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Reynolds, Altria to run 'self-critical' ads about smoking risks

The Journal said that one of the advertisements will read “Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive" while another will say that "More people die every year from smoking
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Oct 5, 2017 12:24
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Tobacco Companies Must Finally Tell Public the Truth about Their Lethal Products – 11 Years After a Court Ordered It

This case and the corrective statements are a timely and necessary reminder that tobacco’s horrific toll is no accident. It stems directly from the tobacco industry’s deceptive and even illegal practices. As tobacco companies now seek to portray themselv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:01
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[Oklahoma] After 11 Years, Tobacco Companies to Start Running Corrective Statements

Besides TV networks, cigarette packaging and major newspapers, the ads will appear in the Oklahoma City–based Black Chronicle. "Part of that settlement agreement was they had to make these confessions in predominately black newspapers, because we know t
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:56
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Much ado over cigarette pack labels and health risk warnings

Garnick, Altria's executive vice president and general counsel explained that this lawsuit was focusing on the industry’s behavior in the 1950’s and since then the whole industry has undergone a sea change. He added that they are now under the regulations
News-Medical.net
added Oct 5, 2017 12:39
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[Kansas] Big tobacco ads may 'apologize' but don't indicate cigarette companies changing their methods, researcher says

Yvonnes Chen, associate professor of journalism at the University of Kansas, is available to discuss the ads, "Big Tobacco," tobacco advertising, smoking and related issues with media. Chen has led and been part of research projects that found adolescents
University of Kansas
added Oct 5, 2017 12:25
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Big Tobacco's New U.S. Ads Will Be Critical of Smoking -- WSJ

The television spots, between 30 and 45 seconds long, will run in prime time five days a week for 52 weeks, and will appear mostly on ABC, CBS or NBC, Altria said. They won't have the graphic images of a typical antismoking public service announcement. I
Dow Jones Newswires
added Oct 4, 2017 12:12
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LONG-RUNNING TOBACCO LAWSUIT NEARS END

“NACS submitted a brief and successfully challenged that part of the court’s opinion on appeal. That’s why this agreement does not require retailers to give up counter space to display the manufacturers’ corrective messages.”
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:28
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[UK] The smoking gun in tobacco companies’ latest adverts

“More people die every year from smoking than from murder, Aids, suicide, drugs, car crashes and alcohol combined.” It is not the sort of fact that Big Tobacco wants to shout about, but nonetheless the makers of Marlboro and Lucky Strike cigarettes are t
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:10
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Tobacco ads are back, sort of

These will display court-mandated text , with copy including: “Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive” and “More people die every year from smoking than from murder,
World Advertising Research Center (WARC) (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:29
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[North Carolina] Cigarette-makers to run corrective ads on smoking dangers starting in November

Reynolds spokesman David Howard said Reynolds remains the entity obligated to the court order even though it is now the U.S. subsidiary of British American Tobacco Plc. "R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., along with the other parties, including the U.S. Departm
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 4, 2017 00:25
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