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[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

[UK] TV ads 'sexualise e-cigarettes'

"These ads sexualise e-cigarette use and do not make clear that these products are not for a general audience but are aimed at smokers. "ASH doesn't see how these ads conform to the new advertising rules and if they do, then we are seriously concerned t
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:01
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[UK, UK-Scotland] E-cigarette sexing up smoking, say campaigners

Deborah Arnott, chief executive of anti-smoking charity Ash, said: “Vaping is safer than smoking but it’s not harmless and e-cigarettes should only be promoted to smokers. “VIP are clearly trying to create media controversy over their advertising on the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 05:56

[UK] E-CIGARETTES: Leading distributor defends decision to screen advert, while devices have the backing of Burton smokers

Mr Levin also defended the decision by stating that the person seen in the advert is actually exhaling vapour, rather than cigarette smoke, which is not as harmful to a person's health. ... Shanese McPhillips, from Swadlincote "To be honest they're no di
Burton Mail (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 05:23

[UK] First e-cigarette 'vaping' advert to be shown on TV

One advert, featuring a group "vaping" while having a meal, was shown in the morning on Channel 5. Sandy Chadha, the chief executive of e-cigarette producers KiK, said: "The new advertising rules are a positive step to show people how vaping can help th
BBC Online
added Nov 10, 2014 15:58
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