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[UK] Dealers selling fake goods on Facebook 'put lives at risk'

Halton Council suspects hundreds of residents are flogging dangerous fake items to their friends and families. Trading Standards officers have already seized £25,000 worth of counterfeit goods, including 25,000 cigarettes, 3.4kg of tobacco and 150 high
Runcorn and Widnes World (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 18:58

Improving Adherence to Smoking Cessation Treatment: Intervention Effects in a Web-Based Randomized Trial.

This study demonstrated the effectiveness of two approaches for improving adherence to evidence-based components of smoking cessation treatment. Integrated approaches to medication provision and social network engagement can enhance adherence to componen
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2017 17:50

what helps smokers stick with an internet quit smoking program?

“This study showed that the combination of a social network approach and a free course of medication increased overall use of the program.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 9, 2017 17:31

Value of 'heat not burn' smoking technology stalling BAT buyout

The slow-burn negotiations between British American Tobacco (BAT) and Reynolds, the American maker of Camel cigarettes, towards a £38bn merger are stuck on the value of new technology, it has been claimed. BAT, which already owns 42pc of Reynolds, bid $
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:32

Will 2017 Be Philip Morris International, Inc.'s Worst Year Yet?

2017 has plenty of potential for Philip Morris International, and despite the issues above, there are reasons for optimism. Nevertheless, if these key factors go wrong for the company, 2017 could be one of the worst years Philip Morris has ever faced.
Motley Fool
added Jan 7, 2017 19:44
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[Oregon] VIDEO: 6-Year-Old Girl Drinks Liquid Nicotine Used For Parents' E-Cigarettes

liquid nicotine that belonged to the child's mother for use in her e-cigarettes after the substance was stored in a medicine bottle. While the young girl survived the ordeal, the accident brings to light the dangers posed by such substances and paraphern
Tech Times
added Jan 7, 2017 19:43

Smoke and Mirrors? Can ongoing price increases on cigarettes continue to compensate for dropping unit sales?

deflation of the smoking population, manufacturer price hikes and higher taxes...“Once the technology reaches a level where we can mimic the conventional cigarette experience and euphoria, we will see a decline in conventional tobacco sales like we’ve nev
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 7, 2017 18:56

[Africa, Zimbabwe] E-auctions ready to go

Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said that it will be introducing e-auctions for the 2017 flue-cured tobacco marketing season, according to a story in The Herald. The TIMB said that the introduction was part of its efforts to c
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 6, 2017 00:47

[UK] That's not good for you! Former Big Brother villain Lisa Clark poses with a CIGARETTE despite being a health and fitness model on Instagram

But on Tuesday, Lisa Clark temporarily abandoned her healthy lifestyle to pose with a toxic cigarette on social media. Posing next to a friend with the lit ciggy in her mouth, the 31-year-old wrote: 'James Dean with my número uno @jemima_fallows.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:26
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[UK] This Game Claims To Be Able To Help You Quit Smoking

Designed to stave off cravings, Cigbreak Free tasks users with swiping away as many cigarettes as possible within a time limit. It also incorporates more than 30 behavioural change techniques, including health messages, to help users quit.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 5, 2017 15:47
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