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International Updates Archive

Instagram e-cigarette posts banned by ad watchdog

18 December 2019 Jane Wakefield Four vaping companies, including British American Tobacco (BAT), have had Instagram posts promoting e-cigarettes banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The posts showed models and celebrities such as Lily

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How Juul Hooked a Generation on Nicotine

23 November 2019 Jeenah Moon The company planted the seeds of a public health crisis by marketing to millennials, who had low smoking rates, and it ignored evidence that teenagers were using its products. SAN

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Turkey switches to plain packaging to deter smokers

4 December 2019 Daily Sabah Turkey will switch to plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products on Thursday. The Agriculture and Forestry Ministry overseeing the implementation of the regulation announced that manufacturers will begin producing

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Juul Is the New Big Tobacco

10 October 2019  Lauren Etter, Ben Elgin, and Ellen Huet The vaping leader moved fast, even for Silicon Valley. But perfecting the delivery of nicotine has unfortunate consequences when kids are involved. In 2004, Stanford

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Vaping-associated lung injury findings

9 October 2019 American Roentgen Ray Society Summary: A clinical perspective article reviews various imaging manifestations of electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes, vape pens, and hookah tanks. Despite the lack of a standardized

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Juul Replaces Its C.E.O. With a Tobacco Executive

25 September 2019 Sheila Kaplan, Matt Richtel and Julie Creswell The surprise announcement was the latest sign of crisis at a company under scrutiny over its vaping products that have been highly popular among teenagers. The vaping powerhouse

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Is It Time to Quit Vaping?

22 September 2019 Karen Zraick and Jacey Fortin Health officials have recommended that people refrain from using e-cigarettes as they investigate a severe lung illness that has killed eight people. Here are some things to consider. Allegations

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Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year

18 September 2019 Sheila Kaplan Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite national campaigns warning of the dangers. WASHINGTON

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