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[California] YEE: Vaping Rising Among Teens: What San Francisco Banning Flavoring May Do

it shows that the tobacco industry, no matter how much money it spends on misleading ads, can be defeated. This vote should embolden other cities and states to act, because it demonstrates the public will not allow tobacco companies to stand in the way of
Forbes
added Jul 2, 2018 20:58
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Juul Raising $1.2 Billion to Get More Teens Hooked on Vaping

The Information reported earlier this month that a number of venture capital investors have opted to stay away from the company because of ethical concerns. But the company looks like it’s going to make a lot of money, and that’s undoubtedly reason enough
Gizmodo
added Jul 2, 2018 20:37
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JUUL'S JEWELS After conquering the US, Juul e-cigarettes are going global

the company’s success until now has been limited the US and Israel, far from the world’s biggest markets for smokers. Juul is now seeking $1.2 billion in funding to tackle international markets, Bloomberg reports. The fundraising round would value the com
Quartz
added Jun 30, 2018 22:12
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BERO: Ten tips for spotting industry involvement in science policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

analysis of the development of the Brussels Declaration on ethics and principles for science and society policy-making shows that it ‘fails to address the need for safeguards to protect the integrity of science or policy from corporate interests’.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2018 16:10
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how tobacco companies use experiential marketing

invested nearly $122 million in experiential marketing for cigarette and smokeless tobacco in 2016experiential marketing — the tactic of encouraging consumers to experience or interact with a brand at recreational venues and events, such as concerts, bars
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:13
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[Asia, China] Low funding cited as top reason for lackluster smoking control

Of 15 major cities that provided information to Beijing Impact Law Firm last year about their difficulties in tobacco control, eight cited a shortage of money as the top difficulty. Other major difficulties cited include lack of cooperation from violato
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:51
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New Survey Results Address Impact of JUUL Use on Eliminating or Reducing Cigarette Consumption

A total of 18,799 adults completed the survey and received a $30 virtual Visa Reward Card.... JUUL Labs commissioned CSUR to independently design, administer and analyze the survey results. Email invitations to complete an online survey about use of cigar
PR Newswire
added Jun 28, 2018 21:47
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[UK] Midwives' cash call to get pregnant women to quit smoking

More investment is needed to help pregnant women quit smoking and manage their weight, the Royal College of Midwives Wales has said. Almost one in five pregnant women in Wales still smokes 10 weeks into their term, according to the latest figures, with
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 21:44
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[California] LVUSD wins grant to fight nicotine use

Las Virgenes Unified School District announced it has been awarded a $1-million state grant to combat nicotine use by students. The funds come from Proposition 56, the $2 per pack cigarette tax approved by voters in 2016, known as Proposition 56.
The Acorn (Agoura Hills, CA)
added Jun 28, 2018 15:01
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[UK] The public and the NHS What’s the deal? (PDF)

While there was some appetite for more advice from government, there was mistrust of a ‘nanny state’, although many examples of government intervention (such as the smoking ban) were widely supported.
King's Fund (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:37
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