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New Tobacco Industry communication strategies to undermine public health: Part III - Redefining the "end game" goal

Q. Some are calling PMI interest in non-combustibles a cynical market expansion ...DY. ...I can look at the data in Japan which is showing that expansion of the Heat not Burn product is dramatically taking down Marlboro in that market. The same is happen
The Communication Initiative Policy and Practice Blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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New Tobacco Industry communication strategies to undermine public health: Part II - “There’s been no progress in 10 years”

Interviewer: Franklin Apfel, World Health Communication Associates (WHCA) Interviewee: Derek Yach, Founder and Director Phillip Morris International (PMI) Foundation for a Smoke- Free World Commentary: Professor Martin McKee, London School of Hygiene
The Communication Initiative Policy and Practice Blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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New Tobacco Industry communication strategies to undermine public health: Part I - 50 shades of gray frame

This blog, one of four, is part of series in which Apfel analyses and McKee comments on Yach’s interview responses on the tobacco industry and his involvement in the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. The series is intended to identify new ways in which t
The Communication Initiative Policy and Practice Blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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[Australia, USA] CHAPMAN: Pessimus sabbati: the tobacco and vaping industries’ worst week

Simon Chapman, describes the tobacco companies’ “week from hell” in the US... An Australian federal parliamentary committee has been working on a report on e-cigarettes for much of 2017. Much of the content of the NASEM report contradicts screeds of infor
Croakey (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:13
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GLANTZ: Kids who smoke even one day a month are more likely to smoke as young adults

Lauren Dutra and I addressed this question, which is important beyond the e-cigarette debate, in our recent paper “Thirty-day smoking in adolescence is a strong predictor of smoking in young adulthood” published in Preventive Medicine. We used the Nation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:33
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Recreational marijuana legalization followed by drop in opioid deaths in Colorado

I have been very concerned about the emerging for-profit marijuana industry turning into the new tobacco industry (reference 1, reference 2), with all the accompanying health problems that increase marijuana use will bring. At the same time, there are s
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:32
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GLANTZ: IQOS is expanding the nicotine addiction market in Italy

Xiaoqiu Liu and colleagues find that nearly half (45%) of IQOS users are never cigarette smokers and over half (51%) of people who are interested in IQOS are never smokers. While this is bad news for public health, it is great news for Philip Morris.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:31
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[Japan] GLANTZ: TV show hyped Philip Morris’ latest tobacco product

When the popular Japanese variety show "Ame Talk" featured IQOS, Google searches for IQOs skyrocketed and stayed much higher than competing products. This is just the latest example of the power of entertainment media to push tobacco products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:30
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GLANTZ: Cellular evidence on how nicotine and e-cigarettes increase cancer risk in humans (and mice)

This paper is particularly important because it is identifying direct molecular mechanisms by which this damage occurs. This study also directly starts to fill the data gap identified in the recent National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:29
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LEVIN: Proposal undermines Florida anti-smoking efforts

As an attorney and a former 50-year smoker currently battling stage 4 lung cancer, I’ve spent the better part of my life fighting Big Tobacco... Killing Tobacco Free Florida’s advertising campaign is, quite simply, a gift to the tobacco companies.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:24
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