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TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

• 2021 • 2020 • 2019 • 2018 • 2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012   ​   “End of an era: Pai waves goodbye to the FCC” Alexandra S. Levine, January 13, 2021 “Democratic FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra — a possible FTC chair under President-elect Joe Biden — said


Vape Shop Criteria

May 24th, 2016

Health: Healthier than tobacco (also safer) Nicotine isn’t bad for you/is safe It’s only water vapor No toxins/carcinogens No second-hand smoke No negative side effects of e-cigarettes Cheaper: Cheaper than regular cigarettes Cost Comparisons Save money Smoke in Most Places: Smoke anywhere Smoke virtually anywhere Smoke almost anywhere Smoke on a plane Smoking Cessation: Quit


Summary of Action

February 17th, 2016

In connection with the Federal Trade Commission’s proposal to conduct a study on e-cigarettes, TINA.org sent an opinion and comment letter to the FTC urging it to expand the scope of its review and examine the marketing used by e-cigarette companies.  As support, TINA.org provided the findings of its investigation into the marketing of more


Summary of Action

February 5th, 2016

In August 2014, after TINA.org filed a complaint with the Utah Attorney General and Federal Trade Commission regarding the deceptive marketing campaign of e-cigarette company Vapex, the Utah Department of Commerce announced that it was citing and fining the company, as well as several other related companies and individuals.  As part of the state’s action,


Vapor Galleria

January 19th, 2016

This vaping ad seems to be making some pretty puffed-up claims.


NJOY

September 16th, 2015

Study finds high levels of carcinogens in e-cigarette company’s starter kits.


Vuse Electronic Cigarettes

September 15th, 2015

In September 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company for allegedly deceptively marketing Vuse electronic cigarettes. According to the complaint, the company does not disclose the presence of harmful carcinogens and fails to warn consumers of the risks associated with the e-cigarettes. (Harris et al v. R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company, Case


Ad Watchdog Issues Warning about E-Cigarette Marketing

September 2nd, 2015

Review Finds Widespread Problems MADISON, CONN. September 2, 2015 — Consumers eager to try out e-cigarettes need to be wary of the flood of questionable ad claims on the Internet according to ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org). As part of its ongoing investigation of ads by the emerging industry, TINA.org examined more than 150 e-cigarette sites,


E-Cigarette Criteria

September 1st, 2015

Health: Healthier than tobacco (also safer) Nicotine isn’t bad for you/is safe It’s only water vapor No toxins/carcinogens No second-hand smoke No negative side effects of e-cigarettes Cheaper: Cheaper than regular cigarettes Cost Comparisons Save money Smoke Anywhere: Smoke anywhere Smoke virtually anywhere Smoke almost anywhere Smoke on a plane Smoking Cessation: Quit tobacco/cigarettes Testimonials


Regal E-Cigs

May 1st, 2015

The more things change, the more misleading e-cigarette advertising stays the same.


Nicocure

April 27th, 2015

Be wary of this e-cig’s superiority claims over traditional tobacco.



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