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Cigarette Producers' Websites Sport New Court-Ordered Statement

Hyperlinks on the companies’ website landing pages now warn visitors that tobacco companies “intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive” and cigarettes advertised as “light” and “low tar” may have the same amount of tar and nicotine as
Bloomberg News
added Jun 19, 2018 13:50
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E-Cig Maker Juul Won't Tempt Instagrammers With Models Anymore

said it will no longer feature models on its social media platforms as it tries to battle the perception its products are too appealing for underage smokers. The San Francisco-based company will instead advertise using images of former smokers who have s
Bloomberg News
added Jun 19, 2018 13:40
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PMI’s Latest Clinical Results: Findings Add to Extensive Evidence Package on Risk Reduction

Six-month Clinical Study met primary objective: shows improvements in the biological response of people who switch to IQOS compared to continued smoking. Results submitted to the US FDA on June 8 to add to the extensive body of evidence already presented
Business Wire
added Jun 19, 2018 13:34
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New Foundation Revives Debate About Health Research Funded by Big Tobacco

“Will people take their money? Yes,” said Cheryl Healton, DPH, dean of the New York University College of Global Health. Healton has not yet signed the statement because it is still under review by an ad hoc faculty committee at her institution. “Will t
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:13
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Secret website Australians are using to buy cut price tobacco that's 70% cheaper - as the price of cigarettes soars to nearly $40 a packet

Smokers are using a secret website to buy packets of cigarettes at prices up to 70 per cent lower than retail - as Australians are slugged with the highest tobacco costs in the world. The website Ciggies World lists hundreds of different tobacco product
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:55
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Tobacco companies' websites to post court-ordered warnings

The so-called corrective statements on their websites, as well as the websites of their cigarette brands, will address five topics: smoking's health effects, the addictiveness of smoking and nicotine, the lack of any benefits from cigarettes labeled "low
CNBC
added Jun 19, 2018 11:48
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why is smoking still being glamorized in media and pop culture?

“We’ve really shut down all the avenues where tobacco companies can advertise...It’s just natural that with all the other channels getting shut down for them to market, this is one of the last bastions for them to reach consumers — to reach those replacem
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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[UK] Squonkers, drippers and cloud chasers: ​the rise of vape culture

vaping has spawned a fast-evolving subculture with multiple cliques and niches – a heady blend of hobbyism, gaming, punk rock, steampunk, tattoos, piercings and activism. At events such as Vape Jam, hundreds of brands compete for attention, from the small
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 12, 2018 03:13
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[Australia] E-cigarettes a growing threat to children

“Unrestricted marketing on social media and TV, fruit flavourings, cheaper prices and claims that e-cigarettes are ‘healthier than cigarettes’ all make e-cigarettes very attractive to adolescents,” Dr Marshall said. “While e-cigarettes may be less harmf
University of Queensland (au)
added Jun 12, 2018 03:09
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Study: Savvy Social Media Campaigns Spur Growth In JUUL Device Use

Reports that use of electronic cigarettes is declining may not have accounted for explosive growth in sales of the JUUL device, a novel product that has benefited from social media marketing campaigns to reach young consumers, according to a study led by
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Jun 11, 2018 22:01
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