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After a Long Holdout, Tobacco Companies to Issue Mea Culpas

Although Justice Department lawyers failed to extract the billions in damages that they sought, and many observers thought they gained, at most, a moral victory, public health advocates are hailing the corrective statements. “The tobacco companies, for
FairWarning
added Nov 21, 2017 13:33
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[Minnesota] Tobacco Companies Forced to Correct Lies About Deadly Products After Two-Decade Legal Battle

"Tobacco companies now seek to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens working to curb smoking, when in fact their actions are the root cause of tobacco's horrific impact,"... In Minnesota, tobacco companies spend more than $115 million annu
PR Newswire
added Nov 21, 2017 13:04
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco industry starts major ad campaign - against its own deadly products

“I think the really important thing here is the truth,” said Diane Phillips, who directs lobbying efforts in Pennsylvania for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network. “We have known the truth and let the public know. But finally, the industry
Philly.com
added Nov 20, 2017 15:42
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[Texas] CLEMENTS: A change in perspective: How this generation has turned into the ‘Vape Nation’

The use of tobacco will continue to be glamorized in film, television and movies. Teenagers romanticize the idea of smoking because it has become taboo, luring them to rebel against what society wants. Vaping is the healthier alternative to smoking, but v
The Paisano (University of Texas at San Antonio)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:37
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5 Tobacco Corrective Statements and what they mean for Oklahomans

Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day. ...That means the families of 7,500 people in this state alone are without their loved one because of tobacco. That means that 7,500 people won’t have the chance to celebrate another holiday or birthd
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:33
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[Oklahoma] WHEATLEY: Tobacco industry’s corrective statements are major milestone in battle to end smoking

McCaffree, founding board chair for the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET)....said this marks a major milestone for people like him who have worked for decades to protect the health of Oklahomans. “Internal tobacco industry documents sho
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:29
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[Nevada] Cigar lovers light up during Big Smoke event on Strip — PHOTOS

Cigar lovers gathered Saturday night for the Big Smoke Evening, part of a three-day event hosted by Cigar Aficionado magazine at the Mirage. The evening was part of the Big Smoke Las Vegas Weekend, hosted by Cigar Aficionado magazine, which is celebrat
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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[France] French health minister considers banning smoking from films

“We know that major advertising campaigns [to encourage people to quit cigarettes] do not work,” she said on Friday, adding that other methods such as targeting young people on social media or banning cigarettes from the big screen should be tried.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 19, 2017 16:58
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[New Hampshire] Big Tobacco fesses up with landmark ads

"It's been a long time coming, and it's reinforcing what we've known for decades, which is that these products are harmful and that this industry has used deceitful tactics to keep people using their product, which they know is causing harm," he said.
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Nov 19, 2017 15:36
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Cigarette Makers Must Advertise Their Dangers, But Will Millennials Get the Message?

92 million millennials and teenagers may not get the message because the ads will run primarily on network television and in newspapers. “That’s not where young people’s eyeballs are,” said Robin Koval, CEO and president of Truth Initiative, a nonprofit
CetusNews.com
added Nov 18, 2017 00:05
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