American Lung Association Announces Comprehensive Plan to End Youth Vaping Epidemic for Students, Parents, Schools

More than one in four high school students use e-cigarettes, setting them up for a lifetime of addiction. In fact, the U.S. Surgeon General has classified this increase in youth vaping “an epidemic.” As kids head back to school, whether in-person or virtually, many will experience social pressure to vape. Others may begin vaping in response to the trigger of stress, including stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaping exposes kids to harmful chemicals, damaging developing lungs and may even place them at greater risk for severe COVID-19 complications. Now,…

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Gerety Shortlist Announced Today Followed By Live Jury Panels Around The World

The much anticipated Gerety Awards shortlist will be announced today and there will be live jury panels with partners from around the world. The Gerety all female jury has been redefining the standard to which advertising is held, and the live panels discussing favorite works on the shortlist intend to raise the bar on inclusivity. A full calendar of where and when to watch them can be found across Gerety social media this week. Co-Founder of the Awards, Lucía Ongay said, ” These live sessions will capture the voice and…

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Whole Earth rolls out ‘One Jar’ campaign with first VOD ads

Whole Earth, the UK’s number one peanut butter brand, is rolling out its ‘One Jar, Endless Possibilities’ campaign nationwide with its first ever VOD campaign across ITV Player, All4 and Sky. The £1m campaign, which launched early September and runs until 31 October, promotes Whole Earth’s versatility as a healthy snack or breakfast option, with an eye-catching kaleidoscope design highlighting suggested food pairings with apples, bananas and smoothies.   The new VOD ads are voiced over by actor Adrian Scarborough, best known for his roles in films such as The Madness…

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The Royal Australian Mint creates millions of new ways to donate via Saatchi & Saatchi

The Royal Australian Mint and Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne have launched ‘Donation Dollar’, the world’s first legal tender currency designed to be donated. The plan is to mint a ‘Donation Dollar’ for every Australian, creating 25 million reminders to donate. As a nation we have been fast to adopt online and digital payment methods – ever more so since the pandemic. Sadly, a shift away from notes and coins has had unforeseen and significant consequences on Australian charities. Many of which rely on coin donations – as do the most…

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Ravensbourne appoints seven new board members

Ravensbourne University London, the specialist digital design and media university, has appointed seven new members to the board. The new governors succeed long-standing board members who are coming to the end of their terms. They bring diverse experience and backgrounds to the board, particularly in strategic marketing, finance, legal and the creative and digital industries. Andrew Summers, Chair of the Board of Governors, said “I am delighted to welcome Kion Ahadi, Zaid Al-Zaidy (pictured above) , Shoku Amirani, Kate Gregory, Noeline Sanders, Lee Wilkinson and Stephen Woodford to the board.…

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