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Juul’s market share was listed at 64 percent, while the market share of R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co.’s Vuse is at 13.5 percent. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog issued her latest report Wednesday, which is based primarily on Nielsen data over a f
Globally, tobacco companies like Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco remain the main obstacle to greater progress in reducing tobacco use. These companies aggressively market their deadly products – often targeting kids – and fight l
It is a sick joke for Philip Morris to say that “we should promote every day as World No Smoking Day,” when the company’s primary mission every day is to sell more deadly cigarettes. Philip Morris’ claims should be seen for what they are: A PR stunt to h
On this year’s World No Tobacco Day…regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned…– Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, [PMI] is claiming the electronic gadget is less likely to cause disease than traditional cigarettes. But the iQOS holds another, less obvious advantage over regular smokes: the ability
The rising popularity of Juul e-cigarettes seems to be pushing the FDA into a tougher stance. In April it asked Juul Labs to turn over documents on its marketing and any research on why the device appeals to the young. On May 17th the agency sent similar
Ron Marshall of Hamilton’s Freedom Vapes hopes the Ravalli County Board of Health will reconsider its decision to include electronic nicotine delivery devices in its local Clean Indoor Air Act ordinance.
Discusses the effects on attitudes toward smoking of adolescent girls by the portrayal of Lois Lane as a Marlboro cigarette smoker in the film Superman II. The film is criticized for promoting cigarette smoking to an impressionable population
Superman fought a character called Nick O’Teen. Superman’s message was, “With my X-ray vision I can see the harm that cigarettes do inside people’s bodies. That’s why I don’t smoke.” Oddly, Superman was also featured on candy cigarette packs at the sa
This blog series examines the history of comic books and tobacco regulations….regulations, however, have not prevented tobacco advertisements from appearing in comic books. Internal tobacco documents show…have used purported anti-tobacco campaigns in