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[California] Can social media help you quit smoking?

Researchers from several California universities developed a Twitter-based smoking cessation program called Tweet2Quit and then tested it. They found that people who participated in the Twitter program were twice as likely to have abstained from smoking
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Apr 6, 2016 21:18

[Netherlands, California] Fontem Ventures B.V. and VMR Products, LLC, Announce Settlement Agreement In Relation to E-Vapour Technology Patents

Fontem Ventures, owner of market leading e-cigarette brand blu, and VMR Products, LLC, a U.S. based distributor and retailer of vaporizers and e-liquids, today announced they have reached a settlement agreement that resolves ongoing litigation in the USA
PR Newswire
added Apr 6, 2016 19:00

DC Circ. Won't Revive Internet Tax Row Over Cigarette Sales ($$)

affirmed a lower court ruling tossing a Native American man’s constitutional challenge to a law allowing states to collect taxes on Internet tobacco sales, saying that he ran little risk of federal prosecution over unpaid taxes and a ruling on the law...
added Apr 6, 2016 16:51

[New York] FedEx Loses Bid to Toss Suit Alleging Cigarette Shipments

the latest in a 12-year fight to recoup lost revenue from excise taxes avoided by cigarette dealers who sold the product without state-mandated tax stamps. FedEx entered into an assurance of compliance in 2006 with the state attorney general in which it a
New York Law Journal
added Apr 5, 2016 20:40

Cigarette lawsuit against FedEx can move forward

The decision, made by U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan, means the company must face a second lawsuit claiming it shipped thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York for more than 10 years.
Memphis (TN) Business Journal
added Apr 4, 2016 23:32

[Australia] 'My Daddy eats smoke from a Gatorade bottle all day': Child's drawing exposes dad's bad habits - but is it a ruse or depressing reality?

A child's letter describing his father's smoking habits raised eyebrows after it was posted to several social media websites on Sunday. The letter with accompanying drawing depicting the father's favourite past time was posted to Reddit and quickly becam
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 19:06

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

part of the Internet Tobacco Vendors Study shows a significant jump in the popularity of the words "vape" and "vaping," and a decline in searches related to vaping health and smoking cessation, according to a new study published in the American Journal of
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 4, 2016 17:34

Web Searches for E-Cigs Focus on Buying

Analysis shows rare interest in health effects, even though the devices touted as quit-smoking aids, researchers report
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 1, 2016 18:56

Why e-cigarettes may not help quit smoking

study of Google search trends shows that very few people are actually interested in finding out information about how vaping can help kick the butt. While the researchers found a significant jump in the popularity of the words "vape" and "vaping,", they
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Apr 1, 2016 17:03

[Italy] What Retailers Think of iQOS

Cowen Group recently surveyed more than 100 retailers currently selling iQOS in Tokyo, Japan, and Milan, Italy, to get a better read on retailer and consumer response. The results suggest robust enthusiasm in Tokyo (where iQOS has already achieved a 2.4%
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 31, 2016 19:48
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