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TINA.org’s Second Year In Review

December 22nd, 2014

With help from our readers, TINA.org’s second full year of operation was a definite success – helping to empower consumers against false and deceptive ads. Here’s a rundown of what we accomplished in 2014. (Click each title to explore) While there can be no doubt that TINA.org will be more than busy in the coming


Summary of Action

July 22nd, 2014

TINA.org received several complaints from consumers about Vapex, a Utah-based company that sells e-cigarettes. Prompted by these reader complaints, TINA.org launched an investigation. The investigation found four false advertising tactics on various websites linked to Vapex, including false claims that consumers can receive a “Free Trial’’ offer, fake testimonials, assertions of winning a 2013 taste


Consumers Getting Smoked by E-Cigs

July 22nd, 2014

Consumers complain to feds that various e-cig companies are fleecing them into repeated credit card charges for vapor products.


Philip Morris Light and Low-Tar Tobacco Products

July 15th, 2014

In April 2014, an appellate judge reinstated a 2003 verdict and made Philip Morris liable for a $10.1 billion award in favor of the plaintiffs. The class-action lawsuit against Philip Morris, which was originally filed in 2000, alleged that the company represents its Marlboro Lights cigarettes “light,” “low tar,” and safer than regular cigarettes when,


Smoke Remedy

May 1st, 2014

Smokeremedy.com by Living Well Remedies promises you can quit smoking naturally with just one bottle. The bottle contains ingredients it says will help stop cravings if you just spray it into your mouth three times whenever you are hit with the urge to light up. You can even start quitting smoking while you still get


Vapex E-Cigarette Freestarter Kit

November 4th, 2013

If e-cigarettes are your thing (and we’re not saying they should be), there are many options out there. Maybe this isn’t the best one.


Is the New Cool a Smokeless Smoke?

September 18th, 2013

All the cool kids are doing it, but are e-cigs a less harmful alternative or just a new way to get addicted to nicotine?



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