (a little is a lot)’...three HTPs, IQOS, Glo and lil, are now available in Korea. Sales of HTPs increased from 6.1% of the tobacco market in December 2017 to 9.1% in January 2018 of the
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 22:51
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Mobile website characteristics of leading tobacco product brands: cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, hookah and cigars

We highlight issues in how tobacco brand websites address youth access, display warnings, engage consumers and facilitate purchase. Results can help public health educators and practitioners better understand tobacco marketing as a context for designing t
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 22:46
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Major tobacco companies found to be secretly using influencers to advertise

Tobacco companies are secretly advertising cigarettes on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by paying social media influencers to post images of cigarettes and smoking as part of a marketing strategy. The social media campaign
Marketing magazine, Marketing Daily and marketing-interactive.com (sg)
added Aug 29, 2018 21:05
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Warning Wire / Social Media Campaigns by Big Tobacco Spur Call for Investigation

tobacco companies are directing “ambassadors,” paid and unpaid, to post words, images and hashtags meant to further their brands and the allure of smoking more generally. “What they are doing is a really effective way to get around existing laws to restri
FairWarning
added Aug 29, 2018 06:42
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