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Revised deal on court-ordered ads in tobacco lawsuit will reach more of black community

tobacco companies and the Justice Department are including media outlets that target more of the black community in court-ordered advertisements that say the cigarette makers lied about the dangers of smoking, according to a brief filed in U.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:44
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jan 29-Mar 31, 2014

AMICUS BRIEF by FOX BROADCASTING COMPANY. / AMICUS BRIEF by NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK OWNED BROADCASTERS, NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION. / AMICUS BRIEF by NATIONAL ASSOCATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE. / AMICUS BRIEF by VIA
Tobacco On Trial
added Mar 31, 2014 22:05
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LeNOIR: Black Doctors See Devastating Impact of Tobacco Advertising

We totally support the Black publishers (National Newspaper Publishers Association) and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters in their efforts to have their outlets added to the media list designated to run the tobacco industry’s “apology
Charleston (SC) Chronicle
added Mar 18, 2014 14:50
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Judge to Decide if Black Press will be Treated Fairly by Tobacco Firms

A “concerned” U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler is expected to rule next week on whether advertising she ordered major tobacco companies to purchase in order to correct their past false statements about the danger of smoking should be expanded to includ
The Black Voice News (Riverside, CA)
added Feb 4, 2014 18:18
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[Australia, USA] ACKLAND: Big tobacco goes up in smoke

to publicly announce you have lied to your consumers and deceived them about the appealing nature of your delicious products must have significant implications for tobacco-related litigation. Mind you, this is not an apology. That seems to be a step too
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:59
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Simon Chapman: When will the tobacco industry apologise for its galactic harms?

Like many caught-out 5 year olds and recidivist adult sociopaths, the tobacco industry has done none of these things. Its corrective advertising is being done reluctantly after 15 years of legal kicking and screaming, while schmoozing with the global cor
BMJ Group blogs
added Jan 29, 2014 03:30
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Viacom, Fox want to run anti-smoking ads too

More TV networks want to gain from tobacco companies' mandate to run anti-smoking ads that will cost tens of millions of dollars. Fox Broadcasting and the company behind MTV, Comedy Central and BET argue that a court-ordered plan to air anti-tobacco ads
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 28, 2014 23:12
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Viacom Pushes To Get Anti-Tobacco Ads On MTV, BET ($$)

Viacom Inc. argued Monday that, as part of their recent accord with the U.S. government, tobacco companies should spring for anti-tobacco advertisements on MTV, BET and other Viacom-owned stations popular with young and black people.
Law360
added Jan 28, 2014 23:10
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VIACOM’s MOTION FOR LEAVE TO PARTICIPATE AS AMICUS CURIAE

Viacom’s targeted networks may provide a more effective means than any of CBS, ABC, or NBC, for redressing Defendants’ conduct among young people, including Black young people—the demographics that were targeted by Defendants in their misleading advertisi
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 28, 2014 10:39
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DOCKET for USA v. PHILIP MORRIS USA, et al Jan 22-28, 2014

01/27/2014 6031 RESPONSE re 6027 First MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief, 6028 MOTION for Leave to File, 6029 MOTION for Leave to File Amicua Brief filed by ALTRIA … 01/27/2014 6032 MOTION for Leave to File as Amicus Curiae by VIACOM INC. (Atta
Tobacco On Trial
added Jan 28, 2014 10:20
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