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Lawsuit by Tony Gwynn’s Family Shows How Tobacco Companies Used Sports to Market Smokeless Tobacco – It’s Time to Rid Baseball of Tobacco for Good

industry tactics continue today. Smokeless tobacco brands including Skoal and Grizzly continue to advertise in magazines such as Sports Illustrated and ESPN...MLB and the Players Association should agree to a complete prohibition on smokeless tobacco use
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 26, 2016 18:35
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[California] Family of Tony Gwynn officially announces lawsuit against tobacco company

"In the late 1970s, as Tony Gwynn was entering San Diego State University as a minor, they ran a sophisticated marketing campaign targeting minors, African Americans, college students, and athletes. Sadly, Tony Gwynn was their perfect target, and in 2014
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added May 27, 2016 17:13
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[California] VIDEO: Tony Gwynn family: Tobacco industry targeted African Americans

The lawsuit states that the industry honed in on young African-American men in particular, citing a “Project Apollo” marketing campaign that would distribute free samples in “the largest African-American population centers nationwide.”
USA Today
added May 26, 2016 08:13
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[California] Tony Gwynn's Family Says Tobacco Co. At Fault For Death ($$)

Family members of Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on Monday filed a wrongful death suit in California court, alleging that a tobacco company lured him into an addiction to smokeless tobacco that made him an unwitting promoter of the products and eventua
Law360
added May 26, 2016 00:17
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Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Altria for His Death

The tobacco companies "continued to deluge Tony during his college years with countless free samples of 'dip' tobacco products they purposely adulterated to make more addictive. All the while, they did not mention either the highly addictive nature of the
Courthouse News
added May 26, 2016 00:12
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Lawsuits mounting over Santa Fe cigarette marketing claims

The number of federal lawsuits targeting the organic and additive-free marketing claims for the Natural American Spirit brand has climbed to 14. Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co., a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc., emphasized the additive-free element whe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2016 03:31
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Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages may lead to e-cigarette use among students

Exposure to e-cigarette marketing messages is significantly associated with e-cigarette use among middle school and high school students, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The study will be p
News-Medical.net
added May 25, 2016 03:17
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[California] Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco industry over star's death

The court filing lists eight defendants, including Altria Group Corp. and US Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC., and two people the suit says ran an intramural softball team called "Skoal Brothers" at San Diego State in the late 1970s. The "Skoal Brothers" provi
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2016 13:20
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11
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[California] ALICIA GWYNN v. ALTRIA GROUP, INC., a corporation, successor-in-interest to UST Inc.; U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY, et. al. (PDF)

The Defendants, and each of them, made factual representations to Tony Gwynn, the public, Plaintiffs, the government, and others, about their Products, but did not disclose facts that materially qualify these representations, or that rendered these repres
Amazon CloudFront
added May 26, 2016 00:47
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