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[California] Why US Big Tobacco Lobbies for E-Cigarettes

California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32

[North Carolina] Top executives at 22nd Century in Mocksville get sizable raises in 2015

The top executive of 22nd Century Group Inc. received a 12.1 percent increase in salary to $224,231 in fiscal 2015, according to a regulatory filing Monday. Based in Clarence, N.Y., 22nd Century opened production operations in Mocksville in 2014 through
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 23, 2016 00:18

BENTLEY: Academics Devise Surveillance System To Identify E-Cigarette Supporters

E-cigarette advocates could find themselves being identified and watched via Twitter if a model from two academics at the University of Kentucky is implemented. “A number of manufacturers, advocates and e-cig users are actively promoting e-cigs on Twitt
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:19

Toward automated e-cigarette surveillance: Spotting e-cigarette proponents on Twitter.

We develop a high accuracy supervised predictive model to automatically identify e-cig "proponents" on Twitter and analyze the quantitative variation of their tweeting behavior....we believe our work demonstrates the strong potential of informatics approa
Journal of Biomedical Informatics
added Mar 20, 2016 23:15

Read This Before Investing In E-Cigarettes

tobacco investors shouldn't place too much faith in its long-term growth. Sales have slowed down, and new regulations and taxes could prevent them from bouncing back. However, innovative new products like hybrid e-cigs or heatsticks might still get the el
Motley Fool
added Mar 20, 2016 20:27

#BeTheFirst: Delivering the First Tobacco-Free Generation - A Twitter Chat with CVS Health and Schol

Join us for a LIVE Twitter chat with the CVS Health Foundation and partner Scholastic to talk about the importance of tobacco-free living and how both organizations are working together to help the next generation #BeTheFirst tobacco-free generation.
added Mar 19, 2016 01:43

effort to get teens to “left swipe” tobacco earns 2 top awards from pr week

the public relations campaign behind the truth® campaign’s “Left Swipe Dat” took home two awards for inspiring youth to end tobacco use, winning campaign of the year honors in two categories at the PR Week Awards, which celebrate the best corporate, agen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 18, 2016 20:07

THOMAS: Marijuana May Be Good For Your Skin, But Smoking Is Not — That's Where Vapes Come In

Vaporizers, on the other hand, create no smoke at all, thus eliminating these concerns. They work by heating up herbs, cannabis or tobacco without creating combustion. Therefore you "sip" on the vapor of the boiled essential oils and experience a similar
added Mar 18, 2016 18:12

Can iQos Convert 30% of Smokers by 2025?

Anticipation over Philip Morris International’s iQOS is heating up after the company presented findings from multiple clinical studies on the heat-not-burn products during the Consumer Analyst..."suggests iQOS approaches a ‘gold standard’ of cessation,” s
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 17, 2016 21:03

[UK] Duty on hand-rolled tobacco rises 5% in Budget

A new tax on hand-rolled cigarettes in the UK Budget saw millenials immediately take to the internet to express their discontent.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 18:40
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