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Tobacco industry using e-cigarettes to get young people hooked, say experts

Experts at an anti-tobacco conference have warned that while e-cigarettes were marketed as devices to help smokers quit, they are actually creating 'new nicotine addicts', while also making it harder for smokers to quit.
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:52
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Children around the world are being exposed to cigarette advertising near their schools

Children in 21 countries are being exposed to promotions by large tobacco companies, with cigarettes and advertising appearing close to schools, according to a new report. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids found that in most of the 21 countries it inve
CNBC
added Mar 9, 2018 14:46
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Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
Twitter
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41
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[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27
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[South Africa] ARCHIVE: SALOOJEE: Multinationals use smoke and mirrors in illicit trade

The money gave the Tobacco Institute and BAT a seat on the official Illicit Tobacco Task Team...cigarette companies have hijacked the problem of tobacco smuggling, promoting misperceptions of the size of the trade, its costs to the economy, its causes and
BusinessLive (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:10
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[Africa, South Africa] E-cigarettes don't help you quit smoking and are actually harmful: experts

Gravely told the World Conference on Tobacco or Health that the trend of “vaping” has risen exponentially globally over the years, even though it comes with substantial health risks. The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has found that “whil
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:06
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#WCTOH2018

@DrBFreeman Mar 7 New research organisation: all the money comes from one funder, that funder set the terms of reference, and the funder handpicked the head - how on earth can the organisation claim to be independent of the funder? PMI thinks so! #WCTOH2
Twitter
added Mar 8, 2018 17:55
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[Africa, South Africa] CASTRO/DAIN: Now's the time to turn tide on avoidable diseases

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and big tobacco, big food and big soda sharper than in South Africa; then on the African continent. Let’s consider some of the facts: Nearly a quarter of males in Africa smoke.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[South Africa] Experts warn on e-cigarettes: Creating new nicotine addicts

Experts at an anti-tobacco conference have warned that while e-cigarettes were marketed as devices to help smokers quit, they are actually creating 'new nicotine addicts', while also making it harder for smokers to quit. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46
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New Bloomberg Initiative Will Expose How Tobacco Industry Targets Kids, Fights Life-Saving Solutions Across the Globe

By exposing the tobacco industry’s destructive actions and false solutions, the new STOP initiative will greatly advance these efforts to save lives. We applaud Mayor Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies for the unparalleled leadership they continue to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:33
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