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VIDEO: China mulls tougher tobacco controls

China is mulling a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotion of tobacco products, according to a draft regulation on Monday. The draft, published on the legislative affairs office of the State Council website, pending public cons
China Central Television (CCTV) (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:01

[UK] BMA calls on ASA to ban TV ad featuring woman 'smoking' e-cigarette

The British Medical Association has accused the first-ever TV ad featuring someone "smoking" an e-cigarette of breaking advertising rules by appealing to non-smokers and has called on the ASA to ban the spot.
Marketing Magazine (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:08

China media: Public smoking ban

Papers welcome a proposed nation-wide ban on public smoking, while urging officials to tackle pollution problems. China has sought public opinion on its plans to prohibit tobacco advertising and ban smoking in public places, the Xinhua News Agency repor
BBC Online
added Nov 25, 2014 10:11

[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Nation’s youth getting the message about deadly habit

This is especially impressive considering the pervasiveness of cigarettes in the movies and TV. The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool, is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:17

[UK, USA] As US worries grow over teens smoking e-cigs, Britain presses on with first TV smoking ad

Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, said in a statement cited by AdAge that the latest surveys on youth tobacco, including e-cigarettes, “is a concern. Any use of a tobacco or a nicotine-containing product by young people is
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 15, 2014 08:44

[Africa, Uganda] Artists launch campaign against tobacco use

The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55

[Europe, Ireland] RTE refuses to air ads for e-cigarettes

RTE says it will wait for the development of specific advertising codes before deciding if it will air commercials for e-cigarettes... e-cigarettes are neither classified as tobacco products nor cures for smoking, and therefore fall outside the area of th
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:19

[UK] WILSON: E-cigarette vaping: as sexy as gutting fish

Benji Wilson reviews the controversial e-cigarette advert that aired in last night's episode of Grantchester on ITV / The e-cig makers prefer to cast it as an aid to stopping smoking, as well as the latest must-have accessory. How would a sultry, raven-ha
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:34

[UK] McKEE: First 'smoking' TV ad for half a century a bad move

imagery of smoking, or something that looks like it, is incredibly powerful in promoting youth smoking. Given the growing presence of the tobacco companies in the e-cigarette market, do we really believe they want to close down their main business?
New Scientist
added Nov 11, 2014 06:26
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[UK] E-cigarette advert accused of encouraging the habit ($$)

Campaign groups said that the adverts should not be aimed at a general audience and questioned whether advertising rules were fit for purpose. Deborah Arnott, of the anti-smoking charity Ash, said: “Vaping is safer than smoking but it’s not harmless and e
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:06
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