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[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15
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[Florida] Not blowing smoke

“We’ve had the same goal since we started in 2009,” Stamler says, “and that’s to help people switch from smoking cigarettes.”...Nicopure has taken an industry-focused leadership role in response to the regulations. A big step is a lawsuit the company fil
Business Observer (Sarasota, FL)
added Jul 23, 2016 16:46
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[California] Duncan/Channon Named Ad Age’s 2016 Silver Small Agency of the Year in the West

Duncan/Channon’s AdAge Small Agency of the Year honors comes on the heels of several accolades for the agency’s “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie in the Advocacy category, Campaign of th
Business Wire
added Jul 22, 2016 17:31
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[Montana] WARREN: Big Tobacco uses store ads, displays to target kids

Tobacco advertising placed at children’s eye level on store doors and windows are also impossible to miss. None of this is by chance. Research shows that sweet flavors and in-store displays capture kids’ attention. Big Tobacco is always looking to hook
The Missoulian
added Jul 22, 2016 17:15
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[Nigeria] Plains packaging / Young Africans are lighting up at an alarming rate

IN 2002 (BAT), a big cigarette manufacturer, shuttled a temporary cinema around six Nigerian cities in what it called the “Rothmans Experience It Cinema Tour”...free packs ...At this rate Africa will face a greater public health crisis than anywhere else
The Economist
added Jul 22, 2016 03:03
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[Florida] Natural American Spirit Cigarette Smokers Sue, Alleging False Advertising ($$)

Two smokers of Natural American Spirit cigarettes on June 21 filed a putative class action in federal court against the manufacturers, alleging that they falsely advertise, label and market the cigarettes as “Natural,” “Additive Free,” “100 Percent Additi
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 15:22
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France considers ban on cigarettes that are 'too cool'

Four main cigarette companies - Seita, Philip Morris, British American Tobacco, and JTI - have contacted France's prime minister seeking clarity on the potential new law, calling for an urgent meeting to clarify the details. The changes could well com
The Local France (fr)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:17
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[Europe] Smokers fume as France mulls ban on 'too cool' Gitanes and Gauloises

The ban, which could also cover the Lucky Strike, Marlboro Gold... is the logical conclusion of a new public health law – based on a European directive...Alarmed cigarette companies...demanding a meeting “given the seriousness and urgency of the situatio
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 19:09
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Inside Story | All / Claudette Colbert

Film: Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1937) Claudette Colbert served three cigarette companies while under contract to Paramount Pictures. This Lucky Strike ad plugs Paramount's 1937 film Bluebeard's Eighth Wife. While Paramount received free advertising, Colbe
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:01
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ARCHIVE: How the tobacco industry built its relationship with Hollywood [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tobacco industry understood the value of placing and encouraging tobacco use in films, and how to do it. While the industry claims to have ended this practice, smoking in motion pictures increased throughout the 1990s and remains a public health probl
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 17:58
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