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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day with launch of Canada's Tobacco Strategy

Canada's Tobacco Strategy will take focused action to help Canadians quit smoking, including groups of Canadians with the highest rates of tobacco use. It will also take a pragmatic and compassionate approach to supporting Canadians who already use tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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HOW SOUTH AFRICA IS TIGHTENING ITS TOBACCO RULES

South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country. Health and Medicine Ed
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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Vaping versus JUULing: how the extraordinary growth and marketing of JUUL transformed the US retail e-cigarette market [FREE FULL TEXT]

In a rapidly changing media environment, where successful and influential marketing campaigns can be conducted on social media at little cost, marketing expenditures alone may not fully capture the influence, reach and engagement of tobacco marketing.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:11
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How tobacco companies have used package quantity for consumer targeting

Companies introduced small and large packages to motivate brand-switching and continued use among current users when faced with low market share or threats such as tax-induced price increases or competitors’ use of price promotions. Companies developed an
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:10
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[Illinois] Compliance with the City of Chicago’s partial ban on menthol cigarette sales

The poor compliance observed with Chicago’s partial menthol cigarette ban highlights the need for comprehensive efforts. Optimising local resources to target enforcement efforts in gas stations could improve compliance. Ordinances that also restrict adver
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:08
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Hollywood silent on request to give R rating to movies with smoking

[AHA] and 16 other health and medical groups bought trade ads and sent a letter to the six major movie studios...Walt Disney Studios announced it was ending smoking in all its youth-rated movies. Still, onscreen smoking persists at the other five studios
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Jun 1, 2018 15:03
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World No Tobacco Day: Despite bans, smoking still a burden for Turkey

Turkey is among the leading countries in the world that have an effective ban on smoking, but health care expenditure for diseases linked to smoking still trouble the country For a country with an entrenched habit of smoking across all generations, Turke
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:41
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[UK] True cost of smoking revealed in advance of World No Tobacco Day

New data published for World No Tobacco Day 31st May, by Action on Smoking Health shows that smoking costs communities in England £12.6 billion a year [1]. The figures show the additional pressure that smoking is putting on the NHS and social care service
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:25
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A WORLD WITHOUT TOBACCO DEATHS Statement from Executive Director Laurent Huber

All the responsibility and guilt lays with the tobacco industry, which continues to aggressively market a product that has been specifically engineered to be as addictive as possible and that they know will kill when used as intended. As the Danish Insti
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:03
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