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[UK] Children being encouraged to smoke e-cigarettes by 'celebrity culture and excessive online advertising'

Researchers analysed almost 1,000 individual pieces of marketing for the digital cigarettes placed on social media sites, in busy urban areas and on the way to major events such as music festivals. Unregulated marketing: A report by Cancer Research foun
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2013 00:16

[UK-Scotland] Celebrities tempt children to try e-cigarettes

Children and young people are being encouraged to try electronic cigarettes by social media and celebrity culture, a report by Scottish experts has warned. Cancer Research UK said it does not want them banned because they can help people quit but wants c
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Nov 27, 2013 00:14

PHOTOS: The Great American Smokeout: Pop culture's (bad) influence on smokers

Images of movie stars, pop stars and even famous athletes with dangling cigarettes probably don't help. But one thing that might? The 37th annual Great American Smokeout, which is taking place across the nation today. Created by the American Cancer Socie
added Nov 22, 2013 03:41

[Canada] Ontario to ban smoking on restaurant and bar patios, playgrounds, sports' fields

plans to amend legislation to ban smoking on all restaurant and bar patios as well as at playgrounds and sports fields. Health Minister Deb Matthews says restaurant and bar owners know that the majority of people don't want to be exposed to second-hand s
Canadian Press
added Nov 13, 2013 19:43

[UK-Scotland] Video: Sir Alex Ferguson backs hard-hitting lung cancer campaign

ALEX Ferguson yesterday told of the “devastating impact” of losing his parents to lung cancer as he backed a major campaign aimed at early detection of the disease.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 13, 2013 16:07

Kobayashi apologises for smoking

Kobayashi, 27, admitted that his behaviour was "inappropriate for a sportsman". "I sincerely apologise to those who gave me your support and all of my fans who were concerned," he is quoted as saying. Kobayashi admitted that smoking was "a very thought
added Nov 5, 2013 16:49

Tobacco ads up in smoke but F1 rises from the ashes

Ban on cigarette firms’ brands creates new revenue opportunities ... "the reality is that a large number of companies did not want to be associated with a team with tobacco logos on the car and indeed some didn’t want to be associated with the sport, whic
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:20

Kobayashi photographed smoking cigarette

Kamui Kobayashi has dealt his bid to return to Formula One a blow, after photos emerged of the former Toyota and Sauber driver smoking a cigarette. .. Kobayashi - who has been racing for Ferrari in GT sports cars this year - was depicted smoking in the ph
added Nov 2, 2013 14:33

'Rush' only hints at race-car driver James Hunt's exploits

he passed away from a heart attack in 1993 at age 45 ... At a 1979 Grand Prix, a sauced Hunt threw up on the shoes of sponsor Phillip Morris’ president.
New York Post
added Nov 1, 2013 15:05

THE CURRENT CINEMAFAST MOVES “Rush” and “Thanks for Sharing.”

Hunt switched to the McLaren team. A smart move, because it was sponsored by Marlboro, and Hunt was a champion smoker; he actually preferred Rothmans, but would carefully cram them into a Marlboro pack, just to keep the customer satisfied. . . .
The New Yorker
added Nov 1, 2013 14:13
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