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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).
Nov 10, 2014 Business Insider
added Nov 10, 2014 15:50
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
Nov 10, 2014 Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:40
“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
Nov 10, 2014 The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:21
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
Nov 10, 2014 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:10
"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
Nov 10, 2014 The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:08
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
Nov 10, 2014 Sky News (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:07
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”.
Aug 31, 2014 Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Aug 31, 2014 20:54
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.
Sep 9, 2013 Medical Daily
added Sep 10, 2013 12:19
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. …
Dec 21, 2012 British Medical Journal
added Jan 3, 2013 03:43
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!"
Sep 13, 2012 CafeMom.com
added Sep 14, 2012 07:52