New WHO report reveals that while smoking continues to decline among European adolescents, the use of electronic cigarettes by young people is on the rise

December 2, 2020 Author: World Health Organization Tobacco use among young people in the WHO European Region remains a public health concern. Despite the overall downward trend, several countries of the Region observed an increase in tobacco use prevalence among young people in the latest round of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey. While cigarettes remain […]

Kids Are Big Tobacco’s “Replacement” Customers

3 December, 2020 Author: Tobacco Free CA While the tobacco industry claims they no longer target kids, they still use tactics to attract kids to use their products. They use enticing flavors, colorful packaging, and names and logos similar to popular types of candy11. And many of these products are often placed in kid-friendly locations […]

E-Cigarette Posts on Instagram Struck Down by U.K. Watchdog

Author: Geneva AbdulThe New York Times Dec 18, 2019 Four companies marketing e-cigarettes broke rules barring online promotions, a British advertising regulator said. The singer Lily Allen, advertising for Vype, a vaping unit of British American Tobacco.Credit…Instagram The Instagram posts looked like so many others: a celebrity endorsing a product. In this case, the British […]