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According to a new scientific study, the online debate over the health benefits of e-cigarettes is being driven largely by automated “bots” in social media accounts. more

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A July Gallup poll found that Americans say cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars, and pipes are much more harmful to people who use them than marijuana and e-cigarettes. more

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The House of Representatives has unanimously adopted a resolution urging the Department of Health to promote harm reduction measures as part of its National Tobacco Control Strategy. more

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A recent study has found that drinking a pint of beer may lower your life expectancy by the same amount as smoking a cigarette. more

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A new people’s initiative calling for a ban on all tobacco advertising that targets children and young adults was launched this March. more

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Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector by imposing a 57% tax on non-tobacco alternatives starting this summer. more

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Recently released estimates by the US Food and Drug Administration say reducing the amount of nicotine present in cigarettes could prevent as many as eight million tobacco-related deaths. more

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The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World intends to fund research and support collaborative initiatives to accelerate progress in reducing harm and deaths from smoking worldwide. more

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The US Food and Drug Administration says it will pursue lowering the nicotine content of cigarettes to non-addictive levels as part of an overall plan to protect youth and reduce tobacco-related disease and death. more

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Uganda’s attorney general defended the government’s passing of a law that restricts and regulates the consumption of tobacco and its products. more

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A new study by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, has found that certain markers for heart disease risk were higher in e-cigarette users than in non-users. more

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A new UK study has found that chemicals used in some flavored e-liquids could affect male sperm count. more

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Huge investments have been poured into the research and development of reduced or modified risk tobacco products. more

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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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