Tag - Facebook

Guess Who’s Secretly Backing This ‘Anti-Smoking’ Vape Group

The World Vapers’ Alliance has been promoting the health benefits of switching from cigarettes to vaping. Emails reveal the truth of who is behind the effort. A pro-vaping group says it wants to save your life. Cigarettes, they remind us, can kill you. But smokers may be surprised who’s behind that message. “The World Vapers’ Alliance...

Study: Tobacco industry using Facebook to dodge rules, facilitate bidi sales

NEW DELHI: Facebook hosts at least 30 distinct pages for bidi companies, and many of these companies are utilising the social media platform to facilitate sales, according to a report released on Wednesday. The report titled "Selling Death on Social Media: How Bidis Are Reaching Consumers Online" from global public health organisation Vital Strategies details digital media...