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[Minnesota] VIDEO: BIG TOBACCO’S LIES HAVE SERVED THEM WELL—UNTIL NOW.

For more than a decade, Big Tobacco has been hard at work making (ahem, fighting) five court-ordered ads that tell the truth. We noticed a few missing details, so we figured we'd give them a hand and add them in. Here are Big Tobacco’s Five (slightly ed
Minnesotans for a Smoke-free Future
added Jul 12, 2018 13:27
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CONTESTS Runners-Up From Our Fifth Annual Student Editorial Contest: “‘Corrective Statements’ Don’t Fix Anything”

When Kessler ordered these companies to release corrective statements, her intent was that the American public see and hear those statements. In their current form, these advertisements do not satisfy that condition. The courts cannot allow these ineffe
New York Times
added Jul 12, 2018 13:31
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5 things the tobacco industry didn’t do until it was forced to

using cartoons to sell cigarettes to kids, lying about the health effects of smoking, paying for product placement in youth movies — the list of misdeeds by the tobacco industry is long. Worse yet, tobacco companies didn't stop or attempt to rectify some
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:11
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Cigarette Producers' Websites Sport New Court-Ordered Statement

Hyperlinks on the companies’ website landing pages now warn visitors that tobacco companies “intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive” and cigarettes advertised as “light” and “low tar” may have the same amount of tar and nicotine as
Bloomberg News
added Jun 19, 2018 13:50
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Tobacco companies' websites to post court-ordered warnings

The so-called corrective statements on their websites, as well as the websites of their cigarette brands, will address five topics: smoking's health effects, the addictiveness of smoking and nicotine, the lack of any benefits from cigarettes labeled "low
CNBC
added Jun 19, 2018 11:48
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Tobacco companies' websites to post court-ordered warnings

Starting Monday, tobacco companies are supposed to have statements on their websites that warn American consumers about the health risks and addictiveness of their products. The statements were ordered May 1 as part of a 2006 federal court decision that
CNBC
added Jun 19, 2018 00:04
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VIDEO: Cigarettes Have to Be Labeled 'Deadly' Now. Here's Why

The ordered “corrective statements” follow U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler’s watershed 2006 ruling, which stated tobacco companies had “violated civil racketeering laws and lied to the American public for decades about the health effects of smoking an
TIME Magazine
added Jun 19, 2018 00:02
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Altria, Reynolds, Lorillard, and Philip Morris Ordered to Issue Corrective Statements on Nicotine Addiction; 22nd Century’s Proprietary VLN (TM) Tobacco Called “Minimally or Non-Addictive”

In contrast to the highly addictive tobacco cigarettes marketed by Big Tobacco companies, 22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine (VLN TM) proprietary tobacco and technology make possible tobacco cigarettes with a nicotine content of just 0.4mg/g, which is more
Business Wire
added Jun 4, 2018 14:15
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[Canada] Monique Keiran: The wheels of Big Tobacco turn slowly

The industry’s shift in product investment and marketing strategy began more than 10 years ago, according to an analysis of tobacco company Philip Morris’s previously secret, internal documents that was published May 1.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 27, 2018 15:25
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[Arkansas, Florida] D.C. Federal Judge Won’t Wade Into Dispute Over Correct Advertising Payment ($$)

turned away a publisher’s request that the court compel tobacco manufacturers to reimburse The Little Rock Sun Community Newspaper for costs associated with printing court-approved corrective advertising (United States, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., e
Lexis Nexis
added May 28, 2018 14:44
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