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[UK] This E-Cigarette Ad, Once Banned For Being 'Overly Sexual,' Will Be Shown On TV For The First Time Tonight

The ad will break two regulatory taboos. It's the first to show someone "smoking" on TV since the 1960s. And the ad was previously banned by UK regulatory authorities for being too sexy (the company, naturally, enjoyed a PR boost from that).
Business Insider
added Nov 10, 2014 15:50

[UK] Merseyside campaigners' fury over e-cigarette adverts ahead of historic TV broadcast tonight

Health campaigners are furious that rules on c-cigarettes have been relaxed and fear the advert will “glamourise” the use of the battery powered nicotine devices. Today Robin Ireland, chief executive of the Merseyside-based Health Equalities Group, said
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:40

[UK] ITV set to premiere ads showing people smoking e-cigarettes

“Ash is concerned that VIP’s ads sexualise and glamorise e-cigarette use and don’t make clear these products are for smokers,” said Deborah Arnott, chief exectuive of Ash. “If these ads conform to new rules then we’re concerned the rules aren’t fit for p
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:21

[UK] First TV advert in 50 years for someone smoking

Mr Levin added: "VIP is aimed at adults and, as such, all adverts will appear in suitable programmes after the watershed. "E-cigarettes have been shown to be a healthier alternative to tobacco and this is about helping people who want to smoke to make a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:10

[UK] First 'cigarette' ad in nearly 50 years will air on British TV tonight thanks to e-cigs

"We’ve moved quickly to put in place appropriate and clear regulation around e-cigarette advertising," Shahriar Coupal, director of the UK's Committee of Advertising Practice, says in a statement. "While the debate about e-cigarettes continues our commit
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:08

[UK] VIDEO: E-Cigs Put Smoking Back On TV After 49 Years

Dave Levin, from VIP, the company behind the advert, said: "This advert will mark the first time in almost fifty years that TV audiences see someone exhale what appears to be cigarette smoke on an advert, however, it is actually vapour from an e-cigarett
Sky News (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:07

[UK] Inside Out investigation reveals the truth of what's in e-cigarettes

Inside Out’s investigation, which returns for a new series on BBC1 tomorrow night, will make disturbing viewing for the vast numbers of smokers who have swapped cigarettes for the new trend of “vaping”.
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Aug 31, 2014 20:54

Scary Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign Tied To 100,000 People Quitting, 1.6M Attempts To Quit

The 2012 “Tips From Former Smokers” ad campaign that ran for three months between March and June has now been tied to 100,000 people quitting the habit and 1.6 million attempting to quit.
Medical Daily
added Sep 10, 2013 12:19

[Australia, UK] LETTER: Richard Doll’s legacy / Failure of the broadcaster’s duty of care ($$)

The ITV show I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! has recently been back . . . in the Australian jungle, deprived of comforts and given only meagre food rations. One thing that is not limited, however, is the supply of cigarettes. …
British Medical Journal
added Jan 3, 2013 03:43

'Toddlers & Tiaras' Mom Makes 4-Year-Old Daughter 'Smoke' on Stage (VIDEO)

When Toddlers and Tiaras mom Lisa Christian sent her daughter sashaying on stage in a Grease-themed costume, she included a disturbing prop: A cigarette! And she coached her daughter with, "Don't forget to smoke!"
added Sep 14, 2012 07:52
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