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[USA] Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth in Poland: E-Cigarettes not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:39
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:38
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A content analysis of e-cigarette manufacturer websites in China shows similar misleading clains as elsewhere

Conclusions Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:37
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[Illinois] Evidence of organized "Twitter bombing" of Chicago city council while it was considering adding e-cigs to clean indoor air law

They found an organized campaign -- based outside Chicago (and outside Illinois) -- to generate oppostion to the proposed ordinance. Here is the summary ... using an account or tweet strategy consistent with astroturfing.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:36
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California’s Tobacco Control Efforts Losing Steam: Reduced Spending Power, Resurgence of Big Tobacco, e-cigs to blame

“The combination of weak leadership at the state level, willingness of political leaders to accept tobacco industry money, and inflation eroding the spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program are compromising its effectiveness, which will l
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:34
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GLANTZ: Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth in Poland: E-Cigarettes not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes

Dr. Goniewicz reports that in 2011 he received a research grant from Pfizer, a manufacturer of smoking-cessation medication. One of the co-authors of the paper reports support from a manufacturer of e-cigarettes. Both awards apply to projects that fall o
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:30
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[UK] India steps up tobacco warnings to combat nearly 1m deaths ($$)

new rules to embolden the health warnings on tobacco packets and make the country one of the world’s strictest in terms of tobacco labelling. But while regulators try to crack down on branded cigarettes and similar products, there is still a vast unregul
Financial Times blogs
added Oct 23, 2014 13:53
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[Indiana] Promoting prevention

Gwen Siekman has a new banner with 20 signatures from teens who have pledged to never start using tobacco products — and she’s aiming to get more. Siekman, of Buckskin, took over as the coordinator for a Tobacco Free Gibson County about five years ago. I
Princeton (IN) Daily Clarion
added Oct 23, 2014 09:51
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The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China

The adverse health effects of SHS exposure result in a large economic burden in China. Tobacco control policies that reduce SHS exposure could have an impact on reducing healthcare costs in China.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:03
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A content analysis of electronic cigarette manufacturer websites in China

Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women. Regulators s
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:02
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